2021-07-06 E-Edition

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BYE BYE BOATS!


Above, two Sheriff’s Marine Division boats were removed from Putnam County last Thursday morning. Photo by Eric Gross. Two employees of the NYS Department of Parks and Recreation arrived at the Board of Elections parking lot in Carmel early Thursd… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Accused Driver in Hit & Run Case Has DWI Record

A 61-year-old Carmel man was remembered as a loving and doting son, husband, father and grandfather Friday at his funeral mass in Mahopac, one week after he was run down by a woman arrested for being intoxicated and fleeing the scene. James Crecco… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

First In-person Meeting of Putnam Legislature


As Legislators Joseph Castellano and Bill Gouldman listened, Mike McCall presented his final report to the legislature last Monday night at the lawmaker’s first public meeting in 15 months due to the pandemic. Photo by Eric Gross For the first tim… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Long Island Man Found Guilty of Scamming Elderly Cold Spring Woman


A resident of Long Island faces a lengthy state prison term when sentenced in Putnam County Court, following his conviction for scamming more than $100,000 from an 85-yearold Cold Spring woman in 2018. James Mcinerney of Coram was convicted last week… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Revenue Continues Upward

The easing of the pandemic has resulted in increased business throughout Putnam County. The Putnam Legislature received its monthly sales tax report from Commissioner of Finance William Carlin last week that indicated $5.3 million collected in sales… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Auto Thefts Soar in Southeast

State Police have reminded residents to lock their vehicles at night and never leave keys or key fobs inside the family car at anytime. Brewster State Police are investigating the thefts of three cars that were stolen from driveways in greater Southe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County’s Unemployment Remains Lowest in Hudson Valley

Unemployment remains on a downward trend throughout the Hudson Valley. The NYS Labor Department reported Putnam’s rate of unemployment was 4.2 percent in May, a decrease of one percent from April resulting in Putnam having the distinction of the lowe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lake Carmel Fishing Derby a Great Success

Above, many of the anglers fished off a pier along Lakeshore Drive. Bottom left, Erin McCabe is thrilled with her catch. Bottom right, Leia Makely, 4, was the ‘cutest fish of the day’ when posing in a large cutout along the lakeshore. Photos by Eric … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Joseph ‘Joe Getty’ Bryson

Feb. 14, 1945 -- June 26, 2021

Joseph ‘Joe Getty’ Bryson, a lifelong resident of Croton Falls, NY, died peacefully with his family and friends by his side on June 26, 2021. He was 76 years old. Born on February 14, 1945, son of the late Mary (Boo) Bryson. At the age of 14 Joe dropped out of school to be the primary caretaker for his mother. […]