2021-10-05 E-Edition

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Hilary Marsh Fulfills a Dream of Finding her ‘Bio-Dad’


Above, Hilary Marsh gathers with her bio-dad and bio-sibs at her bio-dad’s home in California. Right, Hilary Marsh and her husband Andrew relax in their yard in Lake Peekskill with their dogs Cayman and Otto. Photo courtesy Hilary Marsh. Hilary Ma… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Man Arrested by FBI in Connection with D.C. Insurrection


The FBI arrested a Mahopac man last Thursday in connection with the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by loyalists of then-President Donald Trump. Antonio Vuksanaj, 52, was arrested in Mahopac on federal trespassing-related charges. Au… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Revenue Continues to Climb


Putnam’s sales tax revenue for the first eight months of the year totals $49.5 million, an increase of $10.1 million over the same period a year ago as the easing of the pandemic has resulted in increased business throughout the county’s six towns an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kidney Donor Hits the Organ Trail


Above, Mark Scotch pedaled through Putnam County to raise awareness regarding kidney transplants. Below, Mark Scotch (left) and his riding buddy, Jeff Lange, pedaled along the Putnam Bike Trail in Carmel on a recent Friday. Photos by Eric Gross.Mark … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

MTA Is Set to Make the Maskless Pay; Compliance On Mask Use Was Slipping


The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has kept its promise of ticketing transit riders for not wearing face coverings on Metro North’s Harlem, Hudson and New Haven lines. The crackdown comes more than a year after former Governor Andrew Cuomo man… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Forest Rangers Rescue Two Putnam Hikers Upstate


Two Putnam residents are thankful New York State Forest Rangers were dispatched to assist them while hiking in upstate New York last month. New York State Department of Environmental officials said the first incident occurred in the Town of Shandaken… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Mourns the Loss of Dutchess Sheriff Butch Anderson


Above, Sheriff Butch Anderson roasted retiring Kent PD Chief Donald Smith at his 2012 retirement party in Carmel. Photo by Gerry Locascio. Residents of Putnam County have joined their neighbors to the north in mourning the loss of Dutchess County … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Shirley Mae Smith Giglio

October 8, 1931 - September 26, 2021

Shirley Mae Smith Giglio, of Brewster, entered into God’s Heavenly Kingdom on September 26, 2021. Shirley was born in Richmond, Virginia, on October 8, 1931. She grew up in Maryland and graduated high school in Bethesda, Maryland. In December 1951, she married the love of her life, Armand Giglio. They were married for 69 years. Shirley was loved by many […]

Sean C. Dufficy

July 2, 1967 - September 24, 2021

Sean C. Dufficy, of Webster, MA, formerly of Purdy’s, NY died peacefully with his family by his side on Friday September 24, 2021. He was 54 years old. Born on July 2, 1967, in New Rochelle, NY, son of Carole and the late Timothy Dufficy, who predeceased his son in 2013. Sean graduated from North Salem High School and continued […]