2021-11-16 E-Edition

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WWII Veteran Edward Knickerbocker Dead at 100, Passes Just Before Veterans Day


Above, Ed Knickerbocker with grandson Kevin Knickerbocker, his wife Julie Knickerbocker and one of his 7 great children, Evelyn on his 100th birthday. Photo courtesy Knickerbocker family. Putnam mourns the passing of Edward Knickebocker, part of t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Race Is On!

Who will be our next County Exec.?

With Election Day 2022 now less than a year away, two GOP candidates have announced their intentions to run for Putnam’s top elected position next year — the County Executive’s race. County Executive Mary- Ellen Odell cannot seek reelection due to t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Marine Vet Rides Again


Above, Anthony Bochicchio and his grandson Jack in front of a refurbished 2015 VW Jetta that was turned over to Bochicchio on Veterans Day courtesy of the National Recycled Ride Program. Photos by Eric Gross. CARMEL – Enter: Marine Corps. Private … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Police Officer Recognized by Putnam FOP along with men who aided him, in moving reunion ceremony


Top, Dobbs Ferry PD Chief Richard Guevara (left) joins FOP President Pete Conlin, contractor hero Paul Fiqueiredo and Sgt. Richard Zatkovitch of Mahopac during the ceremony last week. Directly above, Putnam FOP President Pete Conlin presents a merito… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

SPCA on the Prowl for Cat Killer

The Putnam County SPCA has asked the public’s assistance in finding those responsible for killing a male two year old cat found along Nimham Road in Kent Cliffs last Tuesday with an arrow through its neck. SPCA Police Chief Ken Ross said the cat was … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Putnam Legislative Forum Returns

A legislative forum providing an opportunity for local residents and service providers to chat with federal, state and local officials will take place Thursday during a town hall meeting in Carmel. Putnam Commissioner of Social Services and Mental He… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pawling Man Charged Following ‘Wild West’ Caper In Mahopac

A 20-year-old Pawling man attempting to escape police following a traffic stop in Mahopac lost control of his car and slammed into a tree before being taken into custody. The caper unfolded last Tuesday morning around 10:50 am when, according to Carm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Barbara Ann Baxter

December 9, 1932 – November 8, 2021

It is with heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Barbara Ann Baxter, a longtime Town of Kent resident, on Monday, November 8, 2021, after a long battle with cancer. She was 89 years old. Barbara (nicknamed Dolly), was born December 9, 1932, in Bronxville, NY to George and Lillias (Hunter) Koepper. She grew up in Mt. Vernon, NY. […]

Carol E. Macomber

October 27, 1927 – November 7, 2021

Carol E. Macomber, age 94, a lifelong resident of Brewster, NY passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at Putnam Ridge Nursing Home in Brewster, NY. Carol was born on October 27, 1927, in Brewster, NY to Carl O. and Edna (O’Hara) Ekstrom. She graduated from Brewster High School in 1945. One year later, on August 17, 1946, Carol […]