2021-12-07 E-Edition

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Arsenal Seized in Mahopac Home

Ghost Guns in Putnam County?

Guns seized at Mahopac home. Photo courtesy Putnam County Sheriff’s Dept. A 23-year-old Mahopac man is facing a slew of felony charges for allegedly possessing an arsenal of firearms in his residence. The Sheriff’s Office executed a search warr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Their Goose is Cooked Canada Geese Cull Approved in Mahopac


 Dozens of Mahopac’s Canada Geese that have fouled public and private property around Lake Mahopac, Sycamore Park and Lake Casse will be culled next year following action taken by the Carmel Town Board. By a 4-1 vote last Wednesday evening with … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

200-year-old Building Destroyed by Fire


A large wood and stone frame building that stood for 200 years on the now abandoned Mahopac Farm located at the intersection of Route 6 and Baldwin Place Road in Mahopac Falls was destroyed by fire Sunday. Smoke was visible for miles around when the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Historic 19th Century Lemmon Case on Display in Putnam County


Above, three of Putnam’s judges, (l-r) Joseph Spofford, Nicholas Mole and Victor Grossman were joined by Putnam Chief Court Clerk Lisa D’Angelo and her Deputy Clerk Debra McClay on the 4th floor of the Putnam Courthouse last week when the display was… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Investing in the Future of Our Community College Students


Putnam taxpayers are invested in Community Colleges for this year for $3.2 million the result of just over 500 students attending community colleges throughout the state. Commissioner of Finance William Carlin explained under municipal law, the state… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

NEWS BRIEFS


Four Brothers Pizza, Pueblo Viejo, the Hangout Café, Victims of Oil Theft Three restaurants in the greater Carmel-Mahopac area have been hit by cooking oil thieves and authorities on the local and national level indicate the Putnam thefts are not is… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Marie A. Vandenberg

November 12, 1935 – November 6, 2021

A longtime Mahopac and Carmel resident, Marie Vandenberg died Nov. 6 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie after a long illness. She was 85. Marie Antoinette Pereles was born in 1935 in Manhattan to John and Esther Pereles. She grew up in Belleville, N.J. with her younger siblings, John and Esther, in a house where big family gatherings at […]

Robert “Bobby” J. Durkin

January 9, 1940 – December 1, 2021

Robert “Bobby” J. Durkin of Bethel, CT, previously of Brewster, NY, passed away at home peacefully with his family at his side Wednesday December 1, 2021, at the age of 81. He was born January 9, 1940, in Danbury, CT, son of the late William and Elizabeth (Vassak) Durkin. He attended Brewster High School, then served with the United States […]

CUNNINGHAM’S ORNER

FREE A Christmas Present in Carmel

It is, I realize, easy to be boosterish about hometown endeavors, particularly those involving the schools. Our students are brighter, our musicians are more accomplished, are athletic teams are better. Carmel and Kent and Patterson were nearly giddy last week at the prospect of the Carmel Rams playing in the state championship title game in Syracuse. As Tracey Walsh, Putnam […]