2021-12-14 E-Edition

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Putnam County’s Carmel Football Team Greets Fans in Joyous Parade


Players, coaches and cheerleaders arrived on trailers, trucks and highway equipment on Saturday. Gleneida Avenue was thronged with admiring fans, thrilled by the state title. Photo by Doug Cunningham A week ago Saturday evening, the 2021 Carmel Ra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

ODELL: Mask Mandate Will Not Be Enforced in Putnam


New York State’s newest mask mandate went into effect Monday, but Putnam County officials will not be endorsing the directive. Governor Kathy Hochul said that returning to masks was about “protecting New Yorkers from COVID and its variants, especiall… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Winter is Coming,

is NYSEG Ready?

Above, County Executive MaryEllen Odell made a point during the discussion as Deputy County Exec. Thomas Feighery and Commissioner of Emergency Services Ken Clair listened. Officials on the village, town and county level met with representatives o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Legislature

Sets Salaries for 2022

The Putnam Legislature has approved a local law establishing the 2022 salaries of elected and appointed officials serving for fixed terms. The action came at last Tuesday evening’s meeting held before a sparse audience at the historic Putnam Courthou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

29 Putnam Residents

Take Oath of Citizenship

Putnam County Clerk Michael Bartolotti is hopeful the New Year will result in naturalization ceremonies returning to the pre-pandemic stance when dozens of family members and friends of those becoming United States citizens crowded into the historic … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bessie Mae Powell

December 4th, 2021

Bessie Mae Powell, age 78, of Mahopac, NY, passed aware on December 4th, 2021, at White Plains Hospital. She was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She moved her family aside her late husband Ernest Powell, to the county of Putnam, where they cemented their family life in the year 1982. As she sought after a greater career of […]

Robert B. Johnson

March 12, 1944 – December 7, 2021

Robert Bishop Johnson, “Bob”, 77, passed away, Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at the Firemen’s Home in Hudson, NY. Born on March 12, 1944, in Mount Vernon, NY, he was the son of the late Henry Johnson and Emma (Bishop) Johnson. After graduating from Carmel High School in 1962, he went to work for New York State Electric and Gas. A […]

Mahopac Farm Building Fire Under Investigation


Carmel Police last Thursday released additional details relative to the December 5 fire that destroyed a 200 year old large wood and stone frame building on the now abandoned Mahopac Farm located at the intersection of Route 6 and Baldwin Place Road … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Is Durland Boy Scout Reservation Off the Market?


Above, the 1,385 acre Durland Boy Scout Reservation located in Fahnestock State Park currently owned by the Greater Hudson Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America may be off the selling block. Photo courtesy Greater Hudson Valley Council Boy Scou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.