2021-12-28 E-Edition

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Christmas Miracle in Brewster: 8 Family Members Escape Flames


Firefighters from three departments battled a house fire in Brewster on Christmas Day afternoon. Photo by Dan O’Connor Firefighters from three Putnam departments left holiday gatherings at their homes on Christmas afternoon to assist neighbors in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s COVID Cases Double


COVID cases are skyrocketing across Putnam County with more than 850 active cases reported, an increase of 111 percent during the past week. The NYS Health Department reported Monday that 15,099 individuals across the county have contracted COVID sin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s New ALS Provider Promises a Smooth Transition


The Chief Operations Officer of Ambulnz, Putnam’s new Advanced Life Support network, Mike Witkowski, has forecast a smooth transition of paramedic services countywide. The new vendor begins answering calls on Jan. 1. Witkowski, joined by Putnam Commi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Legislature Opposes Governmental Vaccine Mandates


By a vote of 7-1 with Legislator Nancy Montgomery casting the lone negative vote, the Putnam Legislature last Wednesday evening at its year-end meeting approved a resolution opposing COVID 19 mandates by any local, state or federal government that af… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Green Haven Heroin Smuggling leads to arrest


A New York City man trying to smuggle heroin and suboxone to an inmate at the maximum security Green Haven Correctional Facility in nearby Stormville faces felony charges of promoting prison contraband that could land him in prison. State Police said… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lake Peekskill Woman Arrested for DWI following Yorktown Crash


A 28 year old resident of Lake Peekskill faces a slew of charges when appearing next month in Yorktown Town Court following a hit and run crash on Route 202 in Yorktown Heights a week ago Sunday. Police arrested Ana Hernandez for DWI, Aggravated DWI … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

A Call for World Peace


Mornings at the Chuang Yen Monastery in western Kent are a quiet and peacefilled, the dawn of January first is no different. The Buddhist Association of the U.S. will continue its holiday tradition by sponsoring an Interfaith Prayer for World Peace. … 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 declined in the Hudson Valley in November with Putnam’s rate of joblessness decreasing by fourtenths of one percent from October’s figure. The NYS Labor Department reported last week Putnam’s rate of unemployment at 3.3 percent in Novemb… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

McConville Announces Command Staff


Sheriff-elect Kevin McConville’s Command Staff for his new administration is comprised of a team of law enforcement professionals with some 207 years of law enforcement experience. The sheriff-elect announced the appointments last week indicating dur… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.