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Finally: COVID Vaccinations Slowly Making Way Into Putnam County

By PCC Staff | January 18, 2021

Keith Ryan, a volunteer firefighter from Mahopac Falls, received his COVID vaccine from his son, Kevin, also a member of the Mahopac Falls FD, at the Philipstown Recreation Center in Cold Spring last week. Photo by Shanna SiegelNine hundred-eighteen … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Lucy Is the ‘Queen Bee’

By PCC Staff | January 18, 2021

James Pratt took Lucy home last week from the Putnam Humane Society after adopting the 10-year-old which had been a resident of the animal shelter since 2014. Photo by Eric Gross.After residing for seven years at the Putnam Humane Society shelter in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Area Residents React to Trump Impeachment

By PCC Staff | January 18, 2021

President Donald Trump’s impeachment by the House of Representatives last week for a second time did not shock a number of Putnam residents. The House voted 232-197 to impeach Mr. Trump of a charge of “incitement of insurrection.” Congressman Sean Pa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster MTA Worker Who Stormed Capitol Freed on Bail

By PCC Staff | January 18, 2021

An MTA employee assigned to Metro-North Railroad’s Brewster yard, who has been accused of storming the Capitol earlier this month and causing mayhem, has been freed on $10,000 bail after being charged with entering a restricted building, disorderly c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Courthouse Goes Blue

By PCC Staff | January 18, 2021

The historic Putnam County Courthouse has been illuminated in blue in recognition of Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Photo by Eric Gross.The historic Putnam Courthouse in the heart of the county seat has been illuminated with blue lig… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Community Forum Planned for Next Wednesday in Mahopac

By PCC Staff | January 18, 2021

COVID and issues facing the Town of Carmel will be on the agenda next Wednesday evening (January 27) when the Lake Mahopac Rotary hosts its first Community Forum on Zoom. Rotary Past President Lillian Jones said for the inaugural get-together, Carmel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Be Alert: Coyotes Are on the Prowl

By PCC Staff | January 18, 2021

An influx of calls regarding coyote sightings have been reported to area police in recent days and the New York State DEC reported this week coyotes are seeking partners as well as food since mating season is in full swing with male coyotes becoming … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

No Luck of the Irish—Putnam St. Patrick’s Day Parade Cancelled

By PCC Staff | January 18, 2021

Putnam’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is the latest victim of the coronavirus pandemic. Unlike last March when magnificent spring weather greeted scores of marchers along with 5,000 bystanders who crowded onto Route 6 in Mahopac for the 44th Annua… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Joseph P. Torregrossa

By PCC Staff | January 18, 2021

It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of Joseph P. Torregrossa, age 73, on January 11, 2021. Joseph was born on February 22, 1947 in the Bronx, NY to Joseph and Angelina (Polignone) Torregrossa. He married the love of his life, Maria Owen on June 3, 1973, and were blessed with two wonderful children. Joe was a butcher […]

Michael Thomas Cmero Sr.

By PCC Staff | January 18, 2021

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Michael Thomas Cmero Sr., age 79, on January 5, 2021. Michael was born on November 4, 1941 in New York City to Frank and Catherine (Cahill) Cmero. He married the love of his life, Beverly Khuns, on November 10, 1966, and they were blessed with four children. Michael worked for […]