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Be Alert: Coyotes Are on the Prowl

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 […]

Lake Carmel FD Elects Officers for 2021

Veteran firefighter Justyn Lewis will serve as Chief of the Lake Carmel Fire Department for the New Year. The former assistant chief, NYS Fire Instructor and member of the Putnam County Fire Investigation Team, will be joined by Ken Launzinger and Do… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Galef Announces Virtual Town Hall Meetings: Meetings Will be Held Over Zoom to Help Keep Constituents Informed While Staying Safe


Assemblywoman Sandy Galef will host Virtual Town Meetings over Zoom this January. It should be noted that if certain constituents of Assemblywoman Galef’s are not available to attend the meeting designated for their community, they are welcome to joi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Landscape Design Workshop Set for Thursday and Friday

Interested in landscape design? Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County has scheduled a two-part webinar this week that will explore design choices including native plant species while teaching attendees about the impact invasive plants play o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Library Board to Meet

The Kent Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its annual organizational meeting online via GoToMeeting on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 7 pm. A regular board meeting will follow the organizational meeting. A link so that members of the public can access… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rotary to Have Community Forum

The Rotary Club of Lake Mahopac invites the public to join us at our first Community Forum, to be held on Zoom, on Wednesday, January 27th, from 7-8pm. For our inaugural forum, Town Supervisor Ken Schmitt will present on town issues, followed by a C… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Father Richard Gill Celebrates 30 years as a Priest


Above, Father Richard Gill and Deacon Mark deliver mass at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church on the occasion of Father Gill’s 30th anniversary as a priest. Below, Father Richard Gill with Pope John Paul II. Photos by Tina Grant.The day was January 3, 1991,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s First Baby of 2021 Comes from Connecticut


Carter Myers is cuddled by his mom, Victoria, shortly after his birth. Victoria and her husband Gregory Myers, residents of nearby New Fairfield, delivered Putnam’s first baby of the year. Photo by Marcela Rojas.Carter Myers is Putnam’s first baby of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Andrew Krivak to Have His Day in Court


Andrew Krivak walked out of the Putnam Correctional Facility last fall and was hugged by family and friends. Photo by Eric Gross.Andrew Krivak, who walked out of the Putnam Correctional Facility last October and breathed fresh air for the first time … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Countywide Narcotics Enforcement Unit Kept Busy in December


Members of the undercover Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit didn’t take any vacation during the December holidays. The Street Crimes Unit made four arrests for criminal possession of a controlled substance with three of the apprehensio… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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