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PHC Receives an ‘A’ for Keeping Patients Safe


Putnam Hospital Center finds itself at the head of the class when it comes to keeping patients safe. The Leapfrog Group, a nationally recognized nonprofit that focuses on improving healthcare quality, safety and transparency, has awarded the county’s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Cops: Baldwin Place Man on Drugs While Driving


A 20-year-old resident of the Baldwin Place section of Mahopac wound up at Hudson Valley Hospital Center last Tuesday after passing out while at the wheel of his vehicle from an alleged drug overdose. Yorktown Police found Justin Santiago unconscious… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster’s Black Bear

 Brewster’s Black Bear, a large wooden replica of the massive carnivore, is now wearing a face covering. The bear, located outside a residence on Prospect Street in Brewster for decades, was noticed with the face mask last week and, according to… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Business Viewpoint: Moving to the Next Thing

7 weeks. That’s how long the pandemic has played a starring role in my life. In truth, it began weeks before that. The birth of my granddaughter Zendaya was in late February and it already felt like we were going through a bad flu season. Yesterday, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Scholarships Offered by Brewster-Carmel Garden Club

Members of the Brewster-Carmel Garden Club, whose care for Mother Nature has resulted in beautiful flowering arrangements placed each spring, summer and fall in the Village of Brewster and Hamlet of Carmel, hopes to encourage our next generation to c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Asian Longhorned Beetle Killing Trees Across Putnam


A line of 75-foot tall ash trees was removed last month from a residence in Carmel after the natural boundary became infested with the Asian Longhorned beetle three years ago and died over the winter. Photos by Eric Gross.Asian Longhorned Beetles hav… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Firefighter Garners 4,000 Surgical Masks For First Responders

Members of the Mahopac FD accept the masks last week at MFD headquarters. Pictured (l-r) Asst. Chief Gabe Rivera, Wolfgang Lawton, EMS Lt. Niko Conde, Paramedic Mike Revenson, Chief Jim Stasiak, Past Chief Bill Nikisher and EMT Elena Nikisher. Photo … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Generosity Abounds

Above, Members of the Knights of Columbus disinfected each item donated prior to delivery. Below, Carmel Police handed over five $50 gift cards to Councilmen Frank Lombardi and Robert Schanil. Putnam County residents have once again demonstrated t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

McDonald’s Donates 400 Masks to Putnam Hospital

Dr. Carlos Wong, John Mahoney Manager of Patient Care Volunteers Putnam Hospital Center, Jose Medina Director of Marketing Franchise Marketing Consultants LLC Photo/McDonald’s NY Metro Region During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, Putnam Hosp… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

PHC Developing Blood Plasma Donation Program

Putnam Hospital Center in conjunction with its parent company Nuvance Health is developing a Blood Plasma Donation Program to treat critically ill coronavirus patients. Hospital officials reported this week if a person has tested positive for COVID-1… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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