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Emergency Blood Drive To Be Held At Mahopac Library

Mahopac Public Library will host a critical blood drive on Tuesday, December 28, from 10 am – 4 pm, in cooperation with the New York Blood Center. 1 in 3 people will need a blood product in their lifetime; you can help save a life by making this all … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam […]

Influenza On The Rise Throughout Putnam; 60 Cases Now

While Putnam’s main health concern remains COVID-19 and its variants, health officials are reporting a great increase in influenza or flu cases in recent days. One month ago, eight cases of flu had been reported to the Putnam Health Department and la… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

NYSEG Adds Gas Pipeline to Sodom Road Bridge

The new state-of-the-art Sodom Road Bridge—a span designed to require less maintenance than previous bridges which reopened two weeks ago—is again closed while NYSEG crews install a permanent gas pipeline on the overpass. Detours have been set up in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

2021 Christmas Bazaar

If you missed Holiday on the Lake you can still find some Christmas cheer at the First Presbyterian Church of Mahopac’s Christmas Bazaar. The church is located on 411 Route 6N (at Secor Rd.) Mahopac. You can shop for seasonal items, small gifts, nove… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

All Aboard! Railroad Service From Putnam to Danbury Discussed


Officials from New York and Connecticut gathered last week to begin the initial discussion that may lead to Metro-North Railroad service from Putnam County into the greater Danbury area. The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council has awarded a … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster School District Residents Vote Today, Dec. 7th on Land Acquisition Polls Open Until 9 pm This Evening


Residents in the Brewster School District are going to the polls today, December 7, to vote on a $500,000 referendum that if approved would allow the school to acquire a 54,000 square foot parcel of land located at the corner of Farm to Market Road a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Stargazing Party Planned for Kent


Interested in the heavens and star gazing? A visit to Kent Town Hall Saturday evening will be up your alley as the Kent Conservation Advisory Committee is holding a Star Party where participants will be able to stargaze while viewing little-seen obje… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Applies for Multi-million Dollar Hazardous Mitigation Grant


Putnam Assistant Commissioner of Emergency Services Robert Lipton put it this way: “We are giving it a shot and have nothing to lose while much to gain.” Lipton’s remarks came at last week’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature’s Audit Committee meeting… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

COVID Booster Vaccination Clinic Planned for Thursday


A Pfizer and Moderna Booster vaccination Clinic takes place on Thursday in Carmel. Anyone 18 years of age and older is eligible for the shot that will be administered from 2-3 pm at the former Dressbarn outlet at the Putnam Plaza. Putnam Health Depar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Plumber Welding Pipes Results in Carmel House Fire; Home Was Being Renovated

Left, firefighters from several departments spent a busy Thanksgiving afternoon battling a fire on Hughson Road in Carmel reportedly caused by a plumber welding pipes in the unoccupied structure. Photo and story by Eric Gross.Firefighters from severa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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