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Setting the Record Straight: Afghan Refugees Not Located in Patterson


Above, a tent city erected in Patterson is not housing Afghan refugees but is being used by crews filming a movie at the Watchtower Education Center off Route 22. Photo by Eric Gross. Erroneous social media postings and vicious rumors reporting la… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Smoldering Trash Can Causes House Fire in Mahopac


Firefighters from several Putnam and Northern Westchester departments attacked the smoky fire on Drewville Road. Photo by Eric Gross Smoldering trash contained in a garbage can ignited a 2,000 square foot home on Drewville Road in Mahopac last Mon… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam MTA Board Member Blasts Unvaccinated MTA Workers

Says they are endangering not only their safety, but also the public.

Above, the Patterson train station earlier this year. Photo by Douglas Cunningham. Neal Zuckerman of Garrison, who represents Putnam County on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has criticized unvaccinated MTA workers who have threatened t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Columbus Day Parade Canceled Again


Above, Miss Columbus Gina Cambareri, of Mahopac and Little Miss Columbus, Marina Magriz, of Putnam Valley along with Master Columbus, Fred Magriz, also of Putnam Valley, were joined by Isabella Salubra of Putnam Valley and Lola Laura, of Mahopac, 201… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

24 Putnam Residents Take Oath of Citizenship


Above, Putnam’s newest citizens took their oaths of allegiance during last month’s ceremony. Photo by Jamie Sprague.Putnam’s naturalization ceremony last week at the historic Putnam Courthouse was nothing like past events when dozens of family member… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Duane Schielke, Executive Director Of Hudson Valley Regional Community Health Centers, Dies Suddenly

Hailed for work in innovative community health programs.

Duane Schielke has died at the age of 73. Photo courtesy Howard Yager Duane Schielke, Executive Director of Hudson Valley Regional Community Health Centers, is being remembered this week as a visionary in the health care industry who oversaw the d… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

From the Archives SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1864

The Army Vote: Gen. Sherman has written a letter concerning the army vote, which will be likely to destroy the last hope of Shoddyites of the re-election of Lincoln. He uses the following language: “I believe that ninety-nine out of every hundred so… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Businesswoman Hailed by State Senate Advises to ‘Own Your Day’


Above, Sabrina Cruz works on a vehicle in her detailing shop in Lake Carmel. Photo/Eric Gross. Sabrina Cruz, a New York State Senate Woman of Distinction, has a simple philosophy of life: “No matter what your path might be, no matter what struggle… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lillian Jones Honored for a Lifetime of Service


Lillian Jones is congratulated by State Sen. Peter Harckham during last week’s testimonial. Photos by Eric Gross.A woman who has devoted most of her life to public service was honored last week at a gala in Mahopac. Lillian Jones, who relocated from … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Phony Cops Attempting to Victimize Putnam Residents

Scammers are at it again. The newest scheme to defraud being perpetuated locally involves callers claiming to be members of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Robert Langley reported last week that criminals have been calling residents countywi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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