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Girl Scouts Team Up With Art Studio to Warm Hearts On Valentine’s Day


Left: Koselli Edwards, 3 and her sister, Margaux, 4, create cards Sunday. The girls reside in Carmel.Right: Scouts Alyssa Pace and Annabelle Conroy, both, 7, and from Mahopac, use their creativity at the event. Photos by Eric Gross Jill Leary of M… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Party Of Six From Carmel Struck By Wrong-Way Driver


Six local residents escaped serious injury when their car was struck by a wrong-way driver on the Bronx River Parkway in Eastchester; the driver was later arrested for drunken driving. Westchester County Police said the crash occurred at 11 pm Feb. 3… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Valentine’s Day And The Flower Of Love


Diane Farrell (second left) and her brother Ed Galligan arrange beautiful Valentine’s Day creations at the Carmel Flower Shop with two of their employees, Anita Conway (right) and Jennifer Llacuachaqui. Photos By Eric Gross Regardless of your favo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Locals in Dark on ICE Sweep


Last month’s arrests of individuals residing throughout the New York Metropolitan area by officers from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) were carried out in secrecy with local law enforcement having no idea that the sweep Operation … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Graduate Implicated In NYC Murder Case

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A 2016 graduate of Carmel High School has been implicated in helping to conceal the body after the grisly New York City death of a 65-year-old woman allegedly stabbed by her 22-year-old son. Caitlyn O’Rourke, 21, has been charged with concealing a human corpse and tampering with physical evidence and was remanded to jail in Manhattan on $50,000 bond. Court […]

A Real Barn Burner on Croton Falls Road


A raging inferno was fought by firefighters from 11 departments that destroyed a large barn Thursday in southern Carmel. Photo By Fred FirestoneFlames shot more than 150 feet into the early morning sky and were visible over a wide area Thursday when … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Calamity Averted At Villa Barone In Mahopac

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Firefighters arriving at the Villa Barone in Mahopac on Saturday evening were greeted by a heavy concentration of smoke. Chief Bill Nikisher sounded a general alarm for his department and requested mutual aid from the Mahopac Falls, Carmel, Croton Falls and Yorktown Fire Departments. Fire crews traced the origin of the smoke to a fire in a laundry room at […]

Patterson Boy Scouts Chartering Troop For Girls


Two of Putnam’s newest Scouts are Bella Ruiz, 12, of Holmes, and Emma Davila, 11 of Patterson. Photo by Eric Gross Girls aged 11 to 17 desiring to participate in community activities that will eventually lead to the rank of Eagle Scout now have th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Kent’s Winter Festival A Huge Success


Photos by Eric Gross Colin Remnick of Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES and his little friend a miniature African hedgehog were the talk of the show.Chilly weather greeted scores of area residents last weekend when the Town of Kent hosted its 4th ann… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pizza To Raise Awareness Regarding Dangers Of Vaping


How to reach teens? Pizza. The vaping epidemic facing today’s adolescents and teens has reached monumental proportions and the Putnam Communities that Care Coalition has joined forces with the county Health Department is starting ‘Friday Night Conver… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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