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Mahopac Falls Fire Destroys Home, Car


A home and car were destroyed by fire in Mahopac Falls last Thursday evening. Shown, firefighters Johnson & Eaton extinguish flames. Photo by Ellen Nistico. Firefighters responding to a house fire on Geymer Drive in Mahopac Falls Thursday even… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Pickup And Wires Smashed by 75-ft Tree; Barn Burns

As crews attacked the barn fire, other firefighters assessed the damage to a pickup truck that was destroyed when a 75-foot-tall tree toppled over, crushing the vehicle and snapping utility lines. Below, firefighters venture around the barn to attack… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Not Going to Pot; Bans Retail Sales of Marijuana

Comparisons to Berkshires Made, but Town Board Unswayed

Despite objections from a number of local residents, the Carmel Town Board has voted 3-1 to ban the creation of retail marijuana dispensaries in the greater Carmel-Mahopac-Mahopac Falls area. A public hearing held last Wednesday evening (July 14) … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Crash Demolishes Utility Pole and Stone Pillar; Shutters Route 6 for Hours


Above, an Independence Day crash in Carmel shuttered Route 6 for hours when a driver lost control and demolished a utility pole and stone pillar. Photo by Eric Gross. An Independence Day crash on Route 6 in Carmel shuttered the heavily traveled ro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Town Board Votes on Banning Retail Selling of Pot


The Kent Town Board voted last week to ban the creation of retail marijuana dispensaries in the greater Lake Carmel-Kent Cliffs-Kent area. At public hearings held last month that continued until last Tuesday, only four residents of the town addres… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hundreds Attend Putnam’s First Culture Festival

Left to right, Annie Rush of Putnam Valley giggled when Abigail Harrison of Carmel painted her face. “It tickles,” said the little girl. Erick Boustead of Carmel played a tune on his Irish drum known as a Bodhran. Alphea Uwode of Philipstown read Nat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

BYE BYE BOATS!


Above, two Sheriff’s Marine Division boats were removed from Putnam County last Thursday morning. Photo by Eric Gross. Two employees of the NYS Department of Parks and Recreation arrived at the Board of Elections parking lot in Carmel early Thursd… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Accused Driver in Hit & Run Case Has DWI Record

A 61-year-old Carmel man was remembered as a loving and doting son, husband, father and grandfather Friday at his funeral mass in Mahopac, one week after he was run down by a woman arrested for being intoxicated and fleeing the scene. James Crecco… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

First In-person Meeting of Putnam Legislature


As Legislators Joseph Castellano and Bill Gouldman listened, Mike McCall presented his final report to the legislature last Monday night at the lawmaker’s first public meeting in 15 months due to the pandemic. Photo by Eric Gross For the first tim… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CHS Graduation Returns To Carmel High


Above, Valedictorian Ariana Boswell (right) congratulated her classmate, Salutatorian Sandy Zheng at the graduation. Ariana is headed to Vassar College in the fall while Sandy will be studying at Wellesley College. Photo / Eric Gross. The consensu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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