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Metro-North Scales Back Service


Photo by Eric Gross. One of the major impacts of the coronavirus pandemic is being felt at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Metro-North Railroad where ridership has declined by as much as 94 percent in recent weeks. Due to the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Updated: Coronavirus Numbers Soar: 213 Cases

Carmel Has the Most Cases; Sales Tax Shortfall Looms

UPDATE: As of Wednesday, Putnam County now has 213 cases of COVID-19, and seven people from Putnam have died, two in the last 24 hours. Earlier story, from Tuesday: The numbers are staggering by themselves, yet health officials predict the worst i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Garden Street School Sold for $1,475,000


The Garden Street School in Brewster has been sold to a Manhattan developer. Photo by Eric Gross. Brewster’s Garden Street School has been sold to a Manhattan developer, and village officials hope the sale will eventually lead to the rebirth and r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Tattoo Parlor Comes to Aid of Brewster PD


Erik Siuda (right) hands a box of the gloves to Officer Beatrice Moore while Mayor James Schoenig looks on. Photo by Eric Gross. Erik Siuda, proprietor of the Eight Golden Falcons Tattoo Parlor on Brewster’s Main Street, like scores of other local… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Schumer & Gillibrand Hail Stimulus Bill, Say NY In Line for Big Benefits


New York’s two U.S. senators, minority leader Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, said last Wednesday (March 25) that the new coronavirus relief bill dubbed the CARES act, which was signed Friday by President Trump, would send New Yorkers… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Seniors Being Cared for During Pandemic


Above, Sean Sampson and Stephanie Egan place food in containers for Putnam’s senior citizens. Below, Jerry DiMaggio transfers the meals to heat controlled units for delivery. Photos by Eric Gross. Each weekday morning, Putnam employees converge on… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Coronavirus Spreads Throughout Putnam County – 82 Cases Reported

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Coronavirus is spreading at alarming numbers throughout New York State, including in Putnam County. The county’s Health Department reported Tuesday that 82 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, a dramatic increase from the two cases reported just a week ago. Over the weekend, numbers spiraled with 19 new cases reported on Saturday, eight on Sunday, seven more cases confirmed on […]

Putnam’s School Children Experience New Normal


Schools throughout Putnam County are closed until March 31 at the earliest but most administrators now believe the suspension of in-house school programs and activities will last much longer in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that seems to w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CORONAVIRUS HITS PUTNAM

Two Cases Confirmed; State of Emergency Declared; Schools Closed Up to 2 Weeks; Senior & Daycare Centers Ordered Closed

Above, the Lakeview Elementary School, originally built in 1935 as a K-12 facility in Mahopac, has shuttered its doors as a result of the executive order. Below, schools are locked tight this week across Putnam County: Carmel High School among them. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Senior Centers Closed Across Putnam


Putnam County’s four senior centers and adult day service sites are closed through March 27 due to the outbreak of COVID-19. County Executive Mary- Ellen Odell assured the county’s senior population that “meals will be delivered at home for those who… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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