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Putnam in Shock After James Reitz, Upbeat Judge Known for Offering a Second Chance, Dies Suddenly


Above, the late judge was especially known for the success of participants in Drug Court. He believed in second chances. Here, Reitz congratulated Maren Geider of Cold Spring for her determination in becoming clean following her address to the Drug C… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Texting While Driving Results In Serious Crash


Photo by Jack Casey Mahopac Falls FD personnel assist at the scene of a crash on Hill Street caused by a motorist texting while driving.Despite repeated warnings by law enforcement throughout the region that texting while driving is unsafe and danger… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Future ‘Dr.’ Carly Regan: Vet School Beckons


Carly Regan may only be a junior at Carmel High School but the young Carmel woman – who is interning at the Middlebranch Veterinary Hospital in Southeast – has quite a future when it comes to animals. In conjunction with her 11th grade “20 percent pr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Service Medals for Putnam’s Heroes


At left, World War II heroes (l-r) Joe Adamo, 101, Norm Berenback, 95, and Walter Sieck were lauded at the ceremony, which drew a standing room only crowd. Below left, County Clerk Michael Bartolotti presents his dad, Korean War veteran Larry Bartolo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Happy Birthday, Putnam County

207th to be hailed in Friday ceremony at Historic Courthouse

A sketch of the Historic Courthouse in Carmel on Gleneida Avenue. The county birthday celebration will be Friday. Putnam County will celebrate its 207th birthday Friday with a ceremony at the historic Putnam Courthouse. During the 90-minute pro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Class of 2019 Prepares to Graduate


Graduation rehearsals are underway, caps and gowns fitted, names etched on parchment: Commencement for the Class of 2019 begins next Wednesday in Putnam County. Mahopac High School kicks off this year’s list of graduations. The commencement is sch… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Langley To Seek Re-Election


Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. at his swearing in, with his wife Lydia JA Langley. He plans to seek another term. Election Day 2021 is still more than two years away, but Sheriff Robert Langley has decided to seek reelection. Langley defeated f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster’s Third Relay for Life Raises in Excess of $60,000 for Cancer Research Enthusiasm high at school track for event


Photos by Eric Gross Above, survivors celebrate life during the opening lap of the relay. Below, Cancer survivors Marie McClusky (left) and her friend Tammie McLaughlin cut the opening ribbon.Enthusiasm reached a fevered pitch on the Brewster High Sc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent’s Arsenic Mine To Be Added To Superfund Priorities List


The Kent Arsenic Mine is being added to the Superfund National Priorities List by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The list includes the nation’s most serious uncontrolled or abandoned releases of contamination and according to EPA Administr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Birds Of Prey Day Attracts Thousands To Green Chimneys to See Raptors


Photos by Eric Gross Bob Young of Pawling returned to Birds of Prey with his 13-year-old hawk who he nursed back to health many years ago when it was attacked by a snapping turtle.Green Chimneys’ 27th annual Birds of Prey Day attracted one of the lar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]


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