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Exceptional Valor and Courage in the face of Great Danger


Above, in the summer of 2019, Senator Peter Harckham created the First Responder of the Month Award and Deputy Osika received the very first honor. The soft-spoken Osika (left) said he was “proud to have been able to help another person in need. I am… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Brewster High School Musicians Score!

Nine Students to All-State - An Impressive Show for the Music Dept.

Above, Brewster High School’s All-State musicians take a bow. Photo by Jennifer Gary.Word was released last week that nine Brewster High School students were chosen as New York State School Music Association Area All-State musicians, thanks to high s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam COVID Numbers on the Rise

The Delta variant continues to surge throughout Putnam County. The NYS Health Department reported Monday Putnam’s six towns and three villages posted a 4.2 percent positivity rate during the past three weeks with a whopping 425 new infections, increa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Huge Change Ahead for Mahopac;

Superintendent of Schools DiCarlo to Retire

DiCarlo, who speaks fluent Spanish, was often seen interacting with newcomers to the district during his four plus years as superintendent in Mahopac. This shot is from 2019. Photo by Eric Gross The man who coined the phrase “The Mahopac Way,” and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patterson Woman sentenced to State Prison for Running Down her Sister’s Boyfriend


  A 42-year-old Patterson woman with a lengthy criminal record will be incarcerated in the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. She was sentenced in Putnam County Court to four years in a state penitentiary for intentionally swerving her car to st… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

NJ Man Charged with Killing Pets in Lake Peekskill


A New Jersey man is facing a lengthy state prison term for allegedly killing his ex-girlfriend’s three Chihuahuas and pet ferret over the course of their relationship in Lake Peekskill from December 2019 through November 2020. The Putnam County SPCA … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hilary Marsh Fulfills a Dream of Finding her ‘Bio-Dad’


Above, Hilary Marsh gathers with her bio-dad and bio-sibs at her bio-dad’s home in California. Right, Hilary Marsh and her husband Andrew relax in their yard in Lake Peekskill with their dogs Cayman and Otto. Photo courtesy Hilary Marsh. Hilary Ma… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Man Arrested by FBI in Connection with D.C. Insurrection


The FBI arrested a Mahopac man last Thursday in connection with the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by loyalists of then-President Donald Trump. Antonio Vuksanaj, 52, was arrested in Mahopac on federal trespassing-related charges. Au… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Revenue Continues to Climb


Putnam’s sales tax revenue for the first eight months of the year totals $49.5 million, an increase of $10.1 million over the same period a year ago as the easing of the pandemic has resulted in increased business throughout the county’s six towns an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Nation EMS Bike Ride Remembers Matt Lamb


Above, Cyclists pedaled through the Putnam County seat last Tuesday in conjunction with the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride known as the Muddy Angels during its East Coast ride from Boston to Washington, D.C. that honored Matt Lamb. Photos by Eric Gr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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