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Arsenal Seized in Mahopac Home

Ghost Guns in Putnam County?

Guns seized at Mahopac home. Photo courtesy Putnam County Sheriff’s Dept.A 23-year-old Mahopac man is facing a slew of felony charges for allegedly possessing an arsenal of firearms in his residence. The Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Their Goose is Cooked Canada Geese Cull Approved in Mahopac


 Dozens of Mahopac’s Canada Geese that have fouled public and private property around Lake Mahopac, Sycamore Park and Lake Casse will be culled next year following action taken by the Carmel Town Board. By a 4-1 vote last Wednesday evening with … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

200-year-old Building Destroyed by Fire


A large wood and stone frame building that stood for 200 years on the now abandoned Mahopac Farm located at the intersection of Route 6 and Baldwin Place Road in Mahopac Falls was destroyed by fire Sunday. Smoke was visible for miles around when the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Two More Putnam Men Arrested By The FBI:

Former Carmel School Board Candidate Is One of Three Men Charged in Connection with Jan. 6 Insurrection at the Capitol; Bragged About a Rebellion

One of the initial Wanted posters circulated by the FBI. Gregory Purdy is at bottom center. Several people in Putnam recognized him as being from Kent and alerted authorities. Three men, two of whom reside in Kent, are the latest to be arrested by… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Checking in with Dr. Mark Hirko

The Pandemic, The Supply Chain, and What’s up with the Frog Costume?

Dr. Hirko dressed in frog costume this month to thank his staff for achieving a score of A on the national Leapfrog performance ratings during the pandemic. Photo courtesy Mark Hirko Putnam Hospital Center’s new president Dr. Mark Hirko arrived in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Chanukah was celebrated Sunday evening in Carmel with the lighting of the county’s grand menorah

Photo by Eric Gross Chanukah was celebrated Sunday evening in Carmel with the lighting of the county’s grand menorah. Rabbi Avi Korer of Putnam Chabad officiated over the ceremony reminding, some 75 people gathered along the Gleneida lakeshore: “I… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Life and Death in Putnam

A Tragedy on Our Roads and A Triumph in Our Schools Motorcyclist Killed On Route 301

Police inspect the area where the crash occurred while talking to one of the motorcyclists involved in the tragedy. Photo by Eric GrossA pack of four motorcyclists, reportedly speeding and acting in a reckless manner along Route 301 in Carmel last Th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

No Dinner Table for This Turkey

 While thousands of Putnam residents will be sitting down to a delicious turkey dinner Thursday with family and friends, one lucky Tom will be enjoying its freedom at Green Chimneys as part of the school’s Education and Farm Center. The wild tur… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Teachers & Students Save 6th Grader in Mahopac


Mahopac Middle School teachers Michael DiLeo and Jenifer Maloney thanked students Abby and William for their assistance that saved the life of a choking classmate. Photo by Debra West An exquisite choreography of students and teachers unspooled in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

WWII Veteran Edward Knickerbocker Dead at 100, Passes Just Before Veterans Day


Above, Ed Knickerbocker with grandson Kevin Knickerbocker, his wife Julie Knickerbocker and one of his 7 great children, Evelyn on his 100th birthday. Photo courtesy Knickerbocker family. Putnam mourns the passing of Edward Knickebocker, part of t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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