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Legislature Takes Over Tourism After Visitors Bureau Fiasco; Odell Names New Director to Her ‘Dream Job’


Tracey Walsh new tourism director for Putnam County Photo courtesy Tracey Walsh Putnam County’s new Director of Tourism Tracey Walsh calls her appointment “my dream job.” The lifelong resident of Putnam who graduated from Carmel High School in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Putnam County Designated as Tourism Promotion Agency


The Putnam Legislature has designated Putnam County as the municipality’s Tourism Promotion Agency while authorizing County Executive Mary Ellen Odell to apply for the 2020 I Love New York matching funds grant. The action took place last week at t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cops: Drunken, Island-Hopping Swimmer Causes Ruckus on Lake Mahopac


A 44-year-old New Jersey man who was reportedly highly intoxicated caused quite a ruckus on Lake Mahopac Sunday evening while attempting to swim across the lake. Carmel Police Chief Michael Cazzari said that while patrolling along the lake around … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Man Found Dead in Septic Tank

Potential buyer makes grim discovery at scene

A 62-year-old Mahopac man was found dead in a septic tank at his residence on Bullet Hole Road in Mahopac. Carmel Police identified the victim as Paul Ascani, the proprietor of a contracting company in Mahopac. Police Chief Michael Cazzari said… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Muddy Buddies Mix it Up

in Memory of Ty Louis Campbell

Two teens from Stormville, Samantha Fischetti and Marissa Faldetta, get muddy for a cure.Local folks romped and rolled in the mud on Saturday. All the mess was to raise money and awareness in support of childhood cancer research. The Muddy Puddles Me… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Life and Life-saving Lessons Learned at Putnam Explorer Weekend


Top and bottom, young firefighters receive training on ladder rescues. Center, equipment must be properly worn at all times to protect the health and safety of the young recruits. Photos by Eric Gross Dozens of future members of emergency services… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Woman Accused Of Burglarizing Homes When Families Attended Funerals

A Bronx woman is facing felony charges in seven jurisdictions including the town of Carmel for allegedly breaking into homes owned by families attending funerals for their loved ones. Latonia Stewart, 28, of the Bronx was arrested Thursday in West… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Double Surprise for an Air National Guard Family


At right and below, James Friedlander is given a hero’s welcome when returning from Qatar last week. Photos courtesy Brewster Fire Department Brewster firefighter James Friedlander surprised his 2-year-old daughter Vivian when returning home last … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Remake Has Made Sleepy Hollow Even More Magnificent


Sleepy Hollow Country Club was remade, finishing in 2014, and the new course is even more stunning. Photo Provided (EDITOR’S NOTE: Throughout the summer, the Putnam County Courier and the Putnam County News & Recorder will feature golf courses… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

4-H Fair A Slice of Country Life


12 year old Henry of Cold Spring with his prized Black Star chicken named ‘Toy-chika’ – Eric Gross.The Putnam 4-H Fair is, in some ways, the future of Putnam County. Last weekend, thousands of men, women and children of all ages attended the three da… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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