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The Putnam County Economic Development Corporation has begun working with the Hudson Valley Film Commission to bring film production into the area. Kathleen Abels, President of the Putnam EDC, called Putnam “ideal for film crews. We are only 50 mi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Initial Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Administered in Putnam


Dr. Jesus Del Val receives the first COVID-19 vaccination at Putnam Hospital Center. Photo by Marcela Rojas. Dr. Jesus Del Val rolled up his sleeve Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 23) and received the first COVID-19 vaccination at Putnam Hospital Cen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Anthony Hoffman Appointed As Chief of the Carmel PD


Top, with his wife Ann holding the family Bible, Carmel’s new Chief of Police Anthony Hoffman takes his oath of office from Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt at last week’s Town Board meeting. Above right, Ann Hoffman pins a chief’s badge on her husband’s j… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Settlement Reached for Illegal Sewer Hook-up


Councilman Mike Barile spoke at a Carmel Town Board meeting last year. Photo by Eric Gross. The Carmel Town Board has approved a settlement of liability with Michael Barile and the estate of his late partner Thomas Boniello for $105,000 in connect… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Harold Gary Dies At 92


Putnam County’s longest-serving public servant, Harold Gary is being remembered this week as a kind gentleman who treated everyone fairly and with respect. Gary, who served as a member of the Carmel Zoning Board and Carmel Planning Board fo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

15 Putnam Residents Become Americans


Above, Abraham Jokonya of Lake Peekskill became a U.S. citizen along with his wife Dorothy, daughter, Nyarai and son Jason. Below, County Clerk Michael Bartolotti and Deputy County Clerk James McConnell oversaw the filing of paperwork for the new cit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam COVID Numbers Soar


The numbers remain grim: More than 600 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Putnam County during the past week. On Saturday, the Putnam Health Department noted 507 new infections while the state reported an additional 135 new cases as o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Story of a Beagle’s Heartbreak


Above, this adult female beagle was dumped from a Jeep on Route 301 in Carmel last week and SPCA Police are attempting to find the perpetrator. Photo by Ken Ross SPCA Police are on the hunt for a heartless individual who pushed an adult beagle out… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Tradition Continues in Mahopac Falls


Above, Mahopac Falls FD President Hans Schweizer (right) along with past Chief Annie Link and the department’s current Chief Jeff Boyle welcome viewers to the celebration. Friday evening’s cold rain failed to dampen the spirits of members of the M… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pandemic Gets Worse: Over 600 New COVID Cases & One New Death Reported


The numbers are stark: More than 600 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Putnam County during the past week. On Saturday, the Putnam Health Department noted 442 new infections and on Sunday, the NYS Health Department confirmed 177 addi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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