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Christmas Miracle in Brewster: 8 Family Members Escape Flames


Firefighters from three departments battled a house fire in Brewster on Christmas Day afternoon. Photo by Dan O’Connor Firefighters from three Putnam departments left holiday gatherings at their homes on Christmas afternoon to assist neighbors in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Putnam’s COVID Cases Double


COVID cases are skyrocketing across Putnam County with more than 850 active cases reported, an increase of 111 percent during the past week. The NYS Health Department reported Monday that 15,099 individuals across the county have contracted COVID sin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s New ALS Provider Promises a Smooth Transition


The Chief Operations Officer of Ambulnz, Putnam’s new Advanced Life Support network, Mike Witkowski, has forecast a smooth transition of paramedic services countywide. The new vendor begins answering calls on Jan. 1. Witkowski, joined by Putnam Commi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

DocGo, Putnam’s New ALS Provider, Is the Result of Merger with ‘Blank Check Company’


Chris Tobin of North Highlands addressed the meeting. Photo, Eric Gross Ambulance corps members from across Putnam last week (Dec. 15) blasted a new contract with a company called Ambulnz to provide advanced life support services for the coming ye… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

MONEY OVER LIVES?

Putnam EMS Community Slams Move by County

The familiar EM STAR paramedics seen responding to emergency calls daily countywide are being replaced on New Year’s Day by Ambulnz – a dedicated 911 system which last week signed a contract with Putnam County. Ambulnz is a subsidiary of DocGo, whose… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County’s Carmel Football Team Greets Fans in Joyous Parade


Players, coaches and cheerleaders arrived on trailers, trucks and highway equipment on Saturday. Gleneida Avenue was thronged with admiring fans, thrilled by the state title. Photo by Doug Cunningham A week ago Saturday evening, the 2021 Carmel Ra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

ODELL: Mask Mandate Will Not Be Enforced in Putnam


New York State’s newest mask mandate went into effect Monday, but Putnam County officials will not be endorsing the directive. Governor Kathy Hochul said that returning to masks was about “protecting New Yorkers from COVID and its variants, especiall… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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 warr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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 […]


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