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18th-Century Home Burns in Patterson


Above and below, fire crews had great difficulty in battling the blaze since water had to be trucked to the scene by area fire department tanker trucks. Photos by Dan O’Connell. A wooden two-story Patterson farmhouse dating back to 1760 was heavil… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Democrats Call On Cuomo To Resign


Sean Patrick Maloney spoke at an event in Newburgh Friday about the American Rescue Plan, the $1.9 trillion plan to help the nation recover from the pandemic. He also briefly addressed the situation with Gov. Andrew Cuomo; on Friday he called for Cuo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

DiCarlo Takes Medical Leave of Absence – Miele Named Acting Superintendent


Above, Mahopac Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo, who arrived in Mahopac in 2018, has been forced to take a medical leave of absence. Mahopac Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo has taken a medical leave of absence. DiCarlo is often observed seven days… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Large Residence Burns in Mahopac Falls


Above, firefighters from several departments fought a stubborn blaze in a large home converted from a barn in Mahopac Falls last week. Photo by Ellen Nistico. A large two-story barn converted into a home suffered heavy damage last week when a faul… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislature to Continue Airing Meetings on Webinar


“Regulars” tuning into Putnam Legislature meetings during the past year have often been frustrated by poor audio transmission, muffled voices, un-muted telephones and even an occasional barking dog. Since last March, all legislative meetings have … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Area Rapid Transit Hit Hard by COVID


Putnam County’s municipally operated bus system, Putnam Area Rapid Transit or PART, is making a slow comeback as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. During a visit to PART headquarters last week located at the Putnam County Planning Department o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

No Luck of the Irish – Putnam St. Patrick’s Day Parade Cancelled


On Sunday, thousands of people would normally jam Route 6 in Mahopac for the county’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Of course, there is no parade this year. The pandemic. It was just a year ago Sunday when magnificent spring weather greeted scores… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Agonizingly Slow


Top left, Dr. Michael Nesheiwat discusses plans with Kathy Percacciolo (center) and Shanna Siegel last week during a Point of Distribution in Carmel. Top right, Nurse Janet Eiseg administers an injection of the Moderna vaccine to one of 200 residents… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gil ‘Crying Hawk’ Tarbox Dies at 73


Above, Tarbox stands next to the Daniel Nimham monument outside the Putnam Park. Photo by Eric Gross. Gil Crying Hawk Tarbox, a member of the Nimham Mountain Singers whose determination, desire and love for his people as well as his need to educat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Nightmare of Fire and Ice


Above, Flames shoot from the rear of a large home in Mahopac last week. Left, Firefighters were forced to carry heavy reels of hose up a steep driveway due to extremely icy conditions. Photos by Jack Casey. Firefighters arriving on the scene of a … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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