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Police Identify Victims Of Putnam Drownings

Police in Carmel and Kent have identified the two men who drowned within 48 hours of each other earlier this month. Jeremy Kipnas, 54, of Redding, Connecticut, lost his life while swimming in Lake Carmel, while Carmel Police identified the 55-year… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Sales Tax Collections Soar for First Half of 2019


Sales tax revenue for the first six months of 2019 has surpassed last year’s record numbers by more than $1.8 million. Twenty eighteen was the best ever for sales tax collections in Putnam County with more than $63 million ringing up at cash regis… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lightning Strike Ignites Home in Mahopac Falls


Firefighters don breathing gear before entering the smoke filled home in the Ossi Club section of Mahopac Falls. Photos by Jack Casey A bolt of lightning ignited a home in Mahopac Falls last week. Mahopac Falls, Putnam Valley, Lake Carmel and M… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

TOURISM DEBACLE

Putnam Visitors Bureau Closes Up Shop; County Leaders Scrambling to Sort Out Mess

Photo by Eric Gross The Visitors Bureau office on the third floor of the County Office Building is cleaned out, the keys left on a desk. Virtually in the dark of night, the Bureau closed up shop and shut down, leaving county promotion efforts hanging… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

No Veteran Is Ever Forgotten In Putnam County


Photos by Eric Gross Top right, Taps are played for Donald Norton. Bottom right, mourners salute the casket containing the former Air Force man’s remains.Donald Norton may have died a lonely man, but the 85-yearold Korean War veteran received a prope… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

It’s ‘105’ for Putnam’s Raphaela Fattori


Photo by Eric Gross Members of the Fattori clan spanning four generations celebrate the blessed birthday of Raphaela Fattori, now 105. Putnam County’s oldest “seasoned citizen”, according to the county’s Office for Senior Resources, Raphaela Fatto… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac’s Canada Geese Get ‘Second’ Stay of Execution


Mahopac’s Canada Geese, which have fouled public and private property around Lake Mahopac, Sycamore Park and Lake Casse, have been granted a “second” stay of execution thanks to Mother Nature. But that came only after a vote to get rid of them. At la… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sweeny to Retire, Capping Lifetime of Public Service


Photo by Eric Gross Putnam County Senior Judge John Sweeny will be retiring at year’s end. Putnam County’s Senior Judge, Senior Associate Justice of the Appellate Division of State Supreme Court John Sweeny, will be retiring at year’s end. “It’… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

What’s ‘Confidential’? Legislators Blasted For Amending County Code


The Putnam County Legislature has amended the county’s Code of Ethics prohibiting the disclosure of confidential materials. By a vote of 7-1 with Legislator Nancy Montgomery casting the lone negative vote and Legislator Carl Albano absent due to a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Days Ahead of July 4, 44 Putnam Residents Become Proud Americans


Photos by Eric Gross Xhuana Nika holds her infant daughter Marte during the ceremony while her proud mom, Victoria Pepa, looks on. The family resides in the Lake Peekskill section of Putnam Valley.Forty-four of America’s newest citizens recited their… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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