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Two More Putnam Men Arrested By The FBI:

Former Carmel School Board Candidate Is One of Three Men Charged in Connection with Jan. 6 Insurrection at the Capitol; Bragged About a Rebellion

One of the initial Wanted posters circulated by the FBI. Gregory Purdy is at bottom center. Several people in Putnam recognized him as being from Kent and alerted authorities. Three men, two of whom reside in Kent, are the latest to be arrested by… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Checking in with Dr. Mark Hirko

The Pandemic, The Supply Chain, and What’s up with the Frog Costume?

Dr. Hirko dressed in frog costume this month to thank his staff for achieving a score of A on the national Leapfrog performance ratings during the pandemic. Photo courtesy Mark Hirko Putnam Hospital Center’s new president Dr. Mark Hirko arrived in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Chanukah was celebrated Sunday evening in Carmel with the lighting of the county’s grand menorah

Photo by Eric Gross Chanukah was celebrated Sunday evening in Carmel with the lighting of the county’s grand menorah. Rabbi Avi Korer of Putnam Chabad officiated over the ceremony reminding, some 75 people gathered along the Gleneida lakeshore: “I… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Life and Death in Putnam

A Tragedy on Our Roads and A Triumph in Our Schools Motorcyclist Killed On Route 301

Police inspect the area where the crash occurred while talking to one of the motorcyclists involved in the tragedy. Photo by Eric GrossA pack of four motorcyclists, reportedly speeding and acting in a reckless manner along Route 301 in Carmel last Th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

No Dinner Table for This Turkey

 While thousands of Putnam residents will be sitting down to a delicious turkey dinner Thursday with family and friends, one lucky Tom will be enjoying its freedom at Green Chimneys as part of the school’s Education and Farm Center. The wild tur… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Teachers & Students Save 6th Grader in Mahopac


Mahopac Middle School teachers Michael DiLeo and Jenifer Maloney thanked students Abby and William for their assistance that saved the life of a choking classmate. Photo by Debra West An exquisite choreography of students and teachers unspooled in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

WWII Veteran Edward Knickerbocker Dead at 100, Passes Just Before Veterans Day


Above, Ed Knickerbocker with grandson Kevin Knickerbocker, his wife Julie Knickerbocker and one of his 7 great children, Evelyn on his 100th birthday. Photo courtesy Knickerbocker family. Putnam mourns the passing of Edward Knickebocker, part of t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Race Is On!

Who will be our next County Exec.?

With Election Day 2022 now less than a year away, two GOP candidates have announced their intentions to run for Putnam’s top elected position next year — the County Executive’s race. County Executive Mary- Ellen Odell cannot seek reelection due to t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Marine Vet Rides Again


Above, Anthony Bochicchio and his grandson Jack in front of a refurbished 2015 VW Jetta that was turned over to Bochicchio on Veterans Day courtesy of the National Recycled Ride Program. Photos by Eric Gross. CARMEL – Enter: Marine Corps. Private … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

BREWSTER HILL FIRE

Historic home heavily damaged

Above and direct right, firefighters from several departments fought a blaze in this 19th century farmhouse in Brewster last Friday afternoon. Photos courtesy Brewster Fire Department. A 1,200-square-foot farmhouse built in 1867 was heavily damage… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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