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COVID Numbers Increase Sharply

The Delta variant continues to surge throughout Putnam County. The NYS Health Department reported Monday Putnam’s six towns and three villages posted a 4.3 percent positivity rate during the two weeks with 355 new infections, increasing the total of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Setting the Record Straight: Afghan Refugees Not Located in Patterson


Above, a tent city erected in Patterson is not housing Afghan refugees but is being used by crews filming a movie at the Watchtower Education Center off Route 22. Photo by Eric Gross. Erroneous social media postings and vicious rumors reporting la… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Smoldering Trash Can Causes House Fire in Mahopac


Firefighters from several Putnam and Northern Westchester departments attacked the smoky fire on Drewville Road. Photo by Eric Gross Smoldering trash contained in a garbage can ignited a 2,000 square foot home on Drewville Road in Mahopac last Mon… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam MTA Board Member Blasts Unvaccinated MTA Workers

Says they are endangering not only their safety, but also the public.

Above, the Patterson train station earlier this year. Photo by Douglas Cunningham. Neal Zuckerman of Garrison, who represents Putnam County on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has criticized unvaccinated MTA workers who have threatened t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Candlelight Vigil Remembers Those Lost On Sept. 11, 2001; Somber Gathering Marks the 20th Anniversary

Names read aloud, including latest deaths in Afghanistan

Candles were lit by all inside Cornerstone Park as darkness fell Saturday evening. Photo by Douglas Cunningham Saturday evening, hundreds of residents joined by scores of emergency services providers gathered at Cornerstone Park in Carmel to remem… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

PHC Employees Dead Last for COVID Vaccinations


Employees at Putnam Hospital Center have the dubious distinction of being the least vaccinated against the deadly COVID-19 virus of any medical facility in the entire state of New York. The New York State Health Department last week released its Hos… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Schools Open to Find Putnam County Teens Lag Behind in Vaccinations

NYS Health Dept. Fears Additional Coronavirus Outbreaks Ahead.

Schools have now reopened countywide yet COVID vaccination rates among adolescents aged 12 to 15 are lagging behind older Putnam residents which NYS Health Department officials said last week could result in a risk of coronavirus outbreaks. According… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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