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Get Out And Vote: 67,341 Residents Registered


After months of debates and campaigning, Election Day 2018 is imminent, and 67,341 residents of Putnam County are eligible to vote in state, county and local races. Governor Andrew Cuomo is seeking reelection and is being challenged by Dutchess Count… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Putnam CSEA Rallies For New Contract


Charging that county officials have been “dragging their feet,” more than 150 members of the Putnam Local CSEA rallied outside the historic Putnam Courthouse Thursday evening demanding a new contract for rank and file members. Putnam’s 350 CSEA membe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ceremony Remembers Loved Ones


Photo by Eric Gross Face painting was part of the colorful celebration.A gathering at the historic Putnam Courthouse, a march along Gleneida Avenue past the statue of Sybil Ludington and a celebration at the Reed Memorial Library in Carmel Sunday hig… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Local Synagogues Placed On Alert After Pittsburgh


Andrew Greenstein and his family were attending a Bar Mitzvah in New Rochelle Saturday morning when the Mahopac family and hundreds of other worshippers became alarmed when observing police officers inside the synagogue. Later they found out why. A … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tears Of Joy At The Putnam Humane Society


Humane Society manager Amour DuPlessis greets ‘Champ” who appears anxious while observing his temporary surroundings for the first time. Photo by Eric GrossThere wasn’t a dry eye at the Putnam Humane Society Saturday when two beautiful dogs, destined… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ken Clair To Be Appointed Commissioner Of Emergency Services


Ken Clair led the recovery effort following last year’s storms that paralyzed the county. He has been acting commissioner of Emergency Services for some time. Photo by Eric GrossKen Clair, who has served as Acting Commissioner of Emergency Services f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Go Fish: Lake Mahopac Seeks More Gigantic Carp


It was a year ago last June that 1,500 triploid carp began calling Lake Mahopac home. The sterile fish that eat their weight in vegetation each day are used to ease the algae blooms and vegetation growth that is choking the lake, which serves as a re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Drone!

New tech lets Sheriff’s Dept. fly high

Top right, Deputy Joseph Sadowski operates the drone while fellow officers look on. Bottom, the drone takes off at the Putnam County Park. Photos by Eric Gross A drone is the newest 21stcentury technology that the Putnam Sheriff’s Department is us… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Smoke Detector Averts Calamity


The sound of a smoke detector awakened a Carmel woman early Monday, helping save her life from fire. The elderly resident lived on Daisy Lane, in a 1,550 square foot home off Stoneleigh Avenue near the Westchester County line. Croton Falls FD person… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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