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Callahan’s Big Shot Lifts Mahopac Boys


MAHOPAC – Michael Callahan had the shot of the night, and the Mahopac High School boys’ basketball team walked away a winner against Yorktown last week. Callahan’s three-pointer with a minute and 17 seconds left were the final points of the game as t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

THE POLICE PACK – K-9 OFFICERS MEET

Caring for Police Canines

Several of the dogs posed with their handlers along with Sheriff Kevin McConville, Undersheriff Tom Lindert and Kent Police Chief Kevin Owens during a recess. Photo, Eric GrossFifty canine officers from throughout the New York Metropolitan area conve… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Archbishop Dolan Celebrates 150th Anniversary of St. Lawrence Church


Above and below, Cardinal Dolan preached at Saturday’s 150th anniversary mass at St. Lawrence Church in Brewster. Photos by Tina Grant Archbishop Timothy Cardinal Michael Dolan visited St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster six years ago on a war… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

After 40-plus Years in Public Office, Sandy Galef Steps Down


Assemblywoman Sandy Galef at a constituent forum in Garrison on Jan. 25, 2020, just before the pandemic hit. She has announced she won’t seek another term. Photo by Doug Cunningham Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, one of New York’s most respected public… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

$100,000 Grant to Aid Public Safety in Greater Carmel


A $100,000 state grant is headed to the Town of Carmel to assist the municipality with law enforcement and public safety initiatives. The funding was secured through the efforts of State Senator Peter Harckham, who not only represents Putnam’s larges… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

SLOW DOWN Putnam County; There’s a New Sheriff in Town

Department Issues 191 Speeding Citations,Deputies also arrested a Brewster man for DWI last week that followed a hit-and-run property damage crash on Marvin Avenue in Brewster village.

The Putnam Sheriff’s Department under the leadership of Sheriff Kevin McConville has hit the ground running. A targeted speed enforcement detail along Bryant Pond Road in Putnam Valley last week resulted in the issuance of 191 citations for speeding … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Non-Fatal Drug Overdose leads to Arrest of Carmel man


A recent non-fatal drug overdose in Southeast has led to the arrest of a Carmel man on felony charges of selling large quantities of heroin in the greater Carmel-Mahopac area. State Police last week arrested 45-year-old William E. Mancusi, on three c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Three Arrested in Carmel-Mahopac Busts

Trouble ahead, trouble behind and you know that notion just crossed my mind...

Members of the Sheriff’s Department’s highly trained Narcotics Enforcement Unit made three arrests in recent days, one of which resulted in the smashing of a cocaine distribution operation located in the greater Carmel-Mahopac area. Sheriff Kevin McC… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cops: Woman Beaten Again

In August, Kent Police arrested DeJesus at a residence on Route 52 in the vicinity of Towners Road after finding the same woman seriously injured. According to the chief, “the victim was found partially naked and bleeding profusely from the face since her teeth had been knocked out.”

 A 39-year-old Lake Carmel man arrested last summer for allegedly knocking out the front teeth of his significant other faces new charges in Kent Town Court after violating a court order of protection. The arrest became more bizarre since shortl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Why Is the Courthouse Blue?

Illuminating slavery and human trafficking

The historic Putnam Courthouse in the heart of the county seat has been illuminated with blue lighting this month in recognition of January being declared Slavery and Human Trafficking Month. County Executive MaryEllen Odell explained that “human tra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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