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From the Archives est. way back in May 20, 1921

FIRE DISTRICT ELECTION, JUNE 5

$4,000 APPROPRIATION IS ASKED Taxpayers to Decide on Funds for Fire Apparatus at Special Town Meeting. The town board of the town of Patterson held a meeting on Tuesday evening and decided to hold their special town meeting for a fire district … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

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Mahopac Falls Fire Destroys Home, Car


A home and car were destroyed by fire in Mahopac Falls last Thursday evening. Shown, firefighters Johnson & Eaton extinguish flames. Photo by Ellen Nistico. Firefighters responding to a house fire on Geymer Drive in Mahopac Falls Thursday even… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pickup And Wires Smashed by 75-ft Tree; Barn Burns

As crews attacked the barn fire, other firefighters assessed the damage to a pickup truck that was destroyed when a 75-foot-tall tree toppled over, crushing the vehicle and snapping utility lines. Below, firefighters venture around the barn to attack… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Not Going to Pot; Bans Retail Sales of Marijuana

Comparisons to Berkshires Made, but Town Board Unswayed

Despite objections from a number of local residents, the Carmel Town Board has voted 3-1 to ban the creation of retail marijuana dispensaries in the greater Carmel-Mahopac-Mahopac Falls area. A public hearing held last Wednesday evening (July 14) … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rabies Alert Issued for Putnam


While Putnam Health Department officials have issued a rabies alert countywide, Marianne Burdick, Associate Public Health Sanitarian who supervises the rabies control program for the county, reported last week “our office has had numerous bat samples… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Maloney Reappointed to West Point Board of Visitors

Putnam Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney has been reappointed to serve on the United States Military Academy Board of Visitors. The Cold Spring lawmaker, whose district encompasses sections of Dutchess and Westchester in addition to all of Putnam and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Community’s Gratitude for Vets Continues


Above, Banners are lined up outside the courthouse. Photo by Eric Gross.More than 120 banners recognizing Putnam’s veterans past and present are adorning light poles throughout the hamlet of Carmel through the Town of Kent. Last year, Olivia Conlin o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Frm the Archives est. way back in FRIDAY MAY 13, 1921

Fire Department is Formed in Patterson

  TO VOTE ON APPROPRIATION Taxpayers of Whole Town to Decide Raising $4,000 for Fire Fighting Equipment. The formation of a fire district in the town of Patterson is progressing, the taxpayers will soon be called upon to vote upon the questi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Harckham Calls For State Of Emergency In Wake Of Overdose Epidemic

Overdose deaths increased in Putnam County in 2020; Harckham says drug treatment underfunded

Putnam County State Senator Peter Harckham has called on President Biden and Governor Cuomo to declare states of emergency both nationally and statewide in an attempt to fight the overdose epidemic. Harckham, who represents constituents in Carmel, Pa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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