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Gene Gunn, 70-Year Member of Mahopac Falls FD, Dies at 92


Gene Gunn, a 70-year lifetime member of the Mahopac Falls Fire Department, has died at the age of 92. Gunn passed away January 16 at the Alpine Rehabilitation Center in upstate Little Falls. Gunn, who was raised and educated in Mahopac and served in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Legislative Committee Assignments Set for 2021


Putnam Legislature Chairman Toni Addonizio has announced committee assignments for the New Year. Legislator Joseph Castellano of Southeast was appointed to head the Audit and Administration Committee while Legislator Bill Gouldman of Putnam Valley an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mark Earle to Lead Carmel FD in 2021


Assemblyman Kevin Byrne administers the oath of office to members of the Carmel FD at fire department headquarters. Photo by Scott Efferen.Chief Mark Earle will again lead the Carmel Fire Department in the New Year. Earle was administered his oath o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tesla Charging Station Receives Positive Feedback


Enthusiasm and fervor were expressed by residents of greater Brewster over a plan to create a charging station for the Tesla electric car company proposed for Starr Ridge Road and Route 6 in Southeast. The Southeast Planning Board is reviewing an app… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Metro-North Fare Hikes Delayed


A Metro-North train travels through Putnam County. Photo by Eric Gross.Riders of Metro-North Railroad received some good news last week from the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority: Fare hikes planned for this year have been placed … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Silver Medal for Putnam County Cow

 January 31, 1930 She is the Property of E.J. Cornish of Cold Spring, and Has Big Production record. Foncon, a purebred Jersey cow, owned by E.J. Cornish, of Cold Spring, has been awarded an American Jersey Cattle Club Silver Medal for her cred… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Uncle Sam Awards Nearly $20M for Railroad Crossing Improvements


Above, a decade ago, a vehicle was struck by a Metro-North Upper Harlem Line train traveling from Southeast to Pawling at an unguarded railroad crossing in Patterson. While the car was demolished, the operator miraculously escaped with minor injuries… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster FD — Putnam’s Busiest in 2020

The Brewster Fire Department is once again the busiest fire department in Putnam County. A report submitted last week to the NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Office of Fire Prevention and Control through the Putnam Bureau of E… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne Seeks President Biden’s Assistance


Less than 24 hours after President Joseph Biden was administered his oath of office, Putnam County Assemblyman Kevin Byrne requested the chief executive’s assistance in obtaining COVID-19 data New Yorkers have been seeking for quite some time. Byr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pet Scam Warning


State Police have received numerous calls this month from people scammed out of hundreds of dollars after answering classified ads for purebred puppies for sale. Major Ruben Oliver said victims have reported after answering the advertisement, “photos… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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