Civics and Politics

Legislators Demand Policy for License-Plate Readers; Privacy an Issue


Sheriff’s Dept. Lt. Kevin McManus of the Carmel PD testifies before the legislature’s Protective Services Committee, including Legislators Paul Jonke and Ginny Nacerino.Automatic license plate readers are devices that can be mounted on police vehicle… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Trio Appointed to Putnam County’s Plumbing and Mechanical Trades Board


Three local residents have been appointed to the county’s Plumbing and Mechanical Trades Board by unanimous votes of the Putnam Legislature. The trio was endorsed last Tuesday evening at the board’s regular monthly meeting and includes Stephen Alonge… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cub Scouts Learn from County Executive


Members of Brewster Webelos Scouts Pack One met with County Executive MaryEllen Odell last week for a civics and living history lesson. Photos by Steve Mattson.County Executive Mary Ellen Odell is sporting a new title these days: School Teacher MaryE… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac FD to Purchase Power Stretcher in


Christmas came a tad late for the Mahopac Fire Department but the dedicated volunteers of Putnam’s second busiest fire company are not complaining. State Senator Peter Harckham announced last week that $50,000 in state grant funding was awarded to th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Young Republicans Elect Officers


Dozens of county employees adorned in red gathered on the steps of the historic Putnam Courthouse Friday to celebrate Go Red Day. The first Friday of February was designated by the awareness campaign, Heart Truth, as National Wear Red Day in the Unit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Byrne and Langley Support Repeal of Bail Reform


Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and Sheriff Robert Langley attended a rally in Albany last week calling for the repeal of the state’s current bail reform law. Photo by Lauren KloseState Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and Sheriff Robert Langley were among 250 law en… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

More Lyme Research Funds Needed


State Sen. Sue Serino has a message for the governor: “Include significant financial resources in your budget proposal to combat the epidemic of Lyme disease.” The senator, who represents constituents in Philipstown, Putnam Valley and Kent in additio… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Chele Farley Receives Conservative Endorsement in Congressional Race


Conservatives have joined their Republican counterparts from across the 18th Congressional District by endorsing Chele Farley, a resident of Tuxedo Park in Orange County, to seek the seat now held by Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney. The district enc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

James Stasiak to Lead Mahopac Fire Dept. in 2020


Chief James Stasiak, who was recognized as the department’s top responder for 2019, was administered his oath by Putnam Legislator Amy Sayegh. –Photo by Jack CaseyThere was a festive mood at the Villa Barone in Mahopac Saturday evening when more tha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislature Approves New Equipment at Putnam DMV


County Clerk Michael Bartolotti addressed members of the Putnam Legislature’s Rules Committee last Thursday evening. Legislators Neal Sullivan and Carl Albano listen. Legislator Amy Sayegh (not pictured) also serves on the panel. Photo by Eric Gross…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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