Civics and Politics

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. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

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.

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. Byrne,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Serino And Rohde Call On State To Make Permanent Commitment To Vets


State Senator Sue Serino and Putnam’s Director of Veterans Affairs Karl Rohde were angered last week that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Budget failed to include funding that supported the Joseph Dwyer Veterans Peer-Support Program. The initiative… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Courthouse Goes Blue


The historic Putnam County Courthouse has been illuminated in blue in recognition of Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Photo by Eric Gross.The historic Putnam Courthouse in the heart of the county seat has been illuminated with blue lig… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Community Forum Planned for Next Wednesday in Mahopac


COVID and issues facing the Town of Carmel will be on the agenda next Wednesday evening (January 27) when the Lake Mahopac Rotary hosts its first Community Forum on Zoom. Rotary Past President Lillian Jones said for the inaugural get-together, Carmel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Fire Department Elects Officers for 2021

Chief James Stasiak will again lead the Mahopac Fire Department in the New Year. Members of the county’s second busiest fire department, Brewster remains the most active, elected both administrative and firematic officers last week. Joining Chief Sta… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New Anchorages for Oil Barges Banned on Lower Hudson


 Environmentalists have joined Putnam County Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney in celebrating the Cold Spring Democrat’s fight to permanently ban oil barge anchorages on the lower Hudson River. Maloney, who chairs the House Coast Guard and Mariti… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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