Paul Boscia named as Putnam’s new Undersheriff
A career member of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department -- who retired only three weeks ago -- will soon be back on the job but this time as U Full Story
Snow squalls ice roads, resulting in dozens of mishaps Free Access
Snow accumulations were small across Putnam late Saturday afternoon and early evening but the precipitation falling on icy cold road surf Full Story
The Cold Spring firehouse roof is leaking, and the AC needs replacing. What should the village do?
O’Keefe case adjourned by Philipstown magistrate until March
The case against a retired Carmel police officer, former Carmel town councilman and previous member of the Mahopac Board of Education is nearing completion, according to District Attorney Robert Tendy. Full Story
CAUTION: ICY ROADS Free Access
Icy road conditions are reported on several area roads this morning with Route 301 in Kent, Putnam Valley and Philipstown especially dangerous. Several crashes were reported at 6:30 am in the vicinity of the Taconic State Parkway due to the blac Full Story
Impending storm forces cancellation of after school activities Free Access
The winter of 2016-17 is making up for the ‘lack of winter’ of 2015-16!Another storm forecast for late this afternoon and evening has forced most area schools to cancel all after school activities.Only the Brewster District is also dismissing classes Full Story
NYPD van overturns on Taconic
A New York City Corrections Department van overturned on the Taconic State Parkway near Pudding Street in Putnam Valley early Monday, necessitating an emergency response from the Putnam Valley Fire Department and New York State Police. Full Story
The parking meter at the lot on Fair Street brought in more money than expected. Does Cold Spring still have parking problems?
Another ice box of a morning Free Access
Frigid temps again Monday AM to start the week; even colder than Sunday morning. Full Story
Do you have any vacations planned for this winter?
Fisticuffs on Taconic in Putnam Valley
The Putnam 9-1-1 Dispatch Center switchboard lit up like a Christmas tree when caller after caller reported a “man with a knife attacking another individual” on the Taconic State Full Story
First 48 hours of 2017 hectic for emergency responders across county Free Access
It was a busy New Year’s weekend for Putnam’s emergency responders with police, fire and EMS personnel answering dozens of calls from Carmel to Cold Spring. Full Story
Do you have any New Year's Resolutions?
Search suspended for man who jumped from Bear Mountain Bridge
Updated with new info
The search for a man who jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge Friday has been suspended. Full Story
Christmas behind bars; sheriff again visits every inmate Free Access
Sheriff Donald Smith spent a portion of his Christmas behind bars at the Putnam Correctional Facility greeting inmates and wishing staff a happy holiday. Full Story
Houlihan Web 1221
Hectic Christmas-eve for emergency responders across Putnam Free Access
A rapid drop in temperature resulting in icy conditions and a house fire in Carmel kept Putnam’s emergency responders busy on Christmas-eve. Full Story
Links to http://www.pcnr.com/ads/Houlihan WEB 1221.pdf.
Baby, it’s cold outside!
Single digits across the county Tuesday
Putnam residents awakened to bone-chilling cold temperatures Tuesday. Full Story
What's the status of your Christmas shopping?
The dig is underway from season’s first big snow Free Access
Updated with new info
The big dig has begun as residents clear walks, driveways and paths from the season’s first notable snowfall. As much as six inches of snow fell on Putnam—with greater accumulations in the Patterson, North Highlands, Putnam Valley areas. Full Story
Dad illegally shoots deer for his son
State Police are continuing their crackdown on intoxicated motorists throughout the region and during the latest DWI enforcement effort last weekend, troopers nabbed 24 motorists, eleven of whom were either residents of Putnam County or arrests were Full Story
Are you dreaming of a white Christmas this year?
PCNR, Courier Under New Ownership Free Access
Elizabeth Ailes, the owner and publisher of the Putnam County News & Recorder and the Putnam County Courier, announced that she has sold both historic newspapers of record.The sale, to editor-in-chief and associate publisher Douglas Cunningham, w Full Story
SCHOOLS DELAY OPENING DUE TO ICY CONDITIONS Free Access
2-hour delay for Garrison, Haldane, Putnam Valley
For the second Monday in succession, residents are awakening to a coating of ice and snow on area roads necessitating officials of area schools to err on the side of caution and d Full Story
What are your Christmas Tree plans?
Candy cane runs enjoyed by young and old
The sounds of screaming sirens and blasting air horns permeated the Putnam countryside Saturday when firefighters and EMS providers conducted their annual tradition — the Can Full Story
Wild morning for fire and EMS
It’s been a wild Monday morning for fire, police and emergency services providers throughout the county.Overnight and early morning snow that delayed the opening of all public schools in Putnam and the closing of the Pawling School District resulted Full Story
First school delays this winter as snow hits Free Access
Haldane, Garrison & PV affected
Residents awakened to a coating of snow on area roads and grassy surfaces this morning necessitating officials of area schools to err on the side of caution and delay openings for Full Story