September 20, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Blues and Barbecue Festival is a Winner

The aroma of an old fashioned barbecue wafted throughout the hamlet of Patterson last Saturday, while sounds of music kept scores of guests tapping their feet during Putnam County’s first Blues and Barbecue Festival sponsored by the Patterson R More...

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89 Years Ago S ept. 21, 1923

Made Track Laying Record Perfectly Ballasted Road Built In Eighty-Seven Days for the Late President Harding. More...

$43K in Well-drilling Equipment Stolen in Patterson, Sold as Scrap

A Dutchess County man is facing a lengthy state prison term for allegedly stealing well drilling equipment and related materials from a Patterson business. More...

Storms Ravage the Area

Strong storms pelted Putnam on Tuesday resulting in power outages to thousands of area residents. More...

Antique Machinery Enthusiasts Flock to Tilly Foster

Antique machine enthusiasts were in seventh heaven last weekend while visiting an end-of-summer tradition in Putnam County--the 5th annual Antique Machinery Association’s show at the Tilly Foster Farm in Southeast. More...

Vets To Host Romney Support Conference Today

A group of Putnam County veterans will speak during a news conference at 5:30 p.m. today, Thursday, on the steps of the Putnam County Courthouse to announce their support of Governor Mitt Romney for president. More...

Southeast Apiary Helps Religious School Prepare for Jewish New Year

Honey and sweet foods are traditionally eaten on Rosh Hashanah--the Jewish New Year being celebrated this week--and what better way to enjoy the pleasurable experience than to learn about honey production from one of the region’s most respected More...

The Courier’s Facebook Photo of the Week

“Butterflies” by Liz Saldo Harrison

Would you like to have your photo seen by thousands of people? Go to facebook.com/putnamcourier and ”like” our page. Then every week, we will ask for you to post your photos. We will choose our favorite and print it in the paper! More...

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