May 9, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Children’s Expo and Safety Fair Best Yet

Ideal weather conditions attracted large crowds to the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services complex in Carmel last Saturday for Putnam’s 8th annual Children’s Expo and Public Safety Day. More...

Pistol Permit Black-Out Date Nears

The black-out date for pistol permit owners desiring not to have personal information made public is quickly approaching. More...

Boyhood Friends Celebrate Eagle Scout Awards

Salvatore “Torey” Caruso and Declan Cunningham have been friends since first grade at St. James School in Carmel. Although their educational paths went separate ways, scouting helped them to sustain their friendship. More...

Courier Publisher Elizabeth Ailes thanks former President Carter for service

Courier Publisher Elizabeth Ailes was on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, on Thursday, April 25th, for the dedication of the George Bush Presidential Library & Museum. Above, Mrs. More...

Second Annual

Putnam Cycling Classic Keepsake
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Sign Up for Household Hazardous Waste Day

Residents interested in disposing of household hazardous waste are being encouraged to register this week for next Saturday’s free event at Fahnestock State Park. More...

The Secret Garden Tour is Coming!

Buy tickets now at advance prices

On Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., take a one-day vacation with Putnam County’s Secret Garden Tour, voted “Best Garden Tour” in the Hudson Valley.  More...

National Day of Prayer Celebrated in Carmel

Putnam County was one of 35,000 communities across the U.S. to celebrate the National Day of Prayer. More...

Drunk in ‘Rethinking Drinking’ Class Leads to Arrest

A Mahopac woman has a lot of explaining to do when appearing today (Thursday) in Kent Town Court. More...

Legislature Honors Putnam’s Crème-de-la-crème

Thirty six of Putnam’s best and brightest young people received kudos last week when the Putnam Legislature recognized the high school seniors for their contributions. More...

Adventures in Cuba & Mexico Displayed in Southeast

Rosemarie Russo and Milt Fischer grew tired of Putnam’s cold, long winters and the two former Brewster residents, who now live in Heritage Hills in Somers, decided to do something about it. More...

Alleged Gun Pointing Leads to Arrest

A Kent man faces charges of menacing when appearing in court Thursday for allegedly pointing a handgun at his next door neighbor following a verbal dispute. More...

Tilly Foster Health & Wellness Fair is Saturday

Interested in expert advice on natural wellness techniques? More...

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