The Courier Returns

After brush with bankruptcy, Putnam's oldest newspaper is revived

Joseph DiVestea (left) and Ray Memmel of Mountain View Construction of Patterson install the Putnam County Courier sign at the paper’s new location at 51-D Gleneida Avenue in downtown Carmel on Wednesday. DiVestea, owner of the building, said he was … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Legislature Opposes Home Health Privitization Plan



Calling it a “no brainer,” the Putnam County Legislature Tuesday opposed a suggestion made by County Executive Robert Bondi to investigate the privatization of the county’s Home Health Care nurses and voted unanimously to continue the Certified Hom… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Prospects Promising, Says Bondi



This reporter sat down with County Executive Robert Bondi at the county offices in Carmel for an in-depth conversation. We were joined by Deputy County Executive John Tully and Chief of Staff Lisa Denig. B… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hall Has High Hopes Funds Will Pump Up Putnam’s Projects



Congressman John Hall (D-19) helped pass the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 otherwise known as the economic stimulus bill, in February. According to Hall’s office, the bill will direct millions of taxpayer dollars to Putnam County … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Of Brave Soldiers, Romance, and Simple Truths

Digging Through the Storied Past of Putnam's Weekly Journal

From Whence We Came: A view of the Hayt Farm on Route 311 in Patterson, a reminder of the county’s agricultural roots. “Be Kind to Old Folks” Placing the Putnam County Courier in history is a daunting task. The paper was founded in 1841 by James D…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Was There a Witness to John Marcinak’s Murder?



There may have been a witness to the New Year’s Eve murder of Garrison resident John Marcinak. Around noon on December 31, 2008, Marcinak was shot and killed in front of Garrison Garage, the Route 9 towing business that he owned and operated. In an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Outward Bound Eyes Move From Garrison



A Long Trail A-Winding Mystery Point Road winds down the steep hill from Route 9D to the Outward Bound headquarters on the shores of the Hudson. The dirt road identified as “Mystery Point,” off of Route 9D between Garrison and the Bear Mountain Brid… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Veterans Experience Great Outdoors Thanks to Outward Bound, Sierra Club



Veterans hike down a mountain on an Outward Bound course. The Sierra Club is not frequently associated with the American military. As an environmental group, the club promotes the “responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources.” But in the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster

Judy Callahan named as new executive director of CAP

Putnam’s new CAP Executive Director Judy Callahan (left) is welcomed to her new position by former director Rosemarie Bahr (right) and the non-for-profit organization’s assistant director Marissa O’Leary. PHOTO BY ERIC GROSS Putnam’s Community Actio… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel

E-mail survey scam warning

CARMEL—Police are warning the public of a scam being circulated around Putnam County by use of an e-mail message. Office for the Aging Director William Huestis contacted the Sheriff’s Depar tment repor t ing … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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