Remembering the Revolution

Putnam Historical Society Hosts Exhibit on George Pope Morris

The Spirit of ’76 (aka Yankee Doodle) by Archibald MacNeal Willard, circa 1875 Patriot’s Day, April 19, commemorates the battles of Lexington and Concord and the beginning of the American Revolution. The occasion will be celebrated at the Putnam Cou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Superbug Sickens Putnamites



Putnam County Health Department personnel have been kept busy in recent months investigating a number of illness outbreaks from Carmel to Cold Spring. Health Commissioner Dr. Sherlita Amler, Public Health Supervisor Rick Carano and Health Departme… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fisherman Rescued in Gleneida



Police pull a stricken fisherman to safety early Monday who nearly drowned in Lake Gleneida in Carmel. Quick action on the part of police from three jurisdictions saved the life of a fisherman from Dutchess County early Monday who fell from a rowboa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s 911 Cal ls Range from Tragic to Ridiculous



Business at Putnam County’s 911 Emergency Operations Center is booming. While the overwhelming majority of calls received by dispatchers are legitimate emergencies, an increasing number of 911 hang-up calls and what Commissioner of Emergency Servi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Payeth, for the Tax Man Cometh



By now most of us have completed the arduous task of filing our income tax returns for the calendar year 2008. Some may have rushed through the weekend to pull paperwork together while also trying to enjoy the April holidays. Many of us with childr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

K-9 Units Conduct 3rd Search for Marcinak Clues



John Marcinak’s children continue to remember their father with a prayerful Easter image on Route 9 in Garrison. Since John Marcinak’s murder on New Year’s Eve day, police have conducted three extensive searches of the area around the Garrison Garag… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’ s Donald Smi ths Announce New Technology



Sheriff Donald Smith has his fingerprints taken by Kent Police Chief Donald Smith on the new Live Scan system. Kent Police Chief Donald L. Smith and Putnam Sheriff Donald B. Smith have been friends since kindergarten. It’s little wonder when the tw… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Breakfast with a Brogue at Bernie’s in Brewster



Bernie Cummins is ready to serve with a friendly smile. The owner of Bernie’s Deli on Route 22 in Brewster, Bernie Cummins jokes that without cigarettes or beer, “how can we be an Irish deli?” But the Irish flavor at Bernie’s is more than just a sha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

How the Other Half Lives

News From the Other Side of the Taconic

Hundreds gather at Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church in Cold Spring to mourn the death of beloved resident James “Jim” Guinan, the famed proprietor of Guinan’s Country Store—the old pub at Garrison’s Landing. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Schumer Fights For Sport Fishing



KENT—U.S. Senator Charles Schumer paid a visit to Putnam County. New York’s senior senator trekked to White Pond last Wednesday located in a remote area of western Kent, where he promised to sponsor legislation for $20 million to protect recr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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