CORRECTION



In the July 23 edition, a report about Southeast Town Board candidate Liz Hudak was mistitled. The headline should have read "Hudak seeks seat on Town Board," rather than "Hudak takes seat on Town Board." We apologize fo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Bondi Takes on Legislators

Seeking to privatize home nursing service

County Executive Robert Bondi An emotional battle is brewing in Putnam County. The conflict centers around County Executive Robert Bondi’s issuing a formal request for proposals from providers of certified not-for-profit home health agencies to take… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Pot Plantation Spotted by State Police



A “pot” plantation consisting of 403 five- and six-foot-tall marijuana plants has been commandeered. Brewster State Police reported the confiscation of the illegal contraband Tuesday seized from an abandoned farm off Pugsley Road in a remote secti… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ball Hauls in the Cash



Assemblyman Greg Ball has raised more money than Congressman John Hall in the hotly contested race for the 19th Congressional District. Ball, a Republican whose 99th District encompasses Carmel, Southeast, and Patterson as well as Pawling, North S… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dolan Meets Carmel Flock



Archbishop Dolan (right) and St. James pastor Father Anthony Sorgie exit the church. (Below) Members of the Knights of Columbus lead a procession to the church. Archbishop Timothy Dolan turned on his Irish charm and scores of Putnam residents fell i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Throng of Bidders on Ballot this Fall



Putnam County Elections Commissioners Robert Bennett and Anthony Scannapieco and their staffs won’t have much of a vacation this summer, now that 69 candidates have filed petitions to run for 34 positions in town and county government this fall. T… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Loses More Jobs



If job losses affecting Putnam residents are any indicator, the recession is far from over. The NYS Labor Department released its monthly report last week, indicating that 18,300 jobs were lost throughout the Hudson Valley in June, upping the tota… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lucky Break

No injuries as another drunk illegal crashes car in Southeast

Some Brewster residents were outraged Monday after learning about a two-vehicle crash Sunday night that injured a four-year-old boy. Brewster Police charged the driver of a Ford minivan with DWI a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County 4-H Fair Has Arrived



A group of 4-H volunteers painted booths Monday at the Putnam Park as huge tents were erected. The teens include (l-r) Caitlin McDonald of Carmel, John Nakhla of Cold Spring, Sean Kelly of Brewster, Beth Amy of Carmel, Jon Meschino of Brewster, Staci… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Arts Council Offers Special Program for Kids



Nancy Wietgelman puts the finishing touches on her bracelet Thanks to the Putnam Arts Council, three dozen boys and girls are using their creative talent this summer. Children aged six to 13 have spent the past two weeks at the Tilly Foster Farm in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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