Kent’s Joyce Mitchell: ‘Hire Me to Fire Me’



In an already unique election season in Putnam County, Joyce Mitchell has to have the most catching campaign slogan around: “Hire Me to Fire Me.” Mitchell has worked with global non-government organizations. She has lived in Afghanist… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Schmitt and Wilson Exchange ‘Blasts’



Last Friday, Carmel Supervisor candidate David McKay Wilson made public his discovery of a 35-year-old blasting ordinance in the Carmel town code, and called for an immediate moratorium on blasting in Carmel. “For years, the town has allowed … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Will Breathing Soon Be Taxed?

Congressman John Hall’s ‘cap and trade’ paves the way

  I wish I were only joking. John Hall, the melodious U.S. Congressman (D, NY-19, Guitar, Orleans), recently supported a bill in the House of Representatives that may one day make every other action of your lungs a taxable event. It’s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Things to Do This Week & Next!



This Weekend Thursday, October 22 FUNDRaISING ROUNDTaBLE “Preparing for the New Decade – A Discussion of What’s Ahead and Where We Want to Be.” Thursday, October 22 – 8am. Westchester Diner, Route 9A 300 Alban… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time from the Courier Archives

100 Years Ago October 2 24, 1919

Putnam’s Returned Heroes Receive Medals Tomorrow Tomorrow, Saturday October 25th, is the day when the people of Putnam County will hold a reception for the returned service men of the county and award to each a medal as a token of apprec… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’

Installment Six in which Ichabod enjoys a fine autumnal day

ELISE MAtIcH All was now bustle and hubbub in the late quiet schoolroom. The scholars were hurried through their lessons without stopping at trifles; those who were nimble skipped over half with impunity, and those who were tardy had a smart applica… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CARMEL

Rally for immigration reform

Peaceful demonstrators conduct a vigil in downtown Carmel last week promoting immigration reform. A chilly wind blew across Lake Gleneida into the faces of some two dozen men, women, and children gathered on the steps of the historic Putnam Courthou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CARMEL

Movie house goes dark

Anthony Seda checks the locked doors of the Carmel Movieplex 8 last week shortly after management walked away without notifying anyone of its closing. One of Putnam’s two motion picture theaters has gone dark. Carmel Movieplex 8, located at th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

SOUTHEAST

Rights proposes clothing bin ban

Southeast Supervisor Michael Rights checks on unsightly debris at a clothing bin located off Route 6 last week. Southeast Supervisor Michael Rights has called for a clothing bin ban in the greater Brewster area. Rights’s comments came last wee… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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