Cops and Robbers Thriller Unfolds in Lake Carmel



A robbery suspect from Putnam County is pinned against a police cruiser outside the Lake Carmel General Store Monday. The scene resembled a cops-androbbers thriller when armed police officers surrounded a car with guns drawn and removed four suspect… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Gleneida Avenue Arsenal Seized



A cache of weapons seized during last week’s drug arrest on display inside the Sheriff’s Department. A man described by police as a “major drug dealer” is behind bars following a raid on an apartment above a popular Carmel de… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Road Rage Kills Pricey Plate Proposal



Here’s a case of road rage that paid off! County clerks across New York State, accompanied by a petition drive, have killed a plan to issue new “Empire Gold” license plates containing dark blue and gold colors that would have co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Problem Gambling: A Popular Putnam Pastime



Teenagers across Putnam County are gambling more today than ever before. In fact, gambling is even more prominent among the county’s youth than the use of alcohol, marijuana, and/or cigarettes. The National Council on Alcoholism and Other … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

No Fiction Stranger Than the World in Which We Live



Reductio ad absurdum is a logical argument that highlights the logically bizarre (“absurd”) outcome of an opponent’s argument. Recently, I thought I’d chosen the most absurd examples to make some editorial points. As it … 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

80 Years Ago November 2 22, 1929

Times have changed since grandfather was a boy, and certainly not for the worse in regard to spending-money for farm boys. Fifty years ago it was the custom for the farm boy to work at home without wages until he became of age. Then his father ga… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Four Weeks to Christmas



In making up your list of Christmas gifts to friends and relatives we suggest a subscription to the COURIER as one which would be appreciated by many, especially those away from home or those who have moved away yet are interested in the news and d… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Thanksgiving Cooking: It’s all About the Turkey and the Pie



  Steps to a Picture-Perfect Turkey Tips (NAPS)—The first step in roasting a picture-perfect turkey, say the experts, is to start with a quality roaster. Here are some tips to help you choose one: • Avoid flimsy disposable roast… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CARMEL

Overnight Parking Now Banned

Mild autumn weather has resulted in many residents of the area forgetting about what lies ahead! Carmel Police Chief Michael Johnson and Highway Superintendent Michael Simone brought the public back to reality Tuesday by announcing that overnight pa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

BREWSTER

Library Offers a Virtual Cruise

Brewster resident and photographer, Ed DiTomas, took Brewster Library patrons on a virtual Trans-Atlantic cruise to Newport, RI; Boston, MA; Kinsale, Cobh, and Cork, Ireland; LeHavre and Normandy, France; and London, England. It was an absorbing pre… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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