PICTURES OF PUTNAM



Patterson Fire House volunteers supporting their Relay for Life, set for June 12th. Patty Stropple, Anthony Eleftherion, and Jim Eleftherion finding something interesting in their favorite newspaper.Westchester Medical Center helicopter about… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Under the Hood

Mechanics Don’t Need a License

  Licenses! The government makes sure you need paperwork for absolutely everything. You legally cannot be a plumber, teacher, architect, or doctor without a license. Beauticians need a license too—I suppose getting your nails done right i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

WASHINGTON DISPATCHES

Keeping an Eye on Our Representatives in D.C.

  Government Needs to Lead in Gulf CONGRESS took off from work last week to commemorate Memorial Day. Upon returning from vacation, Rep. John Hall continued to push the energy company BP to stem the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The oil ha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Police News



Vandals Hit Lake Carmel Kent Police have beefed up patrols following several acts of vandalism in the greater Lake Carmel area. Police charged Paul Marek, 19, of Carmel with making graffiti, possession of a graffiti instrument, and unlawful… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pastimes

Cooling Off at Squantz Pond, A Step Outside of Putnam

  Despite the numerous streams, lakes, ponds and reservoirs in Putnam County, there are relatively few places that permit swimming. If you travel about 4 miles outside Putnam County’s eastern border, Squantz Pond on Candlewood Lake offers… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Relay for Life a Success Despite the Monsoon Rains




Hundreds of spectators fill the bleachers on the Mahopac High School track as the lap is about to begin. Tracy Walsh, deputy director of the Putnam Chapter of the American Cancer Society summed it up best: “It’s not cancer. It’s ju… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Happy 235th Birthday to the United States Army



  During the Spring of 1775 many of the amateur volunteer forces of the American colonies, which made up the colonial army, were summoned to fight the British troops near Boston. Since no one commander was necessarily in charge, the Massachuset… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Courier Archives

110 Years Ago 2 June 8, 1900 Cycling Notes Many a fellow owes his good health to-day to the bicycle. The bicycle has been one of the main factors in the good roads movement. The professional promoters in this country this year will use moto… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Moral Imperatives & the Gaza Flotilla



Two terrible attacks occurred last week, one took place in the Mediterranean and one is taking place on the international arena. Israel is the victim in both of these attacks, being ripped apart, beaten with metal rods and knives, pulverized and st… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Salutary Lessons of Failure

What a national credit card statement might tell us

Well, as expected, the national debt passed the unlucky $13 trillion mark this week. To bring this a bit closer to home, if you’re a taxpayer, your portion of this debt is $118,000.00. Yes; in addition to your mortgage, car payment, kids&rsqu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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