Gardening Gusto



  Gardening Hooray! We finally got some rain and fresh produce is piled high in the markets and pouring out of our vegetable patches. In August we have plenty of health-giving food and enjoy the beautiful bounty of the Hudson Valley. So, woul… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time



Courier Archives 82 Years Ago 2 A ugust 24, 1928 FROM OUR NEIGHBORS Farmers Mills There was a large attendance at the church picnic on Wednesday of last week which was much enjoyed. There was plenty of good things to eat, including candy, peanut… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Striking Views of the Hudson from Breakneck Ridge

Pastimes

  While Putnam may seem like a county of gently rolling hills, there are still some spots that can get your adrenaline pumping. One of the most adventurous and rewarding trails in Putnam County is the hike to Breakneck Ridge. Besides having an … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Constitution Island Brings History Back to Life, Again



10am, the camp opens to the public, with cannon demonstrations beginning at 10:30am. Dusting off their uniforms, cannons, bayonets, and whatever else needs dusting off, all the Revolutionary War buffs should enjoy this coming weekend. During Constit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Arts and Crafts with a Spectacular View



Annie Chesnut Set on the river’s edge in Garrison’s Landing, The Garrison Art Center’s 41st Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Fair boasts majestic Hudson River and Hudson Highlands views, as well as a uniquely exquisite spot to shop. The… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Time to be Courageous’

Leibell says we do not need to build a mosque at Ground Zero to prove we are tolerant

Speaking in front of the historic county courthouse, State Senator Leibell made a case for religious tolerance in the Muslim world. Tuesday afternoon, in front of the historic County Courthouse steps in Carmel, and a crowd of about 30 supporters, St… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Going Silent in the War of Words



Elections Commissoner and county Republican chairman Anthony Scannapieco has written a letter to local media outlets, declaring that he won’t be responding to “any of the infantile rantings of State Senator Vincent Leibell.” Las… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Somers Supervisor Murphy Seeks Leibell’s Senate Seat

Positioning for Power

Mary Beth Murphy Mary Beth Murphy, who is seeking the 40th state senate seat being vacated by Senator Vincent Leibell, believes she embodies the remedy for the ills afflicting New York State government. Murphy, who for 12 years has served as supervi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Man Charged with Poisoning Wife



Michael Kovacs A Lake Carmel man is facing manslaughter charges for killing his wife in their Larchmont Road home by poisoning her with methanol—a solvent used in anti-freeze, fuel, and cleaning materials. Putnam County Sheriff’s Depar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sheriff’s Office Gets High Marks from Citizens



When asked, “How would you rate the job the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is doing?” Putnamites were mostly positive. A majority of Putnam County residents are satisfied with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, according to … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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