Fine Arts and Crafts Attract Buyers by the Thousands



  Here are some images of The Garrison Art Center Fine Arts and Craft Fair, which was held this past weekend, Aug. 21 & 22, on the riverfront on Garrison’s Landing:     … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

The Scamulus and Other D.C. Games of Chance

Congressman Hall goes all in—with your money

Civics quiz: The U.S. Constitution allows the president to spend how much taxpayer money each year? a) $1 billion b) $1 trillion c) $10 trillion d) $0 If you answered d), congratulations! I wanted to get this bit of trivia out of the way so you… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

High Praise for Putnam Schools

But majority say, “Don’t raise school taxes!’

  According to a recent survey, 70.7 percent of Putnam County citizens are unwilling to pay higher school taxes. At the same time, 72 percent of those polled had a positive view of Putnam schools. However, a closer look at the numbers reveals t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Candidates Face Resident questions



Senator Vincent Leibell and County Legislator Mary Ellen Odell. In a debate that placed candidates before an audience of eager, answer-hungry residents, issues like term limits, attracting and maintaining local commerce, and taxation were cause for … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Drink & Drive, Lose Your Ride



District Attorney Adam Levy is not in the used car business but Putnam’s chief lawman told the Courier Monday that he will do everything in his power to protect local residents from “irresponsible and dangerous felony offenders.” … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Positioning for Power

COUNTY EXECUTIVE RACE

Editor’s Note: These profiles of Odell and Leibell ran in the Feb. 4, 2010, and April 22, 2010 issues of the Courier. We are reprinting excerpts of them in anticipation of the upcoming September 14 Republican primary in the race for Putn… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Supporting Warriors Who Return—and the Families of Those Who Don’t



“The Fallen Comrade Table,” set up by Ray McCarthy in his Sullivan County Airport restaurant, is used in formal military ceremonies to honor those who cannot be there. The mid-Hudson River Valley has lost 21 warriors since the beginning … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Blood Alcohol Level of .38 lands Man in Jail



A Putnam Valley motorist whose blood alcohol level measured .38 was arrested for DWI. His blood alcohol level was nearly five times the legal limit. State Police at Cortlandt arrested Herminio Quinones, 51, last week after Troop K Major Michael K… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Driving without a license: Police crackdown



Police say the number of motorists operating vehicles throughout the area with suspended or revoked licenses is very high. Carmel Officer Brian Shay stopped a speeding car on Route 6 in Mahopac and charged David Sutton, 18, of Lake Peekskill, wit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

SPCA Formed in Putnam to Limit Animal Cruelty



A new chapter of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has been formed in Putnam County. Members of the group led by Ken Ross of the Westchester SPCA, Veterinarian Dr. Jack Kovitz, and Putnam Valley Dog Control Officer Patti Smith … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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