‘Dormitory Authority’ Builds a Bridge

The Dormitory Authority was founded to build dormitories. So why did the Authority fund the construction of a footbridge in a Patterson field in 2008?

This $250,000 bridge in a Patterson field was funded by a state grant issued to former state senator Vincent Leibell’s Hudson Valley Trust. The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York was founded in 1944 to build dormitories at state teach… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Ellner Seeks Appointment

Carmel Town Board

After the January departure of Councilman Anthony DiCarlo for the Putnam County Legislature, the Carmel Town Council decided that they would leave the seat empty and operate with a four member board. However, as reported by the Courier last week, th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Toast to the Future



Members of the Putnam Speaks Toastmasters will be conducting their final meeting at Guideposts next week. Starting in March, the 13-yearold organization relocates to Mahopac. See Page 3 for the complete story. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Fires Code Enforcement Officer



The Village of Brewster board of trustees voted unanimously February 2 to fire Code Enforcement Officer Robert Serino based on findings determined in a disciplinary hearing. Serino also is facing 10 felony charges. Serino was arrested last September… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Will Putnam Receive an Extension on Higher Sales Tax Rate?



Putnam’s Legislature Chairman Vincent Tamagna describes New York State’s reauthorization of the county four percent local sales tax, instead of three percent, “critical for our future.” Without it, said Tamagna, drastic measu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Man Who Makes It All Add Up

From The Chamber

  There is a gentleman among us in Putnam (and “gentleman” is an understatement!) who exemplifies business and community leadership. His quiet yet reassuring grace and jovial demeanor belies a sound business acumen and sense of purpo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Exceeding Snow Days



  To the dismay of most children across the state, school vacations have been shortened due to winter weather. All of Putnam’s five school districts have exceeded their scheduled emergency snow days and will need to shorten future vacation… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Let’s Play a Game. . .

Where in the County is The Courier?

If you can identify this location in Putnam County and be the first caller to 845.225.3633 on Monday, February 14, at 10am (according to the clock at the Courier office), you will win a special surprise! … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Camarda Pavilion Falls Under Weight of Snow



Above: The rubble from the Camarda Park pavilion is strewn over a wide area. Below: Carmel Supervisor Ken Schmitt and Parks and Recreation Director James Gilchrist place warning markers around the rubble Monday. The aftermath of the snowiest January … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Putnam Speaks’ Toastmasters Leaving Carmel After 13 Years



Putnam Speaks Toastmasters is one of the county’s best-kept secrets. After meeting at Guideposts in Carmel for the past 13 years, where more than 300 sessions have occurred, the group is moving to the United Way office at the Mahopac National … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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