Under the Microscope

Ball calls for Indian Point hearing, environmental groups call for shutdown

There might not be any radioactive fallout in the Hudson Valley in the wake of the Japanese nuclear crisis, but Indian Point Energy Center is facing increased pressure to explain its safety mechanisms and disaster contingency plans. The nuclear powe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Wondering About Wonder Lake



The expansion to Wonder Lake State Park can be accessed through property marked “No Trespassing” and “Private Property.” This month marks the one-year anniversary of New York State’s purchase of a weed-covered historic P… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brotherly Dispute Leads to Peaceable Hill Death



An early Saturday morning dispute between three brothers has led to the death of one man, on Peaceable Hill Road in Brewster. The case remains open but investigators with the State Police have refused to release any information about the case or pen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New Twist Emerges in DeStefano v. Borkowski

Borkowski asked DeStefano to join his campaign against Don Smith

James Borkowski Andrew DeStefano Sheriff Don Smith may have won his third term as Putnam County’s top law enforcer two years ago, but the three Republican primary candidates from the 2009 Sheriff’s race continue to make headlines. Two wee… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Evaluating Economically Viable Business Ideas




  Last week we discussed grass roots efforts to enhance and revitalize Putnam’s downtown commerce districts. This is of paramount importance in giving our independent business communities a chance to thrive. Coupled with this, however, is … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

VFW Seeking Funds to Support Injured Marine



  On February 15, Marine Lance Corporal John Curtin lost both of his legs above the knees after being hit by an improvised explosive device in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. John is currently recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Wash… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Andrew Port is One of America’s Most Talented Musicians



Andrew Port Carmel High School sophomore Andrew Port may be only 15 years old but the young man is already one of America’s most accomplished musicians. Port received word last week that he had been accepted as a member of the 2011 All National… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Residents Voice Concerns About Proposed Blasting Regulations



A public hearing held by the Carmel Town Board at Carmel Town Hall last Wednesday night brought out many opinions from residents concerning a proposed new chapter to the town code concerning blasting. Many praised the board for coming up with the ad… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Furry Family Fun Fair



  Putnam’s Furry Family Fun Fair on Sunday was organized by Joanne Colangelo along with Cheryl Wachtel and Kim Gerosa, all of Mahopac. The fair at the Carmel Veterans Hall offered a chance to meet dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits and guinea pi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

High School Musicians Achieve State Honors



CHS Music Director Joe Phillips gives a couple of pointers to Kate Gilgus (left) and Teresa Peters during a lesson last week. Teresa Peters and Kate Kilgus returned from Syracuse last week with memories to last a lifetime. The two Carmel High School … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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