Leibell’s Leniency Plea

Argues for Probation, House Arrest, & Community Service

The Putnam County Veterans’ Home no longer bears ex-Senator Leibell’s name. Disgraced Sen. Vincent Leibell should not receive prison time when he’s sentenced next month on federal corruption charges, his lawyer argued in an 85-page … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Breakfast Kicks Off 2011 Putnam Chamber Expo



Annie Chesnut Two hundred people celebrated business and business people in Putnam County at Wednesday’s kickoff to the Shop Putnam Business & Home Expo in Mahopac. Roger Ailes, chairman and CEO of Fox News, and state Sen. Greg Ball, R-40, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Veterans’ Home Renamed



The name of former State Senator Vincent Leibell has been whited out on a sign leading to the facility. It’s now official: The name of the Vincent Leibell Putnam County Veterans’ Home has been changed to the Putnam County Veterans’ … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pain at the Pump in Putnam



An attendant pumps gas at Owens Car Care Citgo in Carmel. Chris Layton No matter where you travel in Putnam County lately, the conversation centers on the pain at the pump. Gasoline prices have exceeded $4 per gallon, and with continuing unrest in th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislature to Pick Newspapers for Legal Advertisements



Do three weekly newspapers need to continue to print legal notices for Putnam County government this year or will the number be reduced to two? That’s the question that will be answered next Tuesday when the Putnam Legislature convenes its reg… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Soggy Easter Egg Hunt In Kent



Brady Doherty, 2, enjoys his first Easter egg hunt. Soggy conditions failed to deter the enthusiasm of 125 boys and girls who joined the Easter Bunny last Saturday at an Easter egg hunt in Kent. The Kent Schools Complex parking lot was cordoned off a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Term Limits – Examining the Pros and Cons

From The Chamber

  Should public officials leave office after a prescribed amount of time? Or are their talents too valuable to our community for them to be removed unless voted out by the public? The question of term limits has been around ever since the foundi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pet Portraits Raise Money for Humane Society



Paws for a Cause held a professional pet portraits session in Carmel on April 9 to raise money for the Putnam Humane Society (PHS). The event featured professional pet portraits by Margaret Rizzuto, along with raffles, gifts and prizes. Paws for a … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Buckley Bolts from Nonprofit



Election night 2010 Robert Buckley has resigned as a member of the board of the Putnam Community Foundation, the non-profit senior housing group tied to disgraced former Sen. Vincent Leibell. Buckley, who had been an avid supporter of Leibell, said W… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

District Attorney Fights Appeal in 17-Year-Old Murder Case



The Putnam County District Attorney’s office has asked New York’s highest court for permission to appeal an Appellate Court decision that ordered a new trial for one of two men convicted of the rape and murder of a 12-year-old Carmel gir… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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