Quake Rattles Region

Vibrations in Putnam From 5.8 Tremor

On a blue-sky day less than a month before the 10th anniversary of 9/11, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake Tuesday afternoon rattled nerves across Putnam County. The earthquake began at 1:51 p.m. and was based in Mineral, Va., but was felt up and down the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

McGuigan Aims to be The Comeback Kid



The McGuigan family has helped Bobby McGuigan in his run to regain a seat on the Putnam County Legislature. From left are Christina, 24; his wife, Barbara, 52; Bobby, 53; Robert III (BJ), 30; Victor, 16; and in center front is Deborah, 20. Robert P. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Before Quake, Half Near Indian Point Said Keep it Open



A Marist Poll released August 16th showed that close to half of residents near the Indian Point nuclear power plant want to keep it open. Marist said that 49 percent of residents who live near the plant oppose closing it, 40 percent favor shutting i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Road Resurfacing Underway



Crews heat scarify a section of Cornwall Hill Road in Patterson last week. Putnam Acting Commissioner of Highways and Facilities Emma Kounine called it “heat scarifying.” Huge pieces of flame throwing heavy equipment moved into Mahopac, P… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Nimham Pow Wow Attracts People From Across America



Walks-Far Powell dresses in full Native American regalia with her husband, Medium Bear Powell. The couple resides in North Salem. Native Americans as well as those interested in learning about local history filled the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

IRS Goes After Schneider on Taxes



Democratic County Executive hopeful Alan Schneider, who promotes himself as “fiscally conservative” and financially astute, is facing a tax lien the Internal Revenue Service has filed against his firm. The lien, filed with the Putnam Cou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Economic Development Councils – Is NY Truly ‘Open For Business’?

Enterprise From The Chamber

Daniel Stockfield Albany’s latest slogan represents that New York State has a new outlook when it comes to attracting business and building a strong support base for our economy. Will the 10 new Regional Economic Councils recently appointed by … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Speed Week Yields Amazing Results



A traffic enforcement campaign targeting speeding motorists during the second week in August throughout northern Westchester, Putnam and southern Dutchess counties had amazing results. State Police dubbed the initiative “Speed Week” that… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Knit/Crochet Ministry Aids Putnam Hospital Center



Michele Piazza (right) welcomes members of the Knit/Crochet Ministry to Putnam Hospital Center last week where little Richard of Patterson was born. Members of the St. Lawrence O’Toole Church include Mary Thomson, Judy Bruen, Linda Hohenstein, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Plans Finalized For 10th Annual 9/11 Candlelight Vigil In Carmel



County Executive Paul Eldridge meets last Friday with members of the Putnam Hero Memorial Committee consisting of James O’Neill, Patrick O’Malley, Denis Hanrahan, Robert Lipton Sr., Bob Lipton, Dave Radovich and John McCardle. Putnam&rsqu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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