Columbus Day Parade draws thousands



What’s a parade in Putnam County without the Young Colonials Fife and Drum Corps from Carmel? Never mind the luck of the Irish: Italian-Americans were in their glory Sunday when, despite predictions for inclement weather, ideal conditions greet… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Legislature Adopts Budget By 6-3 Vote



Hundreds of hours of budget delibera­tions ended late Tuesday evening when the Putnam Legislature adopted its $141 million fiscal spending plan by a vote of 6 to 3. The budget carries virtually the same tax impact on local property owners as the pla… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Retirees Dodge A Bullet



of Putnam County govern­ment retirees have dodged a bullet: The Putnam Legislature Tuesday decided to keep the status quo, refusing to go along with County Executive Paul El­dridge’s suggestion to increase contri­bution rates for retiree healt… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Foundation Pledges It Will Pay Back Taxes on Carmel Land



Tax woes are piling up for the Put­nam Community Foundation, which owes an additional $84,668.61 in back taxes to the county. The amount relates to water and sew­er charges in Carmel, and is tied to land the non-profit owns next to the Putna… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ground Broken on Sidewalk Project



Representatives of Brennan Construction Company (left) join Emma Kounine, Senator Greg Ball, Legislator Carl Albano, Executive Paul Eldridge and Sheriff Don Smith for the sidewalk groundbreaking outside the Putnam Plaza last week. State and county of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Economic Woes Aired at Two Summits



Four of the county’s movers in the business world—top, Kevin Bailey, of Putnam County’s Economic Development Corp., and Jeff Kellogg, vice president of Putnam Hospital Center, and bottom, Sal Gambino of the Mahopac Chamber of Commer… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Sales Tax Revenue Finally Back in the Black



Putnam’s sales tax revenue is back in the black. After two months of declining sales tax dollars, county shoppers have re­turned to their earlier spending habits. According to Commissioner of Finance William Carlin shoppers generated $3,661,14… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Teaming Up To Make A Difference:

Business Leaders and Elected Officials

From The Chamber Public-private collaboration was on display all over the Hudson Valley this past Monday as business and commu­nity leaders sought to help our economy emerge faster from the recession. The day began with a forum hosted by Pattern For … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bridge Tolls to Rise



Starting on January 1, it will cost you more to cross the Bear Mountain and Hamilton Fish Newburgh-Beacon Bridges. The New York State Bridge Authority announced last Friday that it plans to hike the tolls from $1 to $1.50 for cash users and from $1 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Network Honors Movers & Shakers



Donna McGregor (right) receives kudos from last year’s Distinguished Service Award winner Dr. Edythe Schwartz of Putnam Family and Community Services. Two dozen of Putnam’s movers and shakers were honored last week when the Putnam Communi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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