Ice Wreaks Havoc



A chilly rain combined with frigid blacktop spelled doom for scores of area motorists and pedestrians Monday. Light precipitation began falling around 6:30 a.m. and within minutes many area roads turned to sheets of ice, resulting in dozens of skidd… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Police Urge Internet Caution After Arrest In Kent



Police have issued a reminder to the public this week about Internet safety following the arrest of a 22-year-old West Virginia man who traveled to Kent in order to meet two 17-year-old Carmel High School girls he met on an X-Box live chat. Kent Po… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

How to Be a World Class Champion?

From The Chamber

Daniel Stockfield I believe the first step is to decide whether that’s what you want. And honestly, in this difficult and changing economy I would say only the top 20 percent or less are actually thriving in any industry, wouldn’t you agr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mild Weather Speeds Repairs at Vets Park



Putnam Deputy Commissioner of Parks Chris Ruthven operates a backhoe at the Putnam County Park last Friday while county employees assist with the completion of the installation of a new water pipe at the lower Veterans Memorial Park. Take a drive thr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Snowplow Slides, Hits Car; Car Hits Pole; Driver Pinned Inside



Icy road conditions are tricky even for municipal employees driving a snowplow. A Town of Kent Highway worker found that out the hard way Monday night when summoned to sand Putnam Drive in Lake Carmel. Kent Police received numerous calls around 10 p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Narrow Escape for Youth on Thin Ice

Oil delivery worker raises alarm, calls for rescue

A 17-year-old Putnam Lake youth is lucky to be alive after falling into Putnam Lake when a thin coating of ice cracked beneath him as he was hiking along the body of water on Monday. It was shortly after 11 o’clock when Brewster State Police r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Legal Ad Suit is Set Aside

Legislature decision again ensures access to legal notices

Now that the County Legislature has added the Putnam County Courier to its list of official papers, thereby ensuring ready public access to important legal notices, the Courier is discontinuing its lawsuit against the Legislature. The Legislature&rs… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New State Budget Hikes School Aid



School officials in five of Putnam’s six school districts received good news Tuesday when Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled his 2012-2013 fiscal spending plan. For the first time in three years, state aid to local schools increased anywhere from less… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrated Across Putnam

Citizens volunteer throughout county

Volunteers painting the health center at Clearpool Camp include Robert and Shelly Cinque, of Putnam Valley, Heather Boylston of Kent Cliffs and Diane Guilfoil. The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. often asked: “What are you doing for others?&rsq… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Salutes Sybil’s Ride

Anniversary of Putnam County kicks off this weekend

Author Vincent Dacquino poses with his book and a Haldane student Saturday. In the case of Sybil Ludington, local author and retired high school teacher Vincent Dacquino describes himself as a “man on a mission.” In a lecture at the Putna… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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