County Sues to Recover Land; State Wants Grant Back

Dilemma for DiVestea, Putnam Community Foundation


In what could be a significant development in the unwinding of corrupt state senator Vincent Leibell’s dealings, the state of New York has declared that a $2 million grant to the non-profit foundation the longtime senator started is in default… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Putnam Welcomes ‘Ships of the Desert’

Two camels home at Green Chimneys

Sage and Phoenix are blessed during a Hindu ceremony. A pair of 1,500-pound two-year-old Bactrian camels native to India and Asia were blessed and turned over to the Green Chimneys School Monday to assist emotionally challenged and behaviorally probl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fire’s Cause Still Unknown

Expert review continues in fatal Carmel blaze

Police and fire officials are continuing their investigation into the May 1 blaze in Carmel that killed four members of the Sullivan family, and have delayed announcing findings. Police Chief Michael Johnson reported Monday that the investigation wa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Katz Calls for Mandate Relief

Joined by Odell, Smith, school officials

Assemblyman Steve Katz is tired of Albany dragging its heels and last Friday before a news conference attended by a dozen governmental and school officials from both Putnam and Westchester, the first-term lawmaker demanded mandate relief. But while … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lads, Lasses Enjoy Annual Feis



Three young ladies wish each other good luck at the feis. The trio includes (l-r) Ciara Lennon, Maggie Murnane, 16 and Christina Henehan, 12, all from Brewster. Call it the “luck of the Irish!” After four consecutive years of inclement we… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Middle School Bomb Threat a Hoax



Officials have promised to prosecute to the fullest extent those responsible for a bomb threat Wednesday morning at the George Fischer Middle School in Carmel. A custodian observed a threat scrawled on a wall inside the school shortly after students… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Perfect Weather Makes Kids’ Day a Great Success



McGriff the Crime Dog is a big hit with Summer Strocca, 2, of Putnam Valley. Children of all ages were on hand at Putnam Hospital Center Saturday for the medical facility’s 7th annual Kids Day celebration. Brilliant sunshine and clear blue skie… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam to Reduce Number of Coroners

But how many does county need?

Beginning in 2013, the number of Putnam coroners will be reduced to either two or three. For decades, four coroners have served the county’s 100,000 residents by pronouncing individuals deceased at the scene of accidents or crimes or those who… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Chamber Members, and An Important Task For Our Economic Future

Enterprise


  Many people believe that Putnam County will benefit from a targeted, “cluster development” of industry, utilizing our county’s unique attributes such as proximity to New York City and the Hudson River, access to multiple tran… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Police Memorial Day Celebrated

Service remembers those killed in line of duty

Members of the FOP Pipe Band perform prior to a ceremony last week recalling those who made the supreme sacrifice during the past year. A bell tolled after the name of an officer killed in the line of duty across New York State in 2011 was recited. L… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]


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