Going to the Dogs for a Day

Carmel News

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell and Deputy Executive Bruce Walker meet with Putnam’s new Risk Manager Adrienne Spadaccini Friday while Brittney takes in the conversation. County Executive MaryEllen Odell loves all four-legged creatures. “Ther… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Carmel Woman Sues Wal-Mart

Carmel News

A $7 million lawsuit has been filed by a Carmel woman who claimed she was wrongly accused of shoplifting at the Wal-Mart store in Cortlandt earlier this year. Alexandra Richardson filed the legal action in U.S. Federal Court White Plains claiming th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

NY: Unemployment Low

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Unemployment numbers in Putnam County continue to remain low. The New York State Labor Department reported last week Putnam’s rate of unemployment for May was 6.8 percent, the second lowest in the entire state behind tiny Tompkins County upsta… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Virtual Schooling Connects Children in Carmel, Korea

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Eun Hee Jung corresponds with her counterpart in Korea at Kent Primary School last week prior to the broadcast. Fourteen fourth graders didn’t mind returning to class at 7 p.m. last week. After all, the 9-year-olds were about to culminate a yea… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Officials Call for Banning Synthetic Marijuana

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County and town officials gathered at Carmel Town Hall Friday afternoon along with State Senator Greg Ball demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sign legislation banning the sale of synthetic marijuana in New York State. Synthetic marijuana or “fak… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Hanging Affair

The trials and the cost of independence

Lewis E. Lehrman is co-founder of the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History and author of Lincoln at Peoria: The Turning Point (Stackpole Books, 2008). America’s Declaration of Independence was not signed on July 4, 1776, nor was indepen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lawlessness Affirmed?

Supreme Court decision will complicate issue

This week, the Supreme Court Police upheld Arizona law that police officers are allowed to check the immigration status of every person who is stopped or arrested. But the court struck down other key parts of the law, signaling a victory for the fed… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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134 Years Ago June 29, 1878

JOHN WILKES BOOTH’S CONFESSION. STATEMENT OF ITS DELIVERY TO JOHN F. COYLE, AND OF ITS BURNING IN THE PRESENCE OF WITNESSES. Louisville, Ky. June 21—Mr. John T. Ford, in his statement of the assassination of President Lincoln, does not … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sweltering Graduation for Mahopac Class of 2012

Last memories and snapshots for 430 grads

  Even the blacktop appeared to be sweating Thursday afternoon, as the 2012 graduating class of Mahopac High School made their way to the football field as the temperature was 97 degrees outside. The scorching heat did not discourage families, f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Historic Fashions Lovingly Brought to Life



  For true historians, history is a puzzle to be pieced together using whatever artifacts you can find. Bits of pottery, bones, obscure documents, artwork, weapons, ancient ruins—all contribute to reconstructed images of what life was like… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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