Leibell Machine Still Running



Even as Vincent Leibell, the one-time Putnam County political kingmaker, spends 21 months in a federal prison camp in Loretto, Penn., his left-over campaign apparatus continues working. It spends money. It files reports. The machine continues. But f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Back-to-School Supply Project at CAP



BHS senior Annie Hitchcock smiles as Gionna DeVito, 5, makes her back-to-school selection from Gabby’s Closet Monday while her mom, Julie DeVito, holds her little sister, Ava, who recently turned one. Putnam Community Action Program’s (CA… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Town-Wide Garbage Talks Underway



As many as seven private carters collect trash from residential customers in the greater Carmel-Mahopac-Mahopac Falls area and officials of Putnam’s largest municipality have begun investigating the creation of a town-wide municipal garbage di… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Revenue Continues to Climb



Sales tax revenue for the first seven months of 2012 has surpassed last year’s numbers by nearly $1.6 million. Putnam lawmakers received the positive economic news Monday evening when Commissioner of Finance William Carlin reported July sales tax re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Unemployment Rises Slightly In July



Unemployment rose slightly across Putnam this summer yet the county still finds itself with the lowest rate of unemployment in the entire Hudson Valley. The New York State Labor Department reported last week Putnam’s rate of unemployment for July wa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Anne Carmody Joins Other Angels



Anne Carmody Anne Carmody is being remembered this week as an angel for her many years of compassionate, caring and dedicated work as a home health care nurse. Carmody, 48, a resident of Carmel, lost her battle to cancer last Thursday, leaving behind… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Busy Summer for Highway, Facilities Workers



Commissioner Fred Pena and Deputy Commissioner John Tully inspect vents installed atop the former garbage dump. It’s been a summer to remember for the Putnam County Highways and Facilities Department. Under the direction and guidance of recentl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Leveraging Arts and Culture to Impact Business



From The Chamber Daniel Stockfield We’ve all been to towns where arts and culture bring a unique, distinct personality to main street business districts. New Paltz, Saratoga Springs, and Saugerties come to mind, or our own Cold Spring, as well…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Prevention, Public Health Begin with Immunization



  Scientific discoveries have led to great achievements in public health. For more than 200 years, vaccine development has kept people free from dreadful diseases. English physician Edward Jenner performed the first vaccination in 1796, using we… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ball Firm In Opposing Undocumented Residents



Eric Gross Senator Ball discusses his immigration philosophy with groups of residents following the meeting. As long as new residents to Putnam County are documented, State Senator Greg Ball has promised to help them. The first-term lawmaker raised t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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