Business Expanding in Putnam County



Despite the topsy-turvy economy, business is on the rebound in Putnam County. Kevin Bailey, president of the nonforprofit Putnam County Economic Development Corporation, brought that message to members of the Legislature’s Economic Development… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

‘Tears from Heaven’ Interrupt Carmel’s 9/11 Memorial Dedication



Color guards march into the ceremony as ominous rain clouds gather in the distance. Sunday’s 9/11 Memorial dedication was interrupted by “tears from heaven” when 30 minutes after the solemn service got underway outside Carmel Town H… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Man Arrested for Taking Law into Own Hands



A Lake Carmel man is in trouble with the law for taking what he believed was the proper action when a speeding motorist drove through his neighborhood. Kent Police arrested Ryan Champagne, 27, last Thursday on a charge of menacing after a complaint … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Man Charged in Burglary



A Mahopac man wanted in connection with the burglary of a popular Mahopac tavern is in custody following his arrest by Carmel Police. Matthew Reynolds, 24, was taken into custody last week by Sgt. Michael Nagle who observed him exiting a store in do… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

John Golzio Walks the Red Carpet



John Golzio, the 16-year-old Carmel High School junior, diagnosed with leukemia six years ago, joined 20 other children last weekend in Manhattan and participated in the Starlight Children’s Foundation and the Make-A-Film Foundation’s fi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Shop-Rite Employee Accused of Stealing Narcotics Medication



A Dutchess County woman employed at the Carmel Shop-Rite faces grand larceny charges for allegedly stealing narcotic pills from the store’s pharmacy during the past year. Carmel Police arrested Jessica Davis, 30, of Wappingers Falls last week … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hundreds Attend Kent Community Day



Two-year-old Travis Mills of Kent Lakes enjoy his frozen delight while mom, Becky cradles little brother, six-month old Justin. Kent Community Day offered something for everyone. The event was postponed 24 hours due to Saturday’s monsoon rains … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Films of the 1920s at the Library



On Friday, September 21, 7 p.m., and Friday, September 28, 7 p.m., the Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes, will be screening two silent films from the 1920s: The Gold Rush (1925), starring Charlie Chaplin on September 21, and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislators & Lawyers



Dear Editor: I have not lost my respect for the average, honest lawyer, but why is it that the majority of legislators are lawyers? Mr. Justin Wagner, a lawyer, is running against Senator Greg Ball in the 40th Senate District. Senator Ball is not a … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Ball is a Good Man



Dear Editor: I am a ten-year-old fifth-grade student at George Fisher Middle School. I am writing because of unfair attacks against Senator Greg Ball. All he asked his office to do is find volunteers willing to write letters in their own words. All … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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