Cyclists Race Through County



Sunday morning marked the start of the first Putnam Cycling Classic, a 110-kilometer and 60-kilometer race through Putnam County. Some 188 cyclists, many shown here, streamed past the starting line on their way toward eastern Putnam and then back to … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Gloves Come Off in County Budget Fights



Putnam County Executive Mary Ellen Odell has tabbed the administration’s 2013 budget as a “people’s budget” with a modest 2 percent tax hike – and then the budget ran into the people’s buzz saw. Not only that, but… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Jay Vitale: Heart of a Giant

Guinan’s Aurora provides bikes for the disadvantaged

In a world that, at times, seems to be going mad, heart-touching stories can be too few and far between. Cold Spring resident Jay Vitale is a man on a mission of love. He provides children and veterans who are in need with bicycles. Vitale is a re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Carmel $4.9M Referendum Overwhelmingly Rejected



By a 2-1 margin, residents in the Carmel School District rejected a $4.9 million bond referendum Friday that called for repairs and replacement of infrastructure at Carmel High School. The vote was 368 in favor and 739 opposed. A disappointed Board … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Shocker Over Maloney House?



In a surprising turn of events, the COURIER has learned that according to the Putnam County Clerk’s Office, Sean Patrick Maloney’s name doesn’t appear in county records as owning the house he said he bought in Philipstown. Maloney’s campaign, though… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Hostage’ Crisis Acted Out in Carmel



The explosives are detonated and the police enter the building in this drill. Sounds of gun fire, smoke from explosive devices and heavily armed emergency responders manning tanks, armored personnel carriers and a variety of police and fire vehicles … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Mend-A-Heart Raises $8,000



Mend-A-Heart coordinators Cathy Vargas, Jane Smith and Elaine Otto congratulate Marilyn Smith of Patterson (right) for accepting this year’s quilt on behalf of her sister. Putnam’s Mend-A-Heart annual “50’s at the Hop” r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ensuring Chambers Of Commerce Meet Local Business Needs



From The Chamber The independent business world is undergoing unprecedented change. Traditional sources of vital services and guidance, once provided by chambers to local entrepreneurs, are now increasingly provided elsewhere, such as by online servi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

BOCES Administrators Take Pay Freeze



Administrators and supervisors employed by the Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES have agreed to a one year pay freeze as part of a new three year contract. The agreement ratified last week calls for a0percentincreaseduringthe2012- 2013 school year; … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Firefighters Push Safety



Above: Fire Prevention Officer Thomas Lannon distributes a variety of goodies to children of all ages at the event. Below: A small building goes up in flames during Sunday’s BFD Open House celebration. Hundreds of men, women and children of all… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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