County Government in the Holiday Spirit



Putnam Legislature staff members are joined by Deputy County Executive Bruce Walker at the legislature’s Christmas tree. See more photos on page 8. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Newtown massacre has ties to local region



The pain and sadness of Friday’s unthinkable massacre in Newtown is being felt throughout the U.S. this week but in two communities abutting Putnam County, the sorrow runs deeper. One of the children gunned down by the crazed murderer was seven yea… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mass Murder Changes Schools

Safety reviewed with sheriff, other officials

Jane Sandbank of Brewster (right) makes a point during the three hour meeting while Garrison Superintendent Gloria Colucci, Haldane Superintendent Mark Villanti and Putnam Commissioner of Emergency Services Adam Stiebeling listen. The shocking deaths… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

West Point Holds Ground; National Park Idea Fades



The Warner House on Constitution Island. The plan to turn Constitution Island into a national park in western Putnam appears to be dead. Despite the Constitution Island Association’s steps to push the idea, West Point intends to keep the island… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

It’s Official: Terry Gipson Defeats Steve Saland



A new state senator will representing Philipstown, Putnam Valley and Kent on January 1 now that Senatorelect Terry Gipson has defeated longtime State Senator State Senator Stephen Saland. Saland, a Republican, conceded the race last Thursday after l… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Trio Busted in Heroin Sales

Probe into Putnam deaths continues

Three residents of Lincolndale and a man from Yorktown were arrested early Wednesday on felony drug charges and State Police say although not charged, the quartet may be involved with the deaths of four young men earlier this month from drug overdos… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The China Connection: Mandarin at Carmel?



Within the next few years, Carmel School District students may be studying in China while Mandarin may be the foreign language of choice at Carmel High School. Superintendent James Ryan planted the seed last week while meeting with officials from th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Water Rates to Soar



Residents in the greater Carmel- Mahopac area will be experiencing higher municipal water rates next year following action taken by the Carmel Town Board. By a unanimous vote last week the board decided to increase rates in Water Districts 2, 4, 12 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

History Buff Publishes New History of Kent



Reginald White volunteers his time these days at the Putnam Historian’s office in Brewster. Reginald White discovered new history of Kent while volunteering his time as an archivist in the Putnam County Historian’s office in Brewster. The… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Enterprise

A Backdrop of Grief As Christmas Nears; It Overshadows Sales and Profit

From The Chamber Next Tuesday, a major portion of the world will be celebrating a holiday based on peace, hope, love and promise. Typically as I travel the County and shop, I hear talk of sales and profits. After all…’Tis The Season. But… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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