Appointments Made at Legislature Year-end Meeting



Putnam legislators had their work cut out for them when making a variety of appointments at the body’s year-end meeting. Last Thursday evening by votes of 8-0 (Legislator Roger Gross was not in attendance) the lawmakers appointed Theresa Waiva… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Sales Tax Revenue Continues to Climb



Putnam County will meet its sales tax projection for the year gone by. Through the first 11 months of 2012, county coffers received nearly $45.5 million in sales tax receipts with December still to be tallied. Putnam lawmakers received the news last… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CORRECTION:



Due to a reporting error, it was erroneously stated Dec. 20 that Mary Johnson was one of the adult victims of the Newtown, Conn., school tragedy. Mrs. Johnson is principal of the Pequenakonck Elementary School in the North Salem School District. For… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gasoline Prices in New York Among Highest in the Nation



New Yorkers paid the fourth highest price per gallon of gasoline in 2012. AAA Club of New York reported the disturbing news on New Year’s Day indicating gas prices across the state averaged $3.90—30 cents per gallon higher than the natio… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Arts Council Awards Grants for 2013



A dozen festivals, foundations and organizations promoting arts and culture throughout the county will be receiving grants courtesy of the Putnam Arts Fund Registrant program managed by the Putnam Arts Council. At its year-end meeting last week, the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Kevin Bailey Day’ Proclaimed in Putnam



Following the meeting, Kevin Bailey, third from right, joins members of the legislature for what Legislator Dan Birmingham described as a “team photo.” Members of the Putnam Legislature, upset over County Executive MaryEllen Odell’s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Restaurant Fire Not on Menu in Carmel



A Chinese wok at the New Pagoda Restaurant at the A&P Shopping Center in Carmel was quickly extinguished Sunday evening when the restaurant’s automatic fire suppression system became activated. Carmel FD personnel were summoned at 10 p.m. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Jail Revenue Continues to Climb



A shift in Putnam’s jail population has resulted in an unexpected increase in revenue for county coffers. Following a $115,000 decline in board-in revenue for the first five months of the year compared to 2011, an availability of empty cells a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Simple Step to Stem Childhood Obesity: Eliminate One Sugar Source



Today’s younger generation may be the first in decades whose lifespan is shorter than their parents. The culprit is obesity and its accompanying health risks, including type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. These and other… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Blue-Ribbon Health Panel Forms



John Neubauer is deeply concerned about anticipated dramatic changes in America’s health care delivery. The Patterson businessman, who formerly served as Putnam Hospital Center’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, recently met with loca… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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