Business ‘Trailblazers’ Hailed



The entire cast takes a bow at the Chambers of Commerce Trailblazer awards. Putnam’s 40 Under 40 Trailblazers represent a wide cross section of the county. From entrepreneurs to lawyers, educators to elected officials, students, pharmacists, ph… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Tartans & Toasting on Burns Night



The tartans were out, the drums were pounding and the whiskey was flowing on Saturday night in Garrison. It was the 7th Annual Hudson Highlands Pipe Band Burns Supper, at the Highlands Country Club, and everyone was in Scottish overdrive. Imagine a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

School Aid Up at Mahopac, Carmel, Down at Brewster



Each January school officials across New York State hold their breaths waiting to learn about individual district state aid allotments in the governor’s proposed budget. Last week was no exception. When the numbers were released three districts in P… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Survey: Drinking, Drugs Still Problems for School Youth



If you live in Putnam Valley and think your child won’t be exposed to drugs or alcohol, you might want to think again. The age of onset for alcohol and tobacco use in Putnam Valley is about 13, with marijuana starting slightly later, at about 14, re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Pawling Judge Pleads Guilty to Felony DWI



Pawling Village Justice Robert Apple has avoided state prison by pleading guilty to felony DWI in Carmel Town Court. The 56-year-old judge was stopped on Route 6 in Carmel last summer after police received several calls reporting a vehicle weaving i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Schools Have a Night to Celebrate



Brewster Sports Foundation leaders Patrice Bedrosian (left) and Lisa McPartland welcome Mookie Wilson to the affair. Two former professional athletes whose prowess on the football field and baseball diamond brought New York sports fans to their feet … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Teen Attacks Mother, Jailed



A 17-year-old Lake Carmel woman faces charges of assault and criminal mischief for allegedly attacking her mother following a violent family dispute. Kent Police arrested the unidentified woman last week after officers were dispatched to the family&… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Revenue Soars in 2012



People are shopping Putnam like never before. The county legislature’s Audit Committee heard from Commissioner of Finance William Carlin Tuesday evening who reported $51.4 million collected in sales tax revenue for 2012, a $2.1 million increase over… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

40 Under 40: A Lesson In Success



Putnam County’s inaugural 40 under 40 event has finally taken place, and by any measure it was a rousing success. Never before had so many of our finest businesspeople assembled in one room for a networking event, rewarding our belief that the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Old Man Winter Snarls Traffic, Cancels Activities



Monday’s frozen precipitation resulted in a number of crashes while canceling most activities countywide, and more bad weather – this time, rain and high winds – was on the way overnight Wednesday and into Thursday, forecasters sai… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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