Allison McCarthy is Crowned Connecticut Gymnastics Champ



  Allison McCarthy may be only 14 years old but the Brewster High School freshman is already a champion. Allison, who has been participating in gymnastics since the age of four, was crowned last week as the gold medal winner in the Connecticut S… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

School Security Still at Issue



While a task force gathering information leading to the hiring of school security personnel following last December’s tragedy in nearby Newtown, Conn. appears to be leaning towards the appointing of school patrol officers, or SPOs, over the highly t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Puppets and Humans Mix at Arts on The Lake



(From left to right, Francie Anne Riley, “Chanticleer,” Mary Schreiber, “The Fox” and Gavin Mackie.) A newly adapted version of Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales” will be presented at Arts on the Lake, 640 Route 52… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Secondary School Fair at Mizzentop



Fifth, 6th and 7th Grade Families in the community are invited to attend Mizzentop’s Secondary School Fair on Thursday, April 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This is a valuable opportunity for students and parents to meet and speak with admission r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Philipstown Seeks Share of Sales Tax




The Philipstown Town Board wants Putnam County to begin sharing sales tax revenue with its municipalities, but County Executive MaryEllen Odell said the prospects of that are slim. The board met last week to discuss that issue, as well as refer seve… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Valley to Review Dog Ordinances After Death

Pit bull terrier attack on neighbor's dogs

Rosie, a dog belonging to a Putnam Valley man, was mauled to death earlier this month by a neighbor’s pit bulls. The owner of the attacking dogs was fined $75. PHOTO BY SCOTT ROSENBLITT The unprovoked attack and death of Rosie, a pet dog belonging to… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Carmel veteran recognized in Washington, DC

WW II vet and Odell make trip

County Executive MaryEllen Odell greets Mario Antoci early Saturday morning as the pair embark on a day long trip to Washington as part of the Hudson Valley Honor Flight program. PHOTO BY ERIC GROSS World War II veteran Mario Antoci and County Execut… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ball Suggests Torture to Find More Info

Also advocates death penalty for cop killers

State Senator Greg Ball’s suggestion that Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev be “tortured” as punishment for his alleged acts was received with both positive and negative comments from his constituents.Ball made his comment Friday night: “No. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Man Jumps to Death from Putnam Side of Bear Mountain Bridge



Emergency responders from Putnam, Westchester, Rockland and Orange Counties were placed on alert Wednesday when a man jumped to his death from the eastern side of the Bear Mountain Bridge.State Police identified the victim as Chatschik Bisikian, 53,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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