Ball Calls for ‘Torture’ of Boston Suspect



State Senator Greg Ball’s suggestion that Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev be “tortured” to extract more information was received with both positive and negative comments from his constituents. Ball, a Republican, made his … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

A War Vet & Honor Across the Decades



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. World War II veteran Mario Antoci and County Executive MaryEllen Odell … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

School Safety Discussed at Roundtable



Haldane Superintendent Mark Villanti discusses school safety while (l-r) MTA Police Lt. John Kerwick, Sgt. Kevin Cargain, who heads the SRO program for the Sheriff’s Department, and Carmel Supervisor Ken Schmitt take notes. Officials on the sta… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

22 Candidates Seeking School Board Seats Next Month



Great interest is being shown in Board of Education seats this year as 22 candidates filed petitions this week with clerks in each of Putnam’s six school districts to run for the unsalaried positions in next month’s school elections. On May 21, resi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Judge Sweeny, Grossman Hope to Make History



John Sweeny Putnam County Senior Judge John Sweeny and Carmel attorney Victor Grossman hope to make history in Putnam County this fall. Both men are seeking election for the New York State Supreme Court from the 9th Judicial District—a region e… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Years Later, A Wedding Ring Miracle



Caryn Cannova, Don MacDonald and the newly found wedding ring. Editor’s Note: This is a tale of a wedding ring lost, and then found, of connections, and love undiminished even by death. Here is Don H. MacDonald’s report, in his own words…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

National Day of Prayer to be Observed Next Thursday



Putnam County will be participating in next Thursday’s National Day of Prayer with an observance in Carmel. The day was established in 1952 as a joint act of Congress that was signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. Dr. Patrick Delamere … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Get Your Tickets Early To Putnam’s Premier Business Celebration



From The Chamber It’s that time again – for the third year in a row the business community of Putnam County will assemble to celebrate the tremendous progress that has been made on behalf of business interests. Over the past few years we… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Spring Fling at Tilly Foster This Weekend



Tilly Foster Farm, which has its Spring Fling this weekend. Interested in an enjoyable out-ofdoors experience for the entire family? Saturday is Spring Fling Day at the Tilly Foster Farm. Farm director Meredith Whipple has forecast “something f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Councilman to Represent Young Republicans on National Level



John Greene of Kent will represent the New York State Young Republicans on the national level following next month’s convention on Staten Island. Kent Councilman John Greene has been nominated to become a national committeeman for the Young Rep… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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