Cycling Race Doubles in Size




Just after the starting gun at the Putnam Cycling Classic, which went throughout Putnam. The Ridge Hill Putnam Cycling Classic doubled in size from last year, to 366 racers, who swarmed Cold Spring on Sunday. They jammed downtown streets as thousands… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Othmer to Run for Kent Highway Job

Could Leave Legislature

Richard Othmer Putnam Legislature Chairman Richard Othmer plans to turn in his meeting gavel for a mechanic’s wrench as Kent’s new Highway Superintendent. Members of the Kent Republican Town Committee endorsed Othmer at its caucus last week to succee… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dispute Between Top Putnam Lawmen Continues



The shark tank of Putnam County politics roiled again this week with a new fracas between the county’s top two lawmen, District Attorney Adam Levy and Sheriff Donald Smith. Levy charged Wednesday that some of Smith’s actions in heading the Sheriff’s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Aid Keeps Pre-School Open



An infusion of $150,000 of county funds will allow the PARC Pre- School to continue providing services for Putnam’s most vulnerable population—children with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities. By an 8-0 vote, Legislator R… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Cicadas are Coming



Putnam is preparing for an invasion of cicadas later this month. The cicadas are coming! The cicadas are coming! Within the next couple of weeks millions of the creepy looking insects which have been feeding on roots underground for the past 17 years… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Junior Moving Up in Business



Steven Youssef has been elected as President of the New York State FBLA. Remember the name Steven Youssef! The 16-year-old Carmel High School junior who has been elected as President of the 250,000 member New York State Future Business Leaders of Ame… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Regional Business Expo is Saturday



Thousands are expected to visit Putnam Hospital Center Saturday for Putnam’s 8th annual Regional Business and Home Expo that is being touted as the largest event ever in county history where commerce and industry can showcase products and services. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Look At The Carmel-Kent Chamber



  The Putnam County Chambers of Commerce is comprised of seven participating organizations, which mean a great deal to the fabric of their communities. One of them is the Carmel-Kent Chamber, piloted by volunteer President Henry Boyd of Boyd Art… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Drunk in ‘Rethinking Drinking’ Class Leads to Arrest



A Mahopac woman has a lot of explaining to do when appearing today (Thursday) in Kent Town Court. Linda Jordan, 57, was arrested last week after coming to Kent Police headquarters to attend a court mandated “Rethinking Drinking” class sp… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel- Kent Lions Club Annual Carnival



The Carmel-Kent Lions Club will have their annual carnival from Wednesday, May 22, through Sunday, May 26, at the Shoprite Plaza, Route 52, Carmel. Rides open at 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Wednesday and Sunday on… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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