Kent Historical Society to Meet



Please join the Kent Historical Society on November 21st, 7:30 pm, for its next free presentation. Tony Musso will present his new book, “Hidden Treasures of the Hudson Valley – Vol. 2,” discussing some of the interesting historic sites… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Driving Out the Whipples, Tilly’s Backer



Dear Editor: Recently I received an email telling me about how on Wednesday there was going to be an announcement that Tilly Foster Farm was going to be turned over to the county. I was upset like many others to learn this news. After five years of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Sheltering-in-place and Oral KI Best Tactics for Radioactive Event




  Regardless of how you feel about nuclear energy, a nuclear power plant sits in our backyard. The risks for a “radiologic accident” are small, but present nonetheless. My purpose here is not to review or reassure you about the many … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Flu Takes a Bow in Putnam



Health Dept. staff and volunteers prepare prior to the start of the clinic. Putnam County has recorded its first case of influenza resulting in the hospitalization of a 75-year-old man. Commissioner of Health Dr. Allen Beals reported last week &ldquo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Winter Parking Ban Begins Friday



From Nov. 15 through April 15 vehicles will be prohibited from parking on county roads from 5 p.m. to 6 a.m. and on most town roads from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. The parking ban was enacted in order to facilitate village, town, county and state highway depa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

HE RUNS A FARM.

  [part two of two] (cont’d from last week) To be a successful farmer you must board your wife’s relatives. That is another discovery made by Hitchcock. This done, he started to Lay out a garden, his idea being to raise enough vege… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

WORD of the WEEK

bon•ho•mie

good-natured easy friendliness … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

PAC Congratulated on its 50th Anniversary



Joyce Picone and KC Anderson accept the county’s proclamation from Legislator Dini LoBue (right) at last week’s meeting. The Putnam Arts Council—the voice of arts throughout the county’s six towns and three villages— whi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Soda Pop Tabs Teach Important Lessons



KPS Principal Joan Pinkerton and several students rejoice after collecting one million soda pop tabs. Children at the Kent Primary School learned several important lessons when collecting soda pop tabs. The boys and girls learned about recycling as w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

First Snowflakes of the Season



  Putnam’s first snow of the season arrived Tuesday morning blanketing grassy surfaces with a coating of white. State Police reported several skidding crashes Tuesday on the Taconic Parkway in Stormville. “Motorists must remember to… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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