Local United Methodist Churches Form a Cooperative Parish



United Methodist Churches on both sides of Putnam County have recently adopted a cooperative approach to leadership – the Cooperative Parish. A Cooperative Parish is formed when several congregations leverage their resources to allow a more effecti… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Ronald Lawrence McAdams



Ronald Lawrence McAdams, 67, a resident of Pawling since 1981 and previously a five year resident of Bethel, CT, passed away at Castle Point Veterans Hospital, Beacon, NY, on November 11, 2013. Born in the Bronx on June 21, 1946, he was the son of the late Vincent and Eleanor (Wehner) McAdams. Ron was a sergeant in the U.S. Marine […]

Almost Time for Carmel’s Holiday on the Lake



The Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association has announced the schedule of events for this year’s annual “Holiday on the Lake” festivities, which will be held on Saturday, December 7. The activities, all within the hamlet of Carmel, star… 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

Saluting America’s Heroes

Veterans Day Ceremonies Salute Those Who Served

  America is the greatest country on earth and Americans are free for six basic reasons: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and the Merchant Marines. Former New York State VFW Commander Karl Rohde, who currently serves as Putnam’s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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