PERSPECTIVE

Appearances Matter, for the District Attorney, Too

Adam Levy Some years ago, in 1999, in a county not that far away – Orange, just across the Hudson River – one Paul Harnisch was an assistant district attorney. He was bipolar, according to court documents. He went off his medication and, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Population on Downward Trend in Putnam



The decline was small but for the first time in decades, Putnam’s population appears to be on a downward tilt. Information released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau indicated Putnam’s population at 99,607, a dip of 103 people between … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

OUR NEW FIRE DEPARTMENT

  Carmel is to be congratulated over its new fire department which completed its organization on Monday evening with the election of John Smith as chief and Edward Ganong as assistant. The Courier has fought untiringly for many years for organiz… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Firefighters Battle Mahopac House Blaze in Arctic Cold



Above: Fire crews attack a blaze at a home in Mahopac last Friday in 5 degree temperature. Below: Mahopac FD Captain Laura Smith-Lena’s face mask froze as the result of the arctic cold. With temperatures hovering at 5 degrees, firefighters from… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lake Carmel Businessman Killed Upstate in Snowmobile Crash



A Lake Carmel businessman died last Saturday when his snowmobile collided with a farm tractor in a remote section of upstate New York. The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Department identified the victim as Frederick Kussin III, 55, of Lookout Pass in Storm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Crash Injures Five, Snarls Traffic



Emergency responders assist the victims of a head-on crash on Route 22 in Patterson on New Year’s Eve. A head-on crash on Route 22 at the Route 164 intersection on New Year’s eve snarled holiday traffic and sent five people to area hospit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Moving Company Executive Charged With Fraud in $5.7M Theft



A man who formerly served as chief financial officer of a well known Putnam moving and storage company has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly embezzling $5.7 million from his employer. Gregg Pierleoni, 59, of New Fairfield has been … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

From the Chamber: Trailblazer Awards on Tap

A Strong Year In 2013 To Be Celebrated With 4th Annual Trailblazer Awards

This past year was a pretty solid one for Putnam County. Your countywide Chambers of Commerce worked to bring together elected officials and business leaders to evaluate suitable industry clusters for our region, we partnered with EDC President Megh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Buddhist Ceremony in Kent Calls for World Peace



Buddhist leaders pose for a photograph with Kent’s new supervisor Maureen Fleming (far left). Few things are more peaceful and spiritual than spending New Year’s morning at the Chuang Yen Monastery in western Kent. More than 250 residents… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Worship Listings



Chabad Jewish Center Of Putnam County 5 Fair Street Carmel 845 225 4770 www.Putnamchabad.Org Christ Episcopal Church Route 311 At Maple Ave., Patterson Jangled@Aol.Com Chuang Yen Monastery 2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 Drew United Methodis… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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