Taconic Parkway Bridge Renamed to Honor Disabled Veterans



A bridge carrying the Taconic State Parkway over Bryant Pond Road in Putnam Valley will forever be called the Disabled American Veterans Memorial Bridge. Gov. Andrew Cuomo penned his signature to the legislation naming the bridge last Thursday. It h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

a remarkable discovery

  A correspondent of the Chicago Times gives to the Curator of the Battle Creek High School Museum the credit of telling a very remarkable story about a recent discovery of human remains in Barry County, Mich. Last fall a Mr. Cartwright was brea… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Tom Boyce Dead at 58, Honored by Firefighters



Brother and sister firefighters stand at attention Saturday when Tommy Boyce’s final alarm is sounded. Family and friends remembered Thomas Boyce Saturday at a memorial service in Carmel. Boyce, 58, a long time resident of Carmel, passed away J… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Nature’s Fireworks Wreak Havoc



Mother Nature provided her own fireworks display in the hours leading up to Independence Day last week, causing damage and discomfort to scores of area residents. Powerful storms dumping as much as two inches of rain flooded many roads. Accompanying… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Police Seek ID of Woman Found in Hudson



The query into the body of a woman found floating in the Hudson River midway between Garrison and Highland Falls a week ago, her feet bound, is continuing. Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Chief Investigator Gerald Schramek told the Courier … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lightning Strike Damages Putnam County Jail



Mother Nature has wreaked havoc throughout the county in recent days with torrential downpours, strong gusty winds and severe lightning. On Monday night, a new series of thunderstorms tore through the area knocking out power to thousands of NYSEG cu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ariano Attorney Arrested on Drug Charges



Lani Zaimi Ariano, who will be back in court in September for retrial in the alleged rape of an 18 year old woman employed at his restaurant last year, may have to find himself a new lawyer. George Galgano was taken into custody last Thursday at his… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Earthquake Creates A Different Kind of Summer Thunder



That old Carole King song was apropos on July 5 as many Philipstown residents literally felt the earth move under their feet when an earthquake measuring 2.5 on the Richter scale slightly shook our area. The minor earthquake gave some Philipstown r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Remains as Safest in NYS



The numbers are in and for the fourth consecutive year, Putnam County has the lowest total crime index rate among all counties in New York State. The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services released its annual report last week— “Crime … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.