Putnam Legislature adopts $145.5 million budget after modest changes



Once again Putnam has become the first county in the Hudson Valley and one of the first in New York State to adopt a new fiscal spending plan. The $145.5 million budget was adopted Wednesday evening by a 7-2 vote with Legislators Dini LoBue of Mahop… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Power outages plague Putnam on Sunday; high winds caused havoc



UPDATED STORY: The weatherman had forecast strong winds but the intensity of Sunday’s arctic blast caused havoc throughout the region when one quarter of Putnam County was plunged into darkness. Uprooted trees, snapped utility lines, transformer … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

No parishes to close in Putnam



Local Catholics are breathing a sigh of relief now that the New York Archdiocese has released its merger list and churches in Putnam County have been spared.The Archdiocese plans to merge 112 parishes into 55 next year and while Westchester, Dutches… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Long night predicted on Election Day; judge orders machines impounded



Putnam’s senior Elections Commissioner Anthony Scannapieco is predicting a “long night” Tuesday and perhaps a “longer week” for elections staff. Voting machines will be impounded following the vote as the result of action taken Monday in Putnam… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

GOP Sweep Across the County

Full results and totals

Republicans rejoice on Election Night led by GOP Chairman Anthony Scannapieco. Putnam County Republicans hit a home run on Election Day by sweeping every office. County Executive MaryEllen Odell was reelected for a full four year term along with… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hayworth Concedes in 18th District

Gipson ousted by Serino; Murphy to succeed Greg Ball Katz wins reelection

 Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney has narrowly won the hotly contested 18th District Congressional race, the closest contest of any involving Putnam County. Maloney, a resident of Cold Spring, led his challenger, former Rep. Nan Hayworth, by 2,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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