Slowdown in Sales Tax Revenue



Cash registers continue to ring across Putnam County but for the first time all year, the amount raised for the month gone by failed to surpass the previous year’s total. Commissioner of Finance William Carlin presented his monthly report to m… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

The Working Man

  He is the noblest of whom our free country can boast; whether at the workshop or at the plow, you find him the same noble-hearted, free, and independent being. And if there is a man in society upon whom we look with admiration it is the indepe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Word of the Week



Quixotic foolishly impractical especially in the pursuit of ideals … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Storm Leaves Putnam in Dark



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. Upwards of 25,000 residents of the county experienced power int… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Thanksgiving Food Donations Accepted in Carmel



Families residing at the Retreat at Carmel, an adult community located off Stoneleigh Avenue, realize that turkey day is right around the corner and have begun accepting food donations for the Putnam Community Action (CAP) Food Pantry through Nov. 2… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Public Health Summit Develops Strategies



Dozens of community leaders both in and out of the medical profession joined forces last week by participating in the county’s fourth annual Putnam Health Summit. Organized by the Putnam Health Department and Putnam Hospital Center, the event … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Worship Listings



CHUANG YEN MONASTERY2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 baus.org bauscym@aol.com Sunday programs: 9-10am – Chanting and Meditation, 10-11am – Dharma Talk, 11am-12pm – Noon Book Discussion Group, Vegetarian lunch, Saturdays & Sundays, 12-1pmCh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Margaret Bell



Margaret Bell of Brewster, formerly of Glen Rock, NJ, originally from Manchester, England, passed peacefully on November 1, 2014. She is survived by her two sons, Peter (and Laurie) Bell of Brewster and Michael (and Emily) Bell of Melbourne, FL; her granddaughter, Nicole (and Anthony) Kosminsky of Sussex, NJ; her great-grandson, Cole Kosminsky; her niece Linda (and Peter) Elliot of […]

Richard R. Gebhardt



Richard R. Gebhardt, of Pietschs Gardens, North Salem, NY, died November 1, 2014, at his home. He was 64 years old. Richard was born February 15, 1950, in Yonkers, NY to Claire (O’Toole) Gebhardt of New Rochelle, NY and the late Robert Gebhardt. He graduated from schools in Yonkers. Through the years, Mr. Gebhardt would be found giving of his […]

Green Chimneys School Working to Prevent Runaways



Green Chimneys School is shining a light this month on issues facing teenaged runaways and this week kicked off its Green Light Project. Green Chimneys founder Dr. Samuel Ross reported the latest national statistics indicating between 1.6 million an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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