Measles alert issued by State Health Department



State Health officials have issued a measles warning for residents of the lower Hudson Valley after a college student infected with the contagious illness traveled through Putnam County on a train.The Bard College student last Sunday took the number… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Schools see two-hour delays for Tuesday amid bitter cold



For the sixth time in the past seven days, Old Man Winter is playing havoc with the school day, this time causing two-hour delays.Icy road conditions resulting from an arctic blast overnight that plummeted temperatures to anywhere from six below zer… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Conditions continue to deteriorate across the region



Carmel’s stone lady is shrouded in snow on Ground Hog’s Day. Snow has turned to freezing rain and sleet across the region causing additional problems for the motoring public.Upwards of six inches of snow has already fallen since late last night with … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Valley firefighter called a hero for saving a life; hailed at Grand Central



Putnam Valley firefighter hero Frank Rush (right) and MTA cop Michael Burns of Nyack in Rockland County were called heroes Monday at Grand Central Station. PHOTO BY MARJORIE ANDERS Frank Rush was at the right place at the right time and the 27-year-o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Six killed and 12 injured in Metro-North crash on Harlem Line express



Six people have been killed and a dozen others injured in a horrific crash along Harlem Line Metro-North tracks in Valhalla.The accident took place around 6:30 p.m. near the Commerce Street crossing and caused an explosion that ignited a car that ha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.