Baby Goats! Nature’s Wonder Abounds at Harvest Moon Farm



Above: Marisa Tartaglia holds one of the baby goats born last week at the Harvest Moon Farm while the goat’s mother checks on her newborn. Left: Super and Bowl attempt to stand shortly after their births Sunday. The wonder of Mother Nature beca… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Tragedy on the Train

Collision with Jeep Kills 6, Injures 15

National Transportation Safety Board members search through the wreckage on Wednesday. Six people were killed and 15 others injured in a horrific train crash along Harlem Line of the Metro-North tracks in Valhalla Tuesday evening. The accident took p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Longtime Carmel Superintendent Jim Ryan to Retire After This Year



Carmel Superintendent Jim Ryan will be retiring on July 31 ending a 41-year career in public education. After 41 years in public education, Carmel Superintendent James Ryan will be retiring at the conclusion of the current school year. The 62-year-ol… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Health Warning: Measles Case Traveled In Putnam



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 numbe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cuomo Under Fire For Keeping State Aid Estimates Secret



Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come under fire for refusing to release state aid projections to New York’s 700 school districts unless they agree to educational reforms that include tougher teacher evaluations. Cuomo’s unprecedented move means t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Valley Firefighter Hailed as Hero After Life-Saving Rescue



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. Frank Rush was at the right place at the right time and the 27-year-old Putnam Valley firefigh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Fire Advisory Board Reinstated



Following a six-year absence, the Putnam County Fire Advisory Board has been reinstated. Founded in 1958, the board developed, promoted and administered a plan for the mobilization of fire department equipment and personnel as well as the training o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tennessee Williams Plays at Arts on the Lake





The Blue Horse Repertory Company will present an evening of concert readings by legendary playwright Tennessee Williams at Arts on The Lake, March 7 at 8pm. Please join us for a very special night of readings by one of America’s most renowned playwr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Wine & Chocolate Festival to Benefit PARC



Above: Cathy Daddona’s hand painted wine glasses were a big hit at last year’s festival. Daddona resides in Patterson. Top: Guests also enjoyed a variety of homemade chocolate samples. Enjoy wine and chocolate? Interested in supporting PA… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Measles Outbreak Hits Close to Home



Allen Beals is the Commissioner of Health for the Putnam County Department of Health. Failure to immunize your child is a form of child abuse. It also shows irresponsibility as a member of a community. The current fourteen-state outbreak of measles i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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