Say No to Consolidation



To the Editor: Dedicated local police deserve a large part of the credit for keeping Putnam the safest county in the state. They know their towns very well and are able to respond quickly to all types of emergencies. Senior officers with their year… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Perspective

Building Broader Communities to Fight Addiction


Allen Beals, MD is the Commissioner of Health for the Putnam County Department of Health. A heartbreaking epidemic is going on in Putnam County— heroin overdose deaths have more than doubled in Putnam County during recent years. Thirty-three fa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Reimbursed Despite NBC Series Cancellation



It was “lights, cameras, action” when Universal Television crews filmed several scenes from the NBC series ‘Allegiance’ in Putnam Valley. The American adaptation of the Israeli spy drama series the ‘Gordin Cell’ p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

From the Chamber

Shop Putnam Expo Set For April 19

The business community of Putnam County and the surrounding area has a great annual event to help businesses large and small network with each other and with residents. The annual Shop Putnam Expo is returning to Mahopac this month with a wide selec… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Thirteen Claimants Asked To Be Recognized in Distribution of Estate.

  Cold Spring, Tuesday—The appointment by Surrogate J. Bennett Southard, of Putnam County, of a referee today to take testimony disclosed the opening of a contest within a contest over the $4,700,000 estate left by the late Julia Lorillard… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



Panjandrum a powerful personage or pretentious official … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Cops Receive Commendations



Kent Police Officer Alex Vanderwoude and his canine partner Radar. Vanderwoude was named as 2014 Cop of the Year in Kent. The Kent Town Board has commended several members of the Kent Police Department for outstanding service in 2014. During last wee… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

World-Acclaimed Author Patricia Polacco Visits Students



Animated children’s author and illustrator Patricia Polacco at the Matthew Paterson Elementary School last week. Patricia Polacco brought students, faculty and staff an important message when visiting the Matthew Paterson Elementary School last… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Ranks High for Health Outcomes



Putnam may be the second healthiest county in New York State, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute but Commissioner of Health Dr. Allen Beals wants that number one spot again. Pu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Ambulance Corps Seeks Volunteers



Interested in helping your community by assisting those in need? The Carmel Volunteer Ambulance Corps is seeking members to serve in a variety of capacities. Ambulance corps Captain David Jacobsen said training, uniforms and equipment will be paid f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.