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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.

Raising Awareness For The Gift of Life



Putnam County has designated the month of April as Organ Donation Awareness Month. Statistics indicate while New York State has the third highest need for donors, only 22 percent of the population is registered to become an organ, eye or tissue dono… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Scholarships Offered By Master Gardeners



High school seniors interested in pursuing a career in plant science, horticulture, floriculture, architectural landscape de-sign, forestry or botany are being encouraged this week to apply for one of two $500 scholarships being offered by the Corne… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Freezin’ For A Reason April 11



Last year’s Freezin’ for a Reason attracted a huge crowd in Mahopac. Residents of the region did a lot of “freezin” this past winter for no good reason. Next Saturday, April 11, men, women and children alike will be donning sw… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Revaluation Expected to Hit NYC



Thirteen thousand parcels are being reevaluated in the greater Carmel, Mahopac, Mahopac Falls area in conjunction with a town-wide revaluation. When property owners receive their new assessments in September 2016 with their 2016-17 school tax bills,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Judge Spares Dog’s Life After Attack



Tina and Ava Dellolio leave Carmel Town Court Friday. Carmel Town Justice Thomas Jacobellis has spared the life of a pit bull terrier that attacked a 14 year old Carmel girl waiting for her school bus in addition to both her parents who came to the t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]