Giving Back to the Community to Make Lake Carmel Fireworks Extra Special



Corey and Justin Berke along with Anthony Rauso set up massive fireworks displays along the shores of Lake Carmel last Friday several hours before they were detonated to the delight of thousands of onlookers. Talk about giving back to one’s com… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Legislature Demands Common Core be Scrapped



After months of discussion and debate, the Putnam Legislature Tuesday called on Albany to discontinue the implementation of the Common Core state standards. Opponents of Common Core have charged that the standardized tests are robbing children of t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mother Nature Unloads on Putnam



Torrential rains pelted Putnam County Tuesday flooding roads, uprooting trees, interrupting electric service and causing several vehicle crashes. The downpours began at 5 p.m. and within an hour, the National Weather Service reported 1.5 inches of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Live Music Serenades Downtown Carmel



Serenading passersby Monday are John Lissauer of North Salem on the saxophone, Gordon Russell of Mahopac on the trumpet, Dave Radovich of Carmel on the sax, Mark Miller from Brewster on guitar and saxophonist Matt Riccio from Pawling. Brian Odell fro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Oliverio Refuses Independence Party Backing



Former Putnam Legislator Sam Oliverio, Democratic candidate for Putnam Valley Supervisor in November, has advised Independence Party officials “thanks but no thanks” when it comes to an endorsement. Oliverio was advised last month that h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fallen Mountain Hiker Rescued Dramatically By Chopper



The chopper comes to rescue the fallen hiker in a dramatic scene near the Bear Mountain Bridge that consumed rescuers from three counties Sunday morning. See related story, p. 6. A Rockland County man traversing a mountain peak known as Anthony’s Nos… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fireworks in Southeast ‘Picture-Perfect’



An Independence-eve firework’s display in Southeast was deemed to be a great success. Massive crowds estimated at more than 10,000 jammed the Highlands Shopping Center and surrounding roads in Southeast Friday evening for a colorful fireworks d… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sparklers on the 4th of July



Mary Jovanka Torres , 10, gleams as her sparklers ignite on the 4th of July. Mary Jovanka Torres never dreamed she would have so much fun with fireworks. The 10 year old Carmel girl had a blast on the 4th of July when her aunt provided her with spar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Summer Music Returns to Hudson River Sunday





The Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce will host its popular Summer Sunset Music Series, kicking off on Sunday, July 12, and running each Sunday through August 23. The series, hosted at the Village of Cold Spring’s Riverfront Bandstand, is n… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Arts on the Lake Hosts Sounds of Aretha Franklin



The sounds of Aretha Franklin will be performed live at Arts on the Lake Friday courtesy of Chicago born Ada Dyer. Dyer was one of the leading cast members in the Broadway production of “The Wiz.” She has also worked side-byside with some of the big… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]


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