Perspective



Allen Beals, MD, is the Commissioner of Health for Putnam County. The horrible violence in Charleston last month is part of a large, systemic problem. Racial animosity was the immediate cause of the recent tragedy, but a real and broader problem lies… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

TIMELY TOPICS

  The debt of the City of New York is $125,000,000 in round numbers. The population of France on the last day of 1877 was 26,905,709; of Paris, 2,410,349. A sheep ranch as large as the State of Rhode Island has been established in Tom Green coun… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Word of the Week



Youthquake a shift in cultural norms influenced by the values, tastes, and mores of young people … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Revenue Takes A Nosedive



Putnam Commissioner of Finance William Carlin is not the happiest guy in town these days after receiving the county’s June sales tax report from Albany indicating a $432,000 decline in revenue over the same period in 2014. For the first six m… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patterson Library Welcomes Wrangler from Today Show



L-R: Kathleen Tucker, Saxton Eastman,Patterson Library Director Patti Haar, Jenn Gay, Bethany Reinhardt, Kate Schroer-Shepord Dozens of excited kids and adults were treated to a visit from Wrangler, the 8 month old Yellow Lab seen on NBC’s Toda… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Severe Winter Index Results In Boon For Coffers



The winter of 2014-15 was one of the worst on record with a large number of snow and frozen precipitation events. The Putnam Highway Department overspent its snow removal budget by a wide margin since many of the storms hit on the weekends necessita… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Foster Grandparents Needed in Putnam



Westchester’s Foster Grandparents Program is expanding to Putnam County thanks to the efforts of Rosemary Bahr, former director of the Putnam Community Action Program. Bahr, who is currently employed by the Westchester Community Opportunity Pr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Plans Finalized for Putnam Explorer Training Weekend



Two hundred future members of emergency services units are chomping at the bit in anticipation of attending this weekend’s 14th annual Putnam County Explorer Training and Campout event. Explorers are a division of the Boy Scouts comprised of b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Volunteer Charged with Stealing from Church



A 42 year old volunteer at Sacred Heart Church in Putnam Lake faces felony charges of grand larceny for allegedly stealing more than $1,000 from the house of worship. Brewster State Police arrested Denise Pimentel of New Fairfield last Thursday afte… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Holmes Man Seriously Injured in I-84 Crash; Pickup Strikes Truck



An early morning crash on I-84 in Kent last Friday kept emergency responders from several Putnam agencies on the go for hours and sent two men to the hospital—one seriously injured. The mishap took place at 3:30 a.m. between Exits 17 and 18 wh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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