Warning issued in wake of region’s first heat wave



Baby, it’s hot outside! With temperatures in the 90s accompanied by high humidity, the Putnam County region finds itself in the midst of its first official heat wave since 2013.The National Weather Service says a heat wave results when three consecu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Lots of smoke but no fire at popular restaurant



Firefighters from three counties and two states were summoned to Southeast late Monday night for a report of a fire at the popular Las Mananitas Restaurant on Route 22. While there was plenty of smoke inside the upper floor of sprawling buildin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

18-year-old drowns in western Kent

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Putnam County recorded its first drowning of the summer Tuesday when an 18-year-old Bronx youth visiting friends in the Kentwood Lakes section of western Kent lost his life.Kent Police were summoned around 4:15 p.m. to the remote section of town off… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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