Autumn Fest A Great Success



Saffron Kelly, 4, of Garrison, loves checking out the painted pumpkins. Marcia Kelly of Garrison looked around at the large crowds enjoying themselves Saturday on the Green Chimneys campus and smiled. “Putnam County is such a great place to ra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Thousands View Traveling Vietnam Vets Memorial Wall

Gold Star Mothers Also Honored

Dawn Becker of Brewster shows her 12 year old son, Devin, the name of a cousin whose name is listed on the Wall. The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall was never as well received in Putnam County as it was last weekend. The Wall’s third l… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Reflections on Historic Pope Visit




Christina (right) and Brianna Grant of Brewster. St. Lawrence O’Toole Parish in Brewster celebrated its 100th anniversary of its stone church this past June. Along with 400 other parishioners, I attended the Gala at the Amber Room in Danbury. D… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Statewide Drug Court Legislation Approved



State Senator Terrence Murphy virtually jumped for joy Tuesday when advised that Governor Andrew Cuomo had signed his judicial diversion legislation into law. The bill will now allow recovering addicts to enter judicial diversion programs, better kn… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell blasts Albany when unveiling $151 million 2016 budget

Updated with new info

 County Executive Mary Ellen Odell came out swinging during her 2016 budget presentation Thursday night charging that counties throughout the lower Hudson Valley were “struggling through outside forces.”Before members of the Putnam Legislature … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Transportation System Moves Starting Point, Drawing Fire



Effective today (Thursday), the county’s transportation system known as PART, has relocated its pulse point from the Putnam Plaza Shopping Center to the Donald Smith Governmental Complex off Old Route 6 in Carmel. All public transit buses will… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Re-evaluation of Carmel Property Almost Completed



The price of a gallon of gas was $1.22. A postage stamp cost 32 cents and the average American new car carried a price tag of $16,300. The year was 1996 which was the last time property was re-evaluated in the Town of Carmel. Following the 20 year … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Countywide Chamber Clout Means A Seat At The Table For Business



When the Putnam County Chambers of Commerce was founded nearly 5 years ago, it instantly added a certain gravitas to the local business communities vis-a-vis county, regional and state legislators. Putnam businesses needed to be heard, and today the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

HAM Radio Operators Meeting





QSY Society Amateur Radio Club’s October meeting will be held Tuesday evening October 6, at the East Fishkill Community Library. This month’s topic: Mike Lisenco N2YBB, ARRL Hudson Division Director, will present topics of general intere… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday



The improper storage or disposal of hazardous waste poses a health risk to man and pets alike. Because of this the Putnam Health Department in conjunction with the New York State DEC is sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturd… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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