5th Graders Become Scientists



Above: The water at Lake Tonetta is crystal clear as these children discover. Right: Students work with parent volunteers along the Tonetta shoreline. A glorious fall day with golden sunshine and mild temperatures greeted dozens of students last Frid… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Anger Over Proposed Retiree Health Insurance Contributions



Paul Eldridge explains the history of health insurance costs during the five hour long discussion as Legislators Ginny Nacerino and Joe Castellano listen. A proposed dramatic increase in retired county employee health insurance premiums has raised th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Adam Levy Defends His Record



Adam Levy during a recent candidate debate sponsored by the PCNR and Courier. As Election Day looms, the battle for Putnam County District Attorney has turned into an ugly slugfest. Both candidates are Republicans, and each charges the other with une… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Keeping Women Safe



Melissa Smith (left) and her sister Diane McIntyre, both of Carmel, go through their paces. Fifty women donned gym attire Saturday and for nearly three hours exercised feverously while learning how to protect themselves against predators. The communi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cupola Restored to Its Place Atop Foundry



  In a dramatic scene last week at the Office Building that once was a hub for the West Point Foundry, workers lifted its 21-foot-cupola from the ground and carefully set it atop the bell tower, three stories high. It was here, near the Hudson R… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

New EDC President Has Putnam County Ties



Jill Varricchio began her tenure this week as the new President of the Putnam EDC. Putnam’s new Economic Development Corporation (EDC) president Jill Varricchio is no stranger to the county. Her brother resides with his family in Cold Spring an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

First Snowfall Of The Season



Putnam’s first snow of the season falls Sunday surprising motorists in Carmel. Putnam’s first snow of the season has fallen. A series of snow squalls turned the atmosphere into a winter-like appearance Sunday at 12:34 p.m. The snow laste… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Candlelight Vigil To Remember Victims Of Domestic Violence



Last year’s Candlelight vigil brought awareness to domestic violence throughout Putnam County. The People Against Domestic Violence has scheduled its annual candlelight vigil for Monday evening in Carmel. The proceedings begin at 6 p.m. on the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Awards Presented For Going Above And Beyond



Individuals and organizations making a difference in the lives of others through their community and human service accomplishments in Putnam County were honored last week at the Annual Awards Breakfast hosted by the Putnam Community Service Network…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Investigation Needed



To the Editor: Although I am pleased that the recent decision by the Putnam County Supreme Court resulted in a $325,000.00 reduction in the assessment of my home imposed by the Town of Putnam Valley, I find it to be a somewhat pyrrhic victory. After… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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