Vets Day logjam on Route 301



Regular morning commuters using Route 301 in western Kent must have thought they were having a bad dream Wednesday when bumper-to-bumper traffic greeted them.A single car crash on the Taconic State Parkway near Peekskill Hollow Road resulted in a ro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Outrage Over Benefits



I have to admit that after reading your article about Putnam County retiree health benefits, I too was angry. In fact, I was so outraged that I thought my head was going to explode. Leave it to the sanctimonious public sector workers to have the unm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Autumn 2015



Autumn in Putnam County is a glorious time of year. At left, downtown Carmel, shot from across Lake Gleneida. Above, the Hudson River looking toward the western shore, from Garrison.  … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac School Kids Learn Not to Burn



Mahopac FD personnel teach boys and girls about fire safety at the Fulmar Road School. Fire trucks roared up to the Fulmar Road School in Mahopac last week. There was no fire nor any other emergency. Volunteers with the Mahopac Fire Department under … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kevin Blackman Continues The Fight



Kevin and his mom, Kelly, at St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis. Two year old Kevin Blackman, diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, continues the fight of his young life. The little boy whose mom, Kelly, and godmother Barbar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tragedy Strikes Lake Carmel Family Again



A car that caused the fire burns while firefighters attack the house fire. It was 13 years ago on Halloween night when tragedy struck a Lake Carmel family when a teenaged boy was struck and killed by an intoxicated motorist. Almost a decade and a hal… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Remembering Loved Ones in Carmel



Colorful dancing provided by the Eric Moreno troupe entertains the gathering. A gathering at the historic Putnam Courthouse, a march along Gleneida Avenue past the statue of Sybil Ludington and a celebration at the Reed Memorial Library in Carmel Sun… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Election Results



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25 Percent of Putnam Voters Cast Ballots on Election Day



One quarter of Putnam’s 63,000 eligible voters took the time to ballot on Election Day where races for District Attorney, three seats on the county Legislature and numerous town and village races were decided. District Attorney Adam Levy lost… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tendy Trounces Levy in District Attorney Race



Robert Tendy and Sheriff Don Smith review election results. Putnam County will have a new district attorney on January 1st. Putnam Valley Supervisor Robert Tendy defeated two term incumbent Adam Levy on Election Day by 56.8 percent to 42.9 percent o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.