Praise for George’s



Our community is grateful at this time of year for a traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner that is provided to our senior citizens by George’s Restaurant in Carmel, New York. Karen & Gus Pourakis, the owners of George’s Place and their… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Town of Carmel Criticized by State Audit



Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt is reviewing purchasing policies in wake of the State audit. NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said the Town of Carmel needs to tighten its record-keeping to avoid losses and waste. The news came last Friday in the form of a … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Foreclosures Level Off In Putnam



Property foreclosures have begun to level off in Putnam County yet officials remain concerned since for the first ten months of the year, 125 residents have lost their homes. County Clerk Michael Bartolotti released his monthly report last week indi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Mortgage Tax Receipts Make Rebound



Mortgage tax receipts have made a rebound across the county. The Putnam Legislature learned the encouraging news last week when the county’s semi-annual mortgage tax report was issued to members of the Audit and Administration Committee—… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Revenue Makes Upward Tick



Following a disastrous September when county sales tax revenue plummeted by some $650,000, news for October’s revenue was somewhat better. Putnam Commissioner of Finance William Carlin reported to members of the Legislature’s Audit Commi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

THE ARMY

  The report of the secretary of war shows that the army has been well and economically supplied, that our small force has been actively employed and has faithfully performed all the service required of it. The morale of the army has improved, a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



Xeric ZEER-ik ADJECTIVE characterized by, relating to, or requiring only a small amount of moisture … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Nichols Street Causeway Reopens At Last



Kent Highway Superintendent Richard Othmer leads last week’s ceremony on Nichols Street. Motorists using Nichols Street in Kent have a new road to travel following the completion of a major renovation of the once dangerous narrow artery. Thanks… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CHS Awarded $830,000 Grant to Assist Disabled



Students with disabilities at Carmel High School are constantly provided opportunities to become career and job ready. In recent years, a studentrun coffee shop, School-to- Work program and the addition of practical business courses have prepared te… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Valley Residents To Vote in Special Referendum



Residents in the Putnam Valley School District will be going to the polls next Tuesday to vote in a special referendum calling for a Buildings and Facilities Improvement Reserve Fund. The move aims to smooth out the impact of future building costs b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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