More Than 350 Toys For Needy Kids Donated



Member of the Putnam FOP Chapter smile when gathering toys for families in need—gifts donated to area organizations who assist the less fortunate. Putnam’s Fraternal Order of Police (FOP)—the Stephen Driscoll Chapter—named in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Body of Baby Found in Woods



Editor’s Note: This story has been corrected, based on later information from the state police, to indicate that the body of the infant was found near Dover Plains, not near Heidi’s Inn. The body of a 2-month-old infant has been found in a wooded a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

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Vehicle Thefts on the Rise

Police on the state, county, town and village levels have issued a vehicle thievery warning. During the past couple of weeks an increase in stolen cars has been reported throughout the county in addition to personal items being taken that were left … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Aided by Weather, Carmel Park Takes on New Look



A huge crane lifts concrete dugouts into place last week at Camarda Park in Carmel. The big, green space of the “Central Park of Carmel,” also known as Camarda Park, is undergoing major renovation thanks to unseasonably mild weather. Last… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Lawmakers to Tackle Climate Change!



Putnam County lawmakers are concerned about the environment and last week at a meeting of the Legislature’s Health Committee, discussed taking the Climate Smart Communities Pledge. To become a recognized Climate Smart Community, a municipality… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Financial Help at Holidays for Injured Shoprite Worker



Members of the Carmel FD sell hot dogs Saturday outside ShopRite in Carmel. The trio pictured include: Jen Rota, Steve Rivera and James Adelman. A Stormville woman critically injured hours before Thanksgiving when she was run over by a Jeep in the pa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Coat Drives Assist CAP Clients



Jerry Grant, CAP’s Food Pantry Manager and CAP volunteer John Martin accept the coats from Daria Pascale and Randy Hora of the Brewster Teacher’s Association. Area residents in need of a gently used warm coat or jacket this winter will no… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CHRISTMAS FACTS



19th century: Santa commands a flying sleigh (Washington Irving’s Knickerbocker’s History of New York,) slides down chimneys (Clement Clarke Moore’s The Night Before Christmas,) and monitors kids from the North Pole (Thomas Nast&rs… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Holiday Blood Drive Takes Place Saturday



Putnam’s semi-annual blood drive sponsored by the Stephen Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services, local residents serving with the Fire Department of New York and the Carmel Knights of Columbus tak… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Local Author Joe Bagnato to Give Talk & Sign Books at Kent Library on Jan. 9





The Kent Public Library will host local author Joe Bagnato on Saturday, January 9, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. to to talk about and sign his book, “Family Inspires Great Hope Together: How We Fight.” The book is described as a “powerful and inspirational s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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