Book Club Meeting Set



The Reads at Reed Book Club will be meeting on Tuesday, January 5th, at 7pm to discuss the book “The Archivist” by Martha Cooley. The meeting will be held at Reed Memorial Library, 1733 Route 6, Carmel. Contact 845-225-2439 with any questions. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Putnam Valley School District Referendum



To the Editor: Thanks to the Courier for its coverage of the disgraceful Putnam Valley school district referendum, both before and after December 8th when less than ten percent of the eligible voters showed up to vote. Of these 471 people, 258 vote… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Socialism and The Infantile



To the Editor, I see that geriatric socialism is suddenly hot again, at least to a crowd of the substantially less aged. Briefly, socialism is a government for the infantile, of the infantile, and by the dictators. It curtails their freedom, control… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sisters Of 9/11 Hero Named Grand Marshals for Parade



Gail Silke and her sister Michelle Tierney have been named as grand marshals for the 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Parade planned for Mahopac in March. The pain and memories are always present yet for Gail Silke of Lake Carmel and Michelle Tierney of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislature Questions Banning Of Microbeads in Putnam



Members of the Putnam Legislature realize that microbeads or minute plastic beads used in more than 100 personal care products such as toothpaste, soap, shampoo and facial scrubs that are applied to replace naturally occurring exfoliants and scrubbi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

CHRISTMAS

  When snow lies deep upon the ground, And winter winds are blowing. And on the hearth, with crackling blaze, The winter fires are glowing; Then through the land a magic voice, A pleasant voice is humming, “Friends parted long shall meet e… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



Pellucid puh-LOO-sid ADJECTIVE admitting maximum passage of light without diffusion or distortion … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

High achievers



Christopher Arce, 2015 Brewster High School graduate and now a freshman at Cornell University, has been appointed to Cornell University’s Student Assembly Local and City Affairs Committee. Christopher is also forming a local chapter of the national … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Threat of Violence at Carmel Middle School Unfounded



A rumor that violence would occur at the George Fischer Middle School in Carmel has been deemed to be unfounded, but police and school officials continue to investigate the apparent prank. Principal John Piscitella contacted parents Friday morning … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cultural Arts Coalition Rejoices During the Holidays



Top: Happy faces are everywhere as homemade holiday ornaments are designed by the children. Right: Allyson Rosales, 5 and her six year old friend, Samantha Rosales, enjoy pizza at the holiday gathering last week. Above: Valeria Martinez, 6, is thrill… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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