Putnam Chef Lynn Duffy Makes Food Network



Lynn Duffy, center, was one of the nine contestants on Food Network’s All Star Academy. The first episode of the new season airs on Sunday evening at 10pm. According to the Food Network, Cold Spring’s own Lynn Duffy is one of America’s nine bes… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Schumer says czar need for zika virus



In the wake of Putnam County reporting its first case of Zika virus, upping the number to 16 in New York State and three dozen throughout the United States, Senator Charles Schumer Friday called on  President Obama to appoint a “zika-czar” to … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Trooper injured in Lake Carmel crash



A member of the New York State Police was injured Thursday evening in a three vehicle crash on Route 52 in Kent directly in front of Lake Carmel FD headquarters.Troop K Public Information Officer Trooper Melissa McMorris said the trooper, who was no… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Serino proposes feminine hygiene products be tax-free



Tax-free tampons and other feminine hygiene products may be coming to New York if State Senator Sue Serino has her way. The Hyde Park Republican, who represents constituents in Kent, Philipstown and Putnam Valley, on Thursday introduced legisla… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Superintendent Tim Conway to retire



Calling his career a “great run,” Brewster Superintendent Tim Conway announced Friday that he will be retiring at the conclusion of the current school year on July 31. Conway has served as chief school administrator in Brewster for the past two and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

John Bodor receives hero’s salute

A legend in fire safety

The flag draped coffin carried by fire department pall bearers is taken into the church. Photo/Eric Gross John Bodor, the man dedicated to the emergency services community for nearly half a century, received a hero’s salute Saturday during his funera… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dramatic ice rescue behind JFK High School



The Good Lord was looking down on a member of the New York State Police and a yellow Labrador retriever Saturday when the trooper — seeking to rescue the dog — fell through a layer of ice on a pond behind the John F. Kennedy Catholic High School.T… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Baby it’s COLD outside — lowest temps in a century



The thermometer tells the COLD tale at the Putnam County seat on Valentine’s Day morning. Photo/Eric Gross Residents awakened to the coldest Valentine’s Day in Putnam County in the last 100 years with early morning temperatures recorded at anywhere f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Schools delayed Tuesday due to slick conditions

But some on winter recess

While three of Putnam’s six school districts (Brewster, Carmel and Haldane) previously cancelled classes today due to the winter recess, the county’s remaining districts as well as other area schools are delaying their opening as the result of slipp… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fire truck crash ties up Route 84 at county line

Updated with new info

A fire truck crash has tied up traffic along Route 84 at the Putnam-Dutchess County line. The mishap occurred around 12:15 p.m. when, according to State Police Troop K Public Information Officer Trooper Melissa McMorris an eastbound “brand new … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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