Putnam Implements Animal Cruelty Registry Law



Animal cruelty is a serious problem resulting in the abuse of thousands of animals each year across the United States. Sadly, Putnam County is not immune to the horror of animal abuse. Consequently, at last week’s regular monthly meeting of th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Sybil Ludington Recalled In Southeast



Above: Leslie Rodriquez, 13, of Brewster and her four year old brother, Roberto, design their horseshoes. At right: Briana Cravo, 14 of Carmel and Emily Lavelle, 14, of Mahopac examine horseshoes during the lesson along with a map of Sybil’s fa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislators Make Six Appointments



The appointments of six members to a pair of volunteer boards were confirmed by members of the Putnam Legislature at its monthly meeting last week. By votes of 7-0 (Legislators Barbara Scuccimarra and Roger Gross were absent), the lawmakers appointe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Budzinski Confirmed As Consumer Affairs Director



Michael Budzinski was confirmed as the county’s new Consumer Affairs Director by members of the Putnam Legislature at its meeting last Wednesday evening. The vote was 6-1-2 with Legislator Dini LoBue of Mahopac voting against and Legislators B… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

What an Iron Bar Became

  A bar of iron worth five dollars, worked into horseshoes, is worth 1 ten and a half; made into needles, it is worth $355, made into penknife blades, it is worth $3,285, made into balance springs of watches, it is worth $250,000. What a drilli… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Word of the Week



foozle FOO-zul verb : to manage or play awkwardly : bungle … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

4-H Fair Week Designated



Marjorie Keith is joined by Legislator Toni Addonizio and Patrick Salerno along with other 4-H ambassadors who will be volunteering their time throughout the duration of the midsummer classic. Putnam’s 4-H Fair is right around the corner and th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mosquito Control Day To Combat Zika



Putnam County Health Sanitarian Mike Luke joins County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Nesheiwat at Tuesday’s news briefing in Carmel. The warm weather has arrived and since Putnam County has already reported two c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Fair is Fast Approaching!



Kirsten Webb and Carli Ceckanowicz assist Ron McCarthy install a 2017 4-H Fair sign at the Lake Carmel business last week. Posters announcing Putnam’s 45th annual 4-H Fair are now on display across the county. The fair that is expected to attra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Food Pantry In Need Of Non-Food Items



Food is plentiful at the CAP (Community Action Program) Food Pantry in Brewster these days but nonfood items are in desperate need. CAP Executive Director Judy Callahan explained that the food pantry, located on Main Street in the village, was well … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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