Lawmakers Receive Zika Virus Lesson



Acting Commissioner of Health Dr. Mike Nesheiwat provides members of the Putnam Legislature with a Zika lesson at last week’s meeting of the Health, Social and Educational Committee. Listening with interest are Barbara Scuccimarra, who chairs t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Household Hints

  A very good dust-brush may be made by cutting a crosswise strip or bed-ticking into fringe, and tacking it around a wooden handle. Save the bags and pieces of wrapping paper, it is a good plan to fold them smoothly when you have emptied their … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

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Serino Bill to Make Feminine Hygiene Products Tax-Free Signed by Cuomo



Gov. Andrew Cuomo Thursday signed a bill into law that will eliminate sales tax on feminine hygiene products. The measure, introduced by Putnam State Senator Sue Serino, was approved by the state legislature in June. At an Albany bill signing ceremo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

More Shocking Results At Buckle Up Check Point



For the second time this month, State Police and NYS Park Police conducted a six-hour weekend checkpoint at the entrance to the FDR State Park off the Taconic State Parkway and the number of summonses written was shocking. Two weeks ago, 43 citation… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Move-Over Law Expanded To Include Firefighters And EMS



Drivers throughout Putnam County must now slow down and move over for volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers as well as police and maintenance vehicles along roadsides. Gov. Andrew Cuomo last Friday signed legislation expanding the state’s &ld… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Economic Development Corp. Working to Bring Jobs



Putnam EDC President Jill Varrichio makes final plans with her administrative assistant, 2015 Carmel High School graduate Jackie Galvez-Sandoval, for the Aug. 3 breakfast in Mahopac. Jill Varrichio is a busy woman these days, attempting to attract co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Scouts Earn 83 Merit Badges At Scout Reservation



Brewster Troop 1 brought home many awards from its week long camping experience upstate. It was a week to remember for members of Brewster Troop One as 27 young men earned 83 merit badges in addition to the top award during the troop’s annual w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Tad Waclawski is Putnam County’s Newest Eagle Scout



Tad Waclawski is Putnam’s newest Eagle Scout Tad Waclawski, a 2016 graduate of Brewster High School, is Putnam County’s newest Eagle Scout. Waclawski took the Eagle Scout oath last weekend before family, friends, fellow scouts and local d… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Sales Tax Revenue Soars, But Big Jump is Misleading



For the first six months of 2016 Putnam experienced one of the largest percentage increases in sales tax revenue of any county across New York State. The double digit boost , at 11.5 percent, left neighboring counties in the dust—Westchester&… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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