Star Gazing Party Set



Water collection and a Star Party are planned for Saturday by members of the Kent Conservation Advisory Committee. The committee has joined New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation WAVE (Water Assessments by Volunteer Educator… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Summer BBQ at Putnam Ridge



Putnam Ridge is celebrating its Summer “Senior Barbeque” on Wednesday, August 24, starting at 5 PM, at 46 Mt. Ebo Road N., Brewster. Enoy the sounds of entertainer and songwriter, Chip Andrus, a new alternative folk singer and songwriter, who will p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

It’s Historic Again!



Eight years ago, the people of the United States elected the first African-American president, surely a historic step for the nation. The man elected is leaving office in a few months with an historic mess in foreign relations, an historic war, a na… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Comptroller on Putnam Valley



To the Editor: The State Comptroller, Thomas P. DiNapoli, has completed its report of financial examination of the Putnam Valley Central School system and the District’s financial condition for the period July 1, 2014 through February 10, 2016… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Don’t Miss These Great Upcoming Events!

As September approaches, the fall season of events and festivals is just around the corner, so please mark your calendars for the following: Kent Community Day will take place on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Edward Ryan Memorial Park from 12 noon-5PM… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Bufon and Thomas Jeferson

  Daniel Webster once named a story of Jefferson’s overcoming Buffon, the great Naturalist, on a question in his own branch of science. It was a dispute in relation to the moose—the moose-deer, as it is called in New Hampshire, and i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



caesura sih-ZYUR-uh noun : a pause marking a rhythmic point of division in a melody; break, interruption … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Maloney Introduces Homeowner Savings Plan Act



Putnam Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney has introduced legislation making it easier for first-time home buyers to save for a down payment. The Cold Spring Democrat’s First Time Homeowner Savings Plan Act will increase the amount of penalty-fre… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Wine Connoisseurs Converge



Above: Laura Ferreira of Carmel and Deb Mateo of Putnam Valley haven’t missed the Putnam Wine Festival since its inception six years ago. Below: These women toast at the festival in Patterson. The weekend weather was ideal for outdoor activity … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Opposition Mounts To Putnam’s ‘Planner’ Commissioner



Putnam County lawmakers tabled a motion last week that called for amending the county Charter allowing for the appointment of a Commissioner of Planning, Development and Public Transportation who is not a planner but an attorney. The Legislature&rsq… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.