Santa’s elves deliver the Christmas Cookie Run



Carmel Girl Scout Troop 1100 acted as Santa’s elves on Christmas-eve. Photo/Eric Gross Santa’s elves were up early on Christmas-eve and despite a chilly rain, delivered dozens of cookies to emergency services providers throughout the county. The proj… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Hectic Christmas-eve for emergency responders across Putnam



A rapid drop in temperature resulting in icy conditions and a house fire in Carmel kept Putnam’s emergency responders busy on Christmas-eve. Police reported dozens of crashes when in a matter of minutes the roads turned to sheets of black ice. Sever… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Christmas behind bars, as the sheriff visits every inmate



A delicious ham dinner was prepared by Theresa Kovar and John Tsikalakis inside the kitchen at the county jail. Sheriff Smith joins Tsikalakis who offers Sgt. Michael Villani a piece of pumpkin pie. Photos/Eric Gross Sheriff Donald Smith spent a port… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Old-fashioned Christmas celebrated at Putnam Veterans Home



John Blumberg and his two magnificent Belgian workhorses, Billy and Tom, prepare for a wagon ride at the Veterans Home in Carmel. Photo/Eric Gross Guests came from near and far to help a dozen veterans residing at the Vincent Leibell Veterans Home in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Festival of Lights celebrated countywide



Rabbi Avi Korer lights the menorah during Putnam’s official lighting in downtown Carmel. Photo/Eric Gross Chanukah or the Festival of Lights is being celebrated countywide this week. Menorah lightings were held in Brewster on Monday and Cold Spring o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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