Have Your Wildflowers and Eat Them, Too

(with Sclopit aka ‘Grits and Greens.’)


  Last week, we promised you directions for creating a wildflower or Alpine meadow. Lest you have Lazy Girl’s daydreams of throwing packets of seeds at your lawn and, months later, winsomely wandering through the blooming results like Heidi and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Medication Take Back Day is Saturday



More than 500 pounds of unwanted medications were safely disposed of last year during the countywide initiative. Officials at Putnam Hospital Center, the Communities that Care Coalition, Putnam Health Department and the Sheriff’s Department are… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Flashback to Carmel at Kent Library



Come to the Kent Library, on Monday, May 15th, from 6:30-8:00 and flashback to Carmel in the 1940s! This blast into the past explores the hallways and classrooms of Carmel High School between 1941-1949 through yearbooks. Presented by William “Bill” … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Arson Fire Extinguished After Long Firefight



A stubborn wildfire believed started by juveniles blackened five acres of woodlands in western Kent last week. The blaze kept fire crews from seven fire departments busy for three days since the fire was located in a remote section of the Sedgewood … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brasiles Ensemble Concert May 13



The Brasiles Ensemble starts off the spring season with a concert of rare pieces. The next performance entitled “Longing” is set for Saturday, May 13, at 7:00pm at The Chapel Restoration located at 45 Market Street in Cold Spring, which is directly … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Amy Sayegh To Seek District No. 8 County Legislative Seat



Carmel Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt endorses Sayegh’s candidacy. Amy Sayegh, founder of Community Cares, an organization assisting women with their family responsibilities while battling serious illness, announced her candidacy Friday evening to … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

School Board Races: Old and New Faces on the Ballot



Putnam’s school board races next month resemble a “tale of two cities” with challenged seats on the eastern side of the county and candidates with no opposition seeking office on the western side. In Carmel, incumbent trustee Tara … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bill Keating Has Plenty of Living To Do



Bill Keating takes a bow at his retirement bash in Mahopac. At the age of 88, most people want to sit back and take it easy – not Mahopac’s Bill Keating! The former newspaper reporter, oil deliveryman and current Mahopac firefighter was l… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster 5th Graders Bring Home the Gold From Saratoga Springs



Teacher Danielle Michielini and three of her students, Brianna Franklin, Ashley O’Hara and Livia Menella stand next to one of the award winning entries. Fifteen students enrolled in a creative arts class at the C.V. Starr Intermediate School in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Resource Fair For Families of Special Education Kids



Life after high school can be extremely frustrating for special education students as well as their families. The Putnam County Transition Consortium hopes to alleviate some of the anxiety and is hosting a Resource and Transition Fair on Friday at … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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