Scores attend Kids’ Day at Putnam Hospital Center



Jordyn Deisler, 9, of Stormville and her friend Katie Oakes, 11, of Carmel try their luck with the giant ring toss. See more photos on Page 14! Children of all ages enjoyed themselves at Putnam Hospital Center last Saturday at the medical center’s Ki… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Gunshots Outside Kent Schools Complex Force Lockdown



A harrowing experience outside the Kent Schools Complex last Wednesday frightened hundreds of children, staff and even police. Around noon-time, a staff member monitoring children on the campus playground heard gunshots in the distance and immediate… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ed Hallisey and Katherine Castaldo are Putnam’s Senior Citizens of the Year



Putnam’s Seniors of the Year are Ed Hallisey and Katherine Castaldo. Ed Hallisey and Katherine Castaldo, Putnam’s “seasoned” citizens of the year, agreed last Friday, at the county’s 44th anniversary Volunteer Recognitio… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

James O’Neill Memorial Bench Blessed At 9/11 Heroes Monument



Kathy and Jimmy O’Neill stand next to the bench following the memorial. James O’Neill was remembered as a “cop’s cop” and a “man’s man” last week when a granite bench bearing the name of this career member of the law enforcement community was u… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Town Board Considers Banning ‘Designer’ Drugs



The recent popularity of synthetic or ‘designer’ drugs has prompted Carmel town officials to consider enacting a local ordinance banning such addicting products throughout the greater Carmel, Mahopac and Mahopac Falls area. The matter wa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Family & Close Friends Gather in Florida for Funeral of Roger Ailes



Roger Ailes was mourned during a funeral service Saturday in Palm Beach attended by 65 close friends and family. His wife Elizabeth and son Zachary are at the center rear of the photo. Roger Ailes, the former CEO of Fox News and a giant in media and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Cunningham’s Corner

The Fallen, On Memorial Day

  Douglas Cunningham My father used to go to all the holiday events, perhaps most especially the patriotic ones: Memorial Day, July 4th, Veterans Day. As a kid, we always had parades for the big holidays, with marching bands and color guards. M… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Beware! Ticks are Out in Force



Tick season has arrived with a vengeance. The mild winter and a large population of mice last year have experts believing there will be an increased number of ticks and the diseases they carry this summer. New York State Cornell Cooperative Extensio… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Children’s Expo & Safety Fair Rescheduled for Sept.



The weatherman might have played scrooge earlier this month forcing the postponement of Putnam’s 12th annual Children’s Expo and Public Safety Day but organizers are determined that the show will go on and have rescheduled the event for … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Magic Tree House Book Club at Library



Magic Tree House Book Club at the Kent Public Library will meet on Tuesday, May 30th from 4:30-5:15. We’ll be discussing “Tonight on the Titanic” by Mary Pope Osborne. Travel through time and explore history with Jack and Annie on their many adventu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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