County Fighting Cutting Veterans Services



Putnam Director of Veterans Affairs Karl Rohde blasted the Governor Andrew Cuomo administration last week for reducing the state budget by cutting services to Putnam County veterans. Rohde put it this way: “It’s déjà vu all over again.&r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Mortgage Tax Receipts Steady Over Past Six Months



Mortgage tax receipts remained steady across the county during the past six months. The Putnam Legislature learned the news last week when the county’s semi-annual mortgage tax report was issued to members of the Audit and Administration Commi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fundraising Scam Reported In Brewster



A fundraising scam has been reported in the Brewster School District. Superintendent Valerie Henning-Piedmonte reported Saturday that several residents of the greater Brewster area had received phone calls from individuals soliciting funds for the B… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fonseca Out; Kraus Moves Up as Chief ADA



Joseph Fonseca, Putnam’s Chief Assistant District Attorney, has resigned to return to private practice. Fonseca joined county employment on January 1, 2016, when Robert Tendy became District Attorney succeeding Adam Levy. Tendy told this repor… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

1917 Historical Exhibit Opens Saturday At Southeast Museum



The year was 1917 when the United States entered World War I. Many of Putnam’s young men answered the call and defended our nation’s allies gallantly. Later that year, New York State women were granted full suffrage, three years before t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Maureen Fleming To Seek Reelection As Supervisor of Kent



Maureen Fleming is seeking reelection for Kent Supervisor this fall. Maureen Fleming has made it official. The two term chief elected official of the Town of Kent will be seeking reelection in November. Fleming, a Democrat, called it a “privile… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

FROM THE CHAMBER

Embracing Religious Organizations As An Economic Driver.

Last week, we discussed Putnam County’s not-forprofits and how the business community could best support and enhance their efforts. To extend that topic further, perhaps we should consider promoting Putnam County as a hub for religious organiz… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

BHS Students Become Published Authors



Brewster High School students have been published in the new book “On My Mind.” A compilation of the writings of more than 200 students representing seven high schools has been published and Brewster High School sophomores are included in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



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Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Would Use Diesel Engine in Putnam

  New York Central Asks Change In Order to Electrify Yonkers Branch and Main Line. The New York Central Railroad Company is seeking to have substituted for the order of the Public Service Commission requiring it to install extensive electrificat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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