Nimham Pow Wow Attracts People From Across America


Singers and drummers perform Native American chants during the event. Photo by Eric GrossNative Americans as well as those interested in learning about local history filled the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent last weekend for the county’s 17th … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

DeStefano Back on the GOP Primary Ballot; County Appealing Ruling


There will be a Republican Primary for sheriff of Putnam County after all. Retired New York Police Department Captain and announced candidate for sheriff Andrew DeStefano called State Supreme Court Justice Paul Marx’ decision a “victory for the overw… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Museum Quilters Create Quilts for Valor


Members of the Quilters, Joan Crawford (right) and Cecilia Silva, Cynthia Cyprus and Debbie Behling display their wares. Photo by Eric GrossEvery Wednesday evening, four residents of the greater Southeast area gather in a concrete block building loca… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Power Of The Press

Courier’s Query Averts Calamity

Louis Epstein checks out the sinkhole on Route 301 in Kent Cliffs. Photo by Eric GrossLouis Epstein was both concerned and dismayed. After discovering a sink hole on Route 301 in western Kent earlier this summer and reporting it to the New York State… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rabid Raccoon Found At Putnam Plaza


A raccoon observed acting in a bizarre manner at the Putnam Plaza Shopping Center in Carmel has tested positive for rabies. Putnam Health Department Public Information Officer Barbara Ilardi said the animal was discovered last Monday evening in the w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Candidate Says Urgency Needed

To the Editor, I would like to thank the almost 1,200 registered Republicans who took the time to sign my petition to run for Sheriff of Putnam County. Many of you share our common frustration at the complete lack of urgency by the current Sheriff re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

For Mirra & Langley

To the Editor: Last Sunday afternoon I had the good fortune of meeting candidates Judie Mirra and Robert Langley. Judie is running for Carmel Town Board. She is bright, engaging and enthusiastic. Her work ethic indicates that she’ll stay on top of Ca… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

2017-08-22 E-Edition

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Cunningham’s Corner

FREE Denying Truth

I know the traditional thinking among reporters is that we’re dispassionate, completely unaffected by the things we cover. A story: Early in my time in New York, I covered an event at a bungalow colony in Sullivan County. Almost all of these colonies catered to Jewish guests, many of whom came back year after year. The origins went back decades, […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Lake Mah opac

 This beautiful spot, prepared by nature in her most exquisite mood, and made charming by a pellucid lake, surrounded by rural scenery, every beauty of which has been brought out and developed by intelligent culture, and the finer embellishments… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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