Yes, Virginia, Costco Is Coming to Putnam


Paul Camarda (center) is reassured by Costco Vice President Ernest Annibale that Costco has no intention of backing out of Patterson Crossing. County Executive MaryEllen Odell brokered Monday’s meeting. Photo by Eric GrossPaul Camarda remembers it we… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Spreading Christmas Cheer!

Jo Ann Viola is joined by County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Tom Fieghery (left) and Kevin Scheil, vice president of the Putnam FOP lodge, when gathering toys for families in need—gifts donated to area organizations who assist the less fortunate. Stor… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

$200,000 Worth of Heroin Seized


Deputy Christopher Irwin and his canine, Kato, assisted in the apprehension of two alleged drug dealers and the discovery of two kilos of heroin. Photo By William McnamaraThe illegal drug trafficking trade has taken a major hit in Putnam County with … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Proud To Be An American


It took Debora Portillo 30 years to gain U.S. citizenship; she’s from Guatemala originally. Portillo, a resident of Kent, attended the naturalization with her daughters, Maria Quezada and Yohany Portillo and son, Jonathan. Photo by Eric Gross It’s… 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 on a frigid evening last Thursday. Photos By Eric GrossChanukah or the Festival of Lights was celebrated countywide last week. Menorah lightings were held in Car… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

FOP Donates More Than 300 Toys For Needy Kids


Putnam’s Fraternal Order of Police (FOP)—the Stephen Driscoll Chapter—named in memory of the September 11, 2001, hero from Lake Carmel who gave his life at Ground Zero so others could live, has donated more than 300 toys to needy families throughout … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Parents Urged To Plan Teenaged Holiday Parties


The holidays have arrived and parties are in full swing. Parents are being urged this week to plan their teenaged son or daughter’s gathering to avoid unwanted and often tragic consequences. The Putnam Communities that Care Coalition reminds adults t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Galef on Sexual Harassment

To the Editor, Sexual harassment is a problem that has permeated our society. It is in entertainment, in businesses, in schools, in every level of politics, and in our communities. I have heard stories from so many of my friends, my constituents, and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cunningham’s Corner

Accuracy Hits Home

The PCNR from last year announcing the newspapers’ sale. Photo by Douglas CunninghamYou ever go to a meeting or witness an event, or better yet, take part in something, and then later read the news account of it and say, “Hey, wait a minute. That’s n… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Holiday Blood Drive Next Friday


Putnam’s semi-annual blood drive — sponsored by the Stephen Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services, local residents serving with the Fire Department of New York and the Carmel Knights of Columbus — take… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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