Christmas Behind Bars


Sheriff Don Smith at the jail Christmas Day. Photo by Eric Gross Sheriff Donald Smith spent a portion of his Christmas behind bars at the Putnam Correctional Facility greeting inmates and wishing staff a happy holiday. The annual visit has beco… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Community Comes Together on Christmas

  The true meaning of Christmas was experienced Monday in Putnam County when Brewster’s First Baptist Church opened its doors for a special luncheon. Pastor Travis Mitchell described the event as the “community coming together. Christmas is abo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Present from Albany


Christmas arrived a few days early for two Putnam lake communities, but officials in both Kent and Patterson were joyous nevertheless. On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his draft 2018 State of the State that will implement a $65 million four … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

White Christmas Across Putnam

Putnam residents awakened to a White Christmas Monday thanks to a two to three inch snowfall that blanketed the Hudson Valley. Authorities reported a quiet Christmas-eve and morning allowing Santa to make his rounds unimpeded. Highway crews plowed, s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gas Pumps Inspected For Accuracy


Mike Budzienski checks the interior of a pump in search of illegal scamming devices. Photo by Eric GrossEach of Putnam’s 45 services stations and convenience stores selling gasoline from Cold Spring to Carmel has been visited at least once this year … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Positive Train Control’ Could Have Prevented Accident


‘Positive train control’ could override the engineer in cases where a train is speeding into a curve, potentially saving lives. A Metro-North train on the Hudson line is shown here Tuesday in Cold Spring. Photo by Chris Layton The details are eeri… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Merry Christmas at Putnam Humane Society


Members of the Putnam Humane Society visit Meadowland of Carmel Wednesday and receive more than 8,500 pounds of dog food from staff of the auto dealership. Michelle Dugan gets a kiss from Bob, a resident looking for a permanent home, as he stands in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Call For World Peace At Buddhist Monastery


There is nothing more peaceful and spiritual than spending New Year’s morning at the Chuang Yen Monastery in western Kent. The Buddhist Association of the U.S. has invited area residents to a New Year’s morning Interfaith Prayer for World Peace at th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Abandoned Rabbit Is Found In Mahopac Falls


This dwarf rabbit was found abandoned inside a cage alongside a road in Mahopac Falls last Tuesday afternoon. Photo By Ken RossAn abandoned rabbit found last week in a cage at the intersection of Red Mills Road and Hill Street in Mahopac Falls is bei… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

FROM THE CHAMBER

Lessons From 2017 – Twists and Turns of Political Fortunes

At a time when hubris seems to be the guiding force in the political world at all levels (local, county, state, country), people are tired of the status quo and are fighting for change and new ideas. Donald Trump, a man with few qualifications for th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]


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