36 First Responders Join Putnam County Ranks


Above: Graduates take a bow following the ceremony. They are Putnam’s newest first responders. Photos by Eric Gross Putnam’s proud tradition of volunteerism in the emergency services field is alive and well following the graduation of 36 young fir… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Busiest Year On Record For Putnam Emergency Personnel


The year 2017 was the busiest ever for Putnam’s fire and EMS providers. Data sent by the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services to Albany last week indicated a whopping 7,539 calls answered by the county’s volunteer fire departments containing ambulance… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pastor Andrew Columbia Joins Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Family


Pastor Andrew Columbia has arrived at the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Photo by Eric Gross Andrew Columbia was an angry New York City police officer until he encountered God on a rooftop in Harlem. That meeting resulted in the transformation of a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Ryan Leads Search For Four New Area Superintendents

BOCES Superintendent Jim Ryan is a busy man these days. The Cold Spring resident and former Carmel School District Superintendent from 2008 through 2015 is heading up the search for new superintendents of schools in the Haldane, Peekskill and Croto… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Things to Do

PSA: Valentine’s Day is Next Wednesday, Folks

Thru Feb-Jean Tock photos of China on display at Mahopac lib. More info: 845-628-2009, ext 108, MahopacLibrary.org Jan 24-Feb 28-10am-12pm Basic Drawing and Composition for Creative Adults at Kent Lib. Weekly class. More info/reg: 845-225-8585, kentl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lincoln & Churchill: Action This Day

Lincoln & Churchill: Action This Day

“Let this be done without fail,” wrote Prime Minister Winston Churchill in June 1940 in a memo advocating “investigating radio methods likely to be used against us by the enemy in the air or elsewhere.” Speedy action would counter the development of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel School Board Hosts ‘Community Conversation’ Tonight


Carmel School officials have invited the public to attend a meeting this evening (Tuesday) at the Kent Elementary School that is being tabbed as a “Community Conversation.” Superintendent Andy Irvin explained the purpose of the get-together was to “p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

FROM THE CHAMBER

The Sky is Not Falling … But Your Taxes Could Be!

Today’s political climate is so full of partisan rage that many pundits seem to have lost their ability to evaluate clearly. The tax reform recently passed by Congress is a perfect example. The varying opinions out there seem to think it’s the worst … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cunningham’s Corner – Football & Command

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What a game that was, eh? Often, these Super Bowl games turn numbingly dull, with the over-hyped clash of titans ending up a lopsided mismatch. Not so Sunday’s. By the time the clock ran out on Philadelphia’s 41-33 victory over New England, we had seen a heck of a football game. Athleticism, surprises, barely a punt the whole game. And […]

Man Pleads Guilty In Fatal Crash


A Pawling man is facing state prison for allegedly driving a pick-up truck under the influence of morphine on Route 22 in Patterson two years ago when he slammed into an oncoming vehicle, killing a Kent woman and seriously injuring her husband. Chri… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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