Lego Fun at Library

Calling all Lego® lovers!! Come to the Kent Library on Wednesday, February 21st ,from 4:45-5:45 for our new program, Literary Legos®! Listen to a fun story and build a Lego® creation based on the story. Your Lego® creation will be put on display for … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Magic Tree House Book Club

Magic Tree House Book Club at the Kent Public Library, the book club’s February meeting is Tuesday, February 27th, 4:30- 5:15. We’ll be discussing “A Big Day for Baseball” by Mary Pope Osborne. Travel through time and explore history with Jack and An… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Teacher Honored By National Organization


Mary Odell (right) receives her recognition from Lisa Smothers, national FBLA membership director at a ceremony in Reston, Virginia. Photo By Sue DieckMary Odell, a veteran educator at Carmel High School, has been recognized by the Future Business Le… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Questions on Gun Storage Law

Dear Editor, The Philipstown Town Board is attempting to pass a mandatory storage law that stipulates when gun owners are required to lock up their guns by law. This exact law was struck down in the U.S. Supreme Court decision of D.C. v. Heller back … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Town Looking at Wrong Problem

To the Editor, Our elected leaders of Philipstown need to focus their time, energy and the TAXPAYER’S dollars on our OPIOID crisis instead of the PARTISAN safe storage law. We had a least five deaths in Philipstown related to OPIOID overdoses in 2017… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Spring & Chocolate in the Air! – Cunningham’s Corner

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A good friend of mine is a chocolatier nearby, in Newburgh. He had an excessively large box on the wall behind the counter, one of the choices of sizes the customer can select for the chocolates from the display cases. Really, it’s a huge box, and would hold many pounds. “Why?” I asked one day in my innocence. What person […]

Foreclosures Up In 2018


County officials are hoping that January’s foreclosure data is not a sign of the New Year but a blip on the radar screen. After foreclosures declined across Putnam in 2017, the numbers have increased for January 2018. County Clerk Michael Bartolotti… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

TYPHOID IN PEEKSKILL

 Seventy Persons Ill And Aqueduct Workmen Must Clean Camps. An epidemic of typhoid fever has broken out in Peekskill. Twenty-five cases have developed since Friday, making seventy persons who are now ill with the disease. The State Board of He… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

descry / dih-SKRYE verb : to catch sight of; find out, discover … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Riding the Rails


 Editor’s Note: Neal Zuckerman of Garrison is Putnam County’s representative to the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Beginning this week, we are inaugurating an occasional column by Zuckerman that will delve into key transit i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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