Foreclosure Judgments Dramatically Decline


Foreclosure judgments have dramatically declined for the first six months of 2018. Judgments, where people actually lose their homes or property for failing to pay taxes, fell from 93 for the first six months of 2017 to 55 this year. Foreclosure acti… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Carmel School Board Organizes for 2018-19


It was business as usual at last week’s organizational meeting of the Carmel Board of Education as Greg Riley and Rick Kreps were reelected as president and vice-president, respectively, by their colleagues. The two men have served their constituenci… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Meska to Lead Brewster Board of Ed

For the first time in more than a decade, a new face will lead the Brewster Board of Education. Sonia Mesika was elected to chair the board last Tuesday evening at the school board’s organizational meeting, succeeding Stephen Jambor, who has retired…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Richard Mazzone to Lead State Police in Putnam County


New York State Police Troop K has a new leader this week. Major Richard Mazzone, who served as Zone Commander for Rockland and Orange counties, was promoted last Friday to lead troopers in the Putnam, Dutchess, Westchester, Columbia County region by … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

A MATTER OF PRIDE

 From all reports the highways of the town of Carmel have been greatly improved this season over last year. It should be a matter of congratulation to the people. It is further stated that we haw now the best roads of any adjoining town and per… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Word of the Week

invigilate | in-VIJ-uh-layt VERB: to keep watch; especially : to supervise students at an examination … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Twenty A Day: The Hidden Epidemic of Veteran Suicides

Twenty A Day: The Hidden Epidemic of Veteran Suicides

As Co-Chair of the Putnam County Suicide Prevention Task Force, I have read with great interest over the past few weeks the many articles raising awareness about suicide. I applaud those media outlets that have included prevention resources as part o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Free Food For Kids On Fridays at Kent Public Library


Karissa DiPierro, a young member of the library staff, hands out the free food and milk from the program every friday. Photo by Mary-Margaret DwyerEvery Friday for the remainder of the summer, kids 18 and under can eat for free at the Kent Public Lib… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Stolen Car Is Tracked, Leads To Bust of Lake Peekskill Man


Modern technology helped police track down an alleged car thief from Lake Peekskill. Yorktown Police Friday reported the arrest of Jair Castro, 26, in connection with the reported incident that began in the City of Peekskill. Sgt. Mark Rapisarda said… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Riding the Rails: What I’m Seeing

Riding the Rails: What I’m Seeing

Repairs to the Lunn Terrace bridge in Cold Spring, shown here over the tracks, are among the station-related improvements set by Metro-North for both western and eastern Putnam. Photo by Chris Layton Coming from the recent June meeting of the MTA … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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