New York’s First Medal of Honor Parade Welcomed in Putnam


Top left: The American flag displayed proudly during the Medal of Honor Parade. Above: Patriotism was everywhere in Carmel. Even 16-month-old Robbie Molina displayed Old Glory on his stroller and a sign that read “We Love Our Troops.” Below: Medal of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Forum To Address Lake Mahopac Water Quality

Lake Mahopac, like many other bodies of water in both eastern and western Putnam, has been affected this summer by blue-green algae blooms, resulting in Health Departmentordered closure of many beaches. The Putnam Health Department in conjunction wit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Park Goes To The Dogs


Martin, a Boston terrier, and his handler Sara Kennedy of Kent, at the dog show. More photos, page 2. Photo by Eric GrossThe Putnam Veterans Memorial Park became a haven for dogs last weekend when the Putnam Kennel Club conducted its annual dog show…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Joey Greco Returns From Paris After Tribute Concert to the ‘French Elvis’


Lake Carmel’s Joey Greco (right) and Ricky Norton performed in Paris to honor Johnny Hallyday, referred to as the French Elvis. Photos courtesy Joey GrecoWhen Putnam County guitarist Joey Greco performed one night in New York City in 1963, he had no … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

College Students To Join In Networking, Problem-Solving Group


Networking and problemsolving will be on full display this week. Each week, members of the Brewster-Carmel Chapter of Master Networks gather at the Carmel Cornerstone Park, and for an hour develop creative problem-solving skills. Tomorrow (Wednesday)… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell Is Right Choice

To the Editor, I had the opportunity to first meet County Executive MaryEllen O’Dell in my role as Councilman in the Town of Carmel between 1986-1995. She was raised in Carmel and went to the Carmel schools and has raised her three children as a work… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Veterans, Time & Sacrifice

FREE Veterans, Time & Sacrifice

This struck me from Saturday’s Medal of Honor parade: It’s a long stretch from the corner of Gleneida Avenue next to Reed Library down to the Historic Courthouse, where the parade ended and all assembled. So a few sections were sparsely populated, with many more people gathered toward the end, by the Courthouse. But even in those places with not […]

Opinions Split On Putnam Taxi Issue


Should a county-regulated taxi commission be created in Putnam? That’s the question under review these days by county lawmakers. Members of the legislature’s Rules Committee discussed the issue during its meeting last week with no decision reached. C… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Conservatives Charged with Interfering with Petitioning Process


Kent Supervisor Maureen Fleming, the Democratic candidate for County Executive this fall, is livid that the county’s Conservative machine has instructed its members not to sign an Opportunity to Ballot petition that would allow her to challenge Count… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

GOOD ROAD WORK

 The work of the State improvement is progressing very rapidly. Brewster hill as far as the macadam concerned is completed and the first layer of stone is laid to nearly Light’s Crossing. The long culvert there in completed and soon the steam sh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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