Support for Byrne & His Work on Environment

Dear Editor, As a Hudson Valley resident, I see and appreciate the positive effects from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne’s countless actions to protect the environment. Kevin has one of the strongest pro-environment records in the Assembly Minority Conferenc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Disappointed by Voter Apathy in Carmel District

To the Editor, I am a resident in the Town of Carmel and am writing about the Carmel School Bond vote on October 2nd, which failed to pass by a margin of 53% against and 47% in favor. I have been reading a lot of posts on Facebook that place blame o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to […]

Support for Tobacco Law To the Editor:

Congratulations to Putnam County on taking a crucial step forward in protecting our children and public health by raising the age of sale for tobacco products to 21. Today, 28.8% of high school students in New York State use tobacco products – and t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CAP Elections Take Place Next Wednesday


Putnam Community Action Program’s (CAP) annual Advisory Committee elections take place next Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the CAP office in Brewster. Committee members assist the nonprofit with outreach and fund raising while also reviewing community issues… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Independence Party Backs Gashi for State Assembly


The NYS Independence Party recently endorsed Vedat Gashi, the Democratic challenger to 94th District State Assemblyman Kevin Byrne, a change from the last election, in which it endorsed the incumbent. Frank Mackay, chairman of the Independence Party,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

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 Rev. Mr. Shaffer will leave the church at Mahopac Falls to accept a call to Harrison, N.J., a suburb of Newark. Rev. Mr. Crawford is assisting in a revival service at Matteawan this week. On Sunday Rev. Mayhee of Matteawan will preach in his p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Word of the Week

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Preventing Lead Poison in Putnam

Legislator Amy Sayegh (right) and Dr. Michael Nesheiwat discuss lead poisoning at last week’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature. Photo by Eric GrossSome of Putnam’s oldest structures are found in the villages of Brewster and Cold Spring – but along w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Deadlines Near For November’s General Election

If you desire to vote in the general election next month and have not yet registered, deadlines are approaching. Putnam Elections Commissioners Kathy Croft and Anthony Scannapieco reminded the public Monday that applications must be postmarked by thi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bridge Renamed To Honor Vets


Putnam County is New York State’s first “Purple Heart County,” and now the Bear Mountain Bridge is sporting a new name: The Purple Heart Veterans Memorial Bridge. Legislation that officially changed the name of the span that connects Rockland and Ora… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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