Dozens Of Union Volunteers Band Together To Help Local Vet With Housing Repairs

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Kevin Cooke, a veterans’ counselor in Putnam County, has experienced his own share of stress. After a tree destroyed his roof, his young family was at loose ends – until volunteers from a local union came to their rescue. The Putnam Valley man, 33, enlisted in the military the day after Sept. 11, 2001, and was medically discharged eight years […]

Veteran’s Day Observances Announced Countywide


Veteran’s Day is being celebrated Sunday throughout the county and the Putnam County Joint Veterans Council has announced a complete list of holiday observances from Carmel to Cold Spring. At 9:30 a.m. traditional services will take place at the Lake… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Providing A Safe Warm Sleeping Place For Those In Need


Winter months are difficult for man and beast alike, especially for those with no roof over their heads. Unfortunately, even in a community as affluent as Putnam, there are people who have nowhere to seek shelter during the coldest nights of the w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Scrawled On Jewish Family’s Home In Philipstown


An anti-Semitic hate crime was reported on Wednesday by a Jewish family in Nelsonville. Swastikas and slurs were spray-painted on the walls of a home under construction, according to the Sheriff’s Department, which is investigating. “All resources … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dance-A-Thon To Find A Cure


Diane and Frank LaMorte are joined by fellow educators Allison Mooney and Jackie Fego along with dance instructors Diana and Jean at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Southeast. PHOTO BY ERIC GROSSDiane and Frank LaMorte, Brewster educators who love t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Chow Down Honors Vets


Photos by Eric Gross A USO troupe entertained the guests with music of the 1940s and 1950s.Putnam’s annual veteran’s Chow Down attracted 500 veterans and their guests to a delicious meal and wonderful camaraderie at the Mahopac Golf Course Sunday. Th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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I read with great sadness that an anti-Semitic incident occurred in Putnam County, where swastikas and messages of hate were spraypainted onto a Jewish home in Nelsonville. There can be no tolerance for such behavior in our community. A swastika is a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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FREE Course, Rough & Bigoted

If you whistle for dogs, you will get more dogs. It’s a straight line equation. A leads to B. So if you dog whistle to far right extremists, you will get more of them to show up, to show their face. Might not be a good thing. True, you have the advantage of knowing their names. A slim advantage, methinks. […]

Putnam’s First Hotel To Open Early 2019


With the assistance of the Putnam County Industrial Development Agency, the county’s first hotel in a generation will open early next year, allowing local residents welcoming family and friends for special occasions including weddings, confirmations … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘The Matchmaker’ To Be Performed This Weekend by Carmel Drama


Dolly Levi, played by Alieyah Brown, tries to find the perfect match for businessman Horace Vandergelder, played by Ben Hitchcock. Photo by Margaret CareyA classic comedy, The Matchmaker will be performed this weekend by the Carmel High School Drama … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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