Bullies At the School Board?

Dear Editor, On Oct. 2, 2018, the Carmel School Board was handed its second defeat in its proposal for an excessive spending bond referendum. In the last ten months the voters have spoken twice, advising the school board that they are opposed to thes… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Snow, Warnings & Overconfidence

FREE Snow, Warnings & Overconfidence

I drive a good bit while commuting, so podcasts and Audible, and my library’s audio book app, are invaluable. One recent listen that now seems prescient was the Audible short from Michael Lewis, on the Coming Storm. Among other queries it posed, why don’t people pay attention to tornado warnings? There’s a lot more in there, including about the possible […]

Proposed Inter-Municipal Agreement With Orange County Comes Under Fire


Orange County officials have proposed an inter-municipal licensing agreement with Putnam County allowing for reciprocal Master Electrician licensing between the two municipalities. Putnam Attorney Jennifer Bumgarner told members of the county Legi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Absentee Ballots Counted – No Changes In Election Results


The historically heavy voter turnout on Election Day throughout Putnam County kept Board of Elections employees up late again last Tuesday, when more than 2,200 ballots were counted. More than 37,000 ballots were cast on Election Day throughout th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

ELECTION EXPENSES ACCOUNTS FILED WITH COUNTY CLERK AND SECRETARY OF STATE

 For senator, Franklin D. Roosevelt spent $1,766.34 to be elected while Richard E. Connell paid out $285.09 to defeat Hon. Hamilton Fish. We have not seen the expenses of Mr. Fish but Senator Schlosser expended $725. In the local field Samuel B…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

pugnacious | pug-NAY-shus ADJ: having a quarrelsome or combative nature : truculent … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Worship Listings

Chabad of Putnam County 5 Fair Stree, Carmel 845 225 4770 www.PuntamChabad.org Rabbi Avi Korer conducts Shabbat services Saturdays at 10:00am. Education director Michal Korer. Hebrew school Sundays 10am – 12pm No membership necessary. CHUAN G YEN MON… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

52 Graduate Putnam Youth Court’s 31st Commencement


The graduates take their oaths of office administered by Putnam County Judge James Rooney.The historic Putnam County Courthouse was filled to the rafters Wednesday evening when 52 young people from throughout the region took their oaths of office and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hand in Snow Blower Results in Trauma


An elderly Kent Cliffs man suffered serious trauma to his hand after it became caught in a snow blower. Kent Police and members of the Kent Fire Department rushed to the Albert Kretzschmar residence on Tibet Drive Friday afternoon after being dispatc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Puzzles

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