Despite Losing Putnam County, Serino Squeaks To Victory


It’s now official: State Senator Sue Serino has been reelected to office. The New York State Board of Elections confirmed the narrow victory last Monday, following the counting of absentee and affidavit ballots. The Republican Serino defeated her Dem… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Serino Blasts State Legislator Salary Hikes


Putnam County State Senator Sue Serino has criticized a state compensation committee proposal to increase the salaries of state legislators by 64 percent over a three-year period. Serino who was narrowly re-elected last month, represents constituents… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislators Reappoint Elections Commissioners

Elections Commissioners Cathy Croft and Anthony Scannapieco have received the backing of the Putnam Legislature, which reappointed them both to four-year terms. The unanimous vote at last week’s regular meeting of the legislature took place before a … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Catherine Obi Art Show at the Kent Library

Three large paintings by Catherine Obi will be on display at the Kent Public Library throughout the month of December. Obi works mostly in acrylics, mixed media and some watercolor. The majority of her work expresses a deep interest in spiritual figu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

World War II On My Mind

FREE World War II On My Mind

I’ve been thinking a lot about World War II lately. Particularly, of course, because of the rapidly diminishing number of WW II veterans, here in Putnam and nationwide. Almost all are in their 90s now, some older. And every year, inexorably, there are fewer remaining vets from “the greatest generation.” But other factors come into play, too. One is that […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

CANNOT USE FERRETS

 Illegal Hunting Practice d In This Vicinit y It seems to be the general practice to use ferrets in hunting for rabbits in this section. This is clearly against the law. Local sportsmen may be interested in the amendment to the forest, fish and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

quail | KWAIL VERB: to give way : falter … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster School Honors Senator Murphy


State Senator Terrence Murphy is lauded by CV Starr schoolchildren, who present him with a one-of-a-kind poster. Photo by Jennifer Gary During his years in office, State Senator Terrence Murphy was an advocate for the Brewster School District by g… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Officials to Take Their Oaths of Office on New Year’s Eve


Putnam’s annual swearingin ceremony takes place on New Year’s Eve at the historic County Courthouse in downtown Carmel. Officials on the state and county level who were victorious on Election Day will take their oaths of office surrounded by family a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Smoke Detector Averts Fire Disaster For Kent Cliffs Family


The shrill sound of a smoke detector awakened a Kent Cliffs family early Sunday averting a fire calamity. The time was 4:35 a.m. when the Putnam 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call from the Ramos family reporting smoke and fire inside their residen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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