Legalized Pot, the Latest Big Idea in NY

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday proposed legalizing recreational marijuana use by early 2019. In a speech packed with other proposals, Cuomo cited the policies and style of FDR, who of course was elected as New York’s governor in 1928 and was then elected president in 1932, and went on to be one of the nation’s greatest leaders in troubled times. […]

2019 Weather Calendar Benefits Hope For Youth Foundation


Meteorologist Jim Witt’s 2019 Hudson Valley Long Range Weather Calendar is now on sale throughout the county. Photo courtesy Bill PowersPutnam County meteorologist Jim Witte is once again using his long-range forecasting skills to benefit the Hope fo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Beware Of Phone Scams, Police Warn


Local law enforcement reported last week that some individuals are playing Scrooge this holiday season, perpetrating a number of telephone scams targeted at the elderly throughout the county. Agencies are investigating reports of unsolicited callers… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Third Referendum In The Plans For Carmel School Voters


Carmel School Board members are expected to approve a referendum this evening (Tuesday) asking district residents to approve a bond that will repair failing roofs, make each school building ADA compliant, and enhance the George Fischer Middle School … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Two Area Boys Charged With Manslaughter


State Police Captain John Ryan described the death of a 15-year-old boy as “heartbreaking” when detailing the grim incident leading to the teen’s death. The time was 4 pm last Wednesday when a patrol traveling on Clove Branch Road in Stormville obser… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

50 Residents Become Proud Americans


Evelyn Guzman is proud of her new citizenship. Her mother Reyna Candora offers congratulations. The family emigrated from Guatemala to Brewster. Photo by Eric Gross Fifty of America’s newest citizens recited their oath of allegiance to the United … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Christmas ‘Grinch’ Stealing From Toys For Tots in Patterson


Putnam Community Action Partnership (CAP) Director Judy Callahan is outraged over thieves misrepresenting themselves as employees of the nonprofit and stealing toys destined for children in need this holiday season. The Patterson Recreation Center ad… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bats Invade Austin Road School in Mahopac

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Bats might have invaded the Austin Road Elementary School in western Mahopac but students, faculty and staff are not the least bit concerned. As a matter of fact, the school family is thrilled that teacher Mary Jean Cerbini and her fifth graders have placed artist’s renderings of bats on walls throughout the school building in conjunction with the “Habitats for […]

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Nov 26-Dec 21 Send Leters to Santa at Kent Lib. Letters with return addresses will receive replies. More info: kentlibrary.org, 845- 225-8585. Dec- Catherine Obi art show in December at the Kent Lib. More info: Kentlibrary.org Thru Dec 28- Hudson Riv… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Coat Drive Brings Warmth In Chilly Weather


CAP volunteer Jerry Grant (right) accepts 255 gently used coats from teachers in the Brewster School District last week. The garments are now available free of charge at the CAP office in Brewster for those in need of warmth this winter. PHOTO BY DAR… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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