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. […]

Committee Decides Against Styrofoam Ban


The Health Committee of the Putnam Legislature declined to pass a resolution that would ban polystyrene containers throughout the county, a disappointment for Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra, the outgoing chair of the committee. Scuccimarra, who leave… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

REMOVING THE SNOW

What It Cost the Town of Carmel to Clear The Hig hways

 The Board of highway commissioners met with the Town Board last Saturday afternoon at the Town Hall, Mahopac, and asked for an appropriation of $620 for removing the snow drifts from the highways of the Town made by the big storm of November 27… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

transmogrify | transs-MAH-gruh-fye VERB: to change or alter greatly and often with grotesque or humorous effect … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Holiday Blood Drive Takes Place Next Friday


Putnam’s semi-annual blood drive, sponsored by the Stephen Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services, local residents serving with the Fire Department of New York and the Carmel Knights of Columbus, takes pl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Russia Sends Hoax Bomb Threats To Cold Spring Businesses

Dozens of businesses and institutions, including T. Webber Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning in Cold Spring, received bomb threats by email last Thursday afternoon, prompting evacuations and sweeps of buildings by law enforcement personnel. Sh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

IDA Working Toward Putnam Development


Bill Nulk addresses members of the Putnam Legislature at last week’s Economic Development Committee meeting. Photo by Eric GrossThe Putnam County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) reports that it has completed a very successful year. Bill Nulk, cha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

High achievers

Luke Harrison of Mahopac, majoring in Computer Science at New York Institute of Technology, is one of 30 undergraduates selected to carry out a group research project with a professor in NYIT’s College of Engineering and Computing Sciences. Harrison’… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Movie Night at Reed Library


Movie Night at Reed Library is Thursday, Dec. 27, at 6:30 p.m. Wear your favorite PJs, bring a blanket to sit on and a friend (stuffed or human)! Popcorn and water will be served. For ages 5 and up. Registration required, please call the library to r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Putnam’s Only Shelter Provides A Safe Place To Sleep


The Brewster Emergency Shelter Partnership, the only shelter program in Putnam, provides a warm meal and a place to sleep for those in need during the coldest months of the year. The partnership is supported by volunteers from various religious group… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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