Reefer Madness

FREE Reefer Madness

It was just last week that Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed legalizing recreational marijuana use by early 2019. It was one bit in a speech long on ideas, intended to evoke FDR. Reaction has been quick in coming, and at least here in Putnam County, far from laudatory. I believe we will come to rue the day. The social costs will […]

I-84 Crash Injures 5, Including 2 Troopers


Two troopers assigned to the East Fishkill barracks suffered non-life-threatening injuries last Tuesday evening when their patrol car was struck from behind on Interstate 84 while the officers were conducting a vehicle and traffic stop along the busy… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Request For Officers On Hold

Carmel town officials are concerned about security at Carmel Town Hall in Mahopac and have asked the county to appoint two Special Patrol Officers, SPOs, to patrol the municipal building five days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Putnam Legisl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

A MILD WINTER AIR AS BALMY IN DECEMBER AS IN APRIL

 Frost Only About 6 Inches and Ice Harvest Still in the Future. The beautiful mild weather of this Christmas time is almost unprecedented in the memory of most people. The genial warmth of the sun has been accompanied in the main, by gentle br… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

sophistry | SAH-fuh-stree NOUN: subtly deceptive reasoning or argumentation … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Brings Back Service Medals After 100 Years


Top: Members of the Service Medal Committee met recently to review applications. Above: A 1919 edition of the Putnam Courier announced the original Service Medal initiative. Photos by Eric GrossOn Oct. 14, 1919, the former Putnam Board of Supervisors… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Holiday Blood Drive Takes Place Friday


County Executive MaryEllen Odell donated blood during last year’s holiday blood drive. Photo by Eric GrossGive the gift of life during the holidays. Putnam’s semi-annual blood drive, sponsored by the Stephen Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gasoline Spills From Delivery Truck, But Danger Averted


It was a tense few moments in Carmel Wednesday when a quantity of gasoline being delivered to a service station in Carmel spilled onto the ground, causing the closure of the Dunkin Mobil Station on Route 6 across from the Putnam Plaza for seven hours… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Putnam CAP Soup Kitchen Asks For Volunteers


Volunteers serve at the CAP Soup Kitchen during a recent luncheon. Photos by Eric GrossThe Putnam Community Action Partnership (CAP) operates a soup kitchen throughout the year, serving lunch on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. During the winter, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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