New Vape Shop to Open in Mahopac Despite Moratorium


Despite the Carmel Town Board approving a local law last fall to establish a moratorium on the issuance of building permits or certificates of occupancy for the construction, establishment or operation of any new “smoke shops” or “vape shops” within … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Putnam Well Represented In Washington To Oppose Abortion


Friday’s March for Life was attended by a contingent of Putnam County residents, including Brianna Grant and Christina Grant, both parishioners at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church. Photo Courtesy Brianna GrantA busload of parishioners from St. Lawrence O’… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Senator Pete Harckham Wants to be a Good Neighbor


Putnam’s recently elected State Senator Peter Harckham wants to be a good neighbor. The 40th District Democrat, who defeated incumbent Terrence Murphy in November despite losing heavily in Putnam, has scheduled the first of what he is calling a “Coff… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cold Enough for You?

FREE Cold Enough for You?

And how many of you woke up Monday morning to a car encased in ice, the product of hours of freezing rain on Sunday? I confess I am no longer am as adventurous as I once was. Once, I would have found this scene terribly novel. Now, not so much. We should be be grateful for those who plow the […]

Ethics Board To Review Code Enforcement Officer


The Putnam County Ethics Board on Friday is expected to review an inquiry made by County Executive Mary- Ellen Odell concerning the county’s code enforcement officer Lou Albano. Albano also serves as caretaker at the Tilly Foster Farm in Southeast. T… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

A CHAMPION SHOT

  DANIEL L BRADLEY DOES SOME GREAT SHOOTING The live bird shoot at Garden held by the Carteret Gun Club Saturday again demonstrated that Daniel Bradley is in championship form. The biggest thing on today was the second event, a twenty-bird h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

derring-do | dair-ing-DOO NOUN: daring action : daring … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Riding the Rails: What I’m Seeing

Fighting for Putnam County, Just Louder

 Last week, Governor Cuomo stated to the Daily News’s editorial board that he would like to “Blow up the MTA.” In that article, the governor was cited as “frustrated by what he sees as an entrenched bureaucracy that lacks imagination to find ne… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New Radios Coming to Putnam County

Commissioner of Emergency Services Ken Clair and Putnam Battalion 19 Coordinator Ralph Falloon of Cold Spring check several radios that will be used by the county’s emergency responders in the future. Photo By Eric GrossPutnam County’s current emerge… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fireplace Ashes Spark Home Blaze


Firefighters attack a blaze Monday in Kent. Photo By Eric GrossA Kent resident learned a lesson the hard way Monday when his home caught fire as a result of his placing discarded fireplace ashes in a bucket hours earlier. Lake Carmel and Carmel FD pe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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