2019-08-27 E-Edition

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Zuckerman Outlines Metro-North Capital Needs For Putnam

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Putnam legislators listened intently last Tuesday evening when Neal Zuckerman, the county’s representative on the MTA Board, outlined Metro-North capital needs for Putnam County commuters. The Garrison resident appeared before the Legislature’s Physical Services Committee and for more than an hour discussed a myriad of issues and concerns related to safety, price, overall sustainability, service and related capital needs and […]

School’s Open

 Kent Police Officers Dan Huestis and Steve Gasparrini join Carmel School District Transportation personnel last week at the district’s bus garage at the Kent Schools Complex by distributing School’s Open posters reminding motorists about school… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lawmakers Blast DMV License Plate Replacement Plan As “Money-Grab”


Putnam County State Senator Sue Serino believes a proposal to replace license plates on all vehicles in New York State starting next spring is a “money grab plan” perpetuated by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Serino’s comments came after the governor’s of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Langley Worried On Food Products With CBD


Sheriff Robert Langley is concerned about the sale of food products containing Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil to unsuspecting consumers. Langley met with members of the Putnam Legislature’s Health, Social, Educational and Environmental Committee last week … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Secure Facility Created To Exchange Internet Purchases


More and more people are buying and selling merchandise on the internet. Carmel officials expressed concern recently regarding issues of safety for residents when ‘seller meets buyer’ and last week unveiled a pair of parking spaces outside the Carmel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Unused Sick Time Denied for Two Retired Cops


The Appellate Division of State Supreme Court has upheld the 2017 decision of Putnam County Judge Paul Marx by denying two retired Carmel Police officers reimbursement for their unused sick time. Former Officers Michael Williams and Gary Johanson, wh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tax Department Scam Reported Across Putnam


A number of Putnam residents have received calls in the past week from con artists purporting to be representatives of either the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance or the Internal Revenue Service. The Sheriff’s Department and with town and villa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Operation Hardhat Dishes Out 112 Summonses


One hundred twelve motorists have failed to obey traffic laws when traveling through a highway work zone and now will pay the piper. State Police in Troop K teamed up with NYS Department of Transportation employees for Operation Hardhat in recent day… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislature Calls On NYS To Aid OTB

Is More Gambling A Good Thing?

Putnam County has not received a penny in Off-Track Betting revenue in months as a result of a shortfall in Catskill Region OTB coffers. Putnam’s representative to the OTB Board Vincent Tamagna believes that “Off- Track Betting will either go or grow… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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