New Administrators Join Putnam Valley School Family

Three veteran educators are beginning the 2019-2020 school year in new positions in Putnam Valley. Superintendent Jeremy Luft has taken over the reins of the district, succeeding Fran Wills, who retired last June, while Matthew Melo has been appointe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Navy’s Blue Angels, Other Jets, Cause Stir Over Putnam County in Flyover from Stewart


Close up of the joint formation of the RAF Red Arrows, F-22 Raptor Demo Team and the U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team from beneath the formation during the #HudsonFlight last week. A flight over Putnam County on Saturday drew cons… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CHS Grad is Newest Member of Carmel PD


Officer David Garcia is congratulated by Carmel PD Chief Mike Cazzari and Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt, who swore him in. Photo courtesy Michael CazzariDavid Garcia’s dream of becoming a police officer close to home has come true. The 32-year-old Patte… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Library Story Time Returns For 8 Weeks

Past storytime photos, above and below, courtesy of Kent Library Facebook page.A new 8-week session of fall storytimes with Miss Pauline will start in the third week of September at the Kent Library. The popular storytimes include books, rhymes, song… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Democrats to Host Hochul on Sept. 12


Lt .Gov. Kathy Hochul and NYS Senator Pete Harckham will be the featured speakers at an event hosted by the Carmel Democratic Committee focusing on leadership in New York State. They will be joined by other local leaders and candidates for office. Th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

$20K Grant To Assist CoveCare to Aid Youth In Crisis


A $20,000 grant received by CoveCare from the Westchester Community Foundation will allow the Carmel-based non-profit to continue its mental health services for youth in crisis. CoveCare Executive Director Eric Toth noted that young people are under … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Unemployment Increases Across Putnam


Unemployment increased by one-half of one percent across Putnam County last month while other counties throughout the Hudson Valley also experienced slight increases in the unemployment rate as well. The NYS Department of Labor reported last week for… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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James M Thompson Jr.

James M Thompson Jr., of Brewster, NY, died at his home on August 21. He was 51 years old. He was born on March 11, 1968, in Yonkers, NY. James was a graduate of Yorktown High School. James was an over-the-road truck driver for Swift Transportation, and he was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Fr. James T. Breen […]

Algae Blooms, Down From 2018, Are Still a Health Hazard


Top photo: Exactly the kind of fetid water you and your pets should avoid. Below: The drone that monitors Putnam water bodies is controlled from a police launch.Last year, Putnam County’s 529 lost beach days due to algae blooms, constituting 27 perce… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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