2020-01-07 E-Edition

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It’s a Boy for Carmel Couple, and He’s the First in the County for 2020!


Clara Hooper snuggle with her son, Peyton, on New Year’s Day – Putnam’s first baby of 2020. Photo by Marcela Rojas Peyton Mallon is Putnam’s first baby of the new decade. The five-pound, five-ounce baby was delivered at Putnam Hospital Center t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Officials Take Oaths of Office


Above, Judge Spofford thanks family and friends during his remarks. Above right, Carmel Justice Thomas Jacobellis administers the oath of office to his longtime friend and colleague Putnam County Judge Joseph Spofford. All photos by Eric Gross Put… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lyme Disease Skyrockets Out of Control in 2019


Supervisor Sam Oliverio checks his four-legged companion, Memphis, for ticks. Photo by Eric Gross The incidence of Lyme disease and other tickborne illnesses is rising at an alarming rate, since more than 400,000 cases of Lyme were reported across… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Some Legislators Want Name Change For Putnam’s Unused ‘Trump State Park’


Lawmakers in the Democraticcontrolled New York State Legislature are again attempting to remove President Donald Trump’s name from open land along the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley. State Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Queens and State Senat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

State Bans Toxic Firefighting Foam


Emergency responders throughout Putnam County arfeeling safer this year, now that New York State plans to end the use of firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals. It’s been mandated that fire companies work with safer foams over time. State Senat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Intuitive Paintings’ by Seema Varma


 Seema Kapur Varma is an artist, author, poet, and teacher. After a successful career as a computer engineer working with several Fortune 500 companies, she found her passion in the arts and writing. Her journey started in 2015 with a quest to f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

TAKES UP MILK INQUIRY

 New York, Wednesday.—Following a conversation with Mr. Coleman, special deputy attorney general, who is inquiring into the methods of the so-called milk trust, District Attorney Whitman announced last night that he would take measures to ascert… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Triple Challenge: Crossword, Jumble & Sudoku

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Things to Do

Stick To Your Resolutions!

2020-Drug Crisis in our Backyard Spotlight Family Support Group. More info: drugcrisisinourbackyard.org, ssal@drugcrisisinourbackyard.com, 845-842- 1212. Open to the public. No registration required. Jan- Donald Longabucco art exhibit at Kent Library… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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