2020-02-04 E-Edition

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Once Addicted to Drugs, Grads of Drug Court Tell of Second Chances & New Beginnings


Barbara Reitz encourages a graduate to follow her late husband’s credo of “one day at a time.” Photos by Eric Gross Nine residents of Putnam County drew cheers and applause for accomplishing what some believed was the impossible – completion of th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Human Skull Found in Patterson

Tied to Case of Missing Danbury Woman

A human skull believed to be that of a 53-year-old woman was found Saturday behind the Putnam Diner on Route 22 in Patterson by a hunter who contacted police. Sheriff Robert Langley said investigators and uniformed personnel responded and processe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cops Hunt for Possible Child Molester

Separate Cases of Trying to Lure Young Children

This story has been updated:  Carmel Police Chief Michael Cazzari late Tuesday afternoon issued an update to the “Cops Hunt for Possible Child Molester Story.” “Detectives with the Town of Carmel Police Department interviewed the Good Samaritan… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lawmakers Blast Cuomo Over Proposed Changes In STAR


Putnam’s two Democratic state lawmakers have sharply criticized Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo for his proposal that would remove upfront savings in property owners’ school tax bills if the homeowner earns more than $200,000 a year. Currently, N… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Maloney Calls for ‘Truth’ in Impeachment Trial

Lively Town Hall Meeting Covers Gamut of Topics

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney during a Town Hall meeting Saturday in Putnam Valley. Photo/Douglas Cunningham By Douglas Cunningham   PUTNAM VALLEY – U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, who sits on the House Intelligence Committee and who questi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dangers of Gaming Apps Revealed with Arrest in Southeast

The dangers of online gaming have been showcased by a recent case in Putnam County. The Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest Friday of a New Hampshire man who traveled to Putnam in order to meet a Southeast woman – after hacking into her account … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Remembering the Four Chaplains From USAT Dorchester in WWII


Veteran Andrew DeStefano of Patterson recalls the fallen veterans as three members of Brewster Girl Scout Troop 1067, Maddy Mattson, Becca Seaman and Rory Charbonneau, light memory candles. –Photo by Eric GrossVeterans from across the county gathere… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Things to Do

Cupid is on the Way!

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 3-Feb 7(Fridays) 2pm “Move Every Day” class at… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Drivers Obey the Law on Super Bowl Sunday

Police were out in force on Super Bowl Sunday evening checking for intoxicated motorists and others disobeying the state’s vehicle and traffic laws. In Putnam County, not a single DWI arrest was made. Sheriff’s deputies, Carmel, Kent, Brewster Villag… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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