2020-02-11 E-Edition

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No Snow? No Problem. Kent’s Winter Festival A Huge Success


The Nimham Mountain Singers invited future drummers to participate in their impromptu concert. –Photos by Eric Gross Except for a few flurries, snow was absent Saturday when the Town of Kent hosted its 5th annual Winter Festival. There was no … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Korea Vet, 91, Gets Service Medal


Frank LaFranca receives his medal from Karl Rohde and Kent Supervisor Maureen Fleming. Photo courtesy New York Riders Town of Kent resident Frank LaFranca is Putnam’s latest Service Medal recipient. The 91-year-old Korean War vet was visited by… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New EMS Chief for Putnam Named


Casey Quake, left, and his PTSD service dog “Teddy,” were welcomed to the Bureau of Emergency Services last week by Commissioner of Emergency Services Ken Clair. –Photo by Eric Gross As a child, Putnam’s new Director of Emergency Medical Services… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Shoddy Storm Repair Restoration Costs NYSEG $9 Million in Penalties


At right, above and below: Members of the National Guard converged on Putnam County in 2018 and assisted residents of senior citizens complexes by providing blankets, food and water. Many of the elderly were left in the dark for days. NYSEG has now a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Support for Coach Cayea, And Accolades for CHS Football


The scene was a bit surreal when more than 125 people crowded into the historic Putnam Courthouse to recognize the efforts of the Carmel High School Football team. Students, parents, grandparents and total strangers were in attendance last Tuesday ev… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County and PHC on Alert For Coronavirus


While no cases of Coronavirus have been reported in the region, Putnam Health Department officials and Nuvance Health, the overseeing agency of Putnam Hospital Center, have been closely monitoring the infectious disease surge and are prepared to prov… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Land Trust Invites Residents To ‘Take a Hike’


A winter hike is planned for Saturday along the Dextra Baldwin McGonigle Preserve in Patterson and the Putnam County Land Trust has invited the public to participate. The preserve, located at 35 Abbeyfield Lane, is located on the eastern side of the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tilly Foster Farm Recognized by American Institute of Architecture


Tilly Foster Farm has been recognized by the American Institute of Architecture by being awarded the prestigious Excelsior Award. Photo by Eric Gross.County officials are beaming this week after receiving word from the American Institute of Architect… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Could This Be The Week For Decision On Carmel Football Coach Todd Cayea?


Below: With fire in his eyes, Legislator Sullivan criticizes the Carmel Board of Education and administration; at right is Coach Cayea. –Photo by Eric Gross.Could this be the week when a decision is finally made on the fate of Carmel High School foo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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