2020-03-03 E-Edition

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STATE CHAMPION!

 P.J. Duke of the Carmel Rams became the first seventh-grader to ever win a state wrestling championship on Saturday, earning technical fall at the 5-minute, 22-second mark against Joseph Manfredi of Herricks in the Division I (large schools) to… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Coronavirus Fallout Foils Student Exchange


The Carmel-Mantova connection, alive and well for more than 20 years, has been canceled due to the spread of the coronavirus. Two dozen young men and women from Carmel High School were scheduled to visit the small Italian community this month as p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Dollars Up Again


County sales taxes continue to rise to record numbers. Commissioner of Finance William Carlin presented his monthly report to members of the County Legislature’s Audit Committee panel last week, indicating $5,536,978 collected in sales tax dollars du… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Takes Effect


Shoppers now put groceries in reusable bags, as seen at Tops Market in Carmel Sunday afternoon—the first day of the new plastic bag ban across New York State.–Photo by Eric Gross Shoppers brought their own reusable bags when going to the supermar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Funny Money In Circulation


Merchants have been advised to check and double check $100 bills before accepting cash for goods and services. Sheriff Robert Langley issued the advice to businesspeople from Carmel to Cold Spring last week. The Sheriff’s Department is actively inves… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Driver Passes School Bus in H.S. Parking Lot


A deputy sheriff nabbed a motorist Friday outside Mahopac High School for passing a stopped and loading school bus. –Photo by Eric GrossA sheriff’s deputy didn’t have far to travel Friday when nabbing a Mahopac man for passing a stopped and loading … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Seniors Learn Importance Of the 2020 United States Census


Those pictured with Borda, second from right, include: Denise Miller, Marie Delawder, Alice Duran, Edie DeVito and Theresa Korn. –Photo courtesy Edie DeVitoResidents throughout Putnam County will be receiving letters from Uncle Sam next week regardi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Another Round of Naturalized Citizens Will Be Welcomed to Putnam


The New Year will be a busy one when it comes to naturalization ceremonies, since seven are planned for 2020, with the second taking place Wednesday, March 11. Since 2015, following a 20-year hiatus, hundreds of newcomers have taken their oaths of al… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Police Issue Warning on Scam Artists


Scam artists have been preying on unsuspecting local residents, and area police have issued a warning: Never let your guard down!” Dozens of county residents received phony calls from would-be Social Security Administration representatives demanding … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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