2020-04-21 E-Edition

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600 Families Assisted at United Way Food Distribution

An army of masked volunteers distributed food last week through the efforts of the United Way. Photos by Eric Gross. Vehicles were lined up early in the parking lot at the Putnam Governmental Campus off Old Route 6 in Carmel last Thursday and with… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

COVID-19 Placing Tremendous Stress on Health Dept.; United Way Distributes Free Food to Hundreds

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The numbers of coronavirus infections are now staggering throughout Putnam County with deaths continuing to increase. Last Tuesday evening, Dr. Michael Nesheiwat, the county’s Commissioner of Health and Kathy Percacciolo, Putnam’s Supervisory Public Health Nurse, testified before members of the county Legislature’s Health Committee for over an hour. The pair explained to Legislators Any Sayegh, Toni Addonizio and Carl Albano, […]

COVID-19 Death Toll Increases Across Putnam


As of Monday, the New York State Health Department reported 36 residents of Putnam County had died from the coronavirus, 35 of those in Putnam County and one outside of the county. Those numbers will likely continue to rise, since on Sunday eve… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sheriff’s Department Sees Big Impact from COVID-19


The coronavirus pandemic has hit the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department in a big way. News of COVID-19 exposure was revealed last Wednesday evening during a meeting of the Putnam Legislature’s Protective Services Committee, when a question was ask… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Town Board Reschedules Meetings

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Carmel Town Board has rescheduled several meetings by consolidating agendas. Wednesday’s (April 22) work session has been rescheduled until May 6 while the town board’s voting meeting scheduled for that eveni… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sunday’s Heart Walk 2020 Is A ‘Virtual’ Gathering


Putnam County’s annual Heart Walk on the grounds of the Brewster School District campus usually attracts more than 1,000 participants. On Sunday, the day of the walk, the school’s campus will be empty as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Instead,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legal Aid Attorney Cheats Disaster; Misses Tree Falling on His Car by Minutes


The demolished Cadillac bore the brunt of a large tree that fell along Fair Street during Monday’s violent storm. Route 301 from Carmel to Cold Spring resembled a war zone with uprooted trees and downed utility poles closing sections of the county’s … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Family Overcome By Fumes From Generator


Firefighters arrived on the scene and were greeted by the home’s occupants overcome by carbon monoxide. Photo by Eric Gross.Carmel firefighters were summoned to 8 Cornish Road last Monday afternoon for a report of several occupants inside the onestor… 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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