2020-05-26 E-Edition

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Memorial Day Ceremonies Take on a Different Look

Top right, Attendees at the Lake Carmel ceremony Sunday morning wore face coverings. At right, veterans place worn-out flags into the barrel at the county park to properly retire them Friday evening, part of the Watch Fire service every Memorial Day … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Somber Memorial Day Marked; No COVID Deaths in Past Week in County; Reopening to Begin


The Mid-Hudson Valley including Putnam County has identified enough contact tracers to meet New York’s guidelines allowing for the region to partially reopen today (Tuesday) by entering Phase One. Putnam County’s snapshot of COVID-19 stats as of T… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lake Carmel Man Critically Injured in ‘Spectacular’ Crash


A Lake Carmel man survived after his Honda was forced off Route 52 and overturned seven times before coming to rest against a gasoline pump at a filling station at the intersection of Dykeman Road. The driver of the other car fled. Photo by Eric Gros… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

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FREE Somber & Grim Memorial Day

Memorial Day, as holidays go, is pretty somber in any year. Particularly so this year, I think. It honors those who died in military service to the nation, and the holiday’s origins trace back to just after the Civil War, which saw death on a nearly unimaginable scale: 618,222 dead on both sides. And new research in 2012, based on […]

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The Economy: From The Big Picture To The Individual View

What does the stock market know that the rest of us don’t? In March 2020, before COVID-19 fully affected the economy, the U.S. unemployment rate was 4.4% (Putnam was at 4.2%). In April, across the U.S., the rate rose to 14.7%. This is the largest one… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Survival Tree Seedling Planted at Putnam 9/11 Memorial


Above, members of the September 11 Ceremony Committee welcome the tree to Putnam County. Right, the tree is placed into the ground by Denis Hanrahan and Chris Ruthven while Dimmy Lotrecchiano of the Brewster-Carmel Garden Club provides guidance. Phot… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Man Critically Injured in TSP Crash


Emergency responders use the Jaws of Life to extricate a seriously injured Mahopac man from his vehicle that crashed last Tuesday on the TSP. Photos courtesy A.J. Hicks.A Mahopac man was seriously injured last Tuesday in a rollover crash on the Tacon… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

No Fourth of July Fireworks Over Lake Carmel


 There will be no pyrotechnics over Lake Carmel during the 4th of July weekend. The Kent Town Board voted 4-1 last week to rescind a contract that would have resulted in the annual fireworks display due to the coronavirus pandemic. Councilman P… 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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