Restaurants Open Tuesday For Outside Dining

Gus Pourakis, proprietor of George’s Place in downtown Carmel, didn’t mind sweating in the hot sun Saturday as he scrubbed and scoured the deck of his popular restaurant on Carmel’s main thoroughfare in preparation for Tuesday’s partial reopening all… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Vehicle Larcenies Reported

Area police are reminding residents, “Lock your vehicle at night,” with the admonition stemming from a series of larcenies that have taken place in recent days from Mahopac Falls to Patterson and Pawling. Carmel Police Chief Michael Cazzari report… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Drugs Recovered from Mail Rooms at Green Haven

Quantities of illegal contraband were confiscated last week by mailroom corrections officers employed at the maximum security Green Haven Correctional Facility in nearby Stormville. Authorities said an officer was processing a package sent to an inm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Supporting Addonizio

To the Editor, There is a Primary Election in June and I am urging all Town of Kent Republicans to re-elect Toni Addonizio, our Putnam County Legislator. I am a 72-year-old Kent senior who has been quarantined due to a heart condition. She has been … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

On Peaceful Protest

To the Editor, The peaceful and well-organized protest of the death of George Floyd that took place on Wednesday June 3 in front of the County Courthouse in Carmel stands as an example of how the right of free assembly can be utilized to further the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

On Racism in America

To The Editor: America is a system with racism built into its core. It is infused into every aspect of our society. It is deep seated and has historical roots. White people have benefitted and prospered from this system for 400 years. By any metric … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Business Booming at Area Gun Shops


Customers waited to enter Precision Armory in Lake Carmel last week. Photos by Eric Gross.Gun sales spiked by more than 80 percent in May as shoppers responded to safety concerns and civil unrest prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. Small Arms Analy… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Veterans Memorial Park Opens with New Rules and Regulations


The Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park in Kent is open for the summer season but like other venues, new rules and regulations have been imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Park hours are from 10 am to 7:30 pm daily, however, parking will be limit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Protests Sweep County and Nation

Black Lives Matter Stressed At Putnam Vigil For Justice

Above, those attending kneeled. Below, Attendees at the rally carried signs.More than 125 people gathered outside the Drew United Methodist Church in downtown Carmel last Monday evening (June 1) for a Vigil for Justice recalling the late Dr. Martin L… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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