Support for Addonizio

To the Editor: There is a Primary Election scheduled for June 23rd for Putnam County Legislator District 3 (early voting begins on June 13th). The Republican Committees in both Kent and Patterson have unanimously voted to support the re-election of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Elderly Lake Carmel Man Rescued from Smoke-Filled Home


Upper left, Firefighters from several departments assisted at the scene of last week’s house fire in Lake Carmel. Upper right, EMT’s and paramedics treated homeowner Robert Short who was overcome by smoke. Photos by Eric Gross.An elderly Lake Carmel … 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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Hudson Valley Furniture Service Back in Business


Jim Caione refinishes a dining room table last Tuesday at a Carmel residence. Photo by Eric Gross.It’s been a long three months for Jim Caione, proprietor of Hudson Valley Furniture Service located in Patterson. Like scores of other local entrepreneu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Virtual’ Veterans Wellness Fair Taking Place Throughout June


In conjunction with Post Traumatic Stress Awareness Month, the Joseph P. Dwyer Vet2Vet Program, the Putnam County Veterans Service Agency and the Putnam County Suicide Prevention Task Force, are hosting a daily ‘virtual’ Veterans Wellness Fair throug… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Paint Putnam


A call to artists has been issued by the Putnam Arts Council and the Putnam Tourism Bureau. Both agencies have challenged the public to paint “beautiful Putnam through the ‘#paintputnamcontest.’” Arts Council Executive Director Joyce Piccone said the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Battle over Personnel Records of Sheriff’s Employees


The Putnam Legislature’s Protective Services Committee battled with Sheriff Robert Langley last week regarding the sharing of disciplinary records. Committee Chairman Paul Jonke of Southeast initiated the hour long discussion via a remote hook-up due… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Statement by Board of Education President Sonia Mesika

The Board of Education recognizes that Board Trustee Berardi has free speech rights as an individual, which prevents the Board from taking legal action to seek her removal. However, I would like to say personally, for Ms. Berardi to continue as a Tru… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster School Trustee Berardi Resigns; Inappropriate Facebook Posts on Protesting & Police Brutality Caused Outrage

Krista Berardi responds to criticism at Thursday’s Board of Education meeting conducted remotely via Zoom. Photo by Eric Gross. Brewster School Trustee Krista Berardi resigned late Friday night after causing a firestorm in the community, suggestin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Prayers for Peace


Father Richard Gill prays for peace outside St. Lawrence O’Toole Church with 150 parishioners from St. Lawrence and Sacred Heart Churches in attendance. Photo by Tina Grant.Parishioners attending St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster and Sacred Hea… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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