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FREE Election Day Is Nov. 3, 2020

Are you registered to vote? If you are not, Oct. 9 is the registration cutoff for the Nov. 3 election. You can find more info at the county Board of Elections website, putnamboe.com/. I’ll tell you this: By God, if it’s the last thing I do, I’ll be standing in line to vote on Nov. 3. Vote! See that your […]

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Sifting Through the Sands of Time

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Career Educator Loses Battle with COVID-19


Ed Harnett helped to shape the lives of thousands of Carmel High School students during his 30-plus years of teaching history, sociology, anthropology, government and political science. Harnett, 85, who resided in Eastham, Massachusetts in recent … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Children’s Committee Kicks Off 2019 Appeal


The Putnam County Children’s Committee 2020 Fund Drive is underway. The non-profit was founded in 1917 by Mrs. Fredric Osborn of Cold Spring, who saw a need for an alternative to the county’s ‘poor farm’ for children of struggling families. She assem… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Marie Troha

June 20, 1933 – July 22, 2020

How do you sum up in words the life of a person who touched so many, whose personality filled every corner of the room and whose sharp wit kept the doctors laughing even after a recent stroke? Marie never lost her sense of humor and had a real zest for life. She cooked on two settings – “Off” and “High”, […]

Langley Wants Body Cameras for Deputies

Sheriff Robert Langley believes in body cameras for members of his department and on Saturday announced his intention to request such technology in conjunction with the Sheriff’s Department’s 2021 budget request to members of the Putnam Legislature. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dorothy M. Osnoe

August 9, 1932 – July 26, 2020

Dorothy M. Osnoe of Brewster, NY, died peacefully at home with her family by her side on July 26, 2020. She was 87 years old Mrs. Osnoe was born on August 9, 1932 in Danbury, CT. She was a 1950 graduate of Danbury High School. On July 4, 1953, she married the love of her life Walter J. Osnoe Jr […]

Catherine E. Duffy

February 1, 1949 – July 26, 2020

Catherine E. Duffy of Somers, NY formerly of Patterson, NY died peacefully on Sunday July 26, 2020, at The Paramount of Somers. She was 71 years old. Mrs. Duffy was born February 1, 1949 in Bronx, NY daughter of the late John and Frances (Murray) Evans. She graduated from High School and received her associate degree. On Nov. 4, 1977, […]

CPD Chief Mike Cazzari Receives Farewell From Senator Harckham

State Senator Peter Harckham (right) congratulates retiring Carmel Police Chief Mike Cazzari on his retirement last Friday. Photo by Tom Staudter State Senator Peter Harckham stopped by Carmel Police headquarters in Mahopac last Friday to wish ret… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Moody’s Assigns Aa1 Rating to Putnam’s General Obligation Bonds


Moody’s Investors Service has assigned an Aa1 rating to Putnam County’s $5.8 million Public Improvement Serial Bonds and $2.8 million Public Improvement Refunding Serial Bonds, reflecting what the service described as “Putnam’s well-sized tax base an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.