2020-09-22 E-Edition

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Putnam Remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Above, remembering RBG. Below, a memorial was created on the steps of the Putnam Courthouse to celebrate the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was remembered Saturday evening (Sept. 19) on the steps of the historic Putnam Co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Death of the Snow Day?


Turn your pajamas inside out and wear them backwards. Put a spoon under your pillow, or maybe you leave the spoon in the freezer and do a Snow Dance. Whatever the ritual, students have been summoning snow days since the beginning of compulsory edu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Marches On – without High School Bands


Fans of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be able to watch it from home, albeit without the crowds and the traditional High School marching bands, another nod to public safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. The event seen annually by millions… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Leads Hudson Valley in Census Response Rate


Putnam County leads the Hudson Valley with its Census Response Rate of 70 percent. Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress is tracking the response rate to a questionnaire sent by the Federal Government earlier this year. Senior Research Planner Eric Pier… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Jobs Nose-Dive Throughout the Region

Private sector jobs have reached their lowest level since 1999. The New York State Department of Labor last Thursday reported for the 12-month period ending August 2020, private sector positions fell by 98,300 or by 12 percent throughout the Hudson V… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Town of Carmel Rated Aa1

An Outstanding Financial Rating - the 2nd highest

Carmel town officials received good news last week from the global finance expert Moody’s Investment Service. Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt said that following a review of the town’s municipal finances, “I am happy to report that our strong financial ra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Isaias Caused $1.2 Million in Damages to Putnam County

Tropical Storm Isaias that moved through New York on August 4 caused some $1.2 million in damages across Putnam County. Commissioner of Emergency Services Ken Clair said the county had already qualified for $500,000 in damages and he hoped federal re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Anxious Moments at Mahopac House Fire

Firefighters removed a smoldering mattress from the residence

A young woman who rescued her dogs stands with police as the mop up continues. Photo by Jack Casey.It’s a firefighter’s worst nightmare when a call is received reporting a house fire with someone re-entering the burning structure to retrieve an anima… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Marie Chadnick

Oct. 10, 1934 - Sept. 10, 2020

Marie Chadnick, a 70-year resident of Brewster, NY, died at Northern Westchester Hospital Center in Mt. Kisco, NY with her family by her side on September 10, 2020. She was 86 years old. Born on October 10, 1934, in Bronx, NY, daughter of the late Nicholas and Rose (Nuzzi) Colombo. In 1952, Marie graduated from Evander Childs High School in […]


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