2020-09-29 E-Edition

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Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Walk Comes To Carmel


Above, Team Driscoll members walk along Route 52 Sunday morning. Below, participants gather for a team photo. Photos by Eric Gross. Stephen Siller was a New York City firefighter who had completed his shift and was on his way to play a round of go… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Putnam Elections Commissioner Urges ‘In-Person Voting’ On Election Day

Early Voting Is Also An Option, As Is Absentee Voting

Putnam Elections Commissioner Anthony Scannapieco has urged county residents to vote ‘in-person” if at all possible on Election Day. His reasoning: “Due to the heated Presidential race that has resulted from candidates on both sides of the aisle t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Motorist Seriously Injured In Putnam Valley Crash


Left, emergency responders extricate the driver form his demolished vehicle. Right, paramedics and EMT’s remove the driver to a waiting medivac chopper. Photos by Jack Casey. A single-car crash on Wood Street at the Putnam Valley-Carmel town line … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

$2.7 Million Decline in Sales Tax Revenue for First Two-Thirds of 2020


The Putnam County Legislature conducts its budget deliberations for the 2021 fiscal year next month and lawmakers will undoubtedly be keeping an eye on the county’s declining sales tax revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioner of Fin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Unemployment Declines Across Putnam County


The economy might be making a slow comeback after all. The NYS Labor Department reported last week that Putnam’s rate of unemployment declined from 12.3 percent in July to 9.3 percent in August resulting in Putnam having the distinction of the lowest… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Crisis Line ‘2-1-1’ Experiences Dramatic Increase


People are anxious, apprehensive, fearful and uneasy these days. The COVID-19 pandemic resulting in lock downs for scores of residents, the interruption of classroom learning for Putnam’s 14,000-plus schoolchildren, added to the civil unrest facing A… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Drive By Shots in Putnam

200 Inoculated Against Flu at Drive-Thru Flu Clinic

Above., John and Barbara Nicoletti of Brewster receive their flu shots as a couple. World health officials are predicting a nasty flu season and the Putnam County Health Department conducted its first drive thru clinic last Monday where 200 people… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

21 New Active Cases of COVID-19

An increase of coronavirus cases in Putnam County has been reported for the tenth consecutive week, with the Putnam Health Department announcing last Friday (Sept. 25) an additional 21 new active cases confirmed countywide with no COVID-19 patients h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

COVID-19 Exposure Reported at Two Popular Putnam Restaurants

Putnam Health officials are asking the public who dined at Arturo’s Restaurant on Route 6 in Mahopac or the Everready Diner in Southeast earlier this month to monitor any symptoms for the coronavirus. Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Nesheiwat issued … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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