Improper Charging of Phones Can Be Dangerous

It’s a common practice for today’s young people: Charging their cell phones or tablets on a bed or under a pillow before retiring for the night. But Commissioner of Emergency Services Ken Clair called such a routine “extremely dangerous since the hea… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Cops and Robbers Thriller Unfolds on I-684 Before Ending in Patterson

It resembled a pursuit on the big screen when state police attempted to stop a speeding Kia on Route 84 in Bedford. Troopers said the driver of the car failed to comply when a trooper pulled up alongside the offending vehicle at 10 pm last Wednesday … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Big Changes Afoot in Putnam Valley: Supervisor Sam Oliverio & Highway Superintendent Larry Cobb to Retire at Year’s End


Two of Putnam Valley’s top officials, Supervisor Sam Oliverio and Highway Superintendent Larry Cobb, have both announced their retirements effective December 31. It will be the biggest shift in town leadership in some years. During exclusive intervie… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Business Viewpoint: It’s a Busy Year Ahead for the Putnam County Business Council

We are so excited for the rest of 2021 and have planned many great events! On February 26th from 7:30-8:30 a.m. please join us for a “Business Talkback” panel discussion, featuring industry leaders on the future of the Construction & Real Estate … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rebecca Monge Named as Top 40 Finalist in Regeneron Science Search


Rebecca Monge is one of the world’s Top 40 finalists in an international science research competition. Photo courtesy Suzanne Kaminkow. Rebecca Monge, a Carmel High School senior, has been named as a Top 40 finalist in the 2021 Regeneron Science T… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Man, a Plan, a Flan!


Juliet Arroyo, a BHS student, displays her flan. Photo courtesy Jennifer Garry.Brewster High School foreign language teacher Alex Gutierrez realizes the unprecedented pressures his students have experienced during the past year resulting from the pan… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Football Is A-O-Cayea Again; Former Coach Returns After Being Reinstated by Board


Todd Cayea is back patrolling the sidelines of Carmel High School’s football field. The longtime football coach, ousted after the 2019 season in a textbook case of ‘he said-he said’ school politics, was reinstated last Wednesday night (Feb. 10) by t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dutchess County Legislature Passes Bond Vote for Stadium


The Dutchess County Legislature last week approved a $1.4 million bond for improvements to Dutchess Stadium, clearing the way for the Hudson Valley Renegades to become the long-season Class A farm team of the New York Yankees. And despite some ini… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.