2021-04-06 E-Edition

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Streets to Be Lined with Banners of Vets


Above, members of the committee including Carmel Councilwoman Suzi McDonough, Lynne Mongon, Carmel Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt, Gail Silke, Marie Barry, Kent Councilwoman Jaime McGlasson and Kent Highway Superintendent Richard Othmer gathered at Corne… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

$50M Police Brutality Lawsuit Filed Against Putnam County


  An elderly Brewster man and his wife have filed a $50 million federal lawsuit against Putnam County and the Putnam Sheriff’s Department over charges of police brutality stemming from an alleged beating that occurred in 2019. Poughkeepsie atto… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Say It Isn’t So! 4-H Fair Again a No-Go


Above, at Putnam’s last 4-H Fair held in 2019, Avery Kim of Putnam Valley tended to her goat. Photo by Eric Gross. During the final weekend in July, the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park is usually packed with thousands of men, women and childr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County in Midst of Push to Get All Vaccinated


With additional doses of COVID-19 vaccination being made available throughout the region, health officials are hopeful more and more residents will be able to roll up their sleeves and receive an injection that, with other precautions, will spare the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County’s Unemployment Remains Lowest in Hudson Valley


The economy continues to make steady improvements. The NYS Labor Department reported last week Putnam’s rate of unemployment was 6.1 percent in February, an increase of two-tenths of one percent from January 2021 resulting in Putnam having the dis… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Election Day Privacy Booths Headed to Putnam


Right, Susan Newman was overjoyed after filling in her ballot last year at one of the old privacy booths. New infrastructure will be greeting Putnam voters this fall.Voters balloting on Election Day will have the opportunity to use new privacy booths… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Spring, Coming on Fast

I went to a high school football game Saturday. It’s springtime, it doesn’t make sense, right? But such are the times we live in that high school football in New York state is being played in a ‘Fall II’ season between the end of winter sports and the beginning of spring sports. Anyway, it was a good game. In fact, […]

Putnam Well Represented At Firefighter’s Funeral


 The funeral for Spring Valley FD Lt. Jared Lloyd resembled a sea of blue Saturday as thousands of firefighters from throughout the northeast traveled to a minor league ballpark in Rockland County to pay their respects, with busloads of firefigh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

From the Archives est. way back in 1841 Friday April 11, 1919

Blast Felt in Five Counties

Highway Being Built Around Storm King Opposite Putnam County. Saturday evening at about 10:30, many in the village and surrounding country were startled by an explosion which rattled windows and shook some of the houses. The shock was momentarily pr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.