2021-05-04 E-Edition

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Tilly Foster Farm Was the Place to Bee

Above, Members of the Master Gardeners Club offered advice to attendees. The women pictured include (l-r) Janis Butler, Christine Ng-Yow, Marjorie Shaner and Karen Ertl. Left, Beekeeper Kristin Rydberz placed a protective beekeeping suit on 5-year-ol… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Still Unvaccinated? Putnam Health Department asks ‘Why?’


COVID-19 vaccine supplies are now plentiful throughout the region with everyone 16 years and older who lives, works, or attends school in New York State eligible to receive a free vaccination. Putnam Health Department officials are puzzled as to w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mortgage Tax Receipts Highest in Five Years

The dramatic increase in home sales throughout Putnam County brought on by the pandemic has resulted in unexpected windfalls for local town and village governments. County Clerk Michael Bartolotti presented his semiannual report to members of the Put… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Downed Wires and Trees Cause Headaches for Emergency Responders


Above, a section of Route 6N in Mahopac Falls was shuttered for several hours Friday after a tree fell due to high winds resulting in a fire and blocked state road. Photo by Jack Casey. Wind gusts exceeding 50 mph last Friday caused havoc for emer… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

NEWS BRIEFS

OPEN SPACE BUYS 32 ACRES IN PV The Open Space Institute has purchased the 32-acre Canopus Hollow property in Putnam Valley, bolstering existing park land near Fahnestock State Park. The property is adjacent to protected lands of the Appalachian Trai… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Rabbi Reflects on Israeli Tragedy


Several years ago Rabbi Avi Korer from Putnam Chabad and his family visited Israel. As part of the family’s excursion, the Korer’s spent a day in the tiny village of Meron in northern Israel—the burial place of one of the greatest Talmudic sages, Rab… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rappelling Up the ESOTC Tower

Above, workers install AT&T equipment on a 150-foot tall tower at the rear of the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services complex. Photo by Eric Gross.Technicians have been busy in recent days installing AT&T equipment on a 150-foot-tall tower locate… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hangout Café Opens in Carmel


Above, Louis Mooney has opened the Hangout Café. Below the interior of the Hangout Café has a warm ambiance. Eastern Putnam County’s first restaurant offering an American menu with Spanish influences has opened in Carmel. The Hangout Café locat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County Air Is Polluted

The news is not good when it comes to the air Putnam residents inhale. The American Lung Association recently released its annual report on air pollution indicating the Hudson Valley contains some of the most polluted air in New York State. The data … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.