2021-05-25 E-Edition

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Memorial Day Observances Begin Friday Evening


Above, last Wednesday evening members of the Putnam Youth Court cut tattered flags under the direction of Karl Rohde and Youth Director Janeen Cunningham a the Carmel Veterans Hall. The flags will be properly retired on Friday night at the Putnam Vet… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Joe DeMarzo Steps into Retirement


This week, Joe DeMarzo will rise from his desk, push in his chair, and shut the door to his office one last time. He will walk down the hall and outside after spending 26 years serving the residents of Putnam County. DeMarzo, currently Putnam’s Deput… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Two Injured in Route 301 Crash

Cold Spring Man & Sheriff's Deputy Collide Near Fahnestock

Above, Fire and EMS personnel on Route 301 near Fahnestock State Park. – Photo Eric Gross. An investigator with the Putnam Sheriff’s Department and a Cold Spring man continue to recuperate from injuries incurred a week ago Monday when emergency re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Police Detective/Sgt. Gerry Locascio Hangs Up his Badge


Above, Gerry Locascio walks out of Kent PD headquarters for the final time and receives an ovation from fellow officers and members of the Sheriff’s Department. Photo by Eric Gross.Kent Police Detective/Sgt. Gerry Locascio walked out of police headqu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

I-84 Lane Closures in Putnam County This Week

If you plan on traveling along Interstate 84 this week both east and westbound from the Route 312 interchange in Southeast to the entrance of the Taconic State Parkway in Stormville be prepared for delays. The NYS Department of Transportation will be… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Launches Food Access Survey

The Putnam County Food System Coalition has launched a food access survey to gather information regarding how residents locate and purchase foods countywide. Putnam Cornell Cooperative Extension Senior Resource Educator Jennifer Lerner called Putnam … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE After a Grim Year, Is Kindness Too Much to Ask?

One of the most disturbing things about this past year, to me, has been the extent to which masks have become some kind of weapon. Did I like wearing a mask? No. But did I think it was a “diaper,” as some of the opponents to wearing a mask have called it? No. Did I think it was a plot? […]

From the Archives est. way back in Friday Afternoon May 10, 1902

MEMORIAL SERVICE

CELEBRATION AT BREWSTER THE PRINCIPLE EVENT TODAY. Picnic and Two Ball Games Will Occupy the Day at Cold Spring. Mahopac Season. Memorial services are being held through the country today. Programs and services commemorative of the occasion are give… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

East & West Join for CAP Fundraiser


Above, Judy Callahan, who will be retiring as CAP Executive Director on Friday, thanks the guests for attending and supporting the non-profit. Upper left, A delicious meal is served for those attending the fund raiser. Direct left, Guests dive into t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.