2021-07-13 E-Edition

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Crash Demolishes Utility Pole and Stone Pillar; Shutters Route 6 for Hours


Above, an Independence Day crash in Carmel shuttered Route 6 for hours when a driver lost control and demolished a utility pole and stone pillar. Photo by Eric Gross. An Independence Day crash on Route 6 in Carmel shuttered the heavily traveled ro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Town Board Votes on Banning Retail Selling of Pot


The Kent Town Board voted last week to ban the creation of retail marijuana dispensaries in the greater Lake Carmel-Kent Cliffs-Kent area. At public hearings held last month that continued until last Tuesday, only four residents of the town addres… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hundreds Attend Putnam’s First Culture Festival

Left to right, Annie Rush of Putnam Valley giggled when Abigail Harrison of Carmel painted her face. “It tickles,” said the little girl. Erick Boustead of Carmel played a tune on his Irish drum known as a Bodhran. Alphea Uwode of Philipstown read Nat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Residents Celebrate Taconic — Pudding Street Overpass


Top, the parade led by Josh Stoff, driving his 1936 model MG TD, a car more suited to the original design of the Taconic, with his passenger Bobbie Coles, a longtime Putnam Valley resident, crossed the span. Bottom right, Supervisor Sam Oliverio gave… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Auto Thefts Rampant in Patterson-Southeast Area

Sheriff Robert Langley Jr. issued a series of robo-calls last week to residents across the county advising of a number of auto thefts and larcenies that have occurred in recent weeks in the greater Brewster-Patterson area. The message encourages prop… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Harckham Secures Funding for EMS in Putnam County

State Senator Peter Harckham has secured several grants for municipalities within Putnam County to increase their emergency preparedness and response capabilities. The funding, part of a $7.4 million statewide package, will support training and equip… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Charter Change Angers Tendy, Langley and Montgomery; Is It Legislative Power Grab or Basic Oversight?


Elected officials on both sides of the aisle have objected to a charter change made by the Putnam Legislature demanding that the nine-member governing body has the authority to “require the production or inspection of documents, records, bonds, paper… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Durland Boy Scout Reservation for Sale


The 1,385-acre Durland Boy Scout Reservation located in Fahnestock State Park currently owned by the Greater Hudson Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America is for sale. Photo courtesy Greater Hudson Valley Council Boy Scouts. A large parcel of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fleming Grateful For Lake Carmel Fireworks Donors

The annual Lake Gilead Fireworks display was held to the delight of scores of area residents. Photos by Eric Gross Kent Supervisor Maureen Fleming last week extended her “sincere and heartfelt thanks to all the wonderful individuals, families and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.