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Pumpkin Season at Tilly Foster

By PCC Staff | October 19, 2020

Top, not a cloud in the sky as scores of area residents attended Putnam’s first Open House on the Farm. Below, John Blumberg leads his magnificent horses pulling a farm wagon Saturday. Photos by Eric Gross. With not a cloud in the sky, hundreds of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Early Voting Begins This Weekend In Putnam County

By PCC Staff | October 19, 2020

Interested in becoming one of the first residents of Putnam County to ballot in next month’s general election? Early Voting gets underway this weekend at the Board of Elections office in Carmel. Residents can cast their ballot on Saturday and Sund… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Cops Recognized at Awards Ceremony

By PCC Staff | October 19, 2020

Lt. John Dearman congratulates Officer Christopher Fox as Sgt. Neil Brown looks on. Photos by Joseph LoPiccolo. Members of the Carmel Police Department are a dedicated group of public servants who go above and beyond the call each and every day to… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

COVID Continues to Spike in Putnam: 39 New Cases, 4 Hospitalized

By PCC Staff | October 19, 2020

For the second reporting period in succession, an alarming number of new coronavirus cases have been reported in Putnam County. The Putnam Health Department announced last Friday 39 new cases confirmed countywide with four COVID-19 patients hospit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Upcoming Patterson Library Events

By PCC Staff | October 19, 2020

Becoming Eleanor Roosevelt Virtual Presentation Thursday, Nov. 5 at 7 PM Jeff Urbin, Education Specialist at the FDR Presidential Library & Museum will present a fascinating talk on First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Hear some of the behind-the-… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dog Perishes in Lake Carmel House Fire

By PCC Staff | October 19, 2020

An elderly man’s pet dog perished last Thursday morning when fire damaged a wood-frame home at 132 Longfellow Drive in Lake Carmel. Kent Police Chief Kevin Owens credited a mailman making his rounds for sounding the alarm after observing smoke coming… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Proposed Budget Calls for Cutting Sheriff’s Marine Division

By PCC Staff | October 19, 2020

In May 2019, a sheriff’s launch was dedicated in honor of the late Sheriff’s Department Corporal Charles Moore during a ceremony at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park. Photo by Eric Gross. County Executive Mary Ellen Odell’s proposed $164 million b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Jobs Continue to Fall Due to COVID-19

By PCC Staff | October 19, 2020

Private sector job losses continue to reflect the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The NYS Department of Labor reported last week the lower Hudson Valley’s private sector job count of 727,200 was the lowest September level since 2010. For the 12-mon… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

COVID-19 Changes Date and Time of BHS Graduation

By PCC Staff | October 19, 2020

For the past decade, Brewster High School’s commencement occurred on the third Saturday in June at the Western Connecticut State College O’Neill Center in Danbury. That was prior to coronavirus. BHS Principal Nicole Horler announced last week due to … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

By PCC Staff | October 19, 2020

Q. I’m thinking about lately. The letter, not the conspiracy. My partner and I played Scrabble one afternoon last week. It was a rousing game, which in Scrabble is one that’s evenly played. There’s only one Q in it. And given that most Q words require a U to make anything, that’s tricky. It’s 10 points, so you want to […]