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Milestone: Putnam Breaks 10,000 In COVID Infections


In a little over a year, more than 10,000 residents of Putnam County have been infected with coronavirus. The grim statistic was reported Sunday by the NYS Health Department, which indicated 248 new infections in the past week, upping the total to 10… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Sheriff’s Department Brings Attention to Autism


Above, Deputy Brian Suppa stands next to his specially marked police cruiser. Photo courtesy Robert Langley Jr.The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department has joined other area police agencies by recognizing April as Autism Awareness Month. Sheriff Robert… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

NYS Looks to Give New Life to Nearby Stewart Airport; Passenger Service Struggles


Once touted as being the New York City metropolitan area’s fourth major airport, Stewart International Airport in nearby New Windsor (just the other side of Newburgh) has practically fallen off the radar. Due to declining passengers and then the COVI… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

57 Pints of Blood Donated at Carmel Blood Drive

Above, Beth Tessler of Putnam Valley donated a pint of blood. Photo by Eric Gross.More than 150 lives will be saved throughout the New York Metropolitan area thanks to the 57 people who rolled up their sleeves Saturday and donated a pint of blood. Th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

125-Year-Old Maple Gets a Trim

Pictured, a 90-foot-tall maple tree received a haircut last week in Carmel. Photo by Eric Gross.A towering 125-year-old maple tree received a trim last week to remove branches that were dead, dying, damaged or diseased. Arborists climbed the 90-foot-… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Nicole Taylor’s ‘Charmer Boutique’ Opens in Putnam Valley


Upper right, Nicole Taylor has opened The Charmer Boutique in Putnam Valley. Direct right, several of the original creations available at The Charmer Boutique are on display. Photos by Nicole Spring.Registered nurse Nicole Taylor has always been inte… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Open Door Family Medical Centers Benefit from American Rescue Plan


Open Door Family Medical Centers with offices in Brewster and several communities in northern Westchester and Ulster Counties is one of 63 community health centers across the state to receive emergency federal funding in conjunction with the American… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Undercover ‘Narcs’ Make Five Arrests


Putnam County’s undercover Narcotics Enforcement Unit is on the prowl morning, noon and night and its ability to remove illegal contraband became evident in recent days with the arrests of five subjects. Sheriff Robert Langley said working in conjunc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Threat with Scissors Leads to Arrest on Taconic

A speeding vehicle stopped at the Putnam-Dutchess County line along the Taconic State Parkway last Wednesday morning led to the arrest of an Orange County man for allegedly threatening his female passenger with a pair of scissors. State Police charge… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Spotted Lanternfly and Tick Population on the Increase–Cicadas Dwindle


Above, an invasion of Spotted Lanternfly has been forecast for the summer of 2021. Photo courtesy Cornell Cooperative Extension.Reports of a widespread cicada invasion throughout the New York Metropolitan area this spring will not be experienced in P… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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