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Gasoline Prices Continue To Decline

While gasoline prices continue to plummet throughout the U.S., locally, the price of a gallon of fuel remains moderately high. The Automobile Association of America (AAA) reported this week the average price of a gallon of 87 octane fuel was $2.51, 5… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Only You Can Prevent Chimney Fires

A number of chimney fires in recent days throughout the county have prompted Putnam fire officials to remind the public that the time is past due to get those chimneys cleaned by a professional chimney sweep. Commissioner of Emergency Services Ken Cl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Catherine Obi Art Show at the Kent Library

Three large paintings by Catherine Obi will be on display at the Kent Public Library throughout the month of December. Obi works mostly in acrylics, mixed media and some watercolor. The majority of her work expresses a deep interest in spiritual figu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hudson River Artist Exhibits at Mahopac Library

Nancy Woogen spends as much time as she can painting outdoors.She is inspired by what she sees in her travels across the country and uses her art to record her experiences.Her recent plein air landscapes are currently on display in the Third Floor Ga… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Koehler Senior Center Conducts Alzheimer’s Walk

Two dozen senior citizens bundled up to ward off the morning chill recently and participated in a mini-walk to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association of the Hudson Valley. The walk took place on the grounds of the William Koehler Senior Center in Mahopa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Coffee With A Cop Builds Relationships

Father Richard Gill (second left) chats with (l-r) Deputy A.J. Pizzuto, Sheriff Robert Langley, 911 mascot Mr. Fox, Officer Frank Chibbaro and Commissioner of Emergency Services Ken Clair during last week’s Coffee with a Cop detail in Carmel. Photo b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Toys For Tots Program Needs Donations

Each year, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots program receives donations of new toys that are distributed to children throughout the county later this month. In past years, dozens and dozens of gifts had been received by the first week of D… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Unemployment Down Across Putnam, Now Lowest Rate In Hudson Valley

Unemployment declined across Putnam County during the past month with the county joining Dutchess with the lowest unemployment in the Hudson Valley. The NYS Department of Labor reported last week for the month of October, Putnam’s rate of unemploymen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Thanksgiving-Eve Crash Sends Woman To The Hospital

Emergency responders assist a Mahopac woman injured in a Thanksgiving-eve crash in Mahopac Falls. Photo By Jack CaseyA Thanksgiving-eve crash on Route 6N in Mahopac Falls sent a Mahopac woman to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Carmel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Poisoned Eagle Rescued

Several Good Samaritans and a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Police officer are being credited with saving the life of a bald eagle that was found along the Taconic State Parkway last week in Putnam Valley. The DEC reported t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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