Around the County

Childcare Available for Moms and Dads Returning to Work

Many Putnam residents are returning to work now that the COVID-19 pandemic is winding down. While providing bread on the table is of paramount concern for families, hundreds of moms and dads remain apprehensive about childcare for their offspring. Co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Statement by Board of Education President Sonia Mesika

The Board of Education recognizes that Board Trustee Berardi has free speech rights as an individual, which prevents the Board from taking legal action to seek her removal. However, I would like to say personally, for Ms. Berardi to continue as a Tru… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Land Trust Banquet Virtual Affair Friday

No need to purchase a snappy suit or pretty party dress this week. Putnam County Land Trust’s annual gala will be taking place Friday evening through a Facebook Live event due to the pandemic, and ‘attendees’ can watch the program from the comfort… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Governor urges Vigil Attendees to get a COVID-19 Test

Governor Andrew Cuomo has urged anyone attending a Black Lives Matter rally in recent days to get tested for coronavirus. Cuomo’s remarks came last Thursday at his daily press briefing warning of a potential increase in COVID-19 cases if protestors u… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Restaurants Open Tuesday For Outside Dining

Gus Pourakis, proprietor of George’s Place in downtown Carmel, didn’t mind sweating in the hot sun Saturday as he scrubbed and scoured the deck of his popular restaurant on Carmel’s main thoroughfare in preparation for Tuesday’s partial reopening all… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Vehicle Larcenies Reported

Area police are reminding residents, “Lock your vehicle at night,” with the admonition stemming from a series of larcenies that have taken place in recent days from Mahopac Falls to Patterson and Pawling. Carmel Police Chief Michael Cazzari report… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Drugs Recovered from Mail Rooms at Green Haven

Quantities of illegal contraband were confiscated last week by mailroom corrections officers employed at the maximum security Green Haven Correctional Facility in nearby Stormville. Authorities said an officer was processing a package sent to an inm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Library Offers Tips on Pencil Drawing

The Guided Doodle is moving from 1:00pm to 10:30am on Fridays in June. Join Charlotte live on Facebook to pick up some new pencil drawing techniques in the comfort of your own home that encourages experimentation! Learn about different kinds of penci… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pajama Storytime Streaming in Kent

Put on your PJs and join Miss Pauline via Facebook Live every Thursday evening in June at 6:30! Miss Pauline will read a story and then say goodnight to your child by name. Adults may submit the first names of their child on Facebook on the day of th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Today is School Election Day; Deadline for Mail Delivery Extended

Residents throughout Putnam County are being reminded to drop off their absentee ballots at school district administration offices by 5 o’clock this afternoon (Tuesday, June 9) in order for them to be counted in this year’s school elections. Due to t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.