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Parking Lot Upgrades Get Underway At Cold Spring RR Station

Commuters using the Cold Spring Metro-North Railroad Station must find alternate parking starting next Monday August 16, since Metro-North will be closing the station’s parking lot to upgrade drainage, install new pavement markings as well as provide… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Children’s Committee Kicks off 2021 Appeal

The Putnam County Children’s Committee 2021 Fund Drive is underway. The non-profit was founded in 1917 by Mrs. Fredric Osborn of Cold Spring, who saw a need for an alternative to the county’s ‘poor farm’ for children of struggling families. She assem… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Suicidal Woman Saved By Good Samaritan And Police

A 62-year-old Carmel woman is alive today thanks to the efforts of a Good Samaritan and emergency responders from several jurisdictions. Kent Police Chief Kevin Owens said the incident began around 6:45 pm Saturday, when the woman walked onto the Nic… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Emergency Responders Save Injured Fisherman in Carmel

Emergency responders from several jurisdictions were pressed into action last Wednesday afternoon (July 28) when the Putnam 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received calls reporting a man covered in blood at the Canopus Lake boat launch at Fahnestock State Park… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Jumping Jack Flash

Above and below, Flash plays with Retired KPD Officer James Camardella. Photos by Eric Gross.A highly trained and valued member of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, Flash, like most dogs, enjoys scritches and getting face-to-face with his hooma… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Woodland Creature’ causes Mahopac Falls Crash

It’s not known if Big Foot was involved.

Above, emergency responders assist the victims of a crash in Mahopac Falls reportedly caused by a ‘woodland creature.’ Photo by Jack Casey.Carmel Police have issued an all points bulletin for a woodland creature that reportedly caused a crash in Maho… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CAREERS Support Solutions Receives Empire Award


CAREERS Support Solutions, a not-for-profit organization whose fundamental goal is to help individuals with disabilities in Putnam, Westchester and Dutchess Counties achieve sustained, gainful employment at no cost to them, their families or employer… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fall Prevention for Seniors

Putnam’s Office for Senior Resources received good news last week when Uncle Sam advised that the county was one of only eleven cohorts nationwide to receive the 2021 Empowering Communities to Reduce Falls and Falls Risk Grant. The three year $273,00… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

HIKE BEAUTIFUL PUTNAM COUNTY with Master Gardner Volunteers

Above, Master Gardener volunteer Ed Illiano led a hike to Hawk Rock in western Kent two years ago. The excursions were suspended in 2020 due to the pandemic. Photo by Maureen Galway Perrotti.There are trails galore throughout Putnam County. Officials… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

15 Lose Their Lives To Drug Overdoses Last Year In Putnam County

Sheriff Robert Langley Jr. has disputed recent state statistics regarding the number of opioidrelated deaths within Putnam County. In the latest statistics released last week by the Putnam County law enforcement community and highlighted by Langley, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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