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Putnam COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Agonizingly Slow


Top left, Dr. Michael Nesheiwat discusses plans with Kathy Percacciolo (center) and Shanna Siegel last week during a Point of Distribution in Carmel. Top right, Nurse Janet Eiseg administers an injection of the Moderna vaccine to one of 200 residents… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Gil ‘Crying Hawk’ Tarbox Dies at 73


Above, Tarbox stands next to the Daniel Nimham monument outside the Putnam Park. Photo by Eric Gross.Gil Crying Hawk Tarbox, a member of the Nimham Mountain Singers whose determination, desire and love for his people as well as his need to educate fu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

State Senator Sue Serino Has COVID-19

Putnam County State Senator Sue Serino has been diagnosed with COVID-19. The lawmaker, who represents constituents in Kent, Philipstown and Putnam Valley said she tested positive after experiencing symptoms of the virus that resembled the flu. “Feeli… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Harckham Legislation Helps Track Lyme Disease


Lyme disease continues to plague residents of the region and Putnam County State Senator Peter Harckham’s legislation to track the prevalence and spread of the debilitating illness was approved last week by the State Senate. The legislation requires … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Philipstown Town Board Workshop Interrupted by Pornographic Film, Racial Insults

It was to be a relatively quiet Town Board workshop between Philipstown leaders and the Philipstown Trails Committee, designed to cover what has been a vexing issue: Can a trail be created between the Village of Cold Spring and Boscobel, so that pede… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Serious Crash Injures Three in Mahopac Falls


Above, first responders from several agencies assist the victims of last Wednesday’s catastrophic crash in Mahopac Falls. Photo by Jack Casey. The scene was catastrophic following a three-vehicle crash on Baldwin Place Road near Route 6 in Mahopac… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell Opposes Marijuana Legalization


The New York State Department of Health began accepting applications last week from businesses seeking to operate as cannabinoid hemp processors, retailers or distributors now that state lawmakers are considering legalizing the cannabinoid industry. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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FRIDAY MARCH 4, 1910 BREWSTER, N.Y.

 ‘HOLY SMOKE’ The Episcopal chapel at Deans Corners was burned on Tuesday night. It was not used and the cause of the fire is unknown. Sadie J. Keogh, who has been so ill with tonsilitis and the grip, is improving. The Womans’ Christian Tempera… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislature Approves Highway Infrastructure Improvements Project


A section of Route 6 in Southeast parallel to Interstate 84 that carries traffic to the Connecticut state line has been one of Putnam’s most underserved corridors for years. Acres and acres of undeveloped land exist along the three-mile stretch of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Revised Putnam Valley Noise Ordinance to be Discussed


The Putnam Valley Town Board will be discussing its revised noise ordinance Wednesday (March 3) with a public hearing planned for later in the month and its adoption scheduled for April. After receiving numerous complaints from local residents last s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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