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Layoffs at Putnam Hospital Center


Above, Putnam Hospital Center, Photo by Eric Gross. In the midst of a pandemic and with the holidays days away, more than two dozen employees of Putnam Hospital Center have received pink slips advising their jobs are being terminated. While the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Atlanta Man Wanted For Kidnapping And Assault Arrested In Kent; Case Draws Nationwide Notoriety & Highlights Dangers of Dating Apps


A resident of Atlanta, Georgia wanted by authorities there for assault, kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment was arrested in Kent last Tuesday as a fugitive from justice. Kent Police received a tip that Benjamin Fancher, 31, was temporarily residi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ledley Family Thanksgiving Tradition Continues


Three generations of Ledley’s prepare for Thanksgiving including Brian, Gerard and the company’s founder Dan Ledley. Photo by Eric Gross. Dan, Brian and Gerard Ledley won’t be getting much rest in the next 48 hours as they prepare for what has bec… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Judge James Rooney: A Life Fulfilled


Putnam County Judge James Rooney stands in front of the historic Putnam Courthouse on a November afternoon reflecting on his 20 years on the bench. Photo by Eric Gross. When Putnam County Judge James Rooney sits down with his wife for Thanksgiving… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Additional COVID Alerts Issued by Health Department


As coronavirus continues to spread more and more commercial venues have been exposed to the potentially deadly virus. Putnam Health officials Friday announced four locations where individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 had visited in recent days. A memb… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Construction Continues to Replace Route 6 Bridge in Brewster


Above, Construction continues this week in the Village of Brewster as a bridge is being erected that will carry vehicular traffic over Metro- North Railroad tracks. Photos by Eric Gross.Traffic is slower than usual these days in the Village of Brewst… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Early Thanksgiving Dinner Provided to Area Senior Citizens


Below and right, Members of the CTA were joined by representatives of the Knights of Columbus by distributing hot meals to area senior citizens last Thursday. Photos by Eric Gross. The Thursday before Thanksgiving is usually a festive time in the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

398 New COVID Cases Across Putnam


The numbers are grim: Three hundredninety-eight new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Putnam County during the past two weeks. Last Friday evening, the Putnam Health Department noted the alarming number, indicating COVID-19 confirmed cas… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

from the Archives

 FRIDAY AFTERNOON, December 15, 1924 QUART OF SCOTCH IN COURT HOUSE WALL A quart bottle of scotch securely wrapped in newspaper was found this week in a petition in the Court House. It was discovered by Milton Barrett, one of the workmen emplo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tina Capizola and Ron Cummings Are Putnam’s ‘Seniors of the Year’


Top, Legislator Bill Gouldman displays an award plaque received by Cummings as the honoree views the ceremony remotely. Directly above, Tina Capizola beams while holding a beautiful bouquet of flowers.Christina “Tina” Capizola of Mahopac and Ron Cumm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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