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SOUTHEAST INFERNO

Photo courtesy Putnam Sheriff’s Department Brewster firefighters arrive on the scene of the inferno last Thursday evening along Paddock Lane as Assistant Chief Tom Giambattisto checks the residence for its occupants. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

New Twist in Josette Wright Murder Case: Key Witness Wanted Money from Putnam Settlement with DiPippo to Testify in Related Case


A key witness whose testimony helped to absolve Anthony DiPippo while aiding Andrew Krivak to receive a new trial in the slaying of a 12-year-old Carmel child 27 years ago finds himself in trouble with federal authorities for allegedly threatening to… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Shake-up in Kent GOP Robert Hyer Withdraws from Race & Moves to Florida; Town Board Set for Big Turnover


The Kent Republican Town Committee finds itself in quite a predicament. After endorsing Robert Hyer, a retired NYPD officer, for one of two council seats in November’s general election, Hyer decided to move out of town and relocate to Florida even th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Three Injured In Southeast House Fire

The Putnam 9-1-1 Dispatch Center’s phone bank lit up like a Christmas tree last Thursday evening when dozens of callers reported a working structure fire on Paddock Lane off Tonetta Lake Road in Southeast. Heavy black smoke was visible for miles as s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tilly Foster Farm Was the Place to Bee

Above, Members of the Master Gardeners Club offered advice to attendees. The women pictured include (l-r) Janis Butler, Christine Ng-Yow, Marjorie Shaner and Karen Ertl. Left, Beekeeper Kristin Rydberz placed a protective beekeeping suit on 5-year-ol… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Still Unvaccinated? Putnam Health Department asks ‘Why?’


COVID-19 vaccine supplies are now plentiful throughout the region with everyone 16 years and older who lives, works, or attends school in New York State eligible to receive a free vaccination. Putnam Health Department officials are puzzled as to w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mortgage Tax Receipts Highest in Five Years

The dramatic increase in home sales throughout Putnam County brought on by the pandemic has resulted in unexpected windfalls for local town and village governments. County Clerk Michael Bartolotti presented his semiannual report to members of the Put… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rotary Challenge Big Success

Photo by Eric Gross.Above, four generations of the Lotrecchiano family attended the annual event and raised thousands of dollars for a wide variety of organizations. See additional photos and story on Page 6. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lawmakers Fret Over Legalized Pot


Putnam County legislators spent a good portion of their Health Committee meeting last week discussing the pitfalls that may occur now that Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation legalizing recreational pot across the state. Committee members Am… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Man Charged In Washington Insurrection as Dating App ‘Bumble ’ Ends Up Stinging Him


Below, Robert Chapman was observed on body camera footage inside the Capitol on January 6. Photo courtesy Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department. A Carmel man is the latest to be arrested in connection with his involvement in the attack on … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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