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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.

The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month Marked Across County

Rescue on the Links at Centennial Golf Club

Veterans Day, more coverage and photos on Page 8. A woman was seriously injured last week when serving golfers at the Centennial Golf Club in Carmel. Police, fire and EMS were summoned Tuesday afternoon around 1:15 pm when a 20-year-old employe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mary-Margaret Zehr Appointed as Carmel’s New Superintendent

Comes from Oneida City School District

Carmel’s new Superintendent of Schools is Mary-Margaret Zehr. Photo provided. Welcome to Putnam County, Mary-Margaret Zehr. The resident of upstate New York was appointed as Superintendent of the Carmel School District last week by the Board of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Remains GOP Stronghold


On Election Day night shortly before midnight, Board of Elections staff received dozens of containers from the county’s 86 polling places which were opened and materials certified late last week. Photo by Eric Gross. Despite major party enrollment… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Golf Course Operates in the Black Despite COVID-19


The Putnam County Golf Course is operating in the black despite the coronaviris pandemic. Mike McCall, the course’s general manager, told a recent meeting of the county legislature’s Audit Committee more than 33,000 rounds of golf were played this… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Christmas Comes a Bit Early Thanks to Patterson Sanitation Workers


Tyler Whitcomb (left) and Lee Rywolt are thanked by Pat Olivieri for their honesty last week at Patterson Highway Dept. headquarters. Photo by Eric Gross.Pat Olivieri visited the Patterson Highway Garage last week to personally thank two town employe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislature Adopts $164 Million Budget in 8-1 Vote; Spending Plan Includes 2.4 % Pay Hike for Lawmakers


Putnam County lawmakers have approved a $164 million budget for 2021, including raises for lawmakers and elected officials. Photo/Douglas Cunningham By a vote of 8-1, the Putnam Legislature has adopted a 2021 county budget totaling $164 million th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Veterinarian Services Costs Soar at Tilly Foster Farm


Left, Tilly Foster’s alpacas include Raphael, Isabella and Honey. Sinbad was camera shy when the photo was taken. Photo by Eric Gross. Several unforeseen occurrences at the Tilly Foster Farm have resulted in higher than budgeted veterinary bills. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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