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Kent Truck Stop Withdrawn, But Mining Still an Issue


Some 200 people jammed Kent Town Hall last Tuesday night for a public hearing dealing with the Route 52 project. A developer’s plans to construct a truck stop along Route 52 near the Kent Schools Complex have been withdrawn. The surprising anno… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Lake Carmel Woman Killed on 84 After Running Out of Gas

A Lake Carmel woman was killed early Sunday in a tragic mishap on I-84 in Southeast. State Police identified the victim as 32-year-old Ashley Permijo, a 2005 graduate of Carmel High School. New York State Police Public Information Officer Troop… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

MTA May Miss PTC Deadline


Two years ago next month U.S. Senator Charles Schumer took the MTA and Metro- North to task for dragging its heels by failing to install Positive Train Control (PTC) which the senator said would have averted several catastrophic train crashes in rece… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gina Capone to Become Putnam’s First Woman State Supreme Court Judge


Putnam Valley Judge Gina Capone hopes to become Putnam’s first female State Supreme Court Justice in county history on January 1. Photo by Eric Gross Gina Capone is looking forward to changing her title on January 1 from Putnam Valley Town Judge t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

66,876 Eligible to Vote in Putnam County on Nov. 5


The numbers have been tabulated, election staffs and poll workers trained and prepared for the Election Day onslaught when 66,876 eligible voters will have the opportunity to vote for county, town and village races across Putnam County on November 5…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Early Voting Gets Underway This Weekend Across Putnam County


Election Day is still two weeks away but residents desiring to participate in the process by voting early may do so this weekend by casting their ballot at the Board of Elections office in Carmel. Elections Commissioners Kathy Croft and Anthony Sc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

At Last: The Single Most Dangerous Intersection in Putnam Set for Overhaul


There was joy in an unlikely spot last Wednesday in Putnam Valley: Just off the Taconic State Parkway and the Pudding Street interchange. Residents, local and state officials and construction workers gathered to kick off the $28.9 million overhaul of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

16-Year-Old Brewster Youth Accused of Rape – And Then Posting the Crime on Social Media


A 16-year-old Brewster youth is facing felony charges of rape in connection with Friday’s sexual assault of a child. The unidentified teenager also reportedly filmed the attack and posted it on social media, according to Brewster State Police. Troop … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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