Civics and Politics

Vacancies Exist On Carmel Planning Board and Board Of Assessment

Interested in serving your community by volunteering in municipal government? The Town of Carmel is seeking interested and qualified individuals to fill vacancies on the town’s Planning Board and Board of Assessment. Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt has as… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef Plans Town Meetings in Garrison and Kent


State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef will be meeting with her constituents at two town meetings in Garrison and Kent. Galef who represents constituents in greater Philipstown and Kent in addition to several northern Westchester communities will be at the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Chele Farley To Seek Congressional Seat Held By Sean Patrick Maloney


Chele Farley announced her candidacy last summer. She is shown here with fellow Republicans last year, County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Carmel Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt. –Photo by Eric GrossRepublicans from across the 18th Congressional Distric… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

State Sen. Serino: Bail Reform Defies Logic


State Senator Sue Serino discussed issues with her constituents at a forum in Putnam Valley. –Photo by Eric GrossState Senator Sue Serino who represents constituents in Kent, Putnam Valley and Philipstown in addition to several Dutchess County commu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Town Board Organizes for Year 2020


Sheriff Robert Langley administers the oath of office to Kent Supervisor Maureen Fleming as her husband, Jim Mulvena, holds the family Bible. –Photos courtesy Maureen FlemingThe Kent Town Board has organized for 2020. Meeting last Tuesday evening, a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Real Estate Sales Flat In Putnam County Last Year


Real estate sales rose by less than one percent across Putnam County in 2019 while neighboring counties experienced declines ranging from 4.2 percent in Orange County to one percent in Westchester. Only Rockland County noted a 5.5 percent increase in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Courthouse Goes Blue


The historic Putnam County Courthouse has been illuminated in blue in recognition of Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month –Photo by Eric GrossThe historic Putnam Courthouse in the heart of the county seat has been illuminated with blue lig… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Some Legislators Want Name Change For Putnam’s Unused ‘Trump State Park’


Lawmakers in the Democraticcontrolled New York State Legislature are again attempting to remove President Donald Trump’s name from open land along the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley. State Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Queens and State Senat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Town Board Reorganizes, Swears In Officials

 Above, Councilman Frank Lombardi is sworn in by Judge Joseph Spofford, as family and supporters stand with him. Top, Highway Superintendent Michael Simone after being sworn in. Above, Councilman Robert Schanil Jr. is sworn in by Judge Joseph Sp… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster FD Celebrates 150th Anniversary with Three New Chiefs

 The New Year will bring many celebrations to the Brewster Fire Department as the agency celebrates its 150th anniversary. In 1870, the fire service was formed by a group of local merchants and residents of the greater Southeast area – efforts t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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