Civics and Politics

Maloney Reappointed to West Point Board of Visitors

Putnam Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney has been reappointed to serve on the United States Military Academy Board of Visitors. The Cold Spring lawmaker, whose district encompasses sections of Dutchess and Westchester in addition to all of Putnam and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Harckham Calls For State Of Emergency In Wake Of Overdose Epidemic

Overdose deaths increased in Putnam County in 2020; Harckham says drug treatment underfunded

Putnam County State Senator Peter Harckham has called on President Biden and Governor Cuomo to declare states of emergency both nationally and statewide in an attempt to fight the overdose epidemic. Harckham, who represents constituents in Carmel, Pa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

State Cracks Down on Violators of ‘Move over Law’


On Christmas-eve 2018, two troopers assigned to the East Fishkill barracks suffered nonlife threatening injuries when their patrol car was struck from behind on Interstate 84 just east of the Ludingtonville Road exit in Kent. The officers were conduc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Approves Youth Deer Hunters

The Putnam County Legislature has voted to opt into a State Department of Environmental Conservation pilot program allowing 12- and 13-year-olds to hunt deer within the county. The measure was unanimously approved at this month’s regular meeting of t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Auto Thefts Rampant in Patterson-Southeast Area

Sheriff Robert Langley Jr. issued a series of robo-calls last week to residents across the county advising of a number of auto thefts and larcenies that have occurred in recent weeks in the greater Brewster-Patterson area. The message encourages prop… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Harckham Secures Funding for EMS in Putnam County

State Senator Peter Harckham has secured several grants for municipalities within Putnam County to increase their emergency preparedness and response capabilities. The funding, part of a $7.4 million statewide package, will support training and equip… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Charter Change Angers Tendy, Langley and Montgomery; Is It Legislative Power Grab or Basic Oversight?


Elected officials on both sides of the aisle have objected to a charter change made by the Putnam Legislature demanding that the nine-member governing body has the authority to “require the production or inspection of documents, records, bonds, paper… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fleming Grateful For Lake Carmel Fireworks Donors

The annual Lake Gilead Fireworks display was held to the delight of scores of area residents. Photos by Eric Gross Kent Supervisor Maureen Fleming last week extended her “sincere and heartfelt thanks to all the wonderful individuals, families and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Noise Ordinance Subject Of Public Hearing

The Carmel Town Board Wednesday will conduct a public hearing to give residents of greater Carmel, Mahopac and Mahopac Falls an opportunity to discuss the municipality’s noise ordinance. The board is in the process of fine-tuning Local Law 104, makin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

No Expansion for Putnam’s Agricultural District


Top, three members of the Putnam Legislature listened to the testimony at the group’s first regular meeting with an in-person session in some 16 months. The trio included Carl Albano, Paul Jonke and Chairwoman Toni Addonizio. Far left, Alexander Kasp… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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