Civics and Politics

Harckham and Serino Back Funding for Lyme Disease Research


Putnam County State Senators Sue Serino and Peter Harckham may be from opposing political ideologies yet when it comes to bolstering funding to combat the spread and better protect New Yorkers against the scourge of tick-borne illness including Lyme … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Kent Police Promote Autism Awareness


Above, Members of the Kent PD visited the Anderson Center for Autism last week in Stattsburg. Photo by Marybeth Cale.Kent cops are working with local businesses to educate proprietors and their staff about how to use sensory kits that have been provi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Maloney Secures $1.5 Million for Putnam Transit Hub


Last month Putnam Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney introduced Community Development projects totaling $14 million to help jumpstart the economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among them was a $1.5 million proposal at the county’s Donald Smith … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Erin Lee Crowley under Attack as Primary Looms

Says Mistakes in Finances Due to Impossible Vise of Domestic Abuse

Below, Erin Lee Crowley, who is running in the June 22 Carmel GOP Primary. Photo by Eric Gross. Erin Lee Crowley, one of four Carmel Town Board candidates running in the June 22 Republican Primary, has come under fire for previous runs-in with the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Public Input Sought in Mahopac Revitalization


Downtown Mahopac will soon be taking on a completely new aura and residents of the Town of Carmel will be having input as to how the hamlet will eventually shape up. Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt told the community at its recent town board session that … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Firefighters Support Recovering Costs for Ambulance Service


Top, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne addressed Friday’s news conference with representatives of fire departments on the state and local level endorsing the proposed legislation. Directly above, Commissioner of Emergency Services Ken Clair called on Albany la… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Revenue Continues to Climb

The easing of the pandemic has resulted in increased business throughout Putnam County. The Putnam Legislature received its monthly sales tax report from Commissioner of Finance William Carlin last week that indicated $5.2 million was collected in sa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County’s Unemployment Again Lowest in Hudson Valley

Unemployment is on a downward trend throughout the Hudson Valley. The NYS Labor Department reported last week that Putnam’s rate of unemployment was 4.8 percent in April, a decrease of one percent from March, resulting in Putnam having the distinctio… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Cops Recognized


Members of the Kent Police Department have been lauded for their heroism, professionalism and assistance to residents of the greater Kent, Lake Carmel, Kent Cliffs community. During an awards’ ceremony last week, Chief Kevin Owens bestowed commendat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Click it or Ticket’

 Carmel Police are participating in the National ‘Click it or Ticket’ seatbelt campaign with officers increasing focused enforcement efforts on motorists and passengers failing to buckle up. Last Tuesday a detail of officers led by Chief Anthony… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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