Civics and Politics

Lt. Gov. to Address Dem- Sponsored Forum In Mahopac

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul will make her first appearance in Putnam County Thursday evening when addressing a gathering sponsored by the Town of Carmel Democratic Committee that focuses on Leadership in New York State. Hochul will be joined by State S… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Clarification on CBD Cases

Numbers reported at last month’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature’s Health, Social, Educational and Environmental Committee regarding Cases of CBD or Cannabidiol Oil poisoning were incorrectly attributed to the Upstate New York Poison Control Center… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Lawmakers Approve Purchase of New Computers

Outdated computers are being replaced in Putnam County Government. The older models are not running efficiently on the latest Windows 10 program. Commissioner of Finance William Carlin testified at last week’s meeting of the Legislature’s Audit Commi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislature Calls On NYS To Aid OTB

Is More Gambling A Good Thing?

Putnam County has not received a penny in Off-Track Betting revenue in months as a result of a shortfall in Catskill Region OTB coffers. Putnam’s representative to the OTB Board Vincent Tamagna believes that “Off- Track Betting will either go or grow… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Financial Impact of Incarcerated Inmates Discussed Before Legislature


Captain Kevin Cheverko and Sheriff Robert Langley appeared before the Putnam Legislature’s Protective Services Committee meeting earlier this month. Photo by Eric GrossPutnam Legislator Amy Sayegh was concerned about the cost of health care coverage … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Democrats to Host Hochul on Sept. 12


Lt .Gov. Kathy Hochul and NYS Senator Pete Harckham will be the featured speakers at an event hosted by the Carmel Democratic Committee focusing on leadership in New York State. They will be joined by other local leaders and candidates for office. Th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislators To Tighten County Code Regarding Disclosure


In July, the Putnam County Legislature amended the county’s Code of Ethics by prohibiting the disclosure of confidential materials. By a vote of 7-1, with Legislator Nancy Montgomery casting the lone negative vote, the amendment was approved. It clas… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Abels Briefs Lawmakers on Biz Issues


Kathleen Abels discusses her new role with the EDC before members of the Putnam Legislature last week. Photo by Eric GrossKathleen Abels, new President of the Putnam County Economic Development Corporation, appeared before the county Legislature’s Ec… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Maloney Hails Passage of Ban On New Anchorages for Oil Barges on Hudson


Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney on Aug. 1, as he spoke about his successful effort to ban any new oil barge anchorages on the Hudson. The gathering was in New Windsor at the Kowawese Unique Area at Plum Point, just across the Hudson. Photo by Mary-Margaret… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Putnam Sheriff’s Department Assigns Safety Officers For 2019-2020 School Year; Officers Receive Lengthy Training


The Class of 2019-2020 SROs and SPOs lines up following training. Photo courtesy Michael CorriganHard to believe, but school bells for the new school term will ring three weeks from today! Keeping children safe and secure is on everyone’s minds these… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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