Civics and Politics

Cuomo Signs Good Samaritan Law


Good Samaritans who administer opioid overdose drugs such as Narcan or Naloxone in stores, restaurants, hotels and other public places of assembly may now do so without fear of legal liability thanks to legislation introduced by State Senator Peter H… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Kent Town Hall Reopens to the Public

Following months of being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kent Town Hall is once again open to the public. Supervisor Maureen Fleming reported last Friday that an intercom had been installed in the building and visitors to Town Hall must “ri… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

200 Pounds of Unwanted Medications Collected at Shed the Meds

State Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (right) was joined by members of the Brewster Fire Department, Brewster Police Department, Drug Crisis in our Backyard and the Prevention Council of Putnam along with Putnam Legislator Paul Jonke for the collection. Phot… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Unemployment Increases Across Putnam


Despite unemployment continuing to intensify across Putnam, the county’s unemployment rate of 12.3 percent in July was the lowest in the seven-county lower Hudson Valley. The NYS Department of Labor reported that for the month of July, Putnam’s unem… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Langley Weighs In on DiPippo Settlement; Sullivan Cites ‘False Narrative’ by Sheriff


Sheriff Robert Langley and Legislator Neal Sullivan are the latest to weigh in on the Anthony DiPippo $12 million civil rights lawsuit settlement. DiPippo, a Patterson resident before his arrest, was twice convicted of murdering a 12-year-old Carmel … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Village Police Kept Busy


Brewster Police Chief John DelGardo issued his monthly police report at last Wednesday’s (Aug. 19) meeting of the Village Board conducted virtually, which indicated an increase in activity during the past 30 days. DelGardo said patrols responded to 6… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Schumer Rips Into U.S. Postal Service Changes; Maloney Votes in Favor of $25 Billion in Support for the Mails


Dozens of residents came from near and far to support the U.S. Postal Service during rallies in Carmel and Mahopac on Saturday (Aug.22). The Carmel protest is shown here, and was part of a nationwide ‘Day of Action’ in response to concerns that the T… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Absentee Ballot Allegations of Secret Codes on Envelopes Is Unfounded

The Putnam Board of Elections wants to set the record straight: Absentee ballot applications sent to voters for the November General Election do not contain any indicators as to which party the individual is registered in. Commissioner Anthony Scanna… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Absentee Ballots to Break Records


 The Putnam County Board of Elections is getting ready for what is expected to be the busiest absentee ballot tabulation in county history. Elections Commissioner Kathy Croft reported last week large numbers of requests for absentee ballot appli… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Historic Putnam Courthouse to be Lit in Yellow, White and Purple

Drive past the historic Putnam Courthouse in Carmel tomorrow (Wednesday, Aug. 26) evening and notice the landmark lighted in yellow, white and purple. The reason: August 26 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution wh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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