Civics and Politics

Boscobel a Putnam County Treasure


Above, Boscobel was discussed as one of Putnam County‘s prime attractions during a recent legistlative committee meeting. The mansion is shown here, Friday April 9. The photo was taken from the Hudson River side by Zoe Golden- Johnson. The tree on th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Langley Criticized By Legislature Over $50M Federal Lawsuit


Discussion scheduled to take place before members of the Putnam Legislature last Thursday evening regarding a $50 million federal lawsuit filed by an elderly Brewster man and his wife against Putnam County and the Sheriff’s Department – over charges … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Verbal Fisticuffs Erupt At Legislative Meeting Over Discussion Of Decorum


Discussion requested by Legislator Ginny Nacerino regarding the rules and procedures for conducting legislative meetings – including the proper decorum for members of the county legislature – turned into a 15-round championship fight last Thursday ni… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Appointments Required for Putnam Passport Day


Putnam’s semi-annual Passport Day takes place next Saturday, May 1 at the County Office Building in downtown Carmel with County Clerk Michael Bartolotti and his staff on hand to provide passport information to local residents as well as accept passpo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Harckham Lauds State Budget— Serino Critical of Spending


Putnam County’s two State Senators Peter Harckham and Sue Serino have differing points of view when it comes to New York’s 2021-22 fiscal spending plan. The $212 billion budget is being touted by the State Legislature’s Democratic majority as investm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County’s COVID Public Relations Gets $20,000 Boost

But Lawmakers Spar Over Best Approach: Health Dept. or Exec’s Office?

By a vote of 8-1 with Legislator Nancy Montgomery casting the lone dissenting vote, the Putnam Legislature last week approved a proposal from County Executive Mary Ellen Odell to increase payments of $20,000 to a Brewster firm for publicizing the cou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sheriff Gives Out Plaques and T-shirts to Local Heroes

Above, residents who went ‘above and beyond’ were recognized with t-shirts and plaques by the Putnam County Sheriff‘s Dept.Seventeen individuals and businesses from across the county were recognized for going ‘above’ and beyond’ during the COVID 19 p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Granite Mountain Conservation Area Agreement Approved


A memorandum of agreement between Putnam County and the Hudson Highlands Land Trust related to the Granite Mountain Conservation Area in Putnam Valley was approved last week when the Putnam Legislature convened its regular monthly meeting. Lauri Tayl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Two CHS Graduates Named Officers of the Year in Connecticut


Above, Louis Burdi (left) and David O’Meara (right). Photo courtesy Stamford PD. Two Carmel High School graduates have been named as Officers of the Year for 2020 in Connecticut. David O’Meara, a member of the Class of 1994 and Louis Burdi, who… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Orange County Assemblyman to Challenge Sean Patrick Maloney

Colin Schmitt who represents the 99th Assembly District in Albany filed his notice of candidacy

A Republican State Assemblyman from Orange County will be challenging Putnam County Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney in November. Colin Schmitt, who represents the 99th Assembly District in Albany, filed his notice of candidacy with the Federal El… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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