Civics and Politics

Legislative Committee Set For 2019

Putnam Legislature Chairman Joseph Castellano announced his committee assignments for 2019 last Monday and Philipstown Legislator Nancy Montgomery has been appointed to two committees in her freshman year. Montgomery will serve on the Economic Develo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Government Shutdown Not Yet Directly Impacting Putnam County


While hundreds of thousands of employees are not being paid due to the shutdown of the Federal Government, Putnam County has so far seen little impact resulting from the closure. County Executive Mary Ellen Odell reported last week the U.S. Departmen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Maloney Named to Intelligence Committee


 For the first time in decades, Putnam County will have a voice on the House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence now that Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney has been named to serve on the panel. The committee oversees all intell… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Well Represented In Washington To Oppose Abortion


Friday’s March for Life was attended by a contingent of Putnam County residents, including Brianna Grant and Christina Grant, both parishioners at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church. Photo Courtesy Brianna GrantA busload of parishioners from St. Lawrence O’… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Town Board Organizes for 2019


The Kent Town Board has organized for 2019. Meeting last Tuesday evening, Supervisor Maureen Fleming appointed Bill Huestis as her deputy supervisor. Fleming will serve as budget officer for the year while Town Clerk Yolanda Cappelli will act as Regi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New York City State Lawmakers Call for Name Change of Putnam’s Trump State Park


Lawmakers in the Democrat controlled New York State Legislature are making another attempt to have President Donald Trump’s name removed from a state park along the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley. State Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Queens and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Call Made for Lyme Disease Research in State Budget


Putnam County State Senator Sue Serino on Sunday called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to include funding for Lyme disease research, education and prevention in his proposed budget proposal. Serino, who represents constituents in Kent, Putnam Valley and Ph… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislators Approve Carmel’s Request S.P.O.s


Carmel town officials are concerned about security at Carmel Town Hall in Mahopac and have asked the county to appoint two Special Patrol Officers or S.P.O.s to patrol the municipal building five days a week from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The Putnam Legis… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Clerk Michael Bartolotti Wants Additional Funds From NYS


County Clerk Michael Bartolotti believes its time for New York State to substantially increase the reimbursement rate given to county-run and operated motor vehicles offices. New York’s payment of 12.7 percent of DVV costs to counties hasn’t changed … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Town Board Organizes for 2019


The Carmel Town Board conducted its annual organizational meeting before a sparse crowd at Carmel Town Hall last Wednesday evening by approving a 36 item agenda in less than an hour. The board designated the Putnam Courier and Mahopac News as the tow… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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