Civics and Politics

Jean Hopper Assails Carmel Town Board over Barile Investigation


An unsuccessful candidate for a seat on the Carmel Town Board in 2019 blasted members of the town council at the conclusion of last week’s meeting held before a small audience at Carmel Town Hall. Jean Hopper, who placed third in a three-person race,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Days of Trump State Park Might Be Numbered


The NYS Assembly has advanced a bill to rename the Donald J. Trump State Park now that President Donald Trump has left office and was impeached twice in as many years. The 436-acre parcel of land that straddles the Putnam Valley-Yorktown line was don… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

$6 Million in State Funds Headed to Putnam for Emergency Communications


Putnam’s Commissioner of Emergency Services Ken Clair called it “good news” when informed that Governor Andrew Cuomo had announced at an Albany press conference last Thursday the county had been awarded a $6 million grant to improve local emergency c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Senator Serino Demands

Answers & Accountability in Nursing Home Deaths

Putnam County State Senator Sue Serino is fed up with the lack of transparency emanating from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office related to the state’s large numbers of nursing home deaths caused by COVID-19. Last Wednesday she called on the Legislatu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Interest Renewed in Brewster-Danbury Rail Line


County Executive MaryEllen Odell met with former Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton a year ago to discuss among other things the creation of a rail line between Brewster and the Hat City. Photo by Eric Gross.Officials from Putnam County and the City of Danb… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Vaccine Information

from Assemblywoman Galef

Dear Constituent, I know you are all eager to obtain your vaccination against COVID-19. Today I received the attached chart that demonstrates where vaccines were allocated across the Hudson Valley during week 8 of distribution. I have also listed … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Welcome to Our Newest Fellow Citizens


 Putnam’s first Naturalization ceremony of the New Year was nothing like past events when dozens of family members and friends of those becoming United States citizens crowded into the historic Putnam Courthouse in Carmel. COVID-19, which has ch… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Langley calls Putnam ‘One of the Safest Counties in the U.S.’


Shortly after Kevin Mc- Conville announced his candidacy for Sheriff of Putnam County last Thursday afternoon, incumbent Sheriff Robert Langley reported that since taking office on January 1, 2018, “crime in our county has decreased by more than 56 p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Montgomery Calls for Unity on Putnam Legislature


Legislator Nancy Montgomery addressed her colleagues at a pre-COVID meeting at the historic Putnam Courthouse. Photo by Eric Gross. Legislator Nancy Montgomery, the lone Democrat on the nine-member governing body, called on her colleagues for unit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Silence at Town of Carmel Fire Department’s Contract Public Hearing


Residents in the Town of Carmel appear to be pleased with the services provided by their emergency responders. Last Wednesday evening, the Carmel Town Board conducted a public hearing related to the town’s fire and ambulance corps contractors and the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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