Civics and Politics

VA Hudson Valley to Hold Town Hall Listening Session

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Hudson Valley Health Care System will be hosting a town hall for Veterans, family members, and the public on Thursday, July 25, at 6p.m. at the Putnam County Training and Operations (TOPS) Building, 110 O… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Legislature Appointments

Four Putnam residents County have been appointed to voluntary positions on environmental advisory boards.By unanimous votes at the recent monthly meeting, the Putnam Legislature appointed Marjorie Thorpe of Southeast and Jocelyn Apicello of Philipsto… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislature Approves Bill to Relieve Mahopac Schools of Financial Blunder


The New York State Legislature has approved a bill to provide the Mahopac School District with state aid resulting from an administrative error during the Thomas Manko administration during the 2011-2012 school year. The measure, introduced in the St… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

No Primary in June in County

Putnam County Election Commissioners Anthony G. Scannapieco, Jr. and Catherine P. Croft would like to notify the public that there will be no June 25, 2019 Primary Election in Putnam County. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Board Of Elections Named In Memory Of Bob Bennett


Photo by Eric Gross Helene Bennett and her children listen as Legislator Carl Albano praises the late Robert Bennett before the Putnam Legislature unanimously renames the Board of Elections the Robert J. Bennett Board of Elections at last Tuesday’s m… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Elections Office To Be Renamed In Memory Of Bob Bennett


In stature, Bob Bennett stood only 5 feet, 9 inches tall, but in life, the Kent Cliffs resident and former Putnam Elections Commissioner was a giant of a man. Bennett, who retired in 2012 after serving his constituency for 36 years as commissioner, d… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

From the Business Council:

Thoughts on The Future of Putnam County Economic Efforts

I recently presented to the Legislative Economic Development Committee. The Putnam County Economic Development Corporation Chairman, Richard Weiss, gave an update on the organization’s future. Since the resignation of former President Jill Varricchio… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

School Budgets OK’d Countywide


While voter apathy was prevalent across Putnam last Tuesday during New York State School Election Day, each of the county’s six school districts approved fiscal spending plans for the 2019-2020 school year. Brewster residents said ‘yes’ by a vote of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ryan Lepore and Art Hanley Inducted into Vets Hall of Fame


Assemblyman Kevin Byrne congratulates Art Hanley of Brewster and Ryan Lepore on the floor of the NYS Assembly last week while family members and fellow lawmakers witness the occasion. Photo courtesy Kevin ByrneRyan Lepore and Art Hanley have joined s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bill to Relieve Mahopac Schools of Financial Blunder Passes First Hurdle


A bill introduced by State Senator Peter Harckham to provide the Mahopac School District with state aid resulting from an administrative error during the Thomas Manko administration during the 2011-2012 school year passed its first hurdle when member… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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