Civics and Politics

Putnam County’s Unemployment remains Lowest in Hudson Valley

Unemployment declined in the Hudson Valley in September with Putnam’s rate of joblessness decreasing by one percent from August’s figure. The NYS Labor Department reported last week Putnam’s rate of unemployment at 3.9 percent in September. Putnam co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Fall Back into Safety


When residents of Putnam County turn their clocks back an hour before retiring on Saturday evening when Daylight Savings Time ends, fire officials are also urging family members to check smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Commissioner of Eme… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Half-Full Jail Requires Overtime to Run


Requests for more than $20,000 in overtime needed for corrections staff at the Putnam County Jail resulted in a discussion last week by members of the county Legislature’s Audit Committee dealing with the eventual reduction of the facility’s blueprin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County $167 million Budget OK’d by 8-1 Vote


Putnam County’s budget for 2022 was approved last week by 8-1, with the sole Democrat on the nine-member governing body, Legislator Nancy Montgomery of Philipstown, casting the dissenting vote. The budget, up by $3.8 million or 2.3 percent over th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Demolition Derby In Downtown Carmel

Above, downtown Carmel resembled a demolition derby Sunday afternoon following a five-vehicle crash that closed the main thoroughfare for an hour. Photo & brief by Eric Gross. An elderly physician from Manhattan became confused behind the whee… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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