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Carmel Cruise Aids Students to Place Closure on Unprecedented Year

Above and below, Faculty and staff greet students. Bottom left, a Jeep drives through the parking lot with a student waving Old Glory. Left, signs are chalked on school buildings by staff. Photos by Denise Santalis. The first ever Carmel Cruise ha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Eleven Graduates Of St. James School Recognized


Above, Graduates recognized outside Our Lady of the Lake Church included: (l-r) Annalise Lasher, Andres Silva, Caitlyn Mercadante, Dylan Hosmer and Olivia Preza. Below, faculty and staff congratulated the Class of 2020 with cheers and applause outsid… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Superintendent Andy Irvin Announces Resignation

Carmel Superintendent of Schools Andy Irvin will be leaving his position on August 30. The surprise announcement was made Saturday at a Board of Education retreat when he informed members of the school board about his intention to step down. Irvin ar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Novel Ways to Celebrate Middle School Commencement


Left, Carmel Middle School graduate Alex Tkacz proudly displays his lawn sign outside his Patterson residence last week. Photo by Kim Teeter.Faculty drive-bys to student homes; eighth graders greeting teachers from their parents’ vehicles outside the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel’s Bad News Gears Take Top Honors in Robotics Competition


Members of the champion Carmel High School Bad News Gears and their coaches Don and Jenn Saldicco take a bow. Photo by Jenn Saldicco.Carmel High School’s robotics team, the Bad News Gears, found itself challenged due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay at… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel High School Alumni Organizes Black Lives Matter Rally

Left, participants march along Fair Street and Gleneida Avenue to the historic Putnam Courthouse. Second row and bottom right, attendees displayed a variety of signs and banners. Bottom left, Matt Dougherty (back to camera) reminded the gathering tha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Teachers Wish Students ‘Good-bye!’


Top right, children of all ages wave to their teachers. Above and bottom right, holding back tears, teachers bid their students farewell while social distancing in their private vehicles.Below, the Brewster Bear participated in the caravan. Photos by… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

North Salem Supt. of Schools Reflects on


North Salem School Superintendent Ken Freeston expressed dismay last week over the frightening series of events that have focused since March. The North Salem District educates youngsters not only throughout the Croton Falls-North Salem community but… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Two Haldine High School Seniores Receive Master Gardener Scholarships


Bridget Goldberg (left) and Anna Brief have been awarded $500 scholarships from Cornell Cooperative Extension Services Master Gardener Volunteers. Photos courtesy Kathy Roth.Two young women attending Haldane High School in Cold Spring have been award… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Valley High School-Middle School Construction Project Underway


Work has begun at the Putnam Valley Middle-Senior High School campus for new infrastructure approved by voters in 2018. Photos by Eric Gross.The COVID-19 pandemic has not halted the Putnam Valley School District’s construction project. Superintendent… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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