June 30, 2011 RSS feed / Columns

Washington Dispatches

Last week, President Barack Obama announced that he had made a decision to draw down troops from the war in Afghanistan. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

SELF PROPELLING COACH RUNNING ON THE PUTNAM For some weeks the Now York Central Company has been trying out an electric car on the Putnam Division. It is shaped like a cigar with entrance doors in the middle of the car. More...

Lincoln, Churchill, Roosevelt: Saving the Future

On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the Civil War. Four score years later in April 1945, the Allied coalition in Europe effectively strangled the Nazi war machine. More...

Albany Dispatches

Same-Sex Marriage in New York More...

Putnam County and the Course of a Nation

Cunningham’s Corner

In the history of our nation, I’m fascinated by how often Putnam County is intertwined with the fate of the country, even going back to its earliest days. More...

Putnam People

… Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College, is proud to announce that students from Putnam County, NY, recently received degrees at the Commencement Ceremony held at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“True friends are like diamonds, precious and rare. False friends are like leaves, found everywhere.” ~Anonymous