July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Politics

Free Food at Courier Sheriff's Debate!

The COURIER will provide free picnic-type food at its Labor Day “Eat & Greet” debate for the candidates for Sheriff. More...

Putnam Supports Changing Name of Tappan Zee Bridge

County Executive MaryEllen Odell has joined members of the Order of the Purple Heart in launching a campaign to rename the new Tappan Zee Bridge in honor of New York’s Purple Heart recipients. More...

Truck Traffic on Peekskill Hollow Road Under Fire

Putnam County officials will be deciding in the weeks and months to come whether or not to ban heavy truck traffic along Peekskill Hollow Road except for local deliveries. More...

Bike Path Signage Firm Withdraws

It’s back to the drawing board for bike path signage in Putnam County. More...

Albano’s ‘Lesson in Politics’

Putnam Legislator Carl Albano called it a “lesson in politics!” The first term lawmaker was referring to his being knocked off the November ballot last week after petitions submitted to seek reelection on both the GOP and Independence Par More...

Odell Holds Hearings on Precious Metals Law

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell conducted two public hearings Wednesday prior to signing an amendment to the Putnam County Code titled “Precious Metals and Gems.” Members of the county Legislature approved revisions earlier this month. More...

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“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” ~Erma Bombeck