Commentary

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

 Surely 2020 was already bad enough. A pandemic, through which...

A Deliberate Mail Slowdown?

To the Editor, My mailman yesterday informed me that from...

gardening GUSTO

Illustration by Peter GergelyThis is the second installment of August’s...

Legals ~ Designated Official Paper of Record

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Civics & Politics

Generator Fire Destroys Garage

Above, firefighters attack a garage fire caused by a faulty generator in Carmel last week. Below, paramedics treat the homeowner who suffered burns while attempting...

Utilities Blasted for Being ‘Slow on the Switch’

It’s been a week Putnam County residents wish to forget. Tropical Storm Isaias tore through the county, leaving 90 percent of the county without electricity...

Storm Sparks Gas Station Madness

Cars line up outside a filling station in downtown Carmel last Wednesday afternoon. As many as 30 cars were observed waiting in a long line...

Putnam County’s September 11 Ceremony Planned to be a Virtual Event this Year

On the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, hundreds of Putnam residents gather at Cornerstone Park in Carmel each year to recall Putnam’s...

Schools

Mahopac’s ‘Indians’ Nickname, Mascot To Stay – For Now

Mahopac Central School District Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo says that, yes,...

DCC Move to Fishkill Expected to Be Boon for Putnam Students

Plans to relocate Dutchess Community College’s southern campus to the...

New Eligibility Criteria for Free and Reduced Lunch Program

School officials throughout the county are reminding parents of children...