Commentary

Leadership Shift at Arc of Putnam

Editor’s Note: This was addressed to the “Putnam Community”: The...

Barriers on the Hudson: A Wake-up Call to Action

https://www.putnamcountycourier.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Breakneck-Animation.mp4 Editor’s Note: The Army Corps of Engineers is evaluating...

Be A Neighbor

Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable...

How Much Graft in $1B?Free Access

I’ve written in recent weeks about Gen. Israel Putnam, for...

Who’s Doing the Stabbing?

If we look at our relationship with Europe as if...

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Civics & Politics

Troubled Waters In Patterson: Contaminants Lead To Undrinkable Water in Homes, Town HallFree Access

Three years have passed since Jennifer Gallagher, a Patterson resident, had the luxury of drinking her own tap water. Put another way, three years since...

Putnam To Host New York’s First Medal Of Honor Parade Saturday

The parade will start at the Paladin Center, make its way down Seminary HIll Rd., left onto Church St., then right onto Rt. 6 and...

Legislators Discuss Increasing Minimum Smoking Age To 21

Eighteen-year-olds throughout Putnam County currently have the right to vote, drive a car and enlist in the military; yet county lawmakers are considering passing legislation...

Meet Memphis: Mayor of Putnam Valley

Memphis presents a firm paw for Supervisor Sam Oliverio at Putnam Valley Town Hall. Photo by Virginia CalifanoIf you’ve spent any time at all in...

Schools

High achievers

The following local student was named to Muhlenberg College's Dean's...

High achievers

Molly Ross (of Patterson) has been named to the Dean's...

Putnam County 4-H Fair Time Is Right Around The Corner

Putnam Four-H volunteers, Eliza Fisher, Carli Ceckanowicz and Patrick Salerno...