Commentary

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

 I was at the Patterson Fire Department’s Parade for their...

Sheriff’s Work is Exemplary; Lawmakers Should Seek Common Good

To the Editor, A resident of Putnam County would have...

gardening GUSTO

Illustration by Peter GergelyThis Week in Putnam County: When my...

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNERFree Access

I am thinking today of the men and women who...

Lawmakers Object to Reing Letter

Dear Editor: While we do not ordinarily waste time responding...

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Civics & Politics

Patterson Fire Dept. Shines on Its 100th Anniversary

Above, the host Patterson FD was well represented. Below, the joint NY State Police and Putnam Sheriff’s Color Guard.Saturday dawned a pictureperfect day for the...

COVID-19 Positivity Rate Rising Fast

Masks and facial coverings are back. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released alarming statistics late Sunday that indicated 21 of New York’s...

Marijuana Cases to Be Prosecuted in Putnam

While Westchester County will be dismissing all marijuana cases involving felony and misdemeanor charges of marijuana sale or possession, those arrested in Putnam will be...

Probe of Crash Involving Sheriff’s Investigator Finished

Above, Fire and EMS personnel assisted Investigator William Quick who was pinned inside his demolished cruiser on Route 301 near Fahnestock State Park May 17....

Schools

Carmel School District Establishes Insurance Reserve Fund

The Carmel School District, Putnam’s largest, has established an insurance...

Mongon and Savino to Lead Mahopac Board of Education

Above, Michael Mongon (right) and Adam Savino will lead the...

Haldane, Brewster, Mahopac Earn ‘School of Excellence’ Honor

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association, Inc....