Commentary

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

 I drove from Beacon to Patterson on Saturday morning, and...

Praise for Byrne

Dear Editor, As someone who has lived in Putnam County...

gardening GUSTO

Illustration by Peter GergelyMabon: The pagan celebration of Mabon recently...

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNERFree Access

“That’s one of the remarkable things about life. It’s never...

Set an Example: Wear a Mask

To the Editor, Thank you, Putnam County. Throughout the coronavirus...

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Civics & Politics

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Walk Comes To Carmel

Above, Team Driscoll members walk along Route 52 Sunday morning. Below, participants gather for a team photo. Photos by Eric Gross.Stephen Siller was a New...

Putnam Elections Commissioner Urges ‘In-Person Voting’ On Election Day

Putnam Elections Commissioner Anthony Scannapieco has urged county residents to vote ‘in-person” if at all possible on Election Day. His reasoning: “Due to the heated...

Motorist Seriously Injured In Putnam Valley Crash

Left, emergency responders extricate the driver form his demolished vehicle. Right, paramedics and EMT’s remove the driver to a waiting medivac chopper. Photos by Jack...

$2.7 Million Decline in Sales Tax Revenue for First Two-Thirds of 2020

The Putnam County Legislature conducts its budget deliberations for the 2021 fiscal year next month and lawmakers will undoubtedly be keeping an eye on the...

Schools

Area Students Get Early Dose of College With Outdoor Classes; Pandemic Leads to Outdoor Classrooms for Some Districts

Haldane is one of the Putnam school districts that is...

Hands-free Thermometers Arrive in Mahopac Schools

Under the watchful eye of School Resource Officer Joseph Lopreato,...

Carmel Board of Ed Meeting Returns to In- Person

Tonight’s (Tuesday’s) meeting of the Carmel Board of Education will...