Is Borkowski Proud of WFP Endorsement?



Dear Editor: At last week’s Putnam County Sheriff’s debate, held in the Mahopac Library, a question addressed to Candidate Borkowski regarding his running for the office of Sheriff on the Working Families Party line was only partiall… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Ethical Questions in Carmel



Dear Editor: At the final candidate forum before the September 15th primary two Republican challengers for Carmel Councilman were conspicuously absent. Perhaps the thought of fielding additional questions regarding campaign contributions and eth… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Protecting Peekskill Hollow Road



Dear Editor: Many who attended the Physical Services Committee hearing (May 2009) may think that the Peekskill Hollow Road issue has been resolved and the project is no more. Sadly, nothing could be further from the truth. After attending the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Jackie Annabi For Town Council



Dear Editor: I am writing to strongly urge voters in the town of Putnam Valley to vote for Jackie Annabi as their candidate for the seat on the town board in the primary on September 15, 2009. I have known Jackie to always be a hardworking, devo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Where Credit is Due



Dear Editor: I picked up the latest edition of the Putnam County Courier today. (Thursday August 27, 2009 – Vol CLXVIII No. 34) I read one of the articles on the front page titled “Wild Goose Chase.” The article continued on page 8. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Steinberg for Judge



Dear Editor: It is with great honor that I support Judge David Steinberg for New York State Supreme Court. In my 30 years of service within Dutchess County’s system of criminal justice, I have never encountered a professional who is more c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ball Versus Hall



Dear Editor: I have had the opportunity to attend three town hall meetings on health reform and was equally impressed and mortified. Assemblyman Greg Ball hosted two of these meetings, one in Fishkill and one in Somers, and did a terrific job. C… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Synagogue Forum Highlighted by Civility



Perhaps it was the surroundings—a house of worship—but Sunday’s debate sponsored by the Men’s Club of Temple Beth Shalom in Mahopac took on a feeling of civility as compared to previous debates, where tempers often flared an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Does Sheriff’s Department Need Accreditation?



In the campaign to become Putnam’s next sheriff, some candidates have pointed out that the police department lacks accreditation status with the New York Division of Criminal Justice Systems. The NYDCJS accreditation program was instituted … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Smith’s Challengers Engage in Pre-Primary Debate



On Tuesday evening at Mt. Ebo in Southeast, candidates for sheriff engaged in their final debate before the upcoming September 15 primary. Sheriff Don Smith did not participate, citing a prior commitment. The Concerned Residents of Southeast hosted… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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