Veterans Inducted into Southeast Hall of Fame



Eleven veterans have been accepted into the Southeast Hall of Fame. Last Wednesday evening, the vets were congratulated by State Senator Greg Ball and several local dignitaries during an hour long ceremony at the Southeast Cultural Arts Center in Br… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Putnam Earns Aa2 Bond Rating from Moody’s



Moody’s Investors Service has granted Putnam County a favorable rating for its $6.4 million bond issuance planned for next month. County Executive MaryEllen Odell said the Aa2 rating, the third highest given by the service, resulted from Putna… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Opening Hearts & Doors for Mentoring



Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services Director of Emergency Management Tom Lannon explains the workings of a special emergency communication device to mentees Robert Joy and Patricia Duane. Tina Cornish-Lauria, executive director of CAREERS for People … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Speaking With Walker



Dear Editor: On the evening of Oct. 18, Putnam County Deputy Executive Bruce Walker spoke with a group of Kent Fiscal Watch members and guests at the Kent Firehouse for over three hours…and I do mean spoke with, not at. Bruce answered all que… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Book Sale Successful



Dear Editor: The Patterson Library’s annual book sale was very successful this year, placing more than 10,000 recycled books into new homes. Never charging more than one dollar for hard cover and fifty cents for soft cover, we attracted people… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Vote for Andy



Dear Editor: It is so refreshing to have an Assembly candidate who is both forthright and reasonable. Andy Falk is the only candidate who will truly fight for the middle class. He makes no bones about supporting Unions. He understands that businesse… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ball’s Antics



Dear Editor: Having had to endure Greg Ball first as my Assemblyman for four years and now as my State Senator for two, I have become somewhat accustomed to the bile and vitriol that always accompanies his campaigns. Every two years, instead of stat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Not Endorsing Ball



Dear Editor: I am one of those fair weather Facebook users who admittedly only logs on when a notification comes my way. So, imagine my surprise when I received a Facebook e-mail that said “nice picture of you in the political flyer”. Sa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gipson is a Simple Choice



Dear Editor: Terry Gipson is running for the New York State Senate, District 41, and voting for him will be simple for me for the following reasons: · Terry has done an outstanding job as Rhinebeck Village Trustee, applying his 20 years of hands-on… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Make Gipson Next Senator



Dear Editor: During my twelve-year tenure as Chief-of-staff for a NY City Council member, I have followed many political campaigns on both the city and state levels of government. This year marks my 40th year as a voter in New York State, thirty yea… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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