Tendy: There Was No Retaliation in Assessment Matter



To the Editor: I just watched the video of Putnam Valley’s town board meeting on April 22 wherein Dr. Allen Beals criticized me, my town board, and the Putnam Valley Assessor’s office. I hope that when Dr. Beals reviews his paperwork, h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Cunningham’s Corner

'I'm From Albany and I'm Here to Help You.'

Douglas Cunningham is editor-in-chief of the Courier. Reach him at 845-265- 2468, or by email at doug@pcnr.com. Letters to the editor on this or other topics are welcome; please email to editor@pcnr.com by noon on Mondays. Letters are limited to 500 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Debate Over Age for Tobacco Purchases



Should Putnam follow the lead of Suffolk County on Long Island as well as the Big Apple when it comes to increasing the age from 18 to 21 for purchasing tobacco products? County lawmakers have been discussing the issue for the past two months and at… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Democrats Field Slate of Candidates in Southeast



Southeast Democrats have fielded a slate of candidates seeking town positions in the November general election. Councilwoman Lynne Eckardt will be seeking reelection to her second term while John Lord will be challenging Edwin Alvarez for a second t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Democrats Seek Candidates



Carmel Democrats are seeking candidates to run for town and county offices in November. The positions of supervisor, council member, town clerk, receiver of taxes and highway superintendent are up for grabs this year in addition to the Putnam Legisl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time



  The Carmel Boy Scouts held their regular meeting on Wednesday evening with twelve members of the Troop and two visitors present. The meeting opened with the Sinawa and Flying Eagle Patrols in drill formation and saluting the flag. Rev. W. S. M… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



Travail work especially of a painful or laborious nature : toil a physical or mental exertion or piece of work : task, effort ; agony, torment … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Fire Department Seeking to Boost Their Ranks



Brewster firefighters Jeff Bergstrom, Don Goodwin and Albert Jacobs check out equipment on an engine last week. Putnam County is a community of first responders—both paid and volunteer—yet in a region where many people spend hours commuti… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Purple Heart Communities Encouraged in Putnam



Supervisor Maureen Fleming joins Neil Gross and Eugene Lang at the ceremony. There was both positive and somber news in Kent last week for the Town Board. Kent became Putnam’s second Purple Heart community, even as they were reminded of the hig… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Medication Take Back Day is Great Success



Deputy Michael Schmidt deposits narcotic medications into a large container under the watchful eye of Kristin McConnell. The drugs were incinerated on Saturday evening. Thousands of unwanted medications have been safely disposed of thanks to the effo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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