Residents of Putnam Deserve Better Than Mudslinging



To the Editor: Sensationalism, money and mudslinging are appealing because they play on emotions – but are often disdained when used to mislead or confuse voters and insult their intelligence. Unfortunately if you tell a lie, keep it simple an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Fleming Holding Town Back



To the Editor: Maureen Fleming boasts about saving taxpayer money by not taking 1) almost $8,000.00 salary for grant writing. She only applied for one grant, so why should she? 2) Health Insurance. I believe she is covered by another insurance as ar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

More Tourism Promotion Is Needed, Not Less



To the Editor: I am writing to the Legislature in response to an article in the Courier, “Tourism Bureau Comes Under Attack” regarding the current budget negotiations that are taking place. As a taxpayer and Main Street business owner I … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Grasping at Straws



To the Editor: When Dennis Illuminate was thinking about running for Supervisor and seeking the Republican nod in May of this year, he came into my office and told me his reasons – personal ones that I will keep personal – and said that … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time



  No longer a lover! exclaimed an aged patriarch, ah! you mistake me if you think age has blotted out my heart. Though silvery hair falls over a brow all wrinkled, and a cheek all furrowed, yet I am a lover still. I love the beauty of a maiden&… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Word of the Week



Rigmarole RIG-uh-muh-rol noun 1 : confused or meaningless talk 2 : a complex and sometimes ritualistic procedure … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Boces Offers New Veterinary Medicine Program to Students



Teacher Christina Urbanski with her dog, Abby, and Veterinary Science students Dana Arcara, Rebecca Steger, Deborah Grace of Carmel; Tess Jansen, Irina VanDemark and Megan Bernardo, also of Carmel. Young people who love animals and plan to enter a ca… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

From the Chamber

Tourism Budget Criticism Is Incredibly Short-Sighted

At the recent legislative budget hearing, there was a pretty strong discussion about the 2016 tourism budget and the wisdom of the County’s considerable investment. The Putnam Tourism Bureau has asked for virtually the same funding in 2016 as … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Community Harvest Dinner at George’s



On Friday, October 30, The Carmel Rotary Club is hosting a Community Harvest Dinner at George’s Place in Carmel from 4:30-8pm. The menu includes turkey, sausage and peppers or a veggie wrap for dinner, and pumpkin pie for dessert. There will b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

SPCA Fundraiser Takes Place Friday in Mahopac



The Putnam SPCA is hoping for a large turnout Friday when the non-profit, whose mission is to prevent cruelty to all animals residing in the county’s six towns and three villages, conducts its 5th annual fundraising dinner. Carmel Councilman … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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