Cupola Restored to Its Place Atop Foundry



  In a dramatic scene last week at the Office Building that once was a hub for the West Point Foundry, workers lifted its 21-foot-cupola from the ground and carefully set it atop the bell tower, three stories high. It was here, near the Hudson R… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

New EDC President Has Putnam County Ties



Jill Varricchio began her tenure this week as the new President of the Putnam EDC. Putnam’s new Economic Development Corporation (EDC) president Jill Varricchio is no stranger to the county. Her brother resides with his family in Cold Spring an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

First Snowfall Of The Season



Putnam’s first snow of the season falls Sunday surprising motorists in Carmel. Putnam’s first snow of the season has fallen. A series of snow squalls turned the atmosphere into a winter-like appearance Sunday at 12:34 p.m. The snow laste… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Candlelight Vigil To Remember Victims Of Domestic Violence



Last year’s Candlelight vigil brought awareness to domestic violence throughout Putnam County. The People Against Domestic Violence has scheduled its annual candlelight vigil for Monday evening in Carmel. The proceedings begin at 6 p.m. on the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Awards Presented For Going Above And Beyond



Individuals and organizations making a difference in the lives of others through their community and human service accomplishments in Putnam County were honored last week at the Annual Awards Breakfast hosted by the Putnam Community Service Network…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Investigation Needed



To the Editor: Although I am pleased that the recent decision by the Putnam County Supreme Court resulted in a $325,000.00 reduction in the assessment of my home imposed by the Town of Putnam Valley, I find it to be a somewhat pyrrhic victory. After… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

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.

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 […]


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