Art Appreciation Class at Reed



An Art Appreciation Class is set for Reed Library in Carmel on Thursdays from 10 am to noon, January 7 through February 11. Participants will examine a selection of works of art and will try hands-on drawing exercises that demonstrate the creation … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Voters Unaware of the PV School Referendum



To the Editor: There were a vast number of voters unaware of the Putnam Valley Central School System’s referendum vote on Dec 8, which passed by 45 votes, 213 NO – 258 YES. They were unaware because the school sent out the notice via bul… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Raising the Wage is a Necessary Reality



To the Editor: The season of giving is upon us and it’s a stark reminder of how inequitable our economy has become. Numerous large corporations are making record profits, paying their CEOs huge sums, and hiding profits offshore to evade taxes…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dem Chairman on Serino and Skelos



To the Editor: Here in Putnam County we recently witnessed Sue Serino show complete disregard for a taxpayer’s 1st Amendment rights and threaten to have them arrested. Today we’re seeing her biggest campaign backer and chosen Senate boss, Long Isla… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Unscrupulous Action by PV School District



To the Editor: We had a very questionable election take place in our school district in Putnam Valley on Dec. 8th to set up a capital reserve fund that will take surplus funds from the budget each year and put it in this reserve fund. They were ques… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

FOOLISH HABITS

  Dr. Hall enumerates several practices of the careless public, which are sometimes as dangerous as they are foolish: Walking along the streets with the point of an umbrella sticking out beyond, under the arm or over the shoulder. By suddenly st… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



Sycophant SIK-uh-funt NOUN a servile self-seeking flatterer … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cunningham’s Corner

Santa’s Boots, in Albany and Putnam

Former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son were convicted of public corruption Friday. That would be the Dean Skelos who was one of the “three men in a room” responsible for negotiating New York’s spending, its taxes and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Traffic a Nightmare in Carmel



A traffic nightmare this week was reported in downtown Carmel as new traffic lights were activated. Tie-ups Tuesday were substantial. Motorists traversing Route 52 in the county seat thought they were having a bad dream this week thanks in part to th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Kids Learn About Winter Animal Behavior



Children in Mahopac enjoy a visit from BOCES naturalist Kevin Gross who taught the boys and girls about animals’ winter ways. Children at the Fulmar Road Elementary School in Mahopac are now “experts” in winter animal behavior thank… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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