Lincoln & Churchill: Preparation for Greatness



  “If a man will stand up and assert, and repeat and re-assert, that two and two do not make four, I know nothing in the power of argument that can stop him,” declared Abraham Lincoln at Peoria on October 16, 1854. In this case, he implied that … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Means to Get Rich

  Ten or twelve years ago there was a miner working in the upper levels of the Comstock mine, Nevada, at $4 per day. He lived in a little cabin down the canyon, did his own cooking, and whistled softly ‘There’s a good time coming, bo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Word of the Week



Bogart BOH-gahrt VERB: bully, intimidate; to use or consume without sharing … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dismay Over Tourism Promotion



To the Editor: I was shocked and saddened by last week’s revelations about Libby Pataki and the Putnam Visitors Bureau, or what I once thought was the Putnam Tourism Agency. Shocked, because for the many years I have been researching and writi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Let’s End The Gap Elimination Adjustment



To the Editor: Do you have school aged children or grandchildren? Have you heard about the GEA? While the ‘Gap Elimination Adjustment,’ or ‘GEA,’ is not exactly a buzzword, the GEA has real, destructive effects on our schools… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cunningham’s Corner

David McKay Wilson, Character Assassin

  In a week when the governor called for his agencies to investigate “radioactive tritium-contaminated water” that had leaked at Indian Point, the ever-shrinking Journal News empire devoted pages and pages over multiple days to Putnam County tou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel 6th Graders Achieve Million Page Challenge



Jamie Walner’s 6th grade class read nearly 100,000 pages during the George Fischer Middle School’s Million Page Challenge. The congratulations banner is on display at the George Fischer Middle School in Carmel this week now that sixth gra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New York City Cop Who Was Shot Is From Putnam



A New York City police officer shot Thursday night in the Bronx when he and his female partner encountered armed suspects in an apartment complex hallway was a resident of Brewster. Officer Patrick Espeut, 29, suffered a gunshot wound to the face w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

St. Christopher’s Inn Honors Lee & Faith Majors





Hollywood legend Lee Majors and his wife, Faith, to be honored at Twelfth Annual St. Christopher’s Inn Board of Directors Dinner. Hollywood legend Lee Majors and his wife Faith are lending a hand to the men of St. Christopher’s Inn by agreeing … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Liliana Elizabeth Titus



Liliana Elizabeth Titus was born on January 22, 2016, to Amanda and John Titus of Fishkill. Grandparents are Mr. & Mrs. Robert Civitano of Stormville, and Mr. and Mrs. John C Titus of Fishkill, and Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Ryone of Florida. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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