Cunningham’s Corner

Listen to History. Just Listen

  One of my favorite things about the MLK holiday is that his speeches become prominent again, at least for a time, before receding for another year. Here’s a thought: Don’t listen just to the excerpts. Listen to the whole speech. Then listen to… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Legislature Committee Assignments Established



Committee assignments for the Putnam Legislature were announced Friday by the ninemember governing body’s chairwoman Ginny Nacerino. Each of the legislators, including the two new freshmen, Neal Sullivan and Paul Jonke, was appointed to commit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Home Foreclosures Drop Dramatically



While foreclosures continued to decline across Putnam County in 2016, the numbers of families losing their homes to foreclosure judgments increased by 72 for the year gone by. County Clerk Michael Bartolotti issued his annual report for 2016 Thursda… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Town Board Organizes For 2017



The Kent Town Board has organized for 2017. Board members approved a lengthy 66 item agenda last Wednesday before a small audience at Kent Town Hall. Councilman William Huestis was appointed as Deputy Supervisor by Supervisor Maureen Fleming while T… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

State DOT To Investigate Traffic Patterns Near Carmel-North Salem Line



The New York State Department of Transportation has begun a query into traffic patterns affecting scores of Putnam motorists each day. Morning commuter traffic is often at a standstill at the intersections of Stoneleigh Avenue and Route 100 and at C… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

For Stret Lights Town Board May Be Asked To Take Action

  We wouldn’t be surprised to see a petition circulated soon among taxpayers of Carmel, praying for the establishment of a lighting district in this village The town board has the right to establish one upon the petition of a majority of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



consigliere kohn-sil-YEH-reh noun : counselor, adviser … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Joyful End for Former Addicts in Putnam County



Seven graduates of the Drug Treatment Court are congratulated by Judge Reitz. Seven residents of Putnam County drew cheers and applause for accomplishing what some believed was the impossible—completion of the rigorous two year long Putnam Drug… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Fire Department Elects Officers For 2017



Newly elected officers for the Mahopac Fire Department will take their oaths of office at the department’s annual installation dinner on January 28. Chief Billy Bahr will lead Putnam’s second busiest fire department in 2017 along with assistant chie… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A ‘Labor of Love’ for Shawn Keeler



Putnam Valley FD veteran Chief Shawn Keeler has stepped down after serving his community for nine years as one of the principal officers–the last five years as chief. Shawn Keeler, after years of voluntarily serving the Putnam Valley Fire Depar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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