Cunningham’s Corner

Finding the Middle, in George’s Place

  Douglas Cunningham There’s nothing to get one centered and focused quite like talking to a Rotary Club. Or the Elks or Lions, but Thursday, I was talking to Rotarians. Right there in the side room of George’s place. Since most of these folks … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Firefighters Battle Smoky Blaze In Downtown Carmel



Firefighters battle an early morning fire at a commercial building on Fair Street in downtown Carmel. Firefighters from both eastern and western Putnam battled a smoky blaze at a building located at 12 Fair Street in downtown Carmel early Wednesday. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

NEARLY 1,000 CONTRACTS CANCELLED BY THE LEAGUE MEMBERS

Utica Office Has Received About Same Number of New Ones, Say the Officers.

  With a little more than half the period gone, the total number of cancellations of contracts received at the Dairymen’s League offices in Utica up to and including Monday, February 20th, was 914. A little more than half of these cancell… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

zeitgeist TSYTE-gyste

noun : the general intellectual, moral, and cultural climate of an era … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

FROM THE CHAMBER

Calling All Business Leaders: Get Involved!!

The inspiration for this week’s column came as I reflected on the brunch supporting our County Executive’s campaign. MaryEllen Odell is someone I respect, and I truly feel she cares about the business community and is passionate about th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patterson Firefighters Save The Day For Local Businessman



  Patterson firefighters battled a stubborn vehicle fire Saturday that destroyed a large arborist’s truck, yet due to the rapid response of the volunteer fire service, two adjoining trucks were saved. The fire broke out at the Petersen Pat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

United Way Assists Putnam Family and Community Services



Appreciative staff of Putnam Family and Community Services thank United Way President Alana Sweeny (center seated) for her agency’s gift. Representatives of PFCS pictured include: Jane Amsden, Connie Chin, Stephanie Roberts and Diane Russo (rig… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Metro-North Begins 2017 Positively



Compliance up and complaints down: Good news for Metro-North riders. The MTA conducted its monthly meeting in Manhattan last week and Metro-North President and fellow Putnam resident, Joseph Giuletti, reported an overall compliance high for the firs… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Retired Officer O’Keefe Cops Guilty Plea



Richard O’Keefe enters the fourth floor Putnam County courtroom last Wednesday afternoon and smiles at his wife before pleading guilty to criminally negligent homicide. Richard O’Keefe, the retired Carmel police officer, former Carmel tow… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

William A. Macomber



William A. Macomber, age 91, a lifelong resident of Brewster, NY, died Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, CT. Bill was born on July 7, 1925, in Webster, MA to Harry and Minnie (McNay) Macomber. He graduated from Brewster High School in 1943. Bill proudly served his country in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He was […]


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