Get Me the County Clerk, Pronto! – Cunningham’s Corner

FREE Get Me the County Clerk, Pronto!

The phone rang Monday at Grand Central headquarters and it was Kevin Byrne. He wanted the County Clerk’s office. He was joshing, a riff on my column last week. It took me a beat. I did not realize, though perhaps I should have sooner, how sly his sense of humor can be. Byrne just finished his first session as an […]

4-H Fair Time Has Arrived In Putnam!

Food tent, gardening, old-time machinery & livestock on hand

The Rev. Simón Kurpios (center) was fitted with turnout gear by members of the Carmel Fire Department last week at the annual St, James Church Festival. Large crowds attended the four day fundraising event that featured something for everyone. When m… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Racist Video Called Unfortunate in Brewster


Brewster School officials have described a brief video in which recent graduates demean Afro-Americans by calling them the ‘n’ word as most unfortunate and totally uncalled for. The seven second recording was originally tweeted and was uploaded onto … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Christmas in July for the Brewster Fire Dept.

Christmas has come six months early for the Brewster Fire Department but the allvolunteer firefighting force isn’t complaining in the least. U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced last week that the fire service was receiving … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Things to Do Try Every Flavor of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream! (Or Is That Just Me?)

June 7-Aug 16 Music in the Parks, Free Lawn Concerts at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. More info: nps.gov/vama Mon July 10-Aug 18 Kent Public Library’s Summer session of Reading Buddies. More info/reg: kentlibrary.org, 845-225-8585 July 1… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Drowning, by th e Numbers

  Considered by the census, drowning is mainly a male death. Here in this country, in 1870, there were 3,511 males drowned, and only 561 females, and while it is so largely a death for males, it is for both sexes a summer death. In the four mon… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

From the chamber

Studying Putnam County Corridors

Putnam County planners and chamber leadership recently met with Pattern For Progress, a Hudson Valley regional economic development organization. Under a 2015 CFA award, Pattern for Progress is working with AKRF, Inc., a leading environmental, planni… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Paladin Center To Educate The Public Regarding Weapon Safety


Felix Carcano stands inside his new Hudson Valley Shooting Sports venue. Photo by Eric Gross When the Paladin Center opened in Carmel several years ago it focused primarily on governmental law enforcement contracts resulting in an aura of privacy and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Dennis John Curry

Dennis John Curry passed away at the age of 80, on Monday, July 3, 2017, following heart surgery. He is survived by his wife of 46 years , Amy Sakers Curry, his brothers; Edward Kieran Curry and Sean Curry, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Theresa Curry Forys. A native of Brooklyn and Carmel, New […]