$85.6M Referendum Proposed by Carmel School District


When a bus is being serviced in the garage, there is virtually no room for mechanics to navigate. Photo by Eric GrossResidents of the Carmel School District are being urged to become “informed voters” prior to casting a ballot Dec. 11 on two proposit… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Perspective – Mean-Spirited Town Board Is Jeopardizing Safety

Mean-Spirited Town Board Is Jeopardizing Safety

When the Supervisor (Ken Schmitt) called me and I met with him last Thursday, he told me that the board voted in executive session to not include our requested increase in the budget. He explained that the board feels since we had approximately $200K… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

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Sifting Through the Sands of Time

The New Road

 Elsewhere in our columns will he found the proceedings of a large and enthusiastic meeting of the citizens of Philipstown convened for the purposes of concerning measures relative to the proposed new road between Cold Spring and Carmel. They h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Firefighters Train For Perfection


Instructor Charles Lewis teaches future interior firefighters from Brewster and Putnam Valley the workings of a fire engine. Photo by Eric GrossA dozen firefighters are taking the rigorous Firefighter One training course in order to become certified … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

2017-11-21 E-Edition

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Cunningham’s Corner – Further Reflections on Election Day 2017

FREE Further Reflections on Election 2017

Thanksgiving is here, already. Does it seem early? It does to me. Then again, parts of Putnam County saw snow flurries on Monday. Maybe it’s not as early as I thought. I’ve spoken to more people, in and out of politics, about the Election Day results. A few more thoughts to chew on with your Thanksgiving dinner: *This Legislative pay […]

‘Lack of Character’ Was the Issue

To the Editor, In the editor’s summation of the results of the Sheriff’s race (Cunningham’s Corner, page 4, 11/14/17), I was outraged by your minimization of the “unsuccessful fight with former district attorney Adam Levy.” This was not a fight; this… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Real Discussions’ Needed, not Polarizing

To the Editor, This week I picked up the PCNR issue dated November 15, 2017 (the Courier’s sister paper). I was uplifted to read how this interesting, energized, and robust community continues to prioritize biking, walking, clean water and our teens…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brianna Sayegh’s Thanksgiving Feast


Brianna Sayegh has earned her Girl Scout Gold Award by making sure everyone experiences a bountiful Thanksgiving in Putnam County. Photo By Eric Gross Brianna Sayegh wants every resident of Putnam County to have a bountiful Thanksgiving with famil… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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