Decade Later, Prospect Hill Road Bridge Construction Underway


Construction is underway for the new Prospect Hill Road Bridge in Southeast adjacent to the Metro-North Brewster rail yards in North Brewster. Photos By Eric GrossIt’s taken a decade, but construction on the Prospect Hill Road Bridge in Southeast is … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Resolving The Carmel Water Crisis To Take Big Bucks


Tom Fitzpatrtick and Diane McBride display bottles of discolored water taken from their taps to members of the Carmel Town Board. Photos By Eric GrossThe initial step toward solving Carmel’s water crisis was made late Wednesday evening when the Carme… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Call for Hope at King Prayer Walk for Peace and Justice


People of all backgrounds pray during the brief service. Photo by Eric GrossAmericans celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday and in remembrance of the civil rights leader, Putnam County residents gathered for a prayer walk for communities of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel School Board Looks At Path Forward, After Referendum Rejection


Trustee Tara DeTurris makes a point during the meeting while Trustee John Curzio listens. Photos By Eric GrossThe Carmel Board of Education is expected to propose a new referendum later this month to remedy a number of critical infrastructure improve… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tim Curtiss Sworn In As Town Justice for Kent

Four judges gathered on New Year’s Day for the swearing in of Timothy Curtiss as Kent town justice. Shown are Judge James F. Reitz, Putnam County Court/Multi-Bench; Judge Joseph J. Spofford, Jr. Carmel Town Justice; Curtiss, Kent Town Justice; and Ju… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

That Moment When 40 Degrees Is A Heat Wave…

Thru Feb-Jean Tock photos of China on display at Mahopac lib. More info: 845-628-2009, ext 108, MahopacLibrary.org Jan 15 & 16 Early Literacy Program registration at Mahopac lib. More info/reg: mahopaclibrary.org, 845-628- 2009, ext 100 Beg. Jan … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors At Monastery


Supervisor Maureen Fleming chats with Abbott Venerable Hui Chong (right) and the President of the Buddhist Association of the United States, Bhikkhu Bodhi, inside the Great Buddha Hall at the Chuang Yen Monastery in western Kent. Photo By Eric GrossM… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Libraries Underfunded

To the Editor: As a regular library user of Reed Memorial Library in Carmel, and as president of its Board of Directors, I wish residents to know that NY State has been underfunding libraries for more than a decade. People use libraries for many th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Take Tax Savings & Bury Power Lines

To the Editor: NYSEG should use the money it saves from the recently adopted federal tax law to bury its power lines in Putnam County. The tax rate reduction from 35 percent to 21 percent is significant. Burying the power lines will reduce the numero… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE We Are Immigrants, Too

From ‘The New Colossus,’ by Emma Lazarus, Nov. 2, 1883: Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door! What a message! Inspiring even now, 115 years after a plaque with the words inscribed […]


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