Thoughts on PTC

What great leadership Putnam County gets from the people who currently represent us in Washington. Congressman S. P. Maloney, Senators Gillibrand and Schumer, usually show up in Putnam County when they need votes. Recently, however, led by Senator Sc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Galef on Voting Issues

To the Editor: Our state has a voting problem. In the 2016 election, 56.2% of eligible New York voters voted, ranking 42nd in the country. Our democracy thrives when all are able to engage in the election process. This means ensuring people’s ability… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Saving the Lives of Pets

To the Editor, Thank you so much for two great articles this week about saving the lives of pets left out in cold weather. And congratulations to the Town of Southeast for their plan to soon enact a new law including fines and arrest for neglectful o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Is It Bad the Government Is Closed?

My father was, by today’s standards, an extremist about the value – or lack of value – of the government, particularly the federal government. Whenever there was an announcement about the government, any government, buying more land for something or other, the retort followed immediately: “How much land does the government need to own?” Unsaid was the belief that it […]

Son of Former State Senator Eyes Run Against Terrence Murphy


Jeremy Saland, son of former state senator Stephen Saland, is considering challenging state senator Terrence Murphy this November. Saland, who recently registered as a Democrat, currently serves as a member of the North Castle Town Board in Chappaqua… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Fire at Shenandoah

 The residence of William Jaycox, who resides in Shenandoah, near the summit of the mountain was destroyed by fire Sunday afternoon at about one o’clock,. Neighbors discovered the fire and did all in their power to save the building, but only s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

wend verb : to direct one’s course : travel, proceed … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Butterfield Senior Center To Be Completed By Year’s End


Residents of greater Philipstown received some good news last week regarding the long-awaited senior center at the former Butterfield Hospital site: the facility will be completed by year’s end. Deputy Commissioner of Highways and Facilities John Tul… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Thumper’ To The Rescue: Brewster Fire Department Buys CPR Tool


Firefighters and EMS providers practice with the new ‘Thumper’ device at Brewster Fire Department headquarters last week. Photos By Gerry SchramekThe Brewster Fire Department Rescue Squad has purchased the latest in life-saving devices, a Generation … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Last Chance Flu Clinic Next Tuesday


Residents of Putnam who have not yet been inoculated against influenza are being urged to roll up their sleeve Tuesday, Jan. 30, when the county’s Health Department conducts its Last Chance Flu Clinic. Commissioner of Health Dr. Michael Nesheiwat rep… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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