Delays In Restoring Power Infuriate Many Putnam Residents



New York Governor Andrew Cuomo held a news conference in Putnam Valley, in front of a large downed tree, on Thursday after the severe storm Tuesday night. It spawned two tornadoes in Putnam and left thousands without power. Photo by Chris Layton A… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Big Brother To Be Watching Over Carmel Town Parks


Camarda Park off Seminary Hill Road in Carmel and the dog park at Sycamore Park in Mahopac will soon be equipped with video surveillance cameras in an effort to deter criminal mischief. Carmel Recreation Director James Gilchrist appeared before last … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Celebrates the Royal Wedding With a Spot of Tea!


Regina Aurisicchio’s mom, Anna Almond, dressed for the occasion. Photo By Ava MarsichSaturday’s weather in Putnam County resembled Great Britain with overcast and rainy conditions and chilly temperatures. Despite the gloomy skies, guests arrived earl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Five Of Six School Budgets Pass In Putnam County


Five of six school budgets across Putnam County were approved last Tuesday in statewide school Election Day voting. Only the Brewster District’s $99 million fiscal spending plan was defeated. The tally was 808 against to 689 in favor, while a second… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell Overwhelmingly Endorsed By Putnam GOP


County Executive Mary- Ellen Odell has been overwhelmingly endorsed for reelection by the Putnam GOP Committee. Delegates gathered in Mahopac Thursday evening for the committee’s nominating convention and backed the incumbent over her challenger K… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

FROM THE CHAMBER

Announcing the 2018 Trailblazer Awards

The recipients of the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce 2018 Trailblazers – Women in Leadership awards are in! We are still fact checking and verifying names, place of business etc., but wanted to get the list to you hot off the presses. This year, w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

$4.1 Million Headed To Carmel For Affordable Housing


A $4.1 million grant is headed to Carmel that will allow for the expansion of Hillcrest Commons off Route 52 near the ShopRite Plaza. The finding is part of $37 million allotted for seven affordable housing developments in the Hudson Valley in conjun… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Praise for Column on Vaccines

To the Editor: Thank you for your column titled “Dangerous Thinking” (Cunningham’s Corner) published on May 8, which called attention to the history of how vaccines have gotten a “bad rap.” The measles outbreak in Putnam would be much worse if most… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

On Indian Point: Where Will The Power Come From?

To the Editor, With Indian Point’s closure less than three short years away, developing replacement power is essential – as is an honest conversation about the thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic activity we’re losing. The New York… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

What a Week! – Cunningham’s Corner

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And then, the power went out. I have some familiarity with tornadoes. I grew up in an area where they were common. I covered a number of them as a reporter in South Dakota, ones where the damage was substantial or people died (if neither of those was true, then it was just another day on the Great Plains, and […]


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