Community Action Program Seeking Volunteers, School Supplies


Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) is reaching out to the public for its assistance in two ways this week. First, said director Judy Callahan, “CAP is in need of volunteers to assist with its Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry.” Callahan said “volunteer… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Fleming Responds on Conservative Petitions, Blasts Spending


Last week, Philipstown Conservative Party Chairman Keith Anderson raised questions about my motivation to challenge County Executive MaryEllen Odell on the Conservative Party Line (letter to the editor, 07/31/18). My motivation is simple: I believe t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cunningham’s Corner

Light’s Out?

Last week, I referenced the 1948 classic movie, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, in which the real estate agent was finally going to unload “the old Hackett place.” As the laconic description continued, “He knows a sucker when he sees one. He se… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Celebrating Brewster Initiative

To The Editor: Re: “Brewster Educators Return To The Classroom” (July 24) I celebrate the Brewster School District for educating teachers to implement Project Based Learning. As Assistant Superintendent Michelle Gosh noted, this approach to teaching … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

DEER AND MEN FIGHT

 MEN SUCCEEDED IN GETTING ROPE AROUND ANIMAL’S HORNS AS IT WAS SWIMMING Peekskill, Monday — A thrilling struggle between two men in a boat and a deer which they were endeavoring to drown was witnessed by several people on shore yesterday, above… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

lexicographer | lek-suh-KAH-gruh-fer NOUN: an author or editor of a dictionary … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Prepared For The Worst At Indian Point Disaster Exercise


Above: Health Department employees don special protective gear that would be worn in the event of a real incident. Below: Commissioner of Emergency Services Ken Clair and First Acting County Executive Paul Eldridge confer on reports received from sta… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fire Empties Senior Residence, But It Was Just Food Burning on Someone’s Stove


Seniors sit on benches in front of the Gleneida Court Complex, waiting to return to their apartments. Photo by Eric GrossWhen report of a structure fire Wednesday evening at the Gleneida Court senior housing complex in Carmel came in, firefighters le… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Cinema to Feature Putnam Service Dogs

Stop by the Carmel Cinema and purchase a ticket this week for the new flick Dog Days and one dollar from each ticket sold will be donated to the Putnam Service Dogs organization. Based in Brewster, Putnam Service Dogs is a non-profit that provides fr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Something’s Brewing In Carmel: Planning Board Meeting Discusses New Distillery


The Carmel Planning Board recently held a public hearing to discuss the planned construction of a $100 million distillery. Alcoholic beverages manufacturer Alexandrion Group, headquartered in Romania, plans to build the distillery on property along S… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.