School Board Doesn’t ‘Get It’

Dear Editor, In December of 2017, I was vehemently opposed to the outrageous $85 million school tax hike that the Carmel School Board tried to force upon the residents of our community. Apparently, they just don’t seem to get it. Here they go again … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

On the Carmel School Vote

To the Editor, Dear fellow residents of the Carmel Central School District: Those “Vote No” signs are a lie. The people putting them out know it and so should you. There is no $25.8 million being added to the school budget. Pure fiction. The propose… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Cunningham’s Corner

FREE On Discrimination, Politics & Email

I made the mistake of emailing state Sen. Terrence Murphy a while back. I was likely trying to reach a press contact, something, and I used an email listed on his website. But alas, I had not emailed the super-secret email address that only those with the decoder ring can access. So, my email apparently sits in limbo, neither read […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

County Convention

 The democratic electors of the several election district of the county of Putnam are requested to send delegates to the county convention to be held at the court house. Carmel, October 7, 1902, at 1 o’clock, for the purpose of nominating a coun… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

laudable | LAW-duh-bul ADJ: worthy of praise : commendable … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sunday is Reservoir Cleanup Day in Putnam County


On Sunday, dozens of volunteers will be working to rid the shorelines of Lake Gleneida in Carmel and the East Branch Reservoir in Southeast of unsightly debris. DEP Commissioner Vincent Sapienza said that last year 418 volunteers removed in excess of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Puzzles

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Jane Hornyak

Jane Hornyak, of Danbury, CT, died on Monday Sept. 17, 2018, at Danbury Hospital after a valiant battle against breast cancer. She was 66 years old. Born on June 18, 1952, in Yonkers, NY, daughter of Joseph and Pauline (Moncada) Picone. Jane graduated from Yonkers High School. In May of 1984 she married the love of her life, Robert Hornyak. […]

DWI Round Up Continues in the Area


State Police continue their DWI round up throughout the area and, as in past weeks, many of those arrested were either Putnam residents or arrested in Putnam County. Troopers from the Brewster barracks stopped a car last week on I-84 in Southeast tha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rotarians Ask the Public to Help ‘Fill the Truck’


Carmel Rotarians are asking the public to be generous this weekend when shopping at ShopRite in Carmel by donating groceries for the area’s food pantries. The annual ‘Fill the Truck’ initiative takes place both Saturday and Sunday in front of the ma… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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