Kids Prep for Halloween at Ragamuffin Parade


Photos by Eric Gross Top Left: In real life, this princess is 6-year-old Adelina Zhang. Right: Azaleah Lyons, 5, will wear her costume when trick or treating with her friends. Below: Elodie and Rosie Colella can’t wait for tomorrow’s trick or treatin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Get Out And Vote: 67,341 Residents Registered


After months of debates and campaigning, Election Day 2018 is imminent, and 67,341 residents of Putnam County are eligible to vote in state, county and local races. Governor Andrew Cuomo is seeking reelection and is being challenged by Dutchess Count… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam CSEA Rallies For New Contract


Charging that county officials have been “dragging their feet,” more than 150 members of the Putnam Local CSEA rallied outside the historic Putnam Courthouse Thursday evening demanding a new contract for rank and file members. Putnam’s 350 CSEA membe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ceremony Remembers Loved Ones


Photo by Eric Gross Face painting was part of the colorful celebration.A gathering at the historic Putnam Courthouse, a march along Gleneida Avenue past the statue of Sybil Ludington and a celebration at the Reed Memorial Library in Carmel Sunday hig… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Local Synagogues Placed On Alert After Pittsburgh


Andrew Greenstein and his family were attending a Bar Mitzvah in New Rochelle Saturday morning when the Mahopac family and hundreds of other worshippers became alarmed when observing police officers inside the synagogue. Later they found out why. A … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

No Place for Hate


I took the opportunity yesterday afternoon to go to the remembrance observance at Congregation Kol Ami in White Plains. There were over 1000 people jammed in the sanctuary and it was truly a place of peace, comfort, healing, and frustration. We need… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hundreds Walk To Benefit Alzheimer’s Research


Photos by Eric Gross Walkers gather at the upper Putnam County Park waiting for the opening horn to sound.A chilly Sunday morning with strong winds failed to dampen the spirits of more than 500 men, women and children who participated in Putnam’s ann… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

News & the Mob

FREE Cunningham's Corner

Not long after the 9/11 ceremony at Cornerstone Park, comments whipped around Facebook that the proprietor of Smalley’s Inn, Tony Porto, had said unkind things about first responders. Supposedly, that it had been 17 years, it was time to let it go. Considering that so many of those firefighters and cops and EMTs who died that day came from upstate, […]

Supporting Fleming & ‘Amazing Skills’

Dear Editor, I have known Maureen Fleming since I moved up to Putnam nearly 20 years ago. In that period of time, I have been so impressed with her character. She has amazing skills: she is intelligent, a mother, an attorney, and a skilled Supervisor… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Why Do You Vote Republican?

Dear Editor: As a relatively new transplant to Brewster/ Putnam County, can you and/or your readers kindly explain to me how and why they vote Republican? I’m admittedly a Democrat due primarily to the party’s views on LGBT and women’s rights, immigr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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