CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE The Past, and the Future

I have often thought about the likely reaction if the passenger railroads were to be proposed today. Would the good residents of Brewster, Southeast, Peekskill and Cold Spring support a train today, and its attendant construction and noise and industrial accoutrements? I’m thinking not. Even though it’s environmentally sound, and the presence of these two train lines (the Hudson and […]

FROM THE CHAMBER

Striking a Balance – Hard Work Can Pay Off, With the Right Attitude

I am going to be putting together a workshop based on the Harvard Business review series “How to Be Human at Work”. The first topic will be Mindfulness. This past 18 months have been a whirlwind. I fell in love and added law office manager to my resu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Voter Registration Tightening in Putnam

For years, Republican voter registration outpolled Democratic numbers in Putnam County by wide margins, however the numbers of registered Democrats have slowly been on the rise. The Putnam Board of Elections presented its annual 2018 report to member… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

FOR SALE

  Charles A. Zickler will sell at private sale two heifers coming in March, two four year old cows coming in March, two horses, good workers, two lumber wagons, two buggies, harnesses, wood–shed sled and cutters. There are other odds and ends w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

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Deputy Sheriff and Putnam Valley Family Recognized for Heroics


Pete Conlin (left) congratulates Zach Kuttruf, his dad, Bruce, and Deputy Jonathan Bradley. Photo By Eric GrossBruce Kuttruf, his wife Jennifer and 15-year-old son, Zachary, were afforded a hero’s welcome last Tuesday evening when arriving at the Kni… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam IDA Chairman Forecasts Positive Year


The Putnam County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) completed its most successful year in 2018 and according to Bill Nulk, chairman of the agency, 2019 will also be a breadwinner when it comes to economic development. Nulk met with members of the c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Spring Children’s Programs at Reed Library

The Reed Memorial Library is now registering for the Spring Children’s Programs. Programs run from March 4th – April 11th. The schedule is as follows: Babies in the Library 8-14 months old, Mon at 10:30am Babies in the Library 14-24 months old, Mon a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Richard Fornander

Richard Fornander of Dover Plains, NY, formerly of Brewster, NY, died peacefully at New York-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital on Feb. 22, in Cortlandt, NY. He was 57 years old. Born on Jan. 24, 1962, in Mt. Kisco, NY to John and Muriel Fornander, Rick graduated from Brewster High School. He was president of Laser Tech Fabricators, Inc., in Cold Spring, […]

Bartholomew J. Mahon

Bartholomew J. Mahon, “Bart”, of Danbury, CT, formerly of Brewster, NY, died peacefully on Feb. 22, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was 91 years old. Bart was born on Jan. 10, 1928, in Elmhurst, Queens, New York, son of the late Bartholomew and Elizabeth (Brady) Mahon. He graduated from Newtown High School in Queens, NY and honorably served in […]


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