2019-07-09 E-Edition

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It’s ‘105’ for Putnam’s Raphaela Fattori


Photo by Eric Gross Members of the Fattori clan spanning four generations celebrate the blessed birthday of Raphaela Fattori, now 105. Putnam County’s oldest “seasoned citizen”, according to the county’s Office for Senior Resources, Raphaela Fatto… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac’s Canada Geese Get ‘Second’ Stay of Execution


Mahopac’s Canada Geese, which have fouled public and private property around Lake Mahopac, Sycamore Park and Lake Casse, have been granted a “second” stay of execution thanks to Mother Nature. But that came only after a vote to get rid of them. At la… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sweeny to Retire, Capping Lifetime of Public Service


Photo by Eric Gross Putnam County Senior Judge John Sweeny will be retiring at year’s end. Putnam County’s Senior Judge, Senior Associate Justice of the Appellate Division of State Supreme Court John Sweeny, will be retiring at year’s end. “It’… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

What’s ‘Confidential’? Legislators Blasted For Amending County Code


The Putnam County Legislature has amended the county’s Code of Ethics prohibiting the disclosure of confidential materials. By a vote of 7-1 with Legislator Nancy Montgomery casting the lone negative vote and Legislator Carl Albano absent due to a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Civil War Aficionado Leads Drive for Monument


When it comes to the history of the Civil War not many people in Putnam County know as much or have such knowledge of the historic period than Carmel High School’s recent graduate Tyler Dicembrino. The young man who will be entering George Mason U… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Summertime, and the Living Is ….

Maybe not so easy for some of us. Saturday’s heat and humidity were oppressive, methinks. And a good number of us were at work: Toll takers, cops, dispatchers, conductors and whatnot. Much like the battles for the preservation of liberty we were commemorating last week, only some pay those costs in a visceral way. Anyway, a tip of the hat […]

Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Part II: Commuter Safety and Positive Train Control

Shown is the antenna assembly area for the Positive Train Control Project. Gesturing is Siemens Mobility worldwide CEO Michael Peter, as Cathy Rinaldi, Metro-North president, and LIRR President Phil Eng, both on the left, listen. Editor’s Note: Ne… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

NYSEG Officials Promise More Reliable Service


New York State Electric and Gas Company executives traveled to Putnam County and promised improved electric service to the 86,400 customers residing within the 531 square miles covered by its Brewster Division. Statewide, NYSEG serves slightly less t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Undercover Detectives Make Three Drug Arrests Across Region

Members of the undercover Putnam Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit continue to crack down on the illegal sale and possession of controlled substances. The undercover narcs made three arrests in recent days. A welfare check on a vehicle … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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