2019-10-29 E-Edition

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Kent Truck Stop Withdrawn, But Mining Still an Issue


Some 200 people jammed Kent Town Hall last Tuesday night for a public hearing dealing with the Route 52 project. A developer’s plans to construct a truck stop along Route 52 near the Kent Schools Complex have been withdrawn. The surprising anno… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lake Carmel Woman Killed on 84 After Running Out of Gas

A Lake Carmel woman was killed early Sunday in a tragic mishap on I-84 in Southeast. State Police identified the victim as 32-year-old Ashley Permijo, a 2005 graduate of Carmel High School. New York State Police Public Information Officer Troop… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

MTA May Miss PTC Deadline


Two years ago next month U.S. Senator Charles Schumer took the MTA and Metro- North to task for dragging its heels by failing to install Positive Train Control (PTC) which the senator said would have averted several catastrophic train crashes in rece… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Election Day Ahead: Vote!

I am not normally given to exclamation points. I attended a fairly aggressive journalism school, with a print newspaper focus, and exclamation points were, shall we say, frowned upon. We could even say ridiculed. Nonetheless, I am writing a column, with somewhat greater freedom. And: I think we are at an important time in America. Maybe even an inflection point. […]

Hope Not Handcuffs Launches in Putnam County


Speakers at the kick-off rally included: (l-r) Annette Kahrs, Robert Langley, Mike Cazzari, Kevin Owens and Larry Burke. Photos by Eric Gross Putnam’s Hope not Handcuffs program needs volunteer “angels.” Police officials on the county, town and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Clarification:

In last week’s Election Day round up, it was reported that residents of Kent will be voting next Tuesday to increase the town’s contribution to the Kent Library. The amount totals $39,536 not the $566,686 as originally reported. Kent Library Director… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Triple Challenge: Crossword, Jumble & Sudoku

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Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Your Town Bills

 The several boards of town auditors will meet on Thursday next to audit bills against the towns of the county. If you have a town bill look after it. The supervisors will begin their annual session on Tuesday after election. Then county bills … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

WORD of the WEEK

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