2019-11-26 E-Edition

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For Recovering Judge Sweeny, A Lot To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving


John and Alana Sweeny are grateful this holiday season as they reflect in front of their Thanksgiving tree. Photo by Eric GrossPutnam County’s Senior Judge, Senior Associate Justice of the Appellate Division of State Supreme Court John Sweeny, has mu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Standoff in Mahopac Ends Peacefully After 7 Hours

But Police Deluged by Calls & Messages Spurred by Social Media, Leaving Ordinary Citizens Unable to Reach Local Authorities

A Mahopac man described by police as being emotionally unstable and suffering from PTSD kept heavily armed police at bay Saturday for more than seven hours barricaded inside his residence adjacent to the Lakeview Elementary School. While the incident… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

NYSEG Comes Under Fire Again on Storm Response


Patricia Nilsen, the utility’s Director of Emergency Preparedness, explains NYSEG’s side of the story. Photo/Eric GrossNYSEG, already condemned for poor storm response to past incidents by everyone from state and local officials to Governor Andrew Cu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

Truth & Falsehoods, in 2019

 Here’s a conundrum: You ever notice how when a movement is labeled with “truther,” like the 9/11 Truthers — who think that 9/11 was a government conspiracy and that the World Trade Center towers had been laced with explosives ahead of time — … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

State Funds To Help Croton Falls Commuters; Many from Putnam Use Station


Each day dozens of commuters take a shuttle from Mahopac to the Croton Falls Metro-North Railroad Station to board trains into Manhattan due to a shortage of parking at not only Croton Falls but the Brewster and Southeast stations as well. State Sena… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Last Chance Flu Clinic Next Tuesday

Residents of Putnam who have not yet been inoculated against influenza are being urged to roll up their sleeve next Tuesday, Dec. 3, when the Health Department conducts its Last Chance Flu Clinic in Southeast. Commissioner of Health Dr. Michael Neshe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

WORD of the WEEK

Rowel 1 : to goad with or as if with a pointed disk at the end of a spur 2 : vex, trouble … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hate In The Age Of Multi-Culturalism Discussed In Mahopac


Members of the panel are thanked by Senator Harckham following the timely discussion. Below, Rabbi Sarah Freidson makes a point at the forum while Sheriff Robert Langley and State Senator Peter Harckham listen. Photos by Eric Gross Hate and intole… 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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