2020-03-24 E-Edition

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Putnam’s Seniors Being Cared for During Pandemic


Above, Sean Sampson and Stephanie Egan place food in containers for Putnam’s senior citizens. Below, Jerry DiMaggio transfers the meals to heat controlled units for delivery. Photos by Eric Gross. Each weekday morning, Putnam employees converge on… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Coronavirus Spreads Throughout Putnam County – 82 Cases Reported

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Coronavirus is spreading at alarming numbers throughout New York State, including in Putnam County. The county’s Health Department reported Tuesday that 82 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, a dramatic increase from the two cases reported just a week ago. Over the weekend, numbers spiraled with 19 new cases reported on Saturday, eight on Sunday, seven more cases confirmed on […]

Putnam’s School Children Experience New Normal


Schools throughout Putnam County are closed until March 31 at the earliest but most administrators now believe the suspension of in-house school programs and activities will last much longer in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that seems to w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE And Boom, A Different Nation

I was headed down in the elevator in our building on Saturday. A younger fellow, a good bit younger than me, anyway, was also in the elevator; we were at opposite corners for our social distancing. He looked at me and said, “I never thought I’d see this in my lifetime.” I replied, “I’ve seen a lot. And I never […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

EXCERPTS OF FOOD REGULATIONS by C. P. McClelland, Food Administrator for Putnam County.

  Utilization of Fruit Pits and Nut Shells in Manufacture of Masks. Housewives, hotels and restaurants are also urged to save and turn over to the Red Cross all shells and pits of nuts and fruits. Chemists have investigated and found that pits of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Putnam DMV and County Clerk’s Office Reduce Services


Assistant County Clerk James McDonnell shows off the new drop box for the County Clerk’s office. The office is seeking to reduce exposure of the public and staff as part of the COVID-19 response. Photo by Eric GrossThe Putnam Office of the Department… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Residents Receive Update on Taconic-Pudding St. Overpass


Construction continues on the Taconic State Parkway-Pudding Street overpass in Putnam Valley despite the COVID-19 outbreak. DOT consultant Jessica Mariani issued an update last week for local residents as well as those traversing the busy highway on … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Metro-North No Longer Accepting Cash for Tickets

No more green is being accepted on Metro-North trains for fare payments. The announcement came on the day of the ‘wearing of the green’ when the railroad that operates on both eastern and western Putnam lines advised passengers only debit and credit … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sheriff’s Department and County Jail Locked up due to COVID-19


Sheriff Robert Langley is concerned about the health and well being of his staff as well as inmates incarcerated at the Putnam Correctional Facility. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the sheriff has canceled all programs and religious service… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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