2020-03-31 E-Edition

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Metro-North Scales Back Service


Photo by Eric Gross. One of the major impacts of the coronavirus pandemic is being felt at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Metro-North Railroad where ridership has declined by as much as 94 percent in recent weeks. Due to the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Updated: Coronavirus Numbers Soar: 213 Cases

Carmel Has the Most Cases; Sales Tax Shortfall Looms

UPDATE: As of Wednesday, Putnam County now has 213 cases of COVID-19, and seven people from Putnam have died, two in the last 24 hours. Earlier story, from Tuesday: The numbers are staggering by themselves, yet health officials predict the worst i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Garden Street School Sold for $1,475,000


The Garden Street School in Brewster has been sold to a Manhattan developer. Photo by Eric Gross. Brewster’s Garden Street School has been sold to a Manhattan developer, and village officials hope the sale will eventually lead to the rebirth and r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Tattoo Parlor Comes to Aid of Brewster PD


Erik Siuda (right) hands a box of the gloves to Officer Beatrice Moore while Mayor James Schoenig looks on. Photo by Eric Gross. Erik Siuda, proprietor of the Eight Golden Falcons Tattoo Parlor on Brewster’s Main Street, like scores of other local… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Open or Shut? Odell & Montgomery Spar Over Putnam Golf Course


Golfers enjoyed a round of golf at the Putnam Golf Course at a tournament several years ago. Photo by Eric Gross.Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Legislator Nancy Montgomery of Philipstown have opposite points of view when it comes to enjo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cuomo Delays NYS Presidential Primary; Now Set for June 23


The New York State Election Commissioners Association called on Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature last week to postpone the Democratic Presidential Primary scheduled for April 28. Last last week, Cuomo shifted the vote to June 23. Cuomo s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Maloney Co-Sponsors Retirement Protection Act


Putnam Country Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney has co-sponsored the Retirement Protection Act which will safeguard retirement savings during the economic shortfall resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill calls for the 2020 suspension of the r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Behavioral Health Agencies Assist Those Troubled by COVID-19


Social distancing is promoting safety by keeping people separate that carry coronavirus, yet social distancing requires isolation. Commissioner of Mental Health Michael Piazza noted last week that “self isolation promotes aloneness, distance from fri… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINHGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Maybe 200,000 Dead Before This Ends & Right Now, We Can’t Even Have a Wake

Diving right in: The latest estimate from Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and one of those who can be trusted to tell it straight, is this: “Looking at what we are seeing now, I would say between 100 and 200,000” deaths from coronavirus, Fauci said on CNN’s “State of the Union” […]


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