2020-04-28 E-Edition

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The Safety of a Nation in the Balance: Can We Find Unity? Deaths Increase to 43; Will Schools Reopen This Spring?

Former Gov. George Pataki and their lab Balto at home. Photo provided. NOTE: George Pataki of Garrison was governor during our last time of great trial in New York City and state, the attacks of 9/11. His book recounting that time and its lessons,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

COVID-19 Deaths Mount Across Putnam County

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Friday update: We now have 1,115 cases in Putnam County, and 45 deaths. And, some 1057 people have been released, or recovered. By nightfall Monday, more than 1,000 residents of Putnam County will have been diagnosed with COVID-19 as the numbers become more and more frightening and continue to mount. Putnam’s death toll has also increased in recent days. As […]

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Cunningham on dangerous rumors & fabrications: Why are we so gullible? Page 4Sales tax collections about to nosedive, legislators learn. Page 8Visiting nurses adapt to the challenge. Page 8Gregory Amato laid to rest. Page 8Whiteside on the rebirt… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Area Superintendents Doubtful Schools will Re-open this Semester


Scenes like this will probably not be seen this school year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Three students study at the Putnam Valley High School Library. Photo by Eric Gross.Local school superintendents are extremely pessimistic that classes w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Remembers Ex- Chief and 911 Dispatcher ‘Robbie’ Shannon


The casket containing the remains of Robert Shannon is carried to a waiting fire truck by members of the LCFD.The brotherhood of firefighters was never more evident than it was Saturday when emergency responders from both sides of the county were joi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Supermarkets take Precaution to the Next Level


Above, Brian, an employee of the Tops Market in Carmel, sprays shopping carts with a viral disinfectant each time they are returned. Photo by Eric Gross.Enter a supermarket these days and be greeted by almost as much disinfectant as you would receive… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

NYC Broadcaster and CHS Graduate Richard Hake Dies Suddenly


Carmel High School graduate Richard Hake has passed away at the age of 51. Photo courtesy WNYC Radio.A prominent New York City radio anchor heard by millions daily who graduated from Carmel High School in 1987 died suddenly Friday. Richard Hake was 5… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Byrne Brings Operation Gift Certificate to Putnam County


Restaurants are hurting in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic with many deciding to close their doors while others serving only take-our orders. State Assemblyman Kevin Byrne, a fan of many local eateries, has partnered with his East Fishkill counterp… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

COVID-19 Forces Carmel Town Board to Reschedule


In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Carmel Town Board has rescheduled several meetings by consolidating agendas. Last Wednesday’s work session has been rescheduled for May 6, while the town board’s voting meeting scheduled for the same evening … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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