INSIDE THIS WEEK:

Cunningham on a veteran who’s lived through two pandemics, and the importance of food banks & farmers markets right now. Page 4Full School coverage, Pages 12 & 13Whiteside with more of the Victory Garden, page 9Obituaries on page 8 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Triple Challenge: Crossword, Jumble & Sudoku

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CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Survival in 2020

A couple of weeks ago, one of Putnam’s World War II veterans turned 102. The Fire Department, EMS crews and friends and drove by to wave, shout and say Hi. Car after car after car, homemade signs at the ready. And Joe Etta took it all in, calm and happy, from his front porch in Cold Spring. Think of it: […]

Putnam Valley Supervisor Sam Oliverio Blasts Governor Cuomo


Putnam Valley Supervisor Sam Oliverio was blunt and to the point: “Governor Cuomo is making me nuts.” The chief elected official was outraged by the governor’s announcement Friday regarding a multi-state agreement with New Jersey, Connecticut and Del… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Highway Crews Back in Action


For the most part highway crews have been missing in action in recent weeks as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Administrators in Putnam’s townships advised the reason has been the 50 percent reduction in municipal employees mandated by Albany. One… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Nursing Home Events Hail Residents, Staff


Smiling faces highlighted last week’s Parade of Cars at Putnam Ridge in Southeast. Photos by Tim Court.Nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities have been in the news as of late with alarming reports of COVID-19 related deaths. In Putnam County, th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Generosity Abounds at Countywide Food Drive


Volunteers collected food throughout the morning Saturday to assist food pantries in need. Photos Provided by United Way.Tons of food was collected Saturday throughout Putnam as the United Way in conjunction with Putnam County government, Knights of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Memorial Day Ceremonies in Putnam to Look Different


Memorial Day events in Putnam County will take on a different appearance this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Putnam’s Director of Veterans Affairs Karl Rohde reported Monday the county’s Joint Veterans Council, in conjunction with the Veterans’ S… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Business Viewpoint: Reopen Putnam Safely Task Force Gets to Work with County, Towns, Villages, Businesses & Elected Officials

On Friday, May 8th, the Putnam County Business Council launched a “Reopen Putnam County Safely” Task Force, which gathered together a cohort of Town, Village, and business stakeholders forstakeholdersrfor an initial meeting to discuss the reopening o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

On the Carmel School Board

To the Editor, Matt Morello is the best choice for Carmel School Board The Carmel School Board elections are coming up on June 9, and I’m sending in my vote for Matthew Morello. The global pandemic has wreaked havoc on so many lives, particularly o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]