Troopers Arrest Trucker Involved in Crash with State Police Vehicle


A state trooper assigned to the East Fishkill barracks was treated and released at Putnam Hospital Center August 21 after his patrol car was struck by an 18-wheeler on Interstate 84 in Kent that fled the scene. Troop K Public Information Officer Troo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Concerned About COVID Exposure in Danbury: Get Tested


Local residents who have visited Danbury in recent days to either shop, see a physician or visit family and friends and have begun feeling feverish have been encouraged to undergo a coronavirus test. Greater Danbury experienced a spike in COVID-19… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Health Department Warns of COVID Exposure in Carmel


Parishioners at St. James Church in Carmel who attended the 10 o’clock Sunday Mass on August 23 or later that day went shopping at the ShopRite Supermarket in Carmel may have been exposed to coronavirus. The Putnam Health Department issued a Healt… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Inexorably, the Total Increases

I was thinking of some of those clocks or tallies that keep track of unusual aspects of our lives, like the national debt. You can see a constantly updated billboard of the debt tally in New York City, but it’s also online, here: www.usdebtclock.org/. My goodness, the numbers just keep whirring away. The national debt used to drive my father […]

Disappointed, Shocked at Photo

To the Editor, It was with utter shock that I saw the image that was on the front page of The Courier bearing an expletive. The media is charged with projecting the truth while protecting decency in our society. Social media is disgraceful in many wa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Praise for Including Photo

To the Editor, Good afternoon. We read your latest issue with great reverence. Thank you for your coverage of the BLM bigotry incident this weekend ((Aug. 22) and daring to cross the threshold of what images others would have omitted or been too sca… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Little Emily Bailey Hit By Auto

FIRST THOUGHT TO BE FATAL She Seemed Bewildered and Ran in Front of Leo Schaffer on Saturday Last. What appeared to be a fatal accident at first occurred on Saturday afternoon on Main street about 4:30 o’clock when little Emily Bailey was struck by … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Patrick ‘Gerry’ Farrell to be Remembered at Saturday Memorial Mass


Gerry Farrell (far right) was a family man to the core…The photo was the last taken of Gerry with his family prior to his untimely death. Photo Courtesy Diane Farrell. Patrick “Gerry” Farrell, who passed away in March at the age of 52, will be r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Pharmacy Manager Guilty for Stealing and Reselling Diabetic Test Strips


The manager of a popular Putnam County Pharmacy is facing a lengthy state prison term when sentenced October 27 after being found guilty last week for stealing in excess of $100,000 worth of diabetic test strips over a two-year period and then resell… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent Town Hall Reopens to the Public

Following months of being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kent Town Hall is once again open to the public. Supervisor Maureen Fleming reported last Friday that an intercom had been installed in the building and visitors to Town Hall must “ri… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.