2020-10-13 E-Edition

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Massive Crash Shutters Route 22 In Patterson For Hours


First responders at the scene of Tuesday’s (Oct. 6) accident that closed Route 22 for hours. Photos by Dan O’Connell. A Columbia County truck driver was seriously injured last week when his cement mixer plowed into the rear of a moving van on Rout… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislators Commend Odell For 2021 Budget

Spending Plan Now at $164.2M

Putnam legislators commended County Executive Mary Ellen Odell last Tuesday evening (Oct. 6) for presenting a $164.2 million budget for fiscal year 2021 that represents a spending increase of less than 1 percent. Despite unprecedented times the count… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Solar Panels Installed on County Office Building


Workers toil atop the County Office Building in Carmel replacing the roof and installing solar panels. Photo by Eric Gross. Construction crews and heavy equipment have been observed in recent days atop the County Office Building in Carmel as worke… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Beautification Awards Presented By Brewster-Carmel Garden Club

 Each year the Brewster- Carmel Garden Club presents awards to local businesses which landscape their property in exceptional ways providing beauty and enjoyment for consumers as well as the general public. On Friday, club members Madeline Perez… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Freak Accident Shutters Carmel’s Main Thoroughfare


Emergency responders assist victims of last week’s freak crash in downtown Carmel. Photos by Eric Gross.A freak mishap on Route 52 in downtown Carmel last Monday afternoon shuttered the busy thoroughfare during the evening commute, backing up traffic… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patricia Ann McMahon Lord

Surrounded by her children, Patricia Ann McMahon Lord joined her beloved husband, John Lord, Jr., in eternal rest on October 6, 2020. Mom was born in 1932 to Philomena and Edward McMahon and was raised in the Bronx. She married Dad in 1952. They moved to Brewster, NY, in 1961, where they raised their eight children. Mom was deeply devoted […]

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Family Gatherings Right Now, 2020 Style

Our eldest daughter and her husband were up to visit Saturday. It was wonderful to see them; it had been two months. Normally, this wouldn’t have been a big deal. Joyful, yes, a great chance to catch up on how they’re doing, assess the results of their latest house projects, hear what’s new with their sibs, and so on. But […]

Praise for Addonizio

To the Editor, How fortunate we are in the town of Kent to have Toni Addonizio as our Legislator. I had the good fortune to meet Toni personally during the start of this pandemic. She has been a driving force in providing weekly food distributions an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Kevin Byrne, the Man from ALEC

To the Editor, I am a small homeowner in Putnam Valley and, like many, I am fed up with rising taxes matched with a deteriorating infrastructure. Many of our lakes are polluted, our schools struggle for income, our electric power goes out regularly. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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