2021-01-12 E-Edition

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CAPITOL ATTACK:

Nation and Putnam County Reel from Insurrection

From elected officials to ordinary citizens out and about, Putnam residents have voiced disgust and disdain over last week’s attack on the Capitol in Washington, D.C. And as this week dawned, the county and nation were still reeling from the b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

251 Vaccinated at Putnam’s Initial COVID-19 Clinic


Top right, Jennifer Mottarella, St. James School Nurse, receives the vaccine. Bottom right, Cathy Percacciolo receives one of the first doses of the Moderna vaccine in Putnam County last Thursday, administered by Commissioner of Health Dr. Michael Ne… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

23 Mile Section of Empire State Trail Opens in Putnam


Above, County Executive MaryEllen Odell praises the partnerships that led to the creation of the 23-mile section of trailway in Putnam County. Below, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne praised the health aspect associated with the trail. A 23-mile segment of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cunningham’s Corner

FREE 2021: An Inauspicious Beginning, An Unfathomable Ending

My father used to say, “It can’t get any worse.” It’s gotten worse, and by quite a bit. Most state capitol buildings are grand structures, deliberately so, with soaring domes, stained glass, and artwork and sculpture. New York’s is something of an outlier; the dome was never completed. The Capitol’s massive weight was causing stress fractures and the building was […]

From the Archives

CLOSING THE HUDSON
Interesting Statistics of the River Work of the Winters.

  JANUARY 11, 1901 Navigation on the upper Hudson for 1900 is practically closed. The close is earlier this year than last year, the boats running until after Christmas then. The earliest the Hudson river has closed since 1790 was on November 1… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rohde Charges Health Benefits in National Defense Bill Insufficient


Putnam’s Director of Veterans Affairs Karl Rohde called expanding the list of diseases associated with Agent Orange exposure contained in the U.S. Senate’s Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act “wonderful news that we have been fighting… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Barile Facing Misdemeanor Charges for Theft of Services


Carmel Councilman Mike Barile is facing misdemeanor charges in connection with an unauthorized sewer hook up to his former BLU Restaurant overlooking Lake Mahopac. Barile turned himself into the Sheriff’s Department last week and was released on his … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

McConville Delays Announcement for Sheriff


Kevin McConville, former Chief of the MTA Police, has delayed his announcement to seek the Putnam Sheriff’s position in November. The Cold Spring Republican had intended to announce his intention of challenging Sheriff Robert Langley last Thursday, h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Town Board Organizes for 2021


The Carmel Town Board conducted its annual organizational meeting last Wednesday night (Jan. 6) by approving a 37-item agenda in less than an hour. The board designated the Putnam Courier and Mahopac News as the town’s official newspapers for 2021 wh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.