2021-02-09 E-Edition

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Now Official: Langley versus McConville for Putnam Sheriff


County Executive MaryEllen Odell introduces Kevin McConville to the enthusiastic crowd. Photo by Eric Gross. Following months of speculation, former MTA Police Chief Kevin McConville has made it official by announcing his intention to oppose Sheri… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Deputy Sheriff Killed by Drunk Mahopac Woman


An off-duty Putnam County Sheriff’s Deputy killed last fall along with a 56-yearold Mahopac woman in a two-vehicle crash on Route 6N south of Archer Road at the Putnam-Westchester County line was the victim of an intoxicated motorist. Yorktown Pol… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Legislators Blast State over Slow Vaccine Roll Out


No matter where one travels throughout Putnam County, the number one question being asked is: “Where’s the vaccine and how and where do I get a shot?” While Governor Andrew Cuomo reports daily that vaccines are being widely distributed, next to no… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Senator Serino Demands

Answers & Accountability in Nursing Home Deaths

Putnam County State Senator Sue Serino is fed up with the lack of transparency emanating from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office related to the state’s large numbers of nursing home deaths caused by COVID-19. Last Wednesday she called on the Legislatu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

FBI: Prostitution Ring’s Driver

Brought Women to 383 Clients in Brewster;

Bust Tied to Sex Trafficking Activities in Queens A prostitution operation involving Mexican and Latin American women whose customers were in Brewster has been taken down with the arrest of a Queens man. Many of the women, according to an affidavi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Interest Renewed in Brewster-Danbury Rail Line


County Executive MaryEllen Odell met with former Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton a year ago to discuss among other things the creation of a rail line between Brewster and the Hat City. Photo by Eric Gross.Officials from Putnam County and the City of Danb… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Vaccine Information

from Assemblywoman Galef

Dear Constituent, I know you are all eager to obtain your vaccination against COVID-19. Today I received the attached chart that demonstrates where vaccines were allocated across the Hudson Valley during week 8 of distribution. I have also listed … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

On the Black Lives Matter Rally

To the Editor: I’m not one who regularly picks up pen to paper sending letters to editors, but I need to do it today. I’m 75 years old. I’ve lived in Putnam Valley for 24 years. I love Putnam Valley and Putnam County. I love my neighbors. I still be… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam […]

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE A Pandemic Super Bowl

The Weeknd, with that spelling, was the performer for the Super Bowl halftime show. I had to look him up, so, officially old. Now that we all have encyclopedia in our hands via smartphone, that was easy to do, but still. I was struck by the discussions of, Is Tom Brady the greatest athlete ever? Yes, he’s lasted years longer […]