2021-04-13 E-Edition

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Robert Shannon Remembered, One Year On


Members of the Shannon family and members of the LCFD remembered their hero. All photos by Eric Gross Robert ‘Robbie’ Shannon’s life centered in and around the emergency services profession. The 49-year-old Shannon died a year ago Sunday (April… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Real Estate Sales Up


Residential home sales across Putnam County for the first quarter of 2021 have been staggering with sales up by 62 percent over the first three months of 2020. The Hudson Valley Gateway Association of Realtors issued its quarterly report last week… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Harckham Lauds State Budget— Serino Critical of Spending


Putnam County’s two State Senators Peter Harckham and Sue Serino have differing points of view when it comes to New York’s 2021-22 fiscal spending plan. The $212 billion budget is being touted by the State Legislature’s Democratic majority as investm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Power Upgrades


Above, Crews installed new wider utility poles along Route 301 in Carmel last week. Photos by Eric Gross. Construction on two circuit upgrade projects in the greater Carmel-Mahopac area is underway with New York State Electric and Gas Company crew… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County’s COVID Public Relations Gets $20,000 Boost

But Lawmakers Spar Over Best Approach: Health Dept. or Exec’s Office?

By a vote of 8-1 with Legislator Nancy Montgomery casting the lone dissenting vote, the Putnam Legislature last week approved a proposal from County Executive Mary Ellen Odell to increase payments of $20,000 to a Brewster firm for publicizing the cou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sharon Louise Anthony

September 22, 1952 - March 30, 2021

Sharon Louise Anthony (née Gorman), aged 68, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt, passed away in Chesapeake, Virginia, on March 30, 2021, of respiratory failure. Born on September 22, 1952, at Mitchel Air Force Base, Hempstead, New York, Sharon was the only daughter and youngest child of Alexander and Gloria Gorman (née Paredes). She grew up on Long Island and […]

Samuel Christopher Latterner

Samuel Christopher Latterner, ‘Chris’, of Brewster, NY, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family at his home on Wednesday April 7, 2021. He was 74 years old. Chris was born in Williamsport, PA, son of the late Samuel Neuhard and Mary Eleanor Eschbach. He grew up in Crestwood and New Rochelle, NY. Chris graduated from Concordia Prep High School, Bronxville, […]

Sheriff Gives Out Plaques and T-shirts to Local Heroes

Above, residents who went ‘above and beyond’ were recognized with t-shirts and plaques by the Putnam County Sheriff‘s Dept.Seventeen individuals and businesses from across the county were recognized for going ‘above’ and beyond’ during the COVID 19 p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINHAM’S CORNER

FREE The Subtleties of Power

Sen. Charles Schumer makes something of a production of visiting every county in New York at least once every year. He has been doing it for years now. Friday afternoon, he was in Garrison on the grounds of Boscobel House and Gardens, a few hundred feet west of the mansion, just up from the Hudson River and Constitution Marsh. He […]