2021-06-08 E-Edition

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200 March in Putnam Pride Parade & Rally


Above, some 200 residents marched along Carmel’s main street from the courthouse to the Gilead Church. Below, pastors of three area churches spoke and supported the PRIDE movement including the Rev. Martha Vink from Drew United Methodist Church, the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Early Voting for June 22 Primaries Begins on Saturday


Registered Republicans planning to cast ballots in Carmel, Kent, Patterson or Southeast on Primary Day June 22 may participate in early voting starting this weekend. The Putnam Board of Elections office on Old Route 6 in Carmel behind the Putnam P… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Back to the Polls for Carmel School District Residents


Voters in the Carmel School District will be returning to the polls next Tuesday, June 15, to decide the fate of a resubmitted 2021-22 school budget. Residents of the county’s largest school system rejected a fiscal spending plan last month becomi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Erin Lee Crowley under Attack as Primary Looms

Says Mistakes in Finances Due to Impossible Vise of Domestic Abuse

Below, Erin Lee Crowley, who is running in the June 22 Carmel GOP Primary. Photo by Eric Gross. Erin Lee Crowley, one of four Carmel Town Board candidates running in the June 22 Republican Primary, has come under fire for previous runs-in with the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patterson Man Killed in Crash

A 41-year-old Patterson man was killed and a 19-year-old Westchester woman seriously injured in a head-on crash on Doansburg Road at the SoutheastPatterson town line. The mishap occurred May 26 but State Police did not reveal the details of the crash… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Diving Into Politics Is Like …

I am thinking this week of all the people who are willing to seek and serve in a public post, from the School Board to town and village boards to the county Legislature. I don’t think we appreciate these folks enough. I have thought this for a while, it’s not a new belief. But I think my views have intensified […]

Happy Birthday, Putnam County


Above, Staff at the Putnam Historian’s Office put the finishing touches on Putnam County Day last week. The trio pictured includes: Melinda Miller, Jennifer Cassidy, and Ronnie Fagin. Photo by Eric Gross.Happy 209th Birthday Putnam County! Usually, t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

From the Archives est. way back in Friday, June 6, 1930

TUNNEL FOR HIGHWAY AT STORM KING

THE STATE URGES THIS PLAN Hearing Held Last Week in Albany; Plan Seems Acceptable to Everyone. A tunnel to carry the Beacon-Bear Mountain Highway under the jagged rampart of Storm King Mountain at Breakneck was urged by the State Highway Department a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Margo Salinger

March 28, 1988 -- May 24, 2021

The earth lost and the universe gained the bright soul of Margo Salinger, when she passed away suddenly on May 24, 2021. She was 33 years young. Margo was born on March 28, 1988, in Carmel, NY, and was raised in Brewster, NY by her loving parents, Bruce and Maureen Keenan Salinger. Margo graduated from Brewster High School in 2006. […]