2021-06-15 E-Edition

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Chaos at Carmel Board Meeting

‘Critical Race Theory’ at Issue & Divides Residents

Above, A heavy police presence was on hand during the sometimes raucous meeting. Right, Tatiana Ibrahim received a hero’s welcome by her supporters when arriving at last week’s meeting. When approached for comment, her response was: “I have nothing t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Primary Day Next Tuesday

Registered Republicans in four of Putnam’s six townships will have the opportunity next Tuesday, June 22, to ballot in primary contests. In Carmel, Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt is being challenged by former Carmel Police Chief Michael Cazzari. Four ind… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Health Dept. COVID Clinics Wind Down


The Putnam Health Department’s six long months of mass COVID vaccine clinics will be ending next Tuesday, June 22. Commissioner of Health Dr. Michael Nesheiwat said the decision was made since “vaccination rates in Putnam are 4 percent above the stat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

87 Veterans Banners Honor America’s Finest


Above, Two members of the Carmel Knights of Columbus, Mario Antoci and Joseph Gleason were recalled by their lodge brothers and sisters. Below, Police Officer Tommy Lee gathered with his children to recall his grand dad, WWII veteran Francis Lyden Jr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Dangerous Times in Carmel

I have long thought, as I’ve written before, that the schools are the single most important political entity we have. Running for and serving on a school board is a big deal. And the Carmel School Board, in recent years, hasn’t done itself any favors. It made a martyr out of board member John Curzio II a few years back. […]

Subpoena Power for County Lawmakers Would ‘Stomp’ Over Citizen Rights

To the Editor, Imagine this scenario. The Philipstown Town Board demands subpoena power to call people in against their will and question them on a range of subjects. How would that be received? There would be an outcry the likes of which has never … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

I-84 Lane Closures To Slow Traffic

If you plan on traveling along I-84 both east and westbound from the Route 312 interchange in Southeast to Route 52 in East Fishkill anytime between 9 am and 3 pm, plan on delays. Starting this week, New York State DOT work crews will be performing b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

From the Archives est. way back in Friday afternoon June 25, 1909

A MANHUNT IN KENT

For the Wanton Shooting of a Boy Tuesday Evening Near Kent Cliffs by George Adams While walking along the lonely piece of road …om A.C. Townsend’s store at Kent Cliffs and his home on the Wicopee road, Herbert Adams aged fieen years, was shot and ne… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Harckham and Serino Back Funding for Lyme Disease Research


Putnam County State Senators Sue Serino and Peter Harckham may be from opposing political ideologies yet when it comes to bolstering funding to combat the spread and better protect New Yorkers against the scourge of tick-borne illness including Lyme … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.