2022-01-04 E-Edition

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Langley Bitterly Recalls His Time in Office


Sheriff Robert Langley often sparred with members of the Putnam Legislature during his tenure. Pictured are the sheriff and Capt. James Babcock testifying before a meeting of the legislature’s Protective Services Committee. Photo by Eric GrossFormer … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sheriff Kevin McConville Takes Oath;

New Era At Department Set to Begin

Sheriff McConville, his wife Janice, and the couple’s grandchildren, Bennett and Reagan. Photo, Eric GrossSheriff Kevin McConville stood on the steps of the historic Putnam Courthouse last Thursday afternoon (Dec. 30) and promised an “entire new futu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

John Francis Janczy Is Putnam’s First Baby of 2022


Putnam’s first baby of the year, John Francis, was born at PHC on January 1 at 5:45 am to Caitlin Runne-Janczy and her husband John. Photo courtesy Marcela RojasFor the first time in a decade, Putnam County’s first baby of the year was born on New Ye… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Carmel Town Officials Sworn into Office


Carmel Councilwoman Suzi McDonough is surrounded by her mom, Dotti O’Keefe, son and grandchildren while taking her oath of office. Photos, Eric GrossThe late Anthony Cazzari would surely have been looking on with jubilation on New Year’s when his son… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Jaime McGlasson to Lead Town of Kent in New Year

Highway Superintendent Richard Othmer, his wife, and son. Supervisor Jaime McGlasson administered the oath of office. Photos & brief by Eric GrossWith her husband Eric and three children, Jack, Lilly ands James in tow, Kent Supervisor Jaime McGlasson… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

OUR LEADERS FOR 2022

 Kent Councilman Jorma Tompuri recites his oath of office with his children in attendance. Incumbent legislators Joseph Castellano and Ginny Nacerino won reelection handily in November. They were sworn in for their new terms last week. Shown fro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Water is High and Rising

Flooding Concerns at Peach Lake

 Peach Lake, a 224-acre body of water surrounded by homes in both Southeast and North Salem, is on the verge of overflowing and town officials in the two municipalities as well as residents are deeply concerned matters will become more critical … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

The Rationale of Stopping at Red Lights

 We had a subscriber email in a change of address for the winter. As often happens, she added a brief note: “Thanks for your good work all year and wishing you a healthy 2022 where all people get vaccinated as they stop for a red light, without … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

From the Archives January 5, 1922

SHERIFF SECORD BEGINS HIS DUTIES TOOK OFFICE LATE SATURDAY

SHERIFF SECORD BEGINS HIS DUTIES TOOK OFFICE LATE SATURDAY KEYS TO JAIL WERE TURNED OVER SHORTLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT BEFORE BY DEPUTY SHERIFF BAXTER Wallace T. Secord began his duties in the Sheriff’s office here at midnight on Saturday last and a … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.