Letters

Concerned in Kent

To the Editor, As a concerned Kent resident I respectfully submit this open letter for consideration of publication in the hopes raising awareness of an important unfolding issue in the Town of Kent. Kent residents, Putnamites, and those from surro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

On Sewer Line Repairs

To the Editor, For over five years, American Legion Hall Post 1080, on Buckshollow Road, has been battling a neighboring landowner to get their sewer main repaired. For over five years, our veterans have been without a working bathroom. And for over … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Harckham on the Opioid Crisis

To the Editor, The opioid epidemic has touched every New Yorker either personally or through a friend, relative or community member. With the proliferation of fentanyl, opioid drugs have become more deadly and more addictive. In 2018, more people die… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

On Early Voting

Dear Editor, For the first time New York State will have early voting for the 2019 General Election. Governor Cuomo signed legislation earlier this year, which made New York State the 39th state to provide early voting. The law will allow a registere… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brother Speaks, After Judge Reitz’ Funeral

To the Editor, To everyone who paid their respects to Jimmy, and to all of you who reached out during this very difficult time to show your support, I want to say “thank you” from the bottom of my heart. June 14, 2019, was one of the worst, and most… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam […]

On Secrecy & the Legislature

To the Editor: I find it rather disturbing that the Putnam County legislature has passed a “secrecy law” as if those folks were actually discussing matters of national security instead of representing the folks who live in Putnam County and have hap… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Opposed to WIC Shift

To the Editor, On July 10, The Personnel Committee voted to end the County WIC program on September 30, 2019 and transfer those services to Open Door in Brewster. I have a real problem with the way this decision was taken by the administration and R… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Disappointed in WIC Commentary

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To the Editor, I found it quite disappointing that the editor of The Putnam County News and Recorder and the Putnam County Courier, Doug Cunningham, featured in his June 4th edition of “Cunningham’s Corner” an editorial entitled “WIC Program on the Block.” He cleverly spun a negative connotation to mislead the public by insinuating the Putnam County Legislature cares more […]

Comments on County & WIC Misleading

To the Editor, I found the editorial “WIC Program on the Block” misleading and emotionally inflammatory: “At the end of the day, we’re talking about whether babies of 4 months or 6 months old, or children of 2 or 3 years old, and their mothers, have … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

On Saving $100,000

To the Editor: Thank you for your request for ideas to save Putnam County $100,000.00 at a go, which could help fund WIC, senior services, veterans’ services, etc. Here are a few things that occurred to me: To save more than $100,000.00: *Don’t buil… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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