Letters

On the Carmel School Board

To the Editor, Matt Morello is the best choice for Carmel School Board The Carmel School Board elections are coming up on June 9, and I’m sending in my vote for Matthew Morello. The global pandemic has wreaked havoc on so many lives, particularly o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Upset by Trash in Kent

To Maureen Fleming, Kent Town Supervisor, and Board members Mc- Glasson, Huestis, Denbaum and Ruthven: Would you collectively put your pen and pencils down and actually go out and visit the area you were elected to represent? The top of Barrett Hill … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Urges Placing Flag at Half Mast

Dear Editor, As this pandemic spreads through the hills and hollows of Putnam county and the death count continues to rise, I urge all of our citizens to lower the flag to half mast to honor those who have passed from this terrible disease. This h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

To our First Responders

To the Editor, COVID-19 has presented many changes to everyone in Putnam County, New York State and the World and those that are First Responders are no different. Our First Responders unselfishly, hourly and daily, place themselves in harm’s way a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Shea Alarmed at County’s Direction in Crisis & ‘Lack of Leadership’

Dear Editor, The Putnam County Executive Mary Ellen Odell’s letter leaves me even more concerned for our County. Cutting staff by 50% is old news at this point and can’t be used to fill space in an editorial. The daily briefings with the County Heal… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Praise for Departed Sister

To the Editor, Sr. Marie Murphy a/k/a Sr. DeChantal, has passed away. Sister was a pillar of St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster, teaching for many years math in the upper grades. She was disciplined, focused and well received from those she tau… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

High Praise for Kobacker’s Market & Its Dedication

To the Editor, My name is Laura Nielsen and I am a proud resident of Brewster, NY. My family recently learned that my son tested positive for COVID-19. In an instant, we transitioned from our cautious social distancing to total quarantine mode. It… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Disappointed, Stunned by Philipstown Supervisor

To the Editor, Before the first coronavirus case even appeared in Putnam County, residents and community leaders embraced the opportunity to set politics aside and work together for the common good, putting health and safety first. That’s the kind o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Opening Golf Course Is Unwise

To the Editor, I was out of the country when news of Coronavirus began coming through my BBC newsfeed. Weeks before coming back to the states it was clear this virus was spreading across the globe, it was already in the state of Washington in the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

EMS and 911 Dispatch Indeed Vital

To Our Friends in the First Responder Community, Since Gov. Cuomo has announced the 100 percent workforce reduction of all non-essential businesses, I’ve heard many of you expressing your concern and dismay about EMS and 911 dispatch not being liste… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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