Letters

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.

Letter: A Nomination for ‘Corridor of Death’

Re: Corridor of Death To the Editor: The solicitation to report the most perilous roads in Putnam County has an easy response. Its Fair Street in the Hamlet of Carmel, a county road which according to reports has been described by County Highway Com… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Discontented with Illuminate

Dear Editor, My name is Richard Kreps. Recently, in a letter to the editor that was signed by Dennis Illuminate, some slanderous statements were noted. Upon my inquiry, it turns out that Mr. Illuminate did not send this letter, nor has he sent other … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

The Richard Kreps’ Slap Heard ‘Round The Town Of Kent

To the Editor, We have recently learned that Richard Kreps is running for Supervisor of the Town of Kent. Let’s review the record. Mr. Kreps knows that when he was elected to the Carmel School Board, his priority is to REPRESENT his constituents who … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Opposed to New Transportation Facility in Project

To the Editor, As a long time resident of the Carmel School District, I am strongly opposed to the so called “new” transportation facility component of the capital project and the high tax increase that accompanies it. The multiple millions of dollar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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