Letters

Supporting Addonizio

To the Editor, There is a Primary Election in June and I am urging all Town of Kent Republicans to re-elect Toni Addonizio, our Putnam County Legislator. I am a 72-year-old Kent senior who has been quarantined due to a heart condition. She has been … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

On Peaceful Protest

To the Editor, The peaceful and well-organized protest of the death of George Floyd that took place on Wednesday June 3 in front of the County Courthouse in Carmel stands as an example of how the right of free assembly can be utilized to further the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

On Racism in America

To The Editor: America is a system with racism built into its core. It is infused into every aspect of our society. It is deep seated and has historical roots. White people have benefitted and prospered from this system for 400 years. By any metric … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Memorial Day Observance

To the Editor, I was very disappointed with today’s Memorial Day observance in Putnam County. I like to attend the Town of Kent observance at Lake Carmel each year. Because that wasn’t happening due to COVID-19, I went to the Kent Town Hall campus at… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Last-minute Effort on Contact Tracers Successful

To the Editor: For most of us, this was an unusually slow Memorial Day weekend. But for those working behind the scenes to enable Putnam County to reopen on Tuesday, it was non-stop work. I want to thank Putnam County Personnel Director, Paul Eldri… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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 […]


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