Letters

Thoughts on Cuomo

What a great job New York State voters have done to return Andrew Cuomo to Albany for another term. Just look at what he has accomplished, and anticipate more of the same! -Signed a bill legalizing “recreational marijuana” and pointed out that “now w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Voting YES for Carmel Schools

To the Editor, As a resident and parent in the Carmel School District, I’m voting YES and YES to the upcoming bond proposals. Our schools are in dire need of addressing two fundamental issues: roofs and a bus maintenance facility. As in our homes, ro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

On the Morningthorpe Bridge

To the Editor, I was really pleased to read in today’s edition about the funding of reconstruction of this bridge. The decision-making abilities of our local, state and federal legislators and employees are outstanding! I drive by this bridge every … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Legislator Urges Careful, Slow Path by State on Legal Pot

To the Editor, Whether you are for or against the legalization of recreational marijuana, there are many things the state government should look at before enacting such a major policy change. Research from throughout the United States shows signifi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legalizing Pot Amounts to Increasing Risk

To the Editor, Thank you for your editorial stand against the legalization of marijuana as put forth in last week’s Courier. You state the case briefly and well (Cunningham’s Corner, Dec. 18). I have heard people make the argument it is no worse th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Disconnect on Legalizing Pot

To the Editor, What I cannot comprehend in regard to Cuomo’s marijuana legalization push is this: At Cuomo’s behest, the state runs advertisements, paid for by my tax dollars, that not only discourage but more or less criminalize the smoking of toba… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bullies At the School Board?

Dear Editor, On Oct. 2, 2018, the Carmel School Board was handed its second defeat in its proposal for an excessive spending bond referendum. In the last ten months the voters have spoken twice, advising the school board that they are opposed to thes… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dignity, Civility? Long Gone

To the Editor, What’s happened to the Republican Party? It used to stand for dignity and civility; think of Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan. No longer! What would Republicans think if the Putnam County Democratic Committee publ… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Prayers, Solidarity Between Jews & Christians

Editor’s Note: We thought this correspondence between a local rabbi and local pastor deserved reprinting. The writers are Pastor Raymond J. Mellett Sr. of Grace Community Church and Rabbi Avi Korer of Chabad of Putnam County. November 9, 2018 Dear R… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Supporting Fleming & ‘Amazing Skills’

Dear Editor, I have known Maureen Fleming since I moved up to Putnam nearly 20 years ago. In that period of time, I have been so impressed with her character. She has amazing skills: she is intelligent, a mother, an attorney, and a skilled Supervisor… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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