Letters

Thank You, Mr. Mattson



Dear Editor, Thank you so very much for your article in today’s Putnam County Courier. It brought much happiness to my husband and me, as we have fond memories of a date that we had there, on Mount Beacon, back in the summer of 1957. We went there… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

From A Former Ball Supporter



To the Editor: Greg Ball, while giving the illusion of progress specific to the illegal immigration issue, is actually not trying to fix the problem, just trying to rework people’s perception of the issue while continuing to pursue higher office. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Continuing the Phosphorous Discussion



To the Editor: “The soil is the creative material of most of the needs of life. Creation starts with a handful of dust. Unless you use nature’s evidence in most of your decisions in the field, you may be stampeded into an inaccurate solution.” Dr…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time from the Courier Archives



130 Years Ago 2 July 12, 1879 A Warning A ten-dollar bill, with the following words written across the face, was passed over an Ithaca counter the other day: “This is the last of a fortune of $100,000 left to me by my uncle. Jasper Could. “Bewa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Spinning the Truth



Dear Editor: “The fear is over,” boasts Camarda as the park opened last week. And who were these fearmongers spreading, “misinformation and inuendo?” Why none other than Riverkeeper, Trout Unlimited, Jim Tierney the former Watershed Inspector Gene… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Galef: Senate Should be Working



Dear Editor: What is taking place right now in the New York State Senate offers people another opportunity to become extremely frustrated with the state legislature. People have stopped me asking if I have been working. I can assure you that I hav… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ball: Working on DWI, Illegals



Dear Editor: I have fielded hundreds of calls from constituents concerned with both DWIs and the ongoing deterioration of the Village of Brewster. Rightfully so, many residents are outraged and furious over a heartbreaking and tragic loss that cou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Welcome Back!



Dear Editor: We are so glad the Putnam County Courier has been rescued! We lived in Putnam for 42 years before retiring closer to our son in Pennsylvania. Our sons, Scott and Brian were born in Putnam Hospital and raised in the County. Putnam h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Theater To the West



To the Editor: In the story of the Vaclav Havel play being presented by Arts on the Lake in last week’s paper [Czech Presidents Play], it was said that because the actors were being employed under a contract with Actors Equity Association this was… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Illegal Means Illegal



To the Editor: Where can an American citizen, taxpayer and resident of Putnam County seek assistance preserving their freedom and rights? I have heard many stories involving village police and town Justices’ frustration with “undocumented resident… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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