Perspectives

Navigating Our New Normal


There are so many choices and changes in our life right now as we adjust to life with the vaccine being available. Many of us have spent countless hours anxiously awaiting the approval to get vaccinated and have furiously tried to get an appointment … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Byrne Concerned About Guardrails for Recreational Pot



Throughout my time in the Assembly, I have consistently embraced opportunities to lift burdensome restrictions on medicinal marijuana, but have also contended it should remain a controlled substance. We know there can be medicinal benefits from canna… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

What Do You Know About Mental Illness?

Did you know that one in four adults – about 57.7 million Americans – experience a mental health disorder in any given year? One in seventeen lives with a serious mental disorder such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder. One in ten… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

For Once, You Can See Both Sides in Decision on Spring Sports


Since the pandemic began around this time last year, the leaders of high school sports have been forced into difficult decisions. From coaches to athletic directors to school superintendents to Section 1 executive directors all the way up to the New … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Riding the Rails: What’s Ahead?

Note: Neal Zuckerman is Putnam County’s representative to the MTA Board of Directors. Until the pandemic, he was a regular commuter. He lives in Garrison. Editor Douglas Cunningham recently spoke with him by email about the state of the MTA and Metro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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