Perspectives

Reing Takes Putnam Politics to a New Low



I sent the memorandum below as the Putnam County Legislature’s Rules Committee Chairman and Charter Review Commission Chairman, in response to a June 30, 2021, memorandum from Putnam County Sheriff Robert Langley to the Putnam County Legislature, whi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Recovery from Addiction Is a Lifelong Process


For some, it is possible to overlook the fact that in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, deaths by overdose have continued to devastate our nation. For others, living with loss of losing a loved one to fatal overdose, looking the other way is not… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Sheriff Langley Should Stop Attacking the Legislature


Last fall, the Putnam County Legislature and County Executive MaryEllen Odell went through the county’s spending plan with a fine-toothed comb, funded the services that our residents rely upon and cut where we saw redundancies. To look out for our ta… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sheriff on Marine Division Spat: Responds to ‘Disturbing’ Comments by Lawmakers


On June 3, 2021, Legislator Ginny Nacerino, Chairwoman of the Protective Services Committee, sent a memo to (me) asking (me) to “participate by audio webinar in the meeting of the Protective Services Committee on June 17, 2021, to discuss the matter”… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

What Our Student-Athletes Accomplished During the Pandemic Was Herculean

Students Went All In; They Just Wanted to Play

So it’s over. It’s finally over. The most extraordinary, unique season ever in high school sports came to an end over the weekend with the championship games in the spring Section 1 tournaments. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the New York State Pu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Going Back to Normal, The Right Way

Tips for Returning: It Can Be Hard

How to Reemerge Your friends and family are vaccinated now and asking you out for dinner. Emails are coming in on paperless post for large gatherings. You went out to dinner and were actually told not to wear your mask! And there is even talk about … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]


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