Perspectives

Business Viewpoint: Preparing for An Unprecedented Enrollment Period for Employee Benefits


Open enrollment for your employee benefit plans following the COVID-19 pandemic will be unlike any other in recent memory. Many organizations are still trying to recover from extended closures and maintain safe working environments — open enrollment … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Fighting for Putnam County Small Businesses


Putnam County’s small businesses drive our local economy and make our communities stronger. As the coronavirus pandemic hit in March, many small business owners had to quickly close their doors in order to keep folks safe and stop the spread of CO… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Pandemic Plan Checkup – How are you?


Let’s chat about the last six months. Yes, we’ve been in the pandemic for six months. It’s been a roller coaster of emotions and losses for most of us. It may look and feel different for each of us, but collectively we are all feeling intense emotion… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

The Business Viewpoint: Putnam Restaurants Are Hungry for Business

Restaurants have lost more revenue and jobs than any other industry due to COVID-19. According to a recent survey by the New York State Restaurant Association (NYSRA), 90% of New York’s restaurant owners say that it will be very or somewhat unlikely … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The MTA in 2020 = New York City in 1975


On Aug. 26, the MTA board chair, Pat Foye, convened an emergency board meeting. The purpose was to broadcast loudly and clearly that the MTA is nearly broke and that its lender of last resort is the U.S. Government. Mr. Foye stated unequivocally that… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Business Viewpoint: Women in Business: Voting for the Right to Lead

As we honor the Women’s Suffrage Movement and celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote, I can’t help but be grateful that I am a professional female living in the 21st century. But even as I count my blessings, I still find myself que… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]


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