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Governmental Overreach Is Hurting Our State

Many may not be happy with what is said in this article, but it needs to be talked about. Politics aside, the crushing blow of Amazon pulling out of NY is one that should not be taken lightly and one that Albany should be paying close attention to in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

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A Fast 2019 Start for the Business Community

The Putnam County Business Council is starting off swiftly in 2019, with the same mission and purpose but a refreshed and renewed focus and drive. The health of the business climate of Putnam County is our utmost priority with the focus on economic d… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Tourism Grows In New York – But What About Putnam?

A recent email from Barney Molloy regarding Tourism in New York State caught my interest – a forwarded article from the Albany Times Union where the headline boasted “Record tourism growth expected in New York in 2019. State ranked among top destinat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Is the Government Shutdown Shutting Down Small Business?

We are in the midst of the longest so-called “Government Shutdown” in history, the lack of appropriations affecting a sizeable portion of federal workers and offices. The Small Business Administration stopped processing new loans on Dec. 22. Presiden… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Increased Minimum Wage Having Drastic Effect on Putnam Business There

Government is crushing business owners. Rather than rewarding hard work and job creation, they keep increasing the regulatory burdens facing local businesses. The minimum wage for employers with less than 10 employees in Putnam County has now increas… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Distillery Project Moves Forward in Carmel

It’s official: the Gleneida Distillery NY Inc. project will be a $44 million asset to the Town of Carmel, Putnam County and the Hudson Valley Region. After extensive review and a well-attended and thorough public hearing, the Carmel Planning Board ap… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Time For A Change At The Chamber

After eight years in existence, the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce is about to embark on its next phase. We have had the same chairwoman and many of the same board members for our entire existence. It is time to change things up! The first order o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

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The Trouble With Social Media ‘Battles’

The year 2018 has had its challenges, as all business owners know. One of the most prevalent concerns for businesses are online reviews. There are review sites like Yelp, or business specific sites rating lawyers, real estate agents, contractors and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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Who Says You Can’t ‘Shop Putnam’?

We gave this tired old saying a run for our money on Small Business Saturday. Thanks to American Express and its promotion of the event, and to our local press for its positive coverage. Reports from our local businesses all seemed to be upbeat, and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]


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