Civics and Politics

Cuomo Delays NYS Presidential Primary; Now Set for June 23


The New York State Election Commissioners Association called on Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature last week to postpone the Democratic Presidential Primary scheduled for April 28. Last last week, Cuomo shifted the vote to June 23. Cuomo s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Maloney Co-Sponsors Retirement Protection Act


Putnam Country Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney has co-sponsored the Retirement Protection Act which will safeguard retirement savings during the economic shortfall resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill calls for the 2020 suspension of the r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Officer James Zaccone Joins Ranks of Carmel PD


Officer James Zaccone takes his oath of office as the newest member of the Carmel PD. Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt and Chief Michael Cazzari witness the event. Photo by Frank Chibbaro.Carmel’s newest police officer James Zaccone received a quiet welcom… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Legislature Approves COVID-19 Meeting Rules


Putnam legislators met for the first time Thursday evening since the State of Emergency was declared by Governor Andrew Cuomo resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and adopted temporary procedures and policies. Legislative Chair Toni Addonizio, Vic… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Town of Carmel Shutters Park Facilities


The Town of Carmel has the dubious distinction of being home to residents with the highest number of laboratory confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Putnam County. Because of this and in an effort to control the spread of coronavirus, Supervisor K… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Schumer & Gillibrand Hail Stimulus Bill, Say NY In Line for Big Benefits


New York’s two U.S. senators, minority leader Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, said last Wednesday (March 25) that the new coronavirus relief bill dubbed the CARES act, which was signed Friday by President Trump, would send New Yorkers… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam DMV and County Clerk’s Office Reduce Services


Assistant County Clerk James McDonnell shows off the new drop box for the County Clerk’s office. The office is seeking to reduce exposure of the public and staff as part of the COVID-19 response. Photo by Eric GrossThe Putnam Office of the Department… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County Business Council Ramps Up Leadership


John Kraus is shown at left, and Michael Bucci at right. They are two of the new board members for the Putnam County Business Council Photos courtesy Lisa Kaslyn.Three new board members have been appointed to the Putnam County Business Council, Putna… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Moving Day for Putnam SPCA


Above, SPCA Chief Ken Ross opens the door of an antique safe found in the basement of his new office. Left, Chief Ross assists a mover locate a desk donated by the Paladin Center in his new office. Clancy Brothers in Patterson donated the moving serv… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Positive Train Control fully Implemented on Harlem and Hudson Lines


Sen. Charles Schumer at the Brewster train station in November 2017 discussing Positive Train Control. Sheriff Robert Langley Jr. is at right. File photographOne hundred eight-nine miles of Metro-North’s Harlem and Hudson lines are now outfitted with… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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