Civics and Politics

By Eric Gross

Don’t expect Governor Andrew Cuomo to receive a warm reception should he ever visit the Mahopac schools. A bill introduced by State Senator Peter Harckham and approved by both houses of the New York State Legislature to provide the Mahopac School Dis… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Legislative Counsel Approved by 8-1 Vote


Putnam Legislator Nancy Montgomery, the lone Democrat on the nine-member governing body, has objected to the procedures leading to the appointment of Robert Firriolo, partner in the Altieri and Firriolo, P.L.L.C., as Putnam Legislative Counsel for th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Town Board To Fill Vacancy Of Town Justice Post

Carmel town officials are awaiting a letter of resignation from Town Justice and Putnam County Judge-elect Joseph Spofford before beginning the process to appoint his successor. Spofford defeated Philipstown Town Justice Camille Linson on Election Da… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Clarification:

In last week’s Election Day round up, it was reported that residents of Kent will be voting next Tuesday to increase the town’s contribution to the Kent Library. The amount totals $39,536 not the $566,686 as originally reported. Kent Library Director… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CAC Celebrates 20 years of Protecting Putnam’s Children


Commissioner of Social Services Michael Piazza addresses the gathering while County Executive MaryEllen Odell listens.Since 1999, the Putnam Child Advocacy Center has assisted 4,000 children and their families by providing services and a path to heal… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Early Voting Gets Underway in Putnam County


Susan Newman becomes Putnam’s first early voter. Photo/ Eric GrossSusan Newman, Erika Jenkins and Paul Morini were up early Saturday each deciding to take advantage of early voting in Putnam County. The trio arrived at the Board of Elections office i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County: Shortest Budget Hearing Ever


Blink and you missed it! The meeting was called to order at 7 pm. By 7:02 pm the session was adjourned. Last Thursday evening residents desiring to comment on the 2020 Putnam County Budget had their opportunity to address the nine member governing bo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Budget Hearing Set for Thursday


Residents wishing to comment on the 2020 Putnam County Budget will have a chance Thursday, when the county Legislature conducts its annual budget hearing at 7 pm at the Historic Putnam Courthouse in Carmel. The Legislature will adopt the budget next … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pair From Putnam Lauded As Champions Of Diversity


Norma Pereira and Wifredo Morel beam with pride while meeting with Senator Peter Harckham. Photo/Eric GrossNorma Pereira and Wilfredo Morel have dedicated their lives toward assisting newcomers becoming integrated in the fabric of the Hudson Valley. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Election Eve Dinner

The Lake Mahopac Rotary Club will be having our annual pre-election night dinner at the Firehouse on Route 6 at 6 PM on November 4. Tickets are available for $30 at the door. RSVP or ask for more information at LakeMahopacRotaryClub@gmail.com. Do yo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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