Civics and Politics

Legislators Approve Inclusions to Putnam Agricultural District


Two of three parcels of land petitioned by owners for inclusion in the county’s Agricultural District have been approved by the Putnam Legislature’s Physical Services Committee. Meeting last Monday in a virtual setting due to the pandemic, Legisla… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Unemployment Increases Dramatically Across Putnam


Unemployment skyrocketed dramatically across Putnam County in May while other counties throughout the Hudson Valley also experienced large increases in rates of unemployment related to the COVID-19 shut-down ordered by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The NYS … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Addonizio and Sayegh Lead in GOP Primary Contests


Putnam Legislators Toni Addonizio (District 3) and Amy Sayegh (District 8) appear to have been victorious on Primary Day, though absentee ballots to be counted this evening (Tuesday, June 30) will make the final determination. In voting last Tuesday,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Business Viewpoint:

Putnam County Business Council Looks to Partner With Law Enforcement, County & Business Advocacy Groups To Stand Against Racism, Heighten Business Awareness Around Inclusivity & Racial Equality

Are we really fighting against racism or just talking? The Putnam County Business Council advocates for ALL businesses in our community. As part of our stand against racism, we are recruiting community partners in law enforcement, the county, and oth… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Pride–Black Lives Matter Join for Solidarity March


State Senator Peter Harckham addresses the peaceful demonstration at Cornerstone Park. Photos by Laurie Doppman.One hundred peaceful demonstrators from both eastern and western Putnam joined hands in solidarity for Putnam Pride and the Black lives Ma… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam in Need of Navigator to Assist Immigrant Community


New York State’s Office for New Americans provides navigators to ensure outreach and community welcoming to help low-income immigrants gain access to services entitled to them. While navigators are found in counties throughout the Hudson Valley in ad… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Restaurant and Pool Safety Discussed Before Putnam Legislature


Putnam legislators welcomed Commissioner of Health Dr. Michael Nesheiwat and the county’s Director of Environmental Health Shawn Rogan to last Tuesday (June 16) evening’s meeting of the Health, Social and Environmental Committee meeting where for 45 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Byrne Distributes Hand Sanitizer in Patterson and Putnam Valley


Above, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne traveled to Putnam Valley Town Hall where he met with Supervisor Sam Oliverio.Below, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne delivers hand sanitizer to the Patterson Library. Library Director Stephanie Harrison is grateful.Patterson FD… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Elections Commissioners Deliver 2019 Annual Report


Elections Commissioners Cathy Croft and Anthony Scannapieco presented the Board of Elections 2019 annual report to members of the Putnam Legislature’s Rules, Enactments and Intergovernmental Relations Committee last week. The meeting was held remotel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Early Voting for June 23 Primary is Underway


Early voting for the June 23 Primary got underway Saturday. Registered voters in political parties conducting a primary have until June 21 to cast an early ballot at the Board of Elections office located at 25 Old Route 6 in Carmel if they prefer not… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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