Civics and Politics

Carmel Town Officials Sworn into Office


Carmel Councilwoman Suzi McDonough is surrounded by her mom, Dotti O’Keefe, son and grandchildren while taking her oath of office. Photos, Eric GrossThe late Anthony Cazzari would surely have been looking on with jubilation on New Year’s when his son… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Jaime McGlasson to Lead Town of Kent in New Year

Highway Superintendent Richard Othmer, his wife, and son. Supervisor Jaime McGlasson administered the oath of office. Photos & brief by Eric GrossWith her husband Eric and three children, Jack, Lilly ands James in tow, Kent Supervisor Jaime McGlasson… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

OUR LEADERS FOR 2022

 Kent Councilman Jorma Tompuri recites his oath of office with his children in attendance. Incumbent legislators Joseph Castellano and Ginny Nacerino won reelection handily in November. They were sworn in for their new terms last week. Shown fro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Harckham for Hochul

Harckham who represents constituents in Carmel, Patterson and Southeast in addition to Pawling and 18 communities in northern Westchester, last Thursday (Dec. 30) said the governor had “earned the right to a full term. She has been true to her word, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Legislature Opposes Governmental Vaccine Mandates


By a vote of 7-1 with Legislator Nancy Montgomery casting the lone negative vote, the Putnam Legislature last Wednesday evening at its year-end meeting approved a resolution opposing COVID 19 mandates by any local, state or federal government that af… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam County’s Unemployment Remains Lowest in Hudson Valley


Unemployment declined in the Hudson Valley in November with Putnam’s rate of joblessness decreasing by fourtenths of one percent from October’s figure. The NYS Labor Department reported last week Putnam’s rate of unemployment at 3.3 percent in Novemb… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

McConville Announces Command Staff


Sheriff-elect Kevin McConville’s Command Staff for his new administration is comprised of a team of law enforcement professionals with some 207 years of law enforcement experience. The sheriff-elect announced the appointments last week indicating dur… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

With Sadness and Joy, and a Weather Forecast, Sam Oliverio Steps Out the Door


Sam Oliverio Photo by Eric Gross One of Putnam’s most popular public officials, Putnam Valley Supervisor Sam Oliverio, will walk out of Town Hall this week for the final time as the township’s top elected official. Oliverio was born in Putnam V… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Counterpoint:

Sales Tax Revenue Skyrockets

Putnam’s Commissioner of Finance William Carlin called 2021 a “great year” when it comes to sales tax revenue across the county. Carlin’s comments came last Wednesday evening (Dec. 22) during a meeting of the county Legislature’s Audit Committee when… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Kent Police Dept. Wants YOU!

Candidates for Putnam’s Law Enforcement Future Now Being Sought

Attention teenagers aged 12 to 18: Interested in a career in law enforcement or learning about the workings of a police agency? The Kent Police Department Corps of Cadets is seeking members for the 2022 program. The course of study was chartered in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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