Civics and Politics

Putnam’s ‘Commissioner of Motor Vehicles’ Set to Retire


Putnam Deputy County Clerk in Charge of DMV Christine Woolley displays samples of license plates issued by New York State during her tenure–from the old Statue of Liberty plates, to red, white and blue to gold and yellow. Photo by Eric Gross. Putn… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Putnam Legislature Sets Salaries for 2021


The Putnam Legislature has approved a local law establishing the 2021 salaries of elected and appointed officials serving for fixed terms. The action came at last Tuesday evening’s meeting conducted remotely due to the pandemic. The vote to approve s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sheriff’s Department to Undergo Internal Administrative Review


By a vote of 8-1 with Legislator Nancy Montgomery casting the lone dissenting vote, the Putnam Legislature has given the go-ahead for county government to hire a private certified public accountant to perform an analysis of the Sheriff’s Department’s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Absentee Ballots Widened Maloney’s Win in Reelection to Congress


Above, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney during a news conference in Newburgh the day after the election. His victory was clear, but absentee ballots have since solidified the margin further. Photo/ Douglas Cunningham Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Chuck Schumer Keeps his Promise for 22nd Consecutive Year


U.S. Senator Charles Schumer bumped elbows with Putnam Hospital Center staff during a visit to the medical center last summer. Photos by Eric Gross.One thing can be said for New York State’s senior U.S. Senator Charles Schumer: When it comes to keepi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mortgage Tax Receipts Increase


Mortgage tax receipts have increased during the past six months by just under $250,000. County Clerk Michael Bartolotti released Putnam’s semiannual mortgage tax report last week indicating revenue totaled $1,816,329 for the period April 1 through Se… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.