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LETTERS to the EDITOR or Other Communications

The Putnam County News and Recorder

We are 148 years old but new every Wednesday

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Elizabeth Ailes, Publisher

Douglas Cunningham, Associate Publisher/Editor-in-Chief

Caroline Balducci, Business Manager

Lynn Duffy, Ad Sales


Eric Gross, Senior Reporter
Catherine Garnsey, Tim Greco, Dennis Mazzuca, Kimberley Hyatt

Steve Schweikhart, Sports

Hans Claessens, Multimedia Director

Chris Layton, Graphics Editor

Katherine Whiteside, Food & Garden Columnist

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Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?

The below video is sponsored by The Church on the Hill.

Reasons why people don't go to Church from from the Public Square on Vimeo.