May 10, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Historic Courthouse to Get Facelift

The 198-year-old Putnam County Courthouse is in need of a facelift.  The building, located on Gleneida Avenue at the intersection of Route 301 in downtown Carmel, requires a paint job while its historic columns need repair.  More...

Brewster Film Festival Calls for Entries by June 1

The Village of Brewster Film Festival announces a call for entries to its first outdoor film festival, to be presented on the lawn of the Walter Brewster House on September 1, 2012. More...

Former Kent Police Chief Smith to Be Honored Friday

Former Kent Police Chief Donald Smith will be recognized for his 37 years in law enforcement at a gala Friday in Carmel.  Smith retired in February after seeing his department grow from a small agency with a handful of officers to a highly profe More...

Courier Archives

98 Years Ago May 1, 1914

BREWSTER VS. DANBURY   TOMORROW  More...

National Day Of Prayer Celebrated In Carmel

Putnam County was one of 35,000 communities across the U.S. to celebrate the National Day of Prayer.  More...

Diane Schonfeld Named Putnam Legislature Clerk

Diane Schonfeld is the Putnam Legislature’s new clerk.  Schonfeld was unanimously appointed last week at the governing body’s regular monthly meeting to succeed Chris Marrone, who retired last month.  Assisting Schonfeld in hand More...

Bilingual Play and Poetry Reading in Brewster

The Brewster Theater Company invites you to share the stage and read the works of playwrights and poets such as Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Julio Matas, and others, both in Spanish and English. Plays and poems are available. More...

Buy a Buddy Poppy, Support a Vet

Buddy Poppy donations are being encouraged this month countywide.  The Putnam Legislature issued a proclamation at its regular monthly meeting last week urging residents to recognize the fundraising campaign by contributing whenever they see a v More...

George Cain Outdoor Memorial Dedicated

One of Putnam County’s eight heroes who perished on September 11, 2001, was remembered Sunday during the dedication of the George Cain Memorial atop the 900-acre Michael Ciaola Conservation Area at the New York-Connecticut state line.  Cai More...

Chapter Donates Spring Baskets

The Enoch Crosby Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated the coming of springtime by creating colorful baskets filled with candy, fruit and toys for the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center More...

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‘Where Jesus is now the star divine, Brighter and brighter he will shine, Oh beautiful star of Bethlehem, shine on.’ ~R. Fisher Boyce