Never Too Early to Learn about School Bus Safety



Last Friday, three-, four-, and fiveyear olds received an important lesson that some day may save their lives and prevent serious injury. Jack Coxen, Director of Transportation in the Brewster School District and two of the school’s veteran driver… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

CV Starr School Garden Takes Shape



Left: Led by Crystal Colon, 10 (left) boys and girls dig in a mulch pile. Photo by Eric Gross. The unseasonably wet spring that has the Northeast in its grasp has been beneficial to children at the C.V. Starr Intermediate School in Brewster, where a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

A Day To Honor Our Fathers



Father’s Day is a rare occasion when we, as a nation, praise the notion of being a father. Too often, fatherhood is demeaned, and in popular culture, fathers are portrayed as weak and lazy and as driven only by their appetites. Against this tide of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time from the Courier Archives



100 Years Ago 2 June 18, 1909 New Woman a Freak Says Bishop Doane One Who Strives For Man’s Work “a Horrible Misshapen Monster,” He Declares—Sees Suffragists’ Doom—Their “Quiet Appeal Will Be Drowned by Howling-Dervish Suffragettes”&#… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Five Mahopac High Alumni Ready to Serve the Nation



Christopher Varona John Four years ago, on April, 14, 2005. the Putnam Courier published a wonderfully positive story of Mahopac High School classmates who were admitted, after meeting rigorous standards, to our Country’s premier, military service a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster’s Ice Pond Preserve: An Ideal Place for a Summer Stroll



Steven Mattson has been a resident of Brewster for 10 years. He is currently writing a family-oriented book about the sights and adventures in and around Putnam County. He can be reached at dutchess92@comcast.net. A nature walk that teaches you some… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Illegal Means Illegal



To the Editor: Where can an American citizen, taxpayer and resident of Putnam County seek assistance preserving their freedom and rights? I have heard many stories involving village police and town Justices’ frustration with “undocumented resident… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Maximum Penalty



To the Editor: Last Tuesday I learned of the horrible accident that took the life of a young mother and her 8 year old daughter outside the dancing school in Brewster. That evening I attended a Mets game in Queens and on my way home I passed the s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Theater To the West



To the Editor: In the story of the Vaclav Havel play being presented by Arts on the Lake in last week’s paper [Czech Presidents Play], it was said that because the actors were being employed under a contract with Actors Equity Association this was… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Indians Keep Program Moving in Right Direction Despite Final Record

Pfaffenbach, Ryan, Karner named All-Section; Molfetta, Maloney, Doyle earn ASHM honors

The Indians celebrate a goal in sectional semifinal against Lakeland/Panas. MAHOPAC – The final record of 8-10 may not indicate a successful season, but the Mahopac High girls lacrosse team accomplished some good things this spring – like beating L… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.