Marijuana Plantation Seized



A marijuana plantation containing 350 mature plants with a street value in excess of $200,000 has been destroyed following a joint effort by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and the Westchester County Department of Public Safety. The … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Foreclosures Reach All Time Highs



County officials are calling it a sign of the times: Putnam’s foreclosure actions and judgments have reached all time highs. During a meeting of the Legislature’s Economic Development Committee last week, Legislator Dan Birmingham of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Storehouse of Ballpark Stories

Village Baseball Cards is much more than a place to buy signed Yankees memorabilia

Mike Dwyer, proprietor of Village Baseball Cards on Gleneida Avenue in Carmel. Dwyer’s shop contains nearly 40 items signed by Mickey Mantle, including the baseball bat pictured behind him. Mike Dwyer, former 5th and 6th grade teacher in Carme… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cold Spring Café Offers Country Hospitality



Peter Inserillo has owned and operated the Cold Spring Bakery and Café for close to eight years, but the familyowned and-operated business was decades in the making. Peter graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and then spent time worki… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Back to School Experience



Elise Matich For some of us, it means tearfully dropping our young ones off for the very first time, whether i t be to kindergar ten or nurser y school. For others it means helping a hesitant child through the rough patches as he or she enters a new… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Governor Should Eliminate DMV Fee



I, as your Putnam County Clerk, am calling on Governor David Paterson and the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles officials to eliminate a number of DMV fee increases passed as part of the 2009-2010 budget, including the controversial new “plate… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster High Alumnus Promotes Patriotism



  Kevin McPartland, 18, a graduate of Brewster High school, was honored at the Annual Chief Nimham Pow Wow by Gil Tarbox as the President of the Children of the American Revolution, along with Ms. Patricia Avigne, Senior NY State President, and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Daniel Nimham, American Patriot

Life Sketches in Putnam History

  The story of Daniel Nimham, the namesake of last week’s Pow Wow, is full of ironies. Here was a Native American who was baptized as a Christian. He fought for the British crown against the French only to see English land barons rob him … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time



140 Years Ago August 2 21, 1869 Beware of Circular Saws while in Motion On Monday last Mr. Merritt Miller, of Katonah, had one of his thumbs very badly cut, at the Plaining Mill and Machine Shop of Chadeayne and Lyon, by bringing it in contact… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Logan Francois Rowland Newman



Baby Girl Logan Francois Rowland Newman was born August 15, 2009, weighing 9 lbs., to parents Jennifer and Francois Newman of Carmel, to maternal grandparents Patricia Travis of Garrison and Rowland Travis of Southbury, CT, and to paternal grandmot… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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