BOCES Appoints Assistant Superintendent



John McCarthy has big shoes to fill. The career Hudson Valley educator, who currently serves as assistant superintendent of the Rockland BOCES in West Nyack, was named last week as assistant superintendent of the Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Kids’ Port Comes to Putnam



ERIc GROSS State Senator Vincent Leibell studies the new technology as Ann Wright (left) and Maddie O’Connor log onto Kids’ Port at the Kent Library. Kids’ Port has arrived in Putnam County. The new library website for children, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

JFK’s Autumn Harvest



ERIc GROSS Students at the JFK Elementary School beam with pride when picking a 20 pound squash last week. The girls include Isabella Wilkinson, Rachel Thompson, Skyler Connolly, Meagan Bea,l and Haile Ratajack. Students at the John F. Kennedy Eleme… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Students Create ‘Pop Art’



ERIc GROSS Teacher Danielle Scalera teaches her students about framing in an art class last week at the C.V. Starr School in Brewster. The second year teacher seems to enjoy the subject matter as much as the children do. ERIc GROSS Ricardo Perez… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hazel M. Linkenhoker



Linkenhoker, Hazel M., age 78, of Brewster, NY, died Tuesday, September 29, 2009 in Yorktown Heights, NY. Mrs. Linkenhoker was born December 12, 1930 in Mahopac, NY to Lewis M. and Phebe (Casey) Sprague. She attended schools in Mahopac. Mrs. Linkenhoker married James R. Linkenhoker on November 11, 1950, in Ludingtonville, NY. Mr. Linkenhoker died January 23, 2002. While always […]

George F. Coursen



George F. Coursen of Brewster, NY, died Friday October 2, 2009, at the age of 86. Mr. Coursen was born February 28, 1923 in Herkimer, NY, to the late Fredrick and Margaret (Pearce) Coursen. On October 7, 1950, he married Lillian Klein at St. Lawrence O’Toole in Brewster. Mr. Coursen owned an operated Miggins Body Works in Brewster for 45 […]

Carmel Needs a Clean Slate



Dear Editor: The Carmel Town Supervisor and Councilmen used town-owned cell phones for their personal use, in violation of the town ethics code. Then they tried to cover up their unethical actions. They blacked out numerous phone numbers from th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Keep Connelly in Office



  Dear Editor: On June 17th of this year, Governor Patterson appointed Justice Fran Connelly to fill the vacated position of Supreme Court Justice. Now I urge you and your readers to cast your vote for Justice Connelly so that she can contin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

THE LUCK OF tHE AMERICaN-Ita LIaNS



The New York Ancients Fife and Drum Corps came all the way from the Bronx. Sunday’s great Columbus Day Parade attracted more than 5,000 marchers and participants along Route 6. Carmel gastroenterologist Dr. Louis Aurisicchio, this year’… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Plant One on Me



(L-to-R): Dianne Olsen, CCE Horticulturist; Neal Sullivan, Sullivan Insurance; Bob Ravallo, Town of Carmel Deputy Supervisor. Last week, Cornell Cooperative Ser- vice Putnam County teamed up with the Putnam County Soil & Water Conservation District a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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