North Salem Raises Money For Charity



Cubby the Tiger receives a hero’s welcome at the North Salem elementary school last week when introducing the Tigers CARE-We Share ticket drive. ERIC GROSS Students at the Pequenakonck Elementary School in North Salem have an added incentive t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Thaddeus Kosciuszko, ‘Hero of Two Worlds’

Remembering the Polish freedom fighter who engineered West Point

“The tomb of Kosciuszko” at West Point, by Currier & Ives. Today a statue of the Pole adorns the monument, overlooking the Hudson River. Kosciuszko’s real tomb is at the Wawel Cathedral in Krakow. On October 15, 1817, in the Swiss … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rumcajs Deli Brings the Many Tastes of Poland to Putnam



(Left) Leszek Mroz poses proudly in his Mahopac deli. A POLISH PRIMER: RUMCAJS: pronounced ROOMKAAS Good morning: Dzien dobry [dzhehn dobri] Good night: Drobranoc [docrahnots] Please: Prosze [prosheh] Thank you: Dziekuje [dzhehnkooyeh] … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel’s Young and Old Alike Learn Not to Burn



Clockwise from Left: Members of the Putnam Fire Investigation Team are on hand to answer questions about suspicious fires; Inside the Safety House, Carl Greenwood of Carmel teaches his twins about fire safety. The three-year-olds are Kevin and Kyle; … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster FD Open House Interrupted by the Real Thing



Clockwise from Top: Junior firefighter Greg Ermann, 15, gives seven-year-old Sammy Lopez, a second grader at the Garden Street School in Brewster, an honorary firefighter’s hat as his mom, Adela Lopez, looks on; Sparky meets Brewster Assistant … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Visiting Brewster’s Dear Departed at Drewsclift



  Most people usually would not consider a visit to a cemetery as an adventure to look forward to, but the local Drewsclift Cemetery in Brewster combines a nice stroll down a dirt road with a little local history. I first found out about Drew… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Budget Squeaker

Five legislators vote for 4.1% tax hike

By the narrowest of margins, Putnam County finally has a budget for 2010. On Tuesday night the Legislature resumed its meeting from last week and after 90 minutes of discussion and debate approved the fiscal spending package by a vote of 5-4. L… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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FIRE PREVENTION WEEK: Brewster firefighters hosted their annual Fire Prevention Week last Sunday. Children and parents learned from the pros how to prevent fires. The afternoon culminated with a “live burn” (above) as a wooden shack const… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Smalley’s Inn: A Spirited Place



Smalley’s restaurant serves up ghosts and goblins along with lunch and dinner in the hamlet of Carmel. Smalley’s Inn on Gleneida Avenue is steeped with the rollicking history of Carmel, more so than any other structure in the hamlet. Bes… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

McConville and Smith Go At It



The Concerned Residents of Carmel and Mahopac hosted a hard-hitting debate between the two remaining candidates for sheriff, incumbent Don Smith and former chief of the MTA police Kevin McConville. Jim Borkowski who narrowly lost the Republican n… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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