BHS Seniors Sign Letters of Intent



(Above) Ali Polhill beams while signing her letter of intent to attend Clemson University on a scholarship next fall while her mom and dad, Laura and Brad, and Brewster Schools’ Director of Athletics Lance Pliego, look on. BREWSTER—Two of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Caroline G. Bergensten



Caroline G. Bergensten died on November 19, 2009, with her family by her side. She was 86. Caroline was born on September 30, 1923, to the late Martin and Gladys (Weeks) Schneider. Later she married Lars Bergensten, who passed on early in life in 1969. She was employed by Hipotronics in Brewster for many years and she was an Honorary […]

Cuts to Anti-Tobacco Program Short-Sighted



Dear Editor: As the New York State Legislature works this week to debate more budget cuts to services across the state, it is important to note that one program has already been hit disproportionately— the New York State Tobacco Control Pr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Salon Supports Cancer Research



Tanya Chiesa gets her pink streak courtesy of Sheri Hogan while staff members Lindsay Diasparra (left), Laura Biondi and Tiffany Buitrago (right) offer their support at the Cosmopolitan Salon in Southeast last week. Laura Biondi’s two sisters … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Seniors Enjoy Early Thanksgiving Dinner



Isabella Wilkinson, 8, enjoys meeting with June Offerman, President of the Southeast Senior Citizens, along with Rose Jacco and Marcy Sottile, during lunch at the JFK Elementary School last week. Thanksgiving came a week early again this year in bot… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Rotarians Feed the Hungry



Carmel Rotarians (l-r) Anthony Maccarini, Al Lotrecchiano, Denise Brown, Lisa Gold, Charles Stein, and Don Grenier whipped up a delicious hot meal for the CAP Soup Kitchen last week. Rotary International’s motto of “service above self&rd… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Volunteer Ambulance Corps Celebrates 40th Anniversary



Four members of the Carmel VAC discuss the corps’s new building plans last week including (l-r) John Koster, Richard Litsky, Pat Greenwood, and Bob Boeri. Times were very different in the hamlet of Carmel in 1969. The sleepy county seat had … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Police News



Mahopac Falls FD EMTs aid a Dutchess County woman injured in a three-vehicle chain reaction crash on Route 6N last Thursday afternoon. Brewster man charged with felony DWI in Kent A Brewster man is facing a period of incarceration in a state pe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

It’s a Wild Life !

(courtesy of Animal Kingdom USA)

This Canada goose was discovered limping in Carmel last week. She was brought to Brewster Animal Hospital by AKUSAWR where it was discovered that there was an abscess on her right foot. The Vets cleaned out and sutured the wound. With the help of ant… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Sharing Our Nuclear Power Planning Strategies



Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Services Adam Stiebeling (right) discusses protocols with Kazuki Suzuki (center) and Akira Fukuda last week at the Putnam Emergency Operations Center in Carmel. Japanese officials have learned from Putnam County Emer… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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