Kay O’Brien Remembered as a Devoted Mother and Grandmother



Cathleen “Kay” O’Brien is being remembered this week as a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. O’Brien passed away on March 4 at the age of 84. Kay was born to Elizabeth and Patrick Buckley in the Bronx and worked for many years before relocating to Carmel. After retiring from the Grand Union in Carmel and Prudential World Homes in […]

Bunny Adams



We regret to announce the recent passing of our dear friend and colleague, Bunny Adams, an Associate Broker with Houlihan Lawrence’s Cold Spring office. Bunny began her real estate career in 1985. She served on the Putnam County Association of Realtors and later became Vice President of the Board. She was one of the first three Putnam County brokers to […]

Florence Critelli



Florence Critelli of Brewster, NY died Thursday March 4, 2010, at the age of 94. Mrs. Critelli was born November 3, 1915 in Lawrence, MA, daughter of the late Joseph and Christine (Pesce) Renda. On February 7, 1937, she married Joseph P. Critelli in Ozone Park, NY. After living in Venice, FL for 26 years they returned and settled in […]

Ursula M. Cuggy



Ursula M. Cuggy, age 82, a resident of Brewster since 1958, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010, in Brewster. Ursula was born in the Bronx on April 24, 1927, to Elmer and Anna (Lyden) Gertenbach. She was graduated from Evander Childs High School in the Bronx. Ursula married George R. Cuggy on October 22, 1949, at St. Mary’s Church in the […]

Why I’m Running for Public Office



Dear Editor: As a father raising a family of four children with my wife, Nicole, in Mohegan Lake, I share your concerns about the State government overreaching into our lives by over-taxing due to over-spending. I want to do something about it. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Where is the Octagon House?



Dear Editor: I was wondering if you could shed any light on an octagon house that stood in Putnam County. I’m not sure of the town. I found a photo of it on Flickr: www.flickr.com/photos/cemeteryrodeo/ 426056334/ I am working… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

An Unsung Hero Heads West



Gene Glaser, a Putnam SCORE volunteer, is relocating to Texas. Putnam County’s loss is Dallas, Texas’s gain. Gene Glaser of Mahopac, a 93-yearold career businessman, who for the past seven years dedicated his life to assisting future e… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Chester Brings Joy Wherever He Goes



Chester and Joe Frenze are greeted by a patient at Putnam Hospital Center last week during a visit. Chester has the knack to bring joy wherever he goes! The two-year old Shih-tsu pet therapy dog owned by Joseph Frenze of East Fishkill visits Putna… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CAREERS Recognized Nationally



ERIC GROSS Kathy Shallo (seated) checks out a new computer with her boss Tina Cornish-Lauria at the CAREERS office in Carmel last week. CAREERS for People with Disabilities— a-non-for-profit organization that has provided job placement and sup… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Visiting Nurses Set to Serve Putnam



Putnamites in need of home health care services will be served later this year by professionals from the Visiting Nurse Services (VNS) in Westchester— a 108-year-old not-for-profit organization. By a vote of 8 to 1, the Putnam Legislature … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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