‘Pi Day’ Celebrated in Brewster



(Top) Sean Kelly and Connor Dignan use a tape measure to gauge the size of a pie plate. (Middle) Gesselle Jarin and Sarah Outhouse measure their pies during the math lesson. (Bottom) Kathleen Schlobohm wears her pi shirt as she assists students Gabe … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Rite of Spring Returns to C.V. Starr School in Brewster



The fresh sap is collected by students Matt Rutledge and Leif Soderquist. The sap is running in Southeast! Children at the C.V. Starr Intermediate School in Brewster discovered nature’s wonder last week when visiting property adjacent to the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Helen Barrett



Helen Barrett, age 89, a longtime resident of Patterson, died Sunday, March 21, 2010, at her son’s home in Patterson. Helen was born in Patterson on May 26, 1920, to George and Hazel (Wood) Heady. She was a 1936 graduate of Brewster High School. Helen married Earl Barrett on June 27, 1937, in Patterson.Mr. Barrett died in 1975. Helen worked […]

Evelyn L. Durkin



Evelyn L. Durkin of Danbury, a loving mother who always put her children first, died March 18, 2010, in Danbury with her family at her side. She was 73. Mrs. Durkin was born October 30, 1936, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, daughter of the late Ralph and Lois (Boyd) Latham. She graduated from Pomona (CA) High School in in 1955. Mrs. […]

Participate in the Census



Dear Editor: Across the country, and here in Putnam County, individuals and families are beginning to receive their Census questionnaires. Why is 2010 Census participation so important for our community? Here’s what’s at stake: T… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Oh, What an Excellent Performance



Dear Editor: This past weekend, Brewster High School put on Rodger and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma. Oklahoma, based on a 1931 Lynn Riggs play “Green Grow the Lilacs,” unfolds in the early 1900s on Indian Territory that eventual… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Exploring the Cemeteries of Carmel



The Gilead Burying Ground on Mechanic Street in Carmel. Today, amongst the hillsides, valleys, fields and watershed properties, are twenty-one cemeteries located within the Town of Carmel. Some are obvious, some obscure, some are difficult to get to… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Health Department Gives High Marks to Putnam Eateries



Putnam County’s 327 restaurants, delis, education centers, bakeries, supermarkets, schools, and even the county jail operate under the direction of the Putnam Health Department, with amazing results. Inspectors make unannounced visits sever… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Forum to Hear from Disabled



Concerns over affordable housing, community-based health care, accessible transportation, and vocational opportunities will be on the minds of the disabled and their families on Saturday, March 27, when the county hosts its annual Legislative Forum… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Going Green



Logan and his mom, Kelly MacDougall are asking the public to support the green streak campaign. Logan MacDougall is hoping that a cure can be found for his rare disease. The soon-to-be-nine-year-old Mahopac boy will be celebrating his birthday nex… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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