Kids Have a Blast at Carnival for a Cause



Face painting is a big hit at the carnival. Miriam Munn paints a flower on the cheek of 5-year-old Elizabeth Bateman. Children of all ages had a blast at Brewster’s annual Carnival for a Cause. Sunday’s event on the Brewster High Schoo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Out and About



Bob McMahan, Commissioner Emergency Serv., Doug Casey & Adam Stiebeling, Deputy Comm. Bureau of Emergency Services. Sally & Frank Zanella of Brewster and Jill Youngman of Carmel out on the town en route to Smalley’s Inn for a good meal… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sculptures Find a Summer Home in Garrison



“Woman in the Sun Seated” by Leonda F. Finke There is very little modesty when it comes to sculpture. No matter what size, they have an entirely different presence in the realm of fine art, they say something big. How striking on a sunny… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Ideal of Freedom, Paid for in Blood

On Memorial Day, we remember both our fallen warriors and the ideas that they championed

Identity, whether personal, cultural, or national, cannot be maintained without memory: By forgetting what came before, we lose sight of who we are. Memorial Day in America thus serves a critical purpose: By remembering those patriots who gave thei… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

“In Flanders Fields … ”



Canadian poet John McCrae wrote the famed poem “In Flanders Fields,” after his experience as a field surgeon at the Second Battle of Ypres in 1915. The poem was inspired by the funeral of a friend who died in that battle, and the referen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Remembering Sacrifices, Protecting Our Veterans



On Memorial Day we pause to remember the men and women who gave their lives in service to our country. Their noble sacrifices protect the civilian democracy we enjoy, and by carrying out the mission assigned to them, they earn our admiration and su… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Corruption in State Senate Hurts New Yorkers



As an Assemblyman in the super-minority, it was never my intent to become part of the club. I went to Albany to make a difference, not to find new golf partners. For four years I have been attacked by insiders on both sides of the aisle who view … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Memorial Day & Red Paper Poppies

‘I Remember When’

Have you forgotten that Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s armed services? There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen cities and towns … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Courier Archives

88 Years Ago 2 May 26, 1922

Rev. Empleton Makes Apology for Injuring Lake Mahopac Says Affidavit Against Slander Was Made Simply to Defend Himself. To the Editor: Nearly two years ago I sent to your paper an affidavit defending myself against slander, saying that thi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell Challenges Leibell

Assemblyman Ball, Sheriff Smith announce support for legislator’s surprise candidacy

Sen. Leibell looks forward to ‘respectful exchange of ideas’ with fellow Republican   Putnam Legislator Mary Ellen Odell, who represents constituents in District No. 5 shook the already volatile political scene Wednesday with an an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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