Sifting Through the Sands of Time

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100 Years Ago 2 June 3, 1910 A New Increase in Railroad Fares to Take Effect June 28, 1910 The monthly commutation tickets on the Putnam Div. between Brewster & New York, have been increased from $12.45 to $14.85. From Carmel to 155th St. they… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

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Mixing Exercise and the Outdoors at Reis Park Fitness Trail

  What could be better than combining the great outdoors with some vigorous exercise? Exercising on a treadmill can seem so pointless—all that effort, and you don’t actually get anywhere or see anything new. A visit to the gym can… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Let’s Play a Game . .

Where in the County is The Courier?

If you can identify this location in Putnam County and be the first caller to 845.225.3633 on Monday, June 7, at 10am (according to the clock at the COURIER office), you will win a special surprise! Michael Rotindo of Kent correctly identified la… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel High Class of 1960 Celebrates 50 Years



The Carmel High School Class of 1960 is holding its 50th Year Reunion at the Putnam Fitness & Racquet Club on Saturday, June 26, from 7:30 to 11:30pm. Anyone interested in attending should contact Nick Dagnone at 845-225-0888. This Reunion is ope… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Out and About on Memorial Day



Arthur McCune of Mahopac with two of his fellow WWll Veterans being honored on Memorial Day. Arthur McCune of Mahopac, a WWll Veteran who served in the European Theatre from 1942 to 1945.Joe Toleno and Robert Bensburg proudly holding the Ame… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Pays Tribute to the USS New York



Pipes & drums at the USS New York fundraiser ERIC GROSS Organizers of the Putnam County/ USS New York Memorial project were pleased when more than 200 people attended a community barbecue fundraiser last Thursday evening in Patterson. Through the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Booked for the Summer



  There are beach blanket reads, and then there are I-forgot-to-leave-the-beach-blanket reads—those books that are so good, you forgo the swimming altogether. With several new novels by acclaimed, local authors you can pack your book list… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Waterfront Event to Benefit Arts on the Lake



Neil Hickey and Jim Dale planning for the event on the Sedgewood Boathouse deck. MARY SCHREIBER For performer Jim Dale there are many reasons he would be interested in a benefit to support the arts. In fact there are exactly two Grammys, a Tony, 10 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Beautiful Weather Attracts Large Crowds to Memorial Day Observances



Brewster Elks are a proud lot. Memorial Day observances across Putnam County bridged the generation gap. From veterans of the “greatest generation” to children too young to understand the sacrifices made by those who served the United Sta… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Exogenous Shocks, Events, and Unknowns



Economists call them exogenous shocks. One-time British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan called them “Events, dear boy, events.” Former US secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld called them “unknown unknowns.” Investors care le… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.