Retiring to the Water and the Woods



  After 33 years of writing The Putnam Sportsman column, I made a decision to retire. I would like to take this opportunity to say thanks to all the readers who have followed my column through the years, many from the very beginning. It was some… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Let’s Play a Game. . . Where in the County is The Courier?



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On the Set of ‘Black Swan’



Natalie Portman in Black Swan. The buzz that has been swirling around the new movie Black Swan began well before the trailer was released. It was going to be dark and disturbed. Director Darren Aronofsky (who also directed The Wrestler) is kno… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Provident Bank Finances DeCicco’s, Attends Grand Opening



Executives from Provident Bank joined with the DeCicco family to celebrate the grand opening of the newest DeCicco Family Market location at 50 Independent Way in Brewster. The new 37,500 square foot facility is the family-owned company’s seven… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Business Leaders Show Vision in Spreading Holiday Cheer

From The Chamber

  Each year there are holiday celebrations throughout the county. Excitement abounds as Santa rides in on fire engines, seasonal music echoes from parade floats and village bandstands, and holiday decorations come to life along main streets and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Merchant Helps Humane Society



The Putnam Humane Society reports that Mahopac Motorcycles is helping the society to buy a pre-owned, certified ATV, equipped with a snowplow, at a very reasonable price. The snowplow will allow volunteers to quickly clear the shelter area of snow … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Leadership Dilemma

How much power does Vincent Leibell still have?

With former county executive elect Vincent Leibell going from the New York State Senate to the federal justice system on a corruption conviction, Putnam residents are left wondering who their next county executive will be. After the incoming legisla… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Nonprofits Undergo Scrutiny



Some residents of 137 Main Street in downtown Brewster are concerned over the future of their residency, owned by the Putnam Community Foundation. Though the Foundation’s lawyer says that the organization is not under any sort of investigation… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A New Class of Leaders



The Class of 2010 says “cheese” for their parents following the ceremony, with a painting of Gen. Israel Putnam in the background. Putnam County Youth Court has 37 new members this week. The teens from across the county participated in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Jail Time for Drunk Drivers is Costly



More than 600 DWI arrests have been made this year in Putnam County. Yet despite the alarming statistics, police blotter reports made each week in this publication, and the county’s nononsense approach to drunken drivers, only a handful wil… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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