Chamber of Commerce Plays Santa



In what has become an eagerlyanticipated holiday tradition, the members of the Greater Mahopac- Carmel Chamber of Commerce recently donated over 175 teddy bears and other stuffed animals, to Putnam Hospital Center to distribute to its pediatric inpat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Christmas Lights Aid The Needy



Mike and Erica Sweeney stand in front of their home in Lake Carmel. Mike Sweeney has loved Christmas lights ever since he was a small child. The married father of two has decorated his home along Scottsdale Road in Lake Carmel like no other in Put… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

A Holiday Message to the Legislature: Do The Right Thing

Perspectives

The holidays are rapidly approaching and many of us are really busy. Whether one is preparing for a celebration, shopping, traveling or reminiscing about past times or loved ones no longer with us, we are generally occupied this time of year. The 20… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bringing You to the New Year, A Week of Holiday Pastimes



The opossum comes out to meet the kids during a “Meet the Animals” session. The week between Christmas and New Years is the time to relax. It’s also time to keep the fun going. Everyone is still riding on the high of presents, so a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

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



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Sifting Through the Sands of Time



  HOLIDAYS FOR SCHOOL Beautiful Custom of Children in Decorating Their Rooms The public school closed on Wednesday afternoon for a vacation of two weeks. It is the custom at the Brewster school to make some preparation for the holiday closin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Vera DiBella Celebrates 100th Birthday



This photo was taken at the 100-year-old birthday celebration of Vera Dibella at Brewster Medical Group in the town of Southeast. Mrs. DiBella turned 100 in November. Her physician, Dr. Jeffrey Michaelis, wrote the Courier: “It has been my … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Music at the Mall, Courtesy of Brewster School Children



Third graders from the JFK Elementary School perform at the Danbury Fair Mall. Holiday shoppers stopped to reflect on the season Monday when browsing through the Danbury Fair Mall, thanks to 60 third graders from the John F. Kennedy Elementary School… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Two-Lane Bowling Alley Resurrected at Lakeview



Fifth graders Sabrina Fiumara and Nick Goodrow set pins the old fashioned way on the Lakeview School bowling alley. Nestled in the basement of the Lakeview Elementary School in Mahopac is a most unusual site. A two-lane bowling alley constructed in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ring in 2011 by Donating a Pint of Blood



The Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services, in conjunction with the Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, Fire Department of New York and the Carmel Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring a holiday blood drive on December 30. Organizers D… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.