Sifting Through the Sands of Time



  Numerous magnificent hickories have been killed by the pernicious hickory bark borer in the vicinity of New York city. It has destroyed thousands of trees in the central part of the State, while recent investigations show that it is at work in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Patterson Man Charged with Insurance Fraud



A Patterson man faces charges of grand larceny for allegedly stealing $70,000 worth of disability insurance benefits from the Matrix Absence Management Company, an insurance administrator for the Apple Corporation. State Police announced the arrest … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patterson Votes Yes for Library Budget



Dear Editor: Bravo, Patterson voters! Nobody wants their taxes raised, but you were able to separate the needs from the wants. Your library, and more importantly you, will benefit from the yes vote received on Election Day. The success of this year… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Northeast Radiology to Open Cancer Treatment Center



Dr. Scott Nadel explains the technology behind the Varian linear accelerator system that will be added to Northeast Radiology’s services within the next 18 months. Within the next 18 months, patients at Northeast Radiology in Southeast in need … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Be Brave: 900 Inoculated at Free Flu Vaccine Clinic



Sean Paris, 9, of Brewster winces a bit when receiving his vaccination last week at Brewster High. Putnam Health Department officials were overjoyed last week that 900 men, women and children took the time to receive a free flu inoculation. The count… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hundreds Use Medication Take Back Day



Sheriff’s Department Investigator James Bambino joins pharmacist Dr. Don Seifert of Brewster and Mary Rice of the Putnam Health Department at the hospital on November 5. Hundreds of men and women carrying a variety of medications stopped at Put… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Giving Back to the County’s Caregivers



Diane Judson provides a massage to caregiver Marie Young last week during the special Caring for Our Caregivers spa in Brewster. Care giving for a family member with a long-term chronic or disabling condition is the “most stressful job on earth… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Connecticut Man, Hit by Car, Dies from Injuries



A Connecticut man died at Danbury Hospital Tuesday from injuries received when struck by a car in Southeast. Putnam County Sheriff’s department personnel remain puzzled why Justin Daigle, 23, of East Haven, was walking in the middle of Route 6… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

MARION C. BARRY



Marion C. Barry passed away on Oct. 20, 2011, at the age of 87. She was pre-deceased by her daughter Barbara Mc Lees. She leaves behind three children, Robert Barry, Joseph Schultz (Catherine) and Vincent Schultz (Amy), as well as two nieces, three nephews, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was retired from the Carmel High School for 21years. Visitation […]

JOHN F. WERNER



John F. Werner of Brewster, NY, died Monday November 7, 2011 in Danbury, CT at the age of 88. Mr. Werner was born October 21, 1923 in Hicksville, NY, son of the late John and Jean (Mollitor) Werner. He graduated from St. John’s Prep School in Brooklyn then served with the Air Force from Feb. 1943 to Feb. of 1946. […]