Silver Starlites Sweep Individual Events Competition



(L-R) Ashley Sheil, Leah Santalis, Calise Henry, Cassandra Conrad, Annamarie Leske, Sophie Rohling, Lisa Conrad and Gabrielle Santalis The Silver Starlites started off the 2011-2012 competition season with a bang! Not only did teams do well, but the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Disaster Averted After Gas Line Ruptures Downtown



A disaster was averted in downtown Brewster last Friday when a contractor installing a traffic light along the village’s Main Street accidentally ruptured a natural gas line. The incident at the intersection of Main and Progress Streets forced… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

It’s Official: Putnam Valley Council Race In A Second Tie

Recount adds 1 to each tally

After seven tedious hours of manually counting nearly 2,500 votes in a hotly contested council race in Putnam Valley that ended on Election night in a tie, the result last Thursday was the same—a tie. State Supreme Court Justice Francis Nicola… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Power of Community Allows Church Steeple to Rise Again



The church steeple is hoisted to its final resting place at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park. Philanthropist George Whipple beamed with pride. A dozen members of the rank and file of labor unions from throughout the region toiled last Saturday morni… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Work on Your Business, Even While Working in Your Business

From The Chamber

Daniel Stockfield “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Thoughts are things! And powerful things at that, when mixed with definiteness of purpose, and burning desire, can be translated into riches” —Nap… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bagel and Schmear in Brewster

New business opens

The ribbon is cut and Putnam’s newest business officially opens. Dr. Nasser Ageel remembers his college days in Manhattan—visiting a bagel shop every morning near the NYU campus. “The aroma was intoxicating. The flavor of a freshly … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Spectacular Cranberry Mountain Wildlife Management Area Expands



NYS DEC Commissioner Joe Martens addresses a news conference Tuesday in Patterson while Supervisor Michael Griffin (left) and Lawrence Blumberg, the former owner of the property, both listen to the commissioner’s remarks. A prominent New York C… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Citizens’ Right to Know Not as Important as Free Papers to Legislators




Putnam lawmakers on Tuesday night urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo and members of the State Legislature to amend the Empire State’s General Construction Law to allow newspapers that do not charge for the publication but have an established circulation … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rave Reviews for Holiday on the Lake



Happy faces were everywhere in Carmel last Saturday at the annual Holiday on the Lake. Downtown Carmel has never seen anything like it. Crowds estimated by police at more than 4,000 jammed into the county seat Saturday evening for the Hamlet of Carme… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Maguire Seeks No Jail

Says he was blinded by faith in Leibell

Raymond Maguire Jr. Raymond Maguire Jr. is to face U.S. District Court Judge Cathy Seibel on Dec. 16 for sentencing and asks that he serve probation and community service – not jail time – for seeking to obstruct the federal probe in form… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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