Garden Street Memories Sought



The end of an era takes place in June when the Garden Street Elementary School in Brewster closes its doors. Garden Street School dates back to the turn of the 20th century and was the first high school in Brewster. Faculty and staff have asked the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Capacity Crowd at Southeast



It was standing room only for Southeast’s New Year’s Day swearing ceremony at Town Hall. Supervisor Tony Hay looked around at the more than 225 in attendance and said: “I don’t like large crowds but there are many happy faces… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Domestic Violence Leads to Felony Burglary Charges



A 19-year-old Danbury man is facing 1st degree burglary charges as well as assault stemming from his alleged involvement in a domestic dispute in Brewster. The Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest last Wednesday of Anibal Adolfo Madrid in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Woman Charged With DWI After Crash



A Brewster woman will have a lot of explaining to do in Southeast Town Court following a personal injury crash involving drunken driving. State Police arrested Nancy Hack, 63, last week on felony charges of DWI after her vehicle being operated north… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sun Spots and Ice Ages



Dear Editor: A scientist has recently suggested (publicly, which is unusual) that sun spots are the (or an) important cause of global warming. Having studied global temperature from a research engineer’s point of view and having read inception… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hayworth Flunks 1st Year Report Card



Dear Editor: At year-end, our Congresswoman, Nan Hayworth, was asking folks to contribute to her re-election campaign. In her plea for funds, she claims she has brought a “voice of reason” to Washington. Looking at her actual record in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Own Criminals Fill Jail; Revenue Falls



An increase in the number of prisoners incarcerated at the Putnam Correctional Facility for local offenses cost county coffers more than $400,000 last year. At the year-end meeting of the Putnam Legislature last week, the lawmakers received the jail… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ball Hails Cuomo on Leadership



Greg Ball In the continuing instances of counterintuitive stands from Republican state Sen. Greg Ball, he applauded Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday for his “continued leadership.” Ball commented after Cuomo’s State of the State addre… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time



NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY AT GIPSY TRAIL CLUB ATTENDED BY 209 MEMBERS President Harvey W. Corbett Was King. Old Man 1928 Appeared Among Revelers at Supper. Harvey Wiley Corbett, president of the Gipsy Trail Club, Inc., and one of New York’s … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rollover Sends Man to Hospital



Alberto Dicembrino of Carmel awaits extrication from his overturned Jeep on Route 6 in Carmel last Saturday after an unknown vehicle cut it off, forcing the driver to lose control. Twenty-eleven ended on an inauspicious note for a Carmel man, when po… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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