ALEX J. AMATO



Alex J. Amato of Fishkill passed away suddenly on December 29, 2011 as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was 32. Born on October 15, 1979, in Peekskill to Karin Hale Amato and the late Ernest Amato, Alex graduated from Haldane High School in 1997. He enjoyed cycling, hiking, cooking and photography. He is survived by […]

BARBARA F. WHITE



Barbara F. White of Brewster died suddenly on December 29, 2011, in Carmel at the age of 88. She was born February 19, 1923, in Groton, Mass., daughter of the late Ivan George and Carrie (Davis) Eagleson. She graduated from Groton High School in 1941, and then worked as a telephone operator until she joined the United States Marine Corps, […]

Tom Higgins Retires After 42 Years In Education



The Higgins family beams with pride at the retirement party including Tom, his wife, Linda, daughter Kate, daughter-in-law Erika and son Peter. Two of Higgins’s grandkids were not present. “Tom Higgins is like having gold in your pocket!&… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Grants from Community Foundations Provide Help



Three non-profits serving residents of Putnam County have been awarded grants from the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley—an organization that channels support to residents of Putnam, Dutchess and Ulster counties through grants and sch… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Approves Trash Money for Cold Spring

Conklin Snipes at Decision, Blasting Successful Businesses

County funds totaling $7,500 are headed to Cold Spring that will offset the cost to local residents of paying for trash removal tied to tourism traffic. By a vote of 7 to 2, with Legislators Mary Conklin of Patterson and Tony Hay of Southeast castin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Successful Florida Trip, Tournament Win, Bring Carmel Girls Together

Lady Rams win bracket title at KSA Classic

Carmel’s Nikki Oliver had the game-winning shot at the buzzer in a win over Athens (Ohio) at the KSA tournament in Florida last week. Oliver also had a school record 10 blocked shots in a win over Knott County. CARMEL—It’s been 11 y… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bears Roll Past Kennedy Catholic in Slam Dunk Consolation Round

Fall to strong Pearl River team in opener

Brewster’s Tara D’Ottavio rips down a rebound in recent action. D’Ottavio had eight points for the Bears in a win over Kennedy Catholic at the Slam Dunk Tournament last week. BREWSTER—The Brewster High girls’ basketball … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Rams Face Tough Challenges at Risher Classic

Carmel drops first two games, wins third

  CARMEL—The Carmel High boys basketball team was looking for a challenge when the Rams packed up and headed south last week. And they found one. Playing in the Modie Risher Classic at Burke High School in Charleston, South Carolina, the R… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bears Fall to Mamaroneck in Slam Dunk Challenge



Brian McNeill of Brewster had 10 points and six rebounds in the Bears’ 52-43 loss to Mamaroneck in the Slam Dunk Challenge last week at the Westchester County Center. Brewster (3-3) also got 15 points from Ryan Mahoney and eight points and thre… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bears Stay Hot, Pass Lakeland/Panas, 7-3



Brewster’s Joe Wegwerth had a hat-trick and added two assists in a 7-3 win for the Bears last Friday at the Brewster Ice Arena. BREWSTER—Sophomore forward Joe Wegwerth had a hat-trick and added a pair of assists last Friday, as the Brewst… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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