New Classrooms, Labs Open



Henry Wells Middle School Principal Andy Cameron (left) gets a science lesson from Jason Fidler in one of the new classrooms at the school last Friday. New classrooms have opened at the Henry Wells Middle School. The 50-plus year old facility in the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Corvino Raises Funds for Eagle Project



Jon Corvino on Sunday in the kitchen at the Brewster VFW Hall as part of his fund raising breakfast. Dozens of people were up early Sunday to attend breakfast at the Brewster VFW Hall—a meal that helped Brewster High School senior Jon Corvino r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New Legislator Leaves School After 40 Years



Roger Gross left the Brewster Board of Education last week with mixed emotions. While thrilled to have been appointed to the Putnam Legislature on New Year’s Day, succeeding long-time Legislator Tony Hay, who assumed the supervisor’s pos… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hand in the Till at Animal Kingdom?



A Stormville woman is not only looking for a new job but also facing state prison for allegedly stealing from her employer. The Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest last week of Samantha Cardin, 22, in connection with the incident. Chief I… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Southeast, Buffeted by Money Woes, Winterizes Toilets, Drains Pipes



Southeast’s new Supervisor Tony Hay has imposed a spending freeze after declaring a “fiscal emergency” for town government. The former Putnam legislator, who took office as Southeast’s chief elected official on Jan. 1, descri… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

31 Suspensions for Drunk Driver



Kent Police shook their heads in disbelief after arresting a Kent man on charges of DWI. Eugene Dollinger, 54, was found to have 31 active suspensions and revocations on his driver’s license, several for alcohol related offenses. Dollinger&rsq… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cunningham’s Corner



Douglas Cunningham is editor of The Putnam County Courier Monday was Martin Luther King Day, and it was marked throughout Putnam County. Is there anyone who’s not stirred by hearing a recording of one of his speeches? The striking thing to me i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

What’s in a Name: Health Director, or Commissioner?

Director position would not require a medical doctor

It appears that Putnam County’s Commissioner of Health position will be short lived. At last week’s meeting of the legislature’s Health Committee discussion focused on the commissioner’s post as compared to a public health di… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Is There a Doctor in the House? In Carmel, Yes



Congresswoman Nan Hayworth oversees beaming medical student Lissy Szalkiewicz of Putnam Valley as she administers a glaucoma test last week at Putnam Hospital Center. She’s not called Dr. Nan Hayworth for nothing. The congresswoman who represen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time



  HOUSEHOLD MATTERS. Washing Red Flannel. To wash red flannel mix a handful of flour in a quart of color water, and boil ten minutes. To this add some warm suds, and wash the flannel gently, rinsing rather than rubbing. Now rinse it in two or t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]


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