76 Students Earn AP Scholar Awards



Students at Brewster High School are beaming this week after receiving word that 76 young men and women have earned AP Scholar Awards for their outstanding achievement on AP exams. The College Boards Advanced Placement Program provides students with… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Busiest Year Yet for Brewster Police



The three-year-old Brewster Police Department has experienced its busiest year to date. Police Chief John DelGardo released his department’s annual report for 2011 last week indicating 96 arrests for the year, an increase from the 75 arrests m… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Couple Charged In Odd Scheme at Home Depot



A Mahopac woman and a man from Somers are facing numerous charges following their arrests at the Home Depot in Southeast. State Police reported the apprehensions of Catherine Lourenso, 33, and Timothy Smithson, 28 in connection with the incident tha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Village Film Festival Seeks Short Films



The VOB Film Festival announces a call for entries to its first outdoor film festival, to be presented at the Walter Brewster House on September 1, 2012. Short-length films (less than 15 minutes) from all categories will be chosen according to their… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Time to Focus on Tilly Foster Photo Contest



Tilly Foster Farm has announced its 2012 Photo Contest. The rules are simple: Participants must be 5 to 18 years old; picture must be taken between September 2011 and July 31 2012; all photos must be taken at Tilly Foster Farm Museum; all entries a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Washington Dispatches



A big fight broke out last week in Washington – and this time, the lines were not strictly drawn with the Democrats on one side and Republicans on the other. Instead, it was a complicated debate over property rights and the Internet—and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Moody’s Assigns Aa2 Rating To Putnam County



Moody’s Investment Service has assigned an Aa2 rating to Putnam County for $5.9 million in general obligation public improvement serial bonds. The rating is one of the highest in New York State and according to Putnam Commissioner of Finance W… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster, Mahopac Say No to Joint Services School Plan



It’s back to the drawing board for members of the Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES Board. The Brewster, Mahopac and Chappaqua Boards of Education last week rejected BOCES’ request to fund $19.5 million in repairs for the BOCES campus in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time



  A PLEASANT SEWING MEETING was held at the home of Mrs. W. 0. Taylor last Tuesday afternoon and about fifteen aprons of various kinds and colors were completed for the spring fair of the Presbyterian Ladies’ Aid society. This week, Tuesda… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Fire Dept. Installs New Leadership For 2012



Above: Firematic captains and lieutenants are sworn into office for 2012. Below: Carmel assistant chiefs Vincent Ruggerio (left) and Dave DiRienzo take their oaths of office Saturday evening. The Carmel Fire Department installed officers for 2012 as … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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