Bear killed in Patterson



A bear cub was struck and killed by a car on Route 22 in Patterson on Memorial Day. The Putnam 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received several calls reporting a bear lying in the middle of the road around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. State Police and Putnam County Sher… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Courier Archives

121 Years Ago May 22, 1891

DYNAMITE DISASTER Frightful Explosion of Blasting Powder on the Hudson. A Car Containing Thirty Laborers Blown to Atoms. A flat car loaded with dynamite and drawn by a construction engine was blown to atoms shortly before noon two days ago, at a p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Troubled Former Brewster Cop Remains Jailed as Case Continues

TheBrewster Standard

Former Brewster Police Officer Pat Frezza remains incarcerated at the Putnam Correctional Facility on felony charges of reckless endangerment following an appearance last week in Carmel Justice Court. The 50-year old Mahopac man was treated at Putna… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

One Small House Builds Homes in Haiti

TheBrewster Standard

Hugh Sigmon Residents of Putnam County work side-by-side with Haitians by constructing a new home in earthquake ravaged Leogane, Haiti. A tent city where the victims have been living for the past two years is also in view. Volunteers from the Brewste… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Birds of Prey Day Celebrates 20th Anniversary Sunday

TheBrewster Standard

Above, one of the many raptors on display last year is this magnificent red tail hawk. Below, A familiar face at this year’s program will again be Jim Fowler who hasn’t missed a single Birds of Prey Day in 20 years. Last year Fowler, who … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Brewster Rotary to Help Friends of Green Chimneys

TheBrewster Standard

Brewster Rotarians are asking for the public’s assistance by signing up for the Red Rooster Golf Tournament. The tourney is scheduled for June 20 at the famed Red Rooster Miniature Golf Course on Route 22 in Southeast from 3-5 p.m. Rotarian Mi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gardeners Requested to ‘Grow an Extra Row’

TheBrewster Standard

Putnam’s Community Action Program is reaching out to the county’s backyard gardeners. Judy Callahan, who serves as executive director of the Brewster based organization that assists families in need countywide year-round, has asked all t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Billboards for Rotary Hit Putnam

TheBrewster Standard

New billboards espousing the benefits of Rotary have been installed at several locations throughout the greater Brewster-Southeast area. The signage is being sponsored by Rotary International and Rotary District 7210 that includes Rotary chapters th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Steinberg Offers Author Talk at Brewster Library

TheBrewster Standard

Milton Louis Steinberg, author of Drop of a Hat, will speak at the Brewster Public Library on Saturday, June 9th, at 3 p.m. This first novel is a work of passion and murder and asks the reader, “Have you ever been angry enough to seek revenge?… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Jailed DWI Murder Defendant Gets Reprieve to See Newborn



A Stormville man accused of killing a Bronx woman on Route 22 in a Southeast crash nearly 18 months ago will be permitted to leave the Putnam Correctional Facility for six days after his second child is born. Putnam County Judge James Rooney granted… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.