60 Safe After I-684 Bus Crash

TheBrewster Standard

Sixty passengers traveling from Manhattan to Boston on a commercial double-decker bus experienced the scare of their lives last Friday when the Megabus struck a car on I-684 about one mike south of the Interstate 84 interchange in Southeast, slammed… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Back-to-School Time at CAP

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Hard to believe but summer is half over! With August right around the corner, Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) has begun its Back to School Supply Project which over the years has proven to be an enormous resource to families in need. CAP Execu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Businessman Receives Threats

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A Westchester man was charged with aggravated harassment last week for allegedly making threatening and alarming phone calls and sending frightening text messages to a Carmel businessman. The Sheriff’s Department arrested Salvatore Calautti, 4… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Man Arrested, Threatens to Kill Man, Dog, Family

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A Brewster man learned the hard way that making a death threat was no laughing matter. Carmel Police arrested Oscar Torres, 33, Monday after he allegedly threatened to kill a resident of Southeast, his dog and the man’s family. Chief Michael Johnson… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Walk The ArtBeat

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ArtBeat, Brewster’s sidewalk art show, resumes on Saturday, August 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Start at the Old Town Hall / Brewster Library on Main Street and visit over a dozen artists of all media. Want to display your work? Please contact Bo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Troopers Get Tough on Aggressive Driving

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A six-hour aggressive driver and speed enforcement detail on Route 684 in Southeast had amazing results last week. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., five troopers positioned themselves along the interstate and ticketed 41 drivers for exceeding the 65 mph speed… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bail Reduced for Brothers Charged in Mob Attack

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Attorneys for two teenaged brothers from North Salem facing felony assault charges in connection with the June 29 vicious attack of a 17-year-old Brewster youth appeared with their clients in Southeast Town Court last Friday and requested a bail red… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cunningham’s Corner

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Douglas Cunningham is editor of The Putnam County Courier I am what my children call “old.” And it is true that I’m on the wrong side of 50, which surely means really old. In those long-ago days when presumably I was “young,&… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Letters to the Editor



God Bless Putnam’s Emergency Responders To the Editor: Having lived in Putnam County for almost 38 years we, fortunately, have never had to make a 911 call. We always believed our community had great emergency responders! Well we found out jus… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Schools Welcome New District Clerk



Eric Gross Mahopac School District’s new district clerk is Jennifer Bisaccia. Jennifer Bisaccia has arrived in the Mahopac School District. Bisaccia, a Westchester resident, succeeds Dorothy Gilroy who retired last month as district clerk after… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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