Protecting Consumers at the Pump



Jean Noel places a sticker on a gasoline pump indicating it has passed the rigorous inspection. The price of gasoline continues to escalate at the pump and the Putnam County Consumer Affairs Office wants to make sure customers receive every penny of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Wine Connoisseurs Converge on Putnam Park



Amy Alvarez and Wendy Arias, both from Putnam Lake, enjoy themselves at the wine festival. Wine flowed like water last weekend at Putnam County’s 2nd annual International Wine and Food Fest at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park. Large crowds pac… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New Special Education Director in Brewster



  The welcome mat is out this week in the Brewster School District. Selena Fischer, a 30-year career educator in the Middletown School District, has assumed the rank of Special Education Director in Brewster. Why Brewster? Fischer said after thr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Southeast Woman Charged with Assaulting Trooper



A Southeast woman is facing charges of assaulting a trooper, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration following an incident at her residence on Route 22. The Putnam 9-1-1 Center received a call last week reporting a disturbance a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

High School Welcomes Teacher from China



Yingmei Zang meets with BHS Assistant Principal Elizabeth Higgins last week shortly after arriving in the U.S. from her native China. Brewster High School has once again been selected to host a native Mandarin-speaking teacher from China as part of t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

High Heat + Utility Bill = Fight, Arrests in Brewster



The National Weather Service last week reported the summer of 2012 as one of the hottest on record. The constant heat and humidity apparently resulted in two Brewster men reaching the boiling point when arguing over a utility bill that resulted in a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Native American Pow-Wow Takes Place This Weekend in Putnam



Native Americans from across the eastern U.S. and Canada will converge on the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park this weekend for what has become a late summer’s tradition—The Daniel Nimham Pow-Wow. The event is co-hosted by the Nimham Mounta… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Sites Featured on National TV



Two Putnam sites will be featured Friday on the nationally televised “Dead Files,” a paranormal program aired on the Travel Channel that focuses on investigating haunted locations around the U.S. The episode focuses on Putnam’s inv… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

York Honored for Work on Domestic Violence



Chris York chats with (l-r) Ann Ellsworth and the co-presidents of People Against Domestic Violence, Cold Spring residents Tish Barcavage and Faye Thorpe, at the picnic in Brewster. Domestic violence continues to plague communities across America. Mo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

16-year old Mahopac Youth Charged with Armed Robbery



A 16-year-old Mahopac youth and two 15-year-olds from Peekskill are facing felony charges of armed robbery for allegedly accosting a man at the Metro North Peekskill Railroad station. Peekskill Police arrested Damon Chanofsky of Mahopac and the two … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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