Trip of a Lifetime for Brewster Band



  Brewster High School Music Director George Viglucci was tired yet at the same time exhilarated. Seated in his office Wednesday morning, less than 12 hours after returning to the U.S. with 91 members of the BHS Marching Band from a tour of Irel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Smith Calls Push Poll in Sheriff Race a ‘Dirty Trick’



The Putnam Sheriff’s race on the Republican side has only one declared candidate so far – incumbent sheriff and Republican Donald Smith – but already polling is being done of Republican voters. And it wasn’t by Smith. Two oth… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bar Codes or Stickers? County Under Fire



Jean Noel discusses Putnam’s recently implemented Item Pricing legislation at Tuesday’s meeting of the Putnam Legislature’s Rules Committee. Legislators Ginny Nacerino and Joseph Castellano listen. Resolution 262 of 2012 is causing … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell Says County in Good Shape; More to Do



Odell makes several points during her 75 minute address. County Executive MaryEllen Odell pulled out all the stops for her 2nd annual State of the County address. The rotunda at the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services Center was filled with booths an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Veterans Task Force to Address Needs



Karl Rohde makes a point during his presentation last week while Legislators Anthony DiCarlo, Sam Oliverio and Barbara Scuccimarra of the Health Committee listen with interest. More than 5,000 veterans call Putnam County home—many of whom in ne… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

In Rome, the Disciples Gather




Crowds thronged to St. Peter’s Square on Tuesday for the Pope’s installation. In the Biblical account of Pentecost, the disciple Luke describes the chaos and joy of the Holy Spirit coming upon the followers of Christ, allowing them to und… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Renewed Love for Putnam County Dining & Meeting with Our Elected Officials



  For Restaurant week, I made a commitment to hit all 8 participating establishments. While I have only made two so far, I expect to hit the remaining 6 this week! My first stop was Cathryn’s Tuscan Grill in Cold Spring. I was joined by my… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Sheriff Opposes NY Gun Law on National TV



Don Smith on Fox News’ Sean Hannity Show. Sheriff Donald Smith last week questioned New York’s stringent new gun law on national television, Fox News’ Sean Hannity show. In Smith’s appearance Friday night, he said that calling… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Courier Publisher to Provide $10,000 in Scholarships



Elizabeth Ailes, publisher of the Putnam County Courier, has announced that the newspaper will again offer $1,000 scholarships for deserving students to further their education. The $1,000 scholarships, known as the Elizabeth and Roger Ailes Scholar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Katz Cited for Pot, Speeding Predicts quick resolution of case



Steve Katz State Assemblyman Steve Katz, charged last week with speeding and marijuana possession during a traffic stop on the NYS Thruway outside of Albany, forecast Friday that “once the facts of the case are presented, the matter will be quickly p… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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