School Budgets: Tough Decisions Ahead



School districts throughout the region will be making many difficult decisions within the next two weeks as 2013-2014 budget deliberations reach the home stretch. Dozens of staff positions are being slashed. Programs are on the chopping block while … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Environmental Nightmare Avoided



Firefighters use special pads to collect leaking home heating oil in Putnam Lake Monday. Quick action on the part of emergency responders averted an environmental nightmare in Putnam Lake Monday. Authorities said a 275-gallon fuel oil tank located in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lake Carmel Firefighter Killed in Dutchess Crash



A Lake Carmel firefighter died early Sunday in a single vehicle crash in Beekman–Dutchess County. State Police identified the victim as Marcus Sorbellini, 39, a former lieutenant with the fire service. Troop L Major Michael Kopy said Sorbellini was… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mr. Brewster Contest Raises $10,000



Mr. Brewster—Vincent Nardini is congratulated by officers of the SALTY Hands Club at BHS last week including Jen Vigliotto, Lily Lleshaj, Alec Leeds-Grant and Peter Cirocco. Vincent Nardini is wearing the distinction of Mr. Brewster these days … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Educational Exchange with China Blossoms



Brewster High School students gather around a globe with chaperone Tom Mullane last week after arriving back in the U.S. from a two week educational exchange to China. The Brewster-China connection is thriving. Ten students from Brewster High School … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Families Growing Together’ Kicks Off This Weekend



Interested in providing healthier food for your family while fighting childhood obesity? Putnam County Cornell Cooperative Extension in conjunction with the United Way of Putnam and Westchester kicks off its “Step Up 2 Health” program Sa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Legislators: Extend Indian Point Evacuation Zone



Putnam legislators agree with members of the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater and the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition and have called on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to expand the emergency evacuation zone around Indian Point from 10 miles to 5… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

2nd Place, Spot News, for Courier at State Awards

Eric Gross, coverage of fire

  The Putnam County Courier and the Putnam County News & Recorder won four awards in the New York Press Association Better Newspaper contest, including for best spot news coverage. The association made the announcement during its annual con… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

April is Proclamation Month in Putnam County



Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra congratulates organizers of the Putnam Business and Home Expo planned for May. Photos by Eric Gross Spring is a busy time of the year for members of the Putnam Legislature. Last week’s regular monthly meeting star… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time



  Same Supervision Should Be Exercised In the Schoolroom as is Natural at Home Two problems concerning the health and physical and mental development of a child confront thoughtful parents today, consideration of the child outside of school and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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