Preventing Suicide Starts with Everyone



ALLEN BEALS, M.D. Suicide is a tragedy. It shatters families and devastates communities, and Putnam County is far from immune. In just the past year, too many individuals in our county have ended their lives deliberately. Around the nation, suicide d… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time



  BROOKLYN DIVINE STRANGELY DISAPPEARED AT LAKE OSCAWANA IN EARLY EVENING“All Inspiration comes from woman.”  Rev. Dr. Arthur Byrd of Brooklyn, who has been at Oscawana Lake for rest and recuperation this summer, suddenly and myst… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



suf•fuse to spread over or through in the manner of fluid or light … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Couple Sues New Jersey Resort for Injuries on Water Slide



A Brewster man and his girlfriend have filed suit against a popular New Jersey resort for injuries incurred on a water ride last summer. The suit filed in State Superior Court in Vernon, N.J., last week alleges that Michael Zampier and his acquainta… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Three New Administrators Join Brewster School Family



From left to right: Valerie Henning-Piedmonte is Brewster’s new Assistant Supt., Danielle Trippodo is the new BHS asst. principal. Moniffa Tippett-Wilhite has assumed the role as assistant principal at the Brewster Middle School. The 2013-14 sc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Internet Scam Reported in Putnam



An internet message purporting a Microsoft Corp. Sweepstakes is nothing more than a scam. The Sheriff’s Department received several calls last Friday from area residents reporting the receipt of e-mails from Microsoft informing recipients that… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Teens Face Felony Charges for Vandalizing Cars



Four teenagers from Putnam Valley are facing felony charges for allegedly causing nearly $4,000 worth of damage on two parked vehicles five weeks ago. The Sheriff’s Department announced the arrests last Friday of Brandon Dechent, Thomas O&rsqu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Explorer Training Weekend has Arrived



During last year’s Explorer weekend, future members of fire departments trained with the pros at the fire training center in Kent. Future members of emergency services units from across New York State will be spending the weekend in Kent by par… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cops: Brewster Man Used Hammer in Heist



A 35-year-old Brewster man faces charges of robbery when appearing in Connecticut Superior Court today (Thursday) following his arrest for attempting to hold-up the 7-Eleven store on Mill Plain Road in Danbury less than a half-mile from the Putnam C… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell Signs Precious Metals and Gems Law



County Executive MaryEllen Odell signed an amendment to Putnam’s Precious Metals and Gems law last Thursday less than 24 hours after two hearings attracted little comment from the public. Only two residents attended—a woman from Garrison and a man f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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