Youth Writing Camp Called a Great Success



Lou Orfanella offers suggestions to students Jacob Tomussi, Marygrace Orfanella and Keely Sproviero during the writers camp. A dozen middle and high school students from the Putnam area concluded camp last Friday—not the traditional outofdoors … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Future of Garden Street School Uncertain



The vacant Garden Street School could hold the future for the Village of Brewster. The Garden Street School, vacated a year ago when the Brewster School District consolidated its elementaryage population to the JFK Elementary School and the CV Starr … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Paying Due Respect to Brewster’s First Eagle Scout



Eagle Scout James Duncan pays his respects to Brewster Troop 1’s first Eagle Scout Cecil Bolam at Arlington National Cemetery over the weekend. James Duncan was determined to visit the gravesite of Brewster’s first Eagle Scout. The 19-year-old … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Coroner to Receive Additional Stipend



Putnam’s three coroners are on call 24 hours a day seven days a week. Dr. Michael Nesheiwat who serves as coordinator of the county’s coroners, will be receiving an additional $1,000 a month for the part-time position— an increase… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Peer-to-Peer Counseling to Help Putnam Vets



Veterans of the military are a proud lot, many of whom are reluctant to seek professional help for emotional or psychiatric problems resulting from post traumatic stress disorder. Last Thursday, County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Putnam’s Ve… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sheriff’s Department Hopes to Add Second Canine Unit



The Putnam Sheriff’s Department hopes to add its second canine unit and through the efforts of grants writer Sgt. William Meyer, has applied for a $60,000 state grant to offset the costs. Meyer told members of the Putnam Legislature’s Au… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Busy Crosswalk



Dear Editor: I waited at The Reed Library to cross the Street for Church this past Sunday. This is a very busy cross walk for handicapped people who use canes, like me —I wear leg braces on both of my legs. I had to wait for the lights to come… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam […]

Arts Briefs: Parties, Quilting!



Celebrate the Center at Arts Council’s Birthday Bash The Putnam Arts Council is 50 years and growing strong! On Sunday, September 22, from 12-4pm, come for an hour or three and enjoy a casual afternoon party and browse an ART invitational and very … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Tilly Foster

  For some time past there has been a great deal of dissatisfaction existing here with the manner in which the present teacher has conducted the school; so it was generally expected that there would be a “warm” time at the school meeting last Tu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Word of the Week



ef•fu•sive marked by the expression of great or excessive emotion or enthusiasm … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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