Front Street Gallery Hosts Group Show Winners



Opening on Saturday September 14, “Life Forms,” features the winners of Front Street’s second annual juried group show, Roberta Dixon of Ithaca, and Millie Falcaro of Manhattan. Roberta Dixon, the first prize winner, uses acrylic paints to create o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Patterson to Host Fife, Drum Fest



The Young Colonials are hosting their 26th Annual Fife and Drum Music Festival on Friday and Saturday – August 16 and 17, at the Patterson Fire Department – Burdick Road, Patterson. Camping opens Friday, August 16th at noon. The Muster is a celebra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Library Doings in Putnam



Brewster to Host Focus Groups The trustees of the Brewster Public Library want to make sure that the library is meeting the needs of the Brewster Community by offering the best possible service, using the resources available. To that end, all Town … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hepatitis C Screening Underway in Putnam



Above: The entire legislature is joined by health officials following the testing, in encouraging all county resident baby boomers to sign up for the screening. Below: County Executive MaryEllen Odell has her blood tested by Putnam Public Health Nurs… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

RETHINK the Village of Brewster



Dear Editor: The VOB Film Festival, held in the Village of Brewster (VOB), is in its second year. For many locals out there, you might ask – why hold such an event here? Brewster’s reputation seems to be one that is full of negative connotatio… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Political Correctness Arrives in Carmel



Dear Editor: Make no mistake, political correctness has arrived on Gleneida Avenue in Carmel, NY. Some members of the community want the sign outside of St. James the Apostle Church to come down, and it seems it very well may. This is not about a bi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Drowsy Driving



Dear Editor: With the approach of Labor Day and the beginning of the new school year, I would like to bring up the subject of drowsy driving. Drowsy driving is dangerous and unfortunately there are currently no laws in New York State against it. I a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

The Sheriff’s Race, Then & Now



Dear Editor: In denigrating the police qualifications of his opponent to keep Putnam County safe, run a jail etc., Sheriff Smith overlooks the fact that when he came on board, he had fewer (no) police credentials at all. West Point is not exactly a … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Timing of Letters for Primary Election



The primary election this year is Sept. 10, and a number of races in Putnam County are contested. The last issue in which letters about the primary can appear is Aug. 29 for the Courier, to ensure that no last-minute, spurious claims are made in a r… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Courier Archives

  Demand for the improvement of more roads with a hard surface that will make them available for traffic every day in the year throughout Putnam, Dutchess and Fairfield counties, by residents of those counties, was discussed by representatives o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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