Brewster Develops An Opportunity Area Implementation Plan



The Village of Brewster faces significant challenges affecting its economic vitality. Unemployment is high, home ownership is low, and a far larger percentage of people live in poverty within the village than is the norm for Putnam County. As such, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Make Your Own Silk Scarves



At the Patterson Library, 1167 Rte. 311 Patterson, on October 2 at 7 p.m., learn “How To Make Your Own Silk Scarves.” Ann Louise Lyman shows you three ways to make your own beautiful silk scarves and create one-of-a-kind wearable pieces… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Shofar Blown During Jewish High Holy Days



Rabbi Avi Korer of Putnam Chabad is joined in a shofar blowing blessing by his three children— Levi, 7, Mendel, 9 and Sheina, 4. The blowing of the shofar during the Jewish High Holy Days calls for good health, happiness and long life. The holi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Celebration Brings Ecuadorians to Mahopac



Above: The Blessed Mother is carried through the streets of Mahopac. Below: Miss Ecuador— Nadia Cabrera—beams with pride. Bottom: The processional begins on a mild late summer’s evening. A processional in Mahopac Saturday evening at… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Rev. James B. M. Frost



James Bertram Manwaring Frost died peacefully in his sleep on September 6, 2013, in Houston, Texas. He was born on February 8, 1925, in Paterson, N. J., to James Bertram and Marion Frost. His early work experience included working in farming, driving a fuel oil truck, a stint with bottling for Pepsi-Cola, being a biological laboratory assistant for Squibb, and […]

A Helping Hand for the Handyman from Putnam



Life for home improvement contractors servicing residents from Carmel to Cold Spring has become a lot easier thanks to members of the Putnam Legislature. During its monthly meeting last week, lawmakers voted to remove a $25,000 bond requirement for … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

It’s Over: Smith takes it all in primary

Nabs every ballot line


  The race for Putnam County sheriff was decided on Primary night. Sheriff Don Smith was victorious in not only the GOP Primary but in the Independence Party primary, too. And Challenger Kevin McConville, the Conservativebacked candidate, failed… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.