Commissioner’s Comments

Sleep: Enough of It Is An Essential Ingredient For Better Health

If you have ever felt yourself dozing off during the day, you are not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from lack of sleep that affects their daily functioning. Most underestimate sleep’s importance, viewing it as a necessary, but non-produc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Woman charged with hate crime in Brewster



A Suffolk County woman —who admitted being intoxicated when tossing a scalding hot cup of coffee at a clerk in a Brewster convenience store in September, as she shouted racial slurs at him—has been charged with a felony hate crime. Brews… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gipson on Vets Event



Dear Editor: I’d like to thank all of the veterans and families who participated in our 1st annual Veterans and Families Fair. We were able to connect hundreds of attendees with a wide range of resources offered by the many service providers t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

COLUMBUS

  The most heroic story of history—the story of the voyage of Christopher Columbus and the discovery of America—is being celebrated today, October 12. On this day in 1492 when Columbus discovered a new continent, who could have guessed what an i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week sleuth



V: to act as a detective : search for information N: a detective … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

BHS Track Reopens to Great Fanfare



Members of the Brewster school family line up on the track following the ceremony. The Brewster High School track is back—bigger and better than before. Long-awaited renovations were recently completed and last Saturday morning, school officials, stu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Experiential Curriculum Challenges Students in Brewster’s Henry Wells



Teacher Zhu Fengying from China works with students Jacob Bett and Gabriel Santos last week during a lesson in Mandarin at the Henry Wells Middle School. The 2013-2014 school year is off and running and in the Brewster School District the driving phi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Levy Pitches Female Latino Investigator



Putnam has never employed a Hispanic woman fluent in Spanish to handle child sexual abuse cases. That will soon change, after an impassioned plea by District Attorney Adam Levy Monday evening before a budget meeting of the County Legislature’s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Driver Inexperience Cited in Serious Mahopac Crash



Emergency responders at the scene of Sunday’s single car crash in Mahopac that injured five young people. Carmel Police Chief Michael Johnson said driver inexperience was part of the cause of a serious crash in Mahopac Sunday afternoon, sending… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Heavy Trucks to be Banned from Peekskill Hollow Road



The elimination of oversized commercial vehicles on Peekskill Hollow Road as it traverses from Putnam Valley to Kent will soon come to fruition once signs are installed on the dangerous and winding road. By a unanimous vote last Wednesday evening, t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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