Autographed Books at Mahopac Library



Writers from Putnam, Dutchess and northern Westchester counties will be featured at a special holiday event on Saturday, December 7, from 1-4 pm at Mahopac Public Library. Autographed books make great holiday gifts and provide support for emerging a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Plans Finalized for Holiday on the Lake



The Putnam County seat will soon be taking on a holiday aura thanks in part to the Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association. The community’s annual menorah lighting takes place on Dec. 2 during the fifth night of Chanukah. Rabbi Avi Korer of Putnam … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mega-Breakfast Buffet is on the Griddle in Patterson



The PFC Robert Gracia Post 11-11 is sponsoring its monthly AMVETS Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, December 1, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 4 Fairfield Drive in Patterson. Adults are just $10, kids, $5 or free. The huge menu includes eggs Benedict, omel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Perspectives

Individualization, Not Standardization: My Thoughts On The Common Core Curriculum

Providing a quality education for our children has always been a top priority of mine. With this comes a strong personal belief that the strength of our education system cannot be measured by test results alone. The future of job creation and econom… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tilly Foster Has Been Important Asset to Putnam



The following letter was Submitted to the Putnam County Board of Legislators: My name is Ned Moran and I am a retired New York City Firefighter and Director of Avalon Archives, a musical museum located at Tilly Foster Farm Museum. I have been in an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Every Day a Gift



To the Editor: Here we are again at a most beautiful time of year. The rain and humidity of summer are over and we can do our raking and cleaning up in relative comfort. We can look at the majestic fall colors and breathtaking skies. How can we not… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Has EVERY Efficiency Been Found?



To the Editor: The proposed 2014 Carmel town budget, which includes a tax increase well above the state-mandated cap, was sharply criticized by some residents during a public hearing on Nov. 6. Many residents said the town board has not done enough… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time



  ELEPHANT ON HER HANDS Emil J. Wallach, a circus promoter, his wife and their two children boarded with Mrs. Hilda Bertholf in Kent, Putnam County, for fourteen weeks. Then he departed, owing her $210. She got judgment and gave the papers to H… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



ac•co•lade a mark of acknowledgment, an expression of praise … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

An Eerie Silence Following JFK’s Death



Hard to believe that Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. For those of us who experienced that fateful event, the day on Nov. 22, 1963, like Pearl Harbor Day decades before for our parents and Septembe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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