Concern for Vets Who Slip Through Cracks



A group of Putnam veterans attend Saturday’s forum in Carmel. The Putnam Veterans Task Force is concerned for the many veterans residing in the county’s six towns and three villages who have slipped through the cracks. Last Saturday a gro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Big crowd on Hand for Carmel Girl Scout Holiday Fair



  The cafeteria inside Carmel High School resembled Santa’s workshop Saturday despite the mild conditions out-of-doors. With temperatures flirting in the low 60s, visions of winter white greeted more than 750 visitors to the annual fundraiser th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Musicians Honored by Board of Ed



Elizabeth Ojeda will be performing at the NYS Music Association All-State Conference in Rochester next month for the second consecutive year—the first student ever from Mahopac to be so honored. The Mahopac High School Music Department received… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Christine Puccini Reelected to Brewster Village Board



Christine Puccini gives a thumbs-up Wednesday after learning she had been reelected to the Brewster Village Board as a write-in candidate. On Election night the name of Christine Puccini, a threeterm Brewster Village trustee and former Deputy Mayor, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Health Quest Names New CEO



Health Quest, the parent corporation of Putnam Hospital Center, has named a new President and CEO. Luke McGuinness of Chicago succeeds Michael Weber, PHC’s former long-time President, who retired earlier this year and relocated to Florida. McG… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Opening at Patterson’s Front Street Gallery: ‘Hashtag Trainwindow’



  “Unless I am sick, on vacation, or forgot my phone, every day I take a photograph from the train on my commute to NYC from Pawling.” With those words Lisa Kelsey begins her Hashtag Trainwindow page on Facebook. Then the photos speak for thems… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

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.

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.


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