A BLUE CHRISTMAS AT TILLY FOSTER

A Tearful Farewell to Animals

Rare Randall Lineback cattle are herded into a chute last week en route to their new home in Connecticut. Nate and Sophie are the latest “residents” of Tilly Foster Farm to have been relocated elsewhere. The large horse and friendly mule … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

GOP Blocks Democratic Elections Commissioner



Left: An angry Sam Oliverio criticizes his GOP colleagues at the meeting. Right: Putnam’s new Democratic Elections Commissioner Cathy Croft will not officially assume office until January 1. Politics is alive and well in Putnam County. The Repu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Son and Mother Charged with DWI



A 20-year-old Brewster man and his mother are both facing charges of DWI following their arrests by Brewster State Police. James Tierney was charged last week following a reported hit-and-run crash on Route 312 and Garrity Blvd. in Southeast when, S… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Holiday on the Lake Celebrated



Santa arrives courtesy of the Carmel Bagel Bakers. See more photos on page 2. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Leads Region in STAR Registration



Eighty-one percent of qualified homeowners in Putnam County have registered for the STAR property tax exemption. The deadline is December 31. NYS Department of Taxation and Finance Commissioner Thomas Mattox said STAR saves homeowners an average of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cranberry Mountain Wildlife Area Expands



A prominent New York City attorney who was raised in Patterson has sold 355 acres of land to New York State, allowing the Department of Environmental Conservation to expand the Cranberry Wildlife Management area in Patterson. Lawrence Blumberg, who … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Holiday on The Lake Attracts Large Crowd



Above Left: The Carmel Teachers Association is well represented. Top Middle: Putnam Humane Society volunteer Kate walks Darcy, one of the many dogs available for adoption. Top Right: Vocalist Mike Squillante belts out a holiday tune. Saturday’s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Chowder Tasting Order of the Day



Liz Cafiero (left) and her family—Rob, Alison and 5 year old Juliana, all chow down. Putnam’s annual Chowder Festival attracted large crowds to the Carmel Cornerstone Park last Saturday when people of all ages sampled delicious homemade c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Holiday Festivals Abound



  Scores of Christmas shoppers were out in force last weekend stocking up on holiday fare at a variety of bazaars, fairs and market places courtesy of churches and fraternal organizations throughout the region. From Brewster to Putnam Valley, ev… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patterson Library Food & Toy Drive



In an effort to help ensure everyone in our community has a great holiday season, we are having a special food drive for the Patterson Food Pantry and will be collecting toys for the Marine Corps Reserve TOYS FOR TOTS toy drive. You can drop off don… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]


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