Carmel Bounces Back from Loss, Thrashes Somers by 22



CARMEL – Quinn Willman had 17 points as the Carmel High School boys’ basketball team bounced back from Saturday’s loss to Mahopac with a 62-40 whipping of Somers on Tuesday night. “I thought we were in control for a lot of th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Mahopac Girls Make it a Sweep Over Carmel



MAHOPAC – Alayne Felix had a game-high 16 points, and the Mahopac High School girls’ basketball team beat archrival Carmel, 53-31, making it a sweep at home on Saturday after the boys beat the Rams as well. The two teams played a close f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Week Ahead



THURS, JANUARY 30GYMNASTICSCarmel, Brewster at Mahopac, 4:30 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALLCarmel at Walter Panas, 4:30 p.m.Hendrick Hudson at Mahopac, 4:30 p.m. WRESTLINGYorktown at Carmel, 5 p.m.Mahopac at Arlington, 4:30 p.m. FRI, JANUARY 31GYMNASTICSCarm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

’Pac Wrestlers Become First to Clinch Team Championship



CARMEL – Mahopac High School captured the league championship on Thursday night, beating archrival Carmel 44-33. The Indians are now a whopping 22-2 in dual meets this season. 138-Chris Cornel (Ma) dec. Dom Caporale, 5-1. 145-Mike Tartaglia (Ma) dec… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pete Seeger, Gone at Age 94, Leaves a Lasting Legacy



Pete Seeger Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the August 8, 2013, issue of the Courier. It was one of the last comprehensive interviews given by Seeger. As a convenience to readers and a tribute to his life, we are reprinting it … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Eric Gross: Pete Seeger Remembered in Putnam County



Courier senior reporter Eric Gross chats with Pete Seeger in Patterson more than three decades ago. The passing of world renowned folk singer Pete Seeger has reverberated throughout Putnam County. In the 1980s, Seeger led a demonstration at the Patte… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

David Bruen, county’s first executive, dies at age 84

Helped form Putnam's government as it stands today

 A chapter in Putnam history closed Saturday when the county’s first county executive—David Bruen—passed away at the age of 84. Bruen resided in Brewster for many years most recently with his son and two of his daughters.Peggy Bruen called… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dave Bruen, A Remembrance



Editor’s Note: This was written after Bruen’s death by George Whipple, whose family has been active in Putnam County for decades.Dave Bruen is one of the reasons that I love Putnam County.When I was a young man, David was the Putnam County Treasurer… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Funeral arrangements set for David Bruen

Was Putnam's first county executive

Members of the Bruen family met with Richard Hazzard, proprietor of the Beecher Funeral Home in Brewster, Saturday evening as well as County Executive MaryEllen Odell and made funeral arrangements for Putnam’s first executive.The body of David Bruen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fire destroys Southeast condo

Plumbing repair gone wrong

A fire accidentally caused by a man using a blow torch destroyed a condominium Sunday at the Twin Brook Manor complex on Fair Street across from the George Fischer Middle School in Southeast.Firefighters from Brewster, Carmel, Lake Carmel, Patterson… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.