Disaster Averted on I-84 Ramp



Firefighters battle a truck fire on I-84 Sunday. Emergency responders averted a calamity by extinguishing the flames before a propane tank being carried by the truck could explode. A pick-up truck pulling a trailer was heavily damaged on the Exit 18 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Tom Manko Honored At Farewell Dinner



Manko says thanks and good-bye. Mahopac’s soon-to-bedeparting Superintendent of Schools Tom Manko was recognized as an “all-around good guy” whose heart was in Putnam’s largest school system. Manko, who will be leaving on June 30 to return to his roo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Needs Awareness Day Aids Families With Special Needs



Howard Yeager gives Ann Voss of Patterson a special hug for her efforts to improve conditions for the handicapped. Thousands of Putnam’s residents in need of special assistance were afforded the opportunity last Saturday when a Special Needs Aw… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Worship Listings



CHUANG YEN MONASTERY2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 baus.org bauscym@aol.com Sunday programs: 9-10am – Chanting and Meditation, 10-11am – Dharma Talk, 11am-12pm – Noon Book Discussion Group, Vegetarian lunch, Saturdays & Sundays, 12-1pm c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

George P. Rohrs



George P. Rohrs of Golden’s Bridge passed away at his residence Friday May 2. He was 97 years old. He was born August 17, 1916, in North Pelham, NY to John A. and Katie Rohrs. He was predeceased by his wife, Barbara Kneissl Rohrs; and two brothers and three sisters. An avid hunter and fisherman, much of his spare time […]

Virginia Williams



Virginia Williams, 78, passed away Saturday, May 3, at Putnam Ridge, Brewster. A life-long resident of the area, Virginia was born in Mahopac on July 7, 1935, and was the daughter of Eliph and Cora (Cuatt) Williams. She worked as a machine operator at Pawling Corp before she retired and was a member of the Patterson Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. […]

Buddhist Ceremony & Garden Party To Take Place in Kent



Hundreds of people will be converging on the Chuang Yen Monastery in Kent Cliffs Sunday to help celebrate Mother’s Day in a special way. A garden party and Bathing Budda ceremony along a Grand Lion Dance performed by three dozen members of the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Master Gardener Plant Sale



Plan on arriving early next Saturday (May 17) to the upper parking lot at the Putnam DMV office in Southeast if you are interested in purchasing some of the finest plants found anywhere throughout the region. Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Methodist Church Plant Sale



Spring has officially arrived and the Pawling United Methodist Church, 2 Dutcher Avenue, Pawling Village, is hosting its annual plant and garden sale on Saturday, May 17th, from 9a.m. to 2p.m., rain or shine. If it rains it will move indoors into Fe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Oil Train’ Derailment Could Set Hudson Back Decades



Right, Ned Sullivan, Scenic Hudson president, speaks Monday night in Newburgh, only blocks from where oil trains pass on the West Shore line, above. A spill would reach Putnam in hours. Five decades of progress in cleaning up the Hudson River is grav… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.