‘SEASONED’ CITIZENS OF THE YEAR



Anita Mooney and George Baum take a bow as Putnam’s Seniors of the Year. George Baum and Anita Mooney are proud of their combined 161 years of age. The residents of Kent and Carmel were honored last Friday as Putnam’s Senior Citizens of the Yea… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Residents Vote to Pass Spending Plans



It was a clean sweep in budget approvals on school election day in Putnam Tuesday as each of the county’s seven school districts approved fiscal spending plans for the 2014-15 school year. In Brewster, the budget was approved by a vote of 107… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Newly Appointed ’Pac Super Bails Out



The Mahopac School District is in a state of turmoil following a surprise announcement Wednesday afternoon that newly appointed Superintendent John Kopicki has had second thoughts and decided to decline the opportunity to relocate from Pennsylvania … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Fish Got Away, But Intrepid Angler Lives



Left: Once near land, a firefighter finds the prized catch that almost cost the angler his life. Right: Bill Pappenfuss is checked out by an EMT before being released with quite a story to tell. Bill Pappenfuss had been fishing for seventy of his 74 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Senator Greg Ball to Leave Politics



  State Senator Greg Ball leaned back in his office chair Friday morning – shortly after announcing his intention of leaving the political arena at the end of his current term – and remarked: “I did it my way—It was a great ride!” The 40th Distr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Layoffs at Putnam Hospital Center



The new president of Putnam Hospital Center, James Caldas, has assured the public that the county’s only medical center is “alive and well” despite rumors circulating throughout the county that the hospital celebrating its golden a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Scores Attend Kids’ Day at PHC



Above: Members of the Carmel FD welcome a new member — some day — as Pat Kiernan, 10, of Carmel, learns about fire safety while donning turnout gear at the event. Left; Balloons and party favors are given to all children attending. Below:… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Local Memorial Day Ceremonies Brewster Parade, Ceremony Start at Firehouse at 11 AM



Brewster VFW Post 672 will be holding its annual Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony on Monday, May 26th. The parade starts at 11am at the Brewster firehouse on North Main Street, marching to Veterans Field (formerly known as Electrazone Field) on R… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Lake Parade



A Memorial Day parade will be held in Putnam Lake on Monday, May 26. Step off is 10 am from the Castle, with ceremony and wreath laying to follow at the monument located on Fairfield Drive. Refreshments will be served at the VFW afterwards. Contact … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Celebrations at FDR Library and Museum



The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site will host a series of public events over Memorial Day Weekend from Friday, May 23, through Monday, May 26. USO SHOW On Friday, Ma… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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