Brewster Rotary Club Hosts Holiday Meal





The Brewster Rotary Club, for the fifth year in a row, welcomed guests from the greater Southeast community to a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s in the Brewster Highlands shopping center this past Saturday morning. The Club treated members of the Ve… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

New Year’s Eve Bash in Lake Carmel



Tickets are still available for the New Year’s Eve Bash on Wed., Dec. 31st from 8:00pm -1:00am at the Lake Carmel Community Center. Appetizers, dinner, D.J. and dancing. BYOB with mixers provided. Invite your friends and neighbors, open to all (adu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Praise for Fracking Decision



To the Editor: Today, the New York State Health and Environmental commissioners have ruled that the risks associated with high volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) outweigh any potential economic benefits. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has previously stated … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fire Police Dangers Discussed at Legislature



John Bodor (left) addresses members of the Putnam Legislature earlier this year about scene safety while Deputy Emergency Coordinator Doug Casey of Kent, who oversees the county’s Fire Police Team, and members of the county’s Fire Police … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Officials to Take Oaths On New Year’s Eve



Guests will need a scorecard on New Year’s Eve when officials on the state and county level take their oaths of office during a swearing-in ceremony at the historic Putnam Courthouse in Carmel. Eleven recently elected and re-elected officials will b… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Veterans’ Exemption Approved in Putnam Valley



Veterans residing in the Putnam Valley School District are now eligible to receive an exemption on their property taxes following action taken by the Putnam Valley Board of Education. By a unanimous vote last week, trustees decided to join thei… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Trio Charged in Yorktown Heroin Bust



The incidence of heroin use and abuse continues throughout the area despite repeated warnings of its danger and the fact that three dozen young adults have died from heroin overdoses in the past two years in Putnam County alone. Yorktown Police arre… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

HAM Radio Operators Meeting January 3



QSY Society Amateur Radio Club’s January meeting will be held Saturday morning, January 3. Social time (and setup) is at 10 am, and the meeting begins 10:30am at the East Fishkill Community Library. Feel free to bring any projects, items for s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

A Cup of Coffee

  New York is excited over its coffee, and some of the papers give much space to information about preparing it. One “old coffee drinker” says there is no secret about preparing coffee; the French method of percolating is the only that will prod… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



Global Village the world viewed as a community in which distance and isolation have been dramatically reduced by electronic media (such as television and the Internet) … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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