Thousands Welcome Chinese New Year in Putnam



Pure holds a red candle at the monastery symbolizing good luck for the year. Thousands crowded into the Chuang Yen Monastery in Kent Cliffs last Thursday to celebrate the Chinese New Year 4713. The Year of the Ram or Year of the Sheep was ushered in … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Arctic Cold Claims Life in Lake Carmel



Karen Goos lost her life last week outside her Lake Carmel home. A 53-year-old developmentally disabled Lake Carmel woman was pronounced dead at Putnam Hospital Center early Friday after being found face down in snow outside her Barrett Hill Road hom… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

9,800 Calls Answered by Putnam’s Fire and EMS This Past Year



The year gone by was the busiest in the history of Putnam’s Fire and EMS. The county’s 13 volunteer fire departments and four independent volunteer ambulance corps answered 9,804 calls during 2014. Topping the list was the Brewster Fire … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Freezing Temps Bring Putnam to Knees



Crews work to repair power lines outside Mahopac High School on Wednesday afternoon. What a week of weather! Arctic cold not only made life miserable for man and beast alike but it caused great inconvenience to scores of area residents. Mahopac High … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kent’s First Winter Carnival a Success



Dr. Larry Pieratti (right) is joined by fellow chiropractor Dr. John Incledon and his 17 year old son, John Jr. at the festival creating chainsaw statues. The weather outside was positively frightful with noontime temperatures at 13 degrees and wind … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Crossroads 312 Zoning Change to be Decided



Greater Brewster remains divided over the Crossroads 312 project and tonight (Thursday) the Southeast Town Board is expected to make one of its toughest decisions in years—whether or not to change the zoning needed for the undertaking to conti… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Viewfinders on Display at Studio Around the Corner



Left: Pal Gyomai and his wife Lillian admire the photographs of Tilly Foster livestock on display. Above: Erica Hauser and her painting of a colorful 1960 Ford pick-up. Photographs and paintings are on display this weekend at the Studio Around the Co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Film Festival Open for Submissions





Now in its fourth year, the Village of Brewster Film Festival is open for submissions for the 2015 season. The Festival is now accepting new films through May 30th. This year they have partnered with SPACE on Ryder Farm and will be including a scree… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Child Poverty Talk at Mahopac Library





Lindita Semanjaku knows what it’s like to live in poverty. Growing up in a small town in Albania, Semanjaku lived in a state where equal opportunity was nonexistent and corruption was rampant. Eventually her family migrated to the United State… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Style Program for Women Cancer Patients





Look Good Feel Better is a free, non-medical, brandneutral, national public service program founded in 1989 and supported by corporate donors to help women offset the appearance-related changes from cancer treatment. Putnam Hospital Center, in coll… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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