Guiding Eyes For The Blind Makes Heroes Every Day



Victor, the father of Figo, was one of the first stud dogs for Guiding Eyes for the Blind. The heroic story of Guide Dog Figo, who jumped in front of a moving bus in Brewster to shield his legally blind owner last week, has amazed people from Putnam … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Figo In Recovery; Commissioner Lauds EMS Response



Putnam’s new Emergency Services Commissioner Anthony Sutton has praised members of the Brewster Fire Department for acting professionally and humanely by caring for both a blind woman and her service dog struck by a school bus in Brewster. Aud… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pastor Will Bids the Little White Church In the Vale Adieu



The Rev. Willett Porter will be retiring at the end of the month after preaching the ministry for some 65 years. The Rev. Willett Porter has seen it all during his 65 years of ministry and next Sunday, when the Mt. Hope United Methodist Church celebr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Relay for Life Raises Funds for Research & Unites Community



Two year old Kevin Blackman of Carmel gets hugs from his mom, Kelly (right) and god-mother Barbara Reitz of Mahopac. Kevin is battling leukemia following a diagnosis at the age of three months. A bear failed to dampen the spirits of thousands of part… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

MTA Kicks Off Railroad Safety Initiative



The Metro-North crossing on Rt. 312 in Southeast. In the wake of numerous railroad fatalities at grade crossings throughout the region, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) kicked off a safety initiative Wednesday afternoon urging the publ… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pataki Son-in-law Showing Progress



Presidential hopeful and Putnam resident George Pataki is back on the campaign trail now that his son-in-law is showing progress after suffering a debilitating stroke last week, while en route to a vacation with hi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

St. Lawrence Reflections



To the Editor: This past Saturday evening, St. Lawrence O’Toole celebrated its Centennial Anniversary of the stone church with a Gala at the Amber Room in Danbury, CT. A great time was had by all! As I sat listening to Fr. Richard Gill address… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

BOCES Students Train With The Pros



Julia Solander is in awe over the modern technology. Two dozen students enrolled in the Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES Medical Assistant and Architectural Design programs had the experience of a lifetime when utilizing an innovative robotic surgic… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kindergartners ‘Electric with Excitement’



Putnam Valley kindergarten teacher Stephanie Trchala oversees her students Logan Moriarty and Tina Ndreu as they work with the new technology. Putnam Valley Elementary School kindergartners last week engaged in what Middle School Principal Ed Hallise… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Foreclosures Remain High



Foreclosures remain a concern in Putnam County since 64 families have lost their homes to foreclosure judgments since January 1. County Clerk Michael Bartolotti released his monthly report last week indicating 15 judgments were docketed in May which… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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