Brewster Fire Parade One To Remember

Dramatic Proposal Wows Firefighters and Onlookers

Will you marry me? Firefighter David Beshears pops the question to Rebecca Sullivan. The 2015 edition of the Brewster FD Inspection Parade will be remembered for years to come. True, the weather was ideal—clear, cool with virtually no humidity… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Thousands Visit Putnam 4-H Fair



Top: Three interns at Green Chimneys care for goats. The trio includes: May Lopez of San Francisco, Samantha Nicolini of Carmel and Kristen Schrijver of Garrison. Above: Kelly Levine of Mahopac assisted by Eric Fuchs of Lake Peekskill prepare dozens … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Farmers & Others: Portraits from The Valley Table



Chef/author Shelley Boris in her element. You simply can’t leave it there: The Valley Table is an eye-popping, mouth-watering standout among the piles of magazines and tabloids scattered near local cash registers. Upon first spying one of the elegant… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lake Carmel Beaches Closed Until at Least Aug. 5



On a Sunday afternoon when beaches at Lake Carmel are normally teeming with swimmers and other water enthusiasts, beaches were barren except for a gaggle of geese due to the algae infestation. Beaches that opened for a brief time at Lake Carmel last … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

ACME to Replace A&P in Mahopac, Brewster



The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Corporation (A&P) will soon be no more yet Chapter 11 proceedings still await federal bankruptcy court approval. The grocery store chain has begun negotiating the sale of 18 of its Lower Hudson Valley stores i… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Defensive Driving at Kent Library Sept. 12



A Defensive Driving course will be offered Saturday, September 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m at Kent Public Library at 17 Sybil’s Crossing in Kent Lakes. Receive up to a 10 percent discount on you motor vehicle collision and liability insurance premium fo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Moms Encouraged to Participate in Big Latch On



Putnam’s breastfeeding moms are being encouraged to join thousands of other women around the world by participating in Friday’s Big Latch On. The annual event, an opportunity to support and promote breastfeeding, is traditionally held during World B… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Equal Protection Under The Law



To the Editor: I am responding to a recent letter to the editor attacking the recent Supreme Court decision making same-gender marriage the law of the land. Justice Kennedy said it best when he said “everyone deserves a chance to be happy”. I am a h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Splattering Fat? Is It Intended?



Must this continue? For years now, every Mandarin, pundit or other public speaker is likely to add coup de gras to his remarks, in order to sound tony. But in French, gras means fat or grease, of course, as in that tasty foie gras. Unless our speak… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Putnam Valley Will Face Large Cuts for a Small Town



To the Editor: There is a harsh reality coming in the 2016 budget season for Putnam Valley. The New York State Tax Cap for 2016 is 0.73 percent, that’s less than 1 percent. Decisions will begin to be made by our Town Board starting August 19 w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]


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