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Remembering Former Education Commissioner Thomas Sobol

Dr. Jane Sandbank served as Brewster Superintendent of Schools for seven years prior to her retirement in 2014. I often kidded Dr. Sobol when I was his student and he my professor, mentor, inspiration and dissertation advisor, that we were connected … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Putnam History Museum Gala Is Set for Sept. 20




The Putnam History Museum Board’s annual Gala and Auction will be held on Sunday, September 20, beginning at 5:00pm at the Highlands Country Club in Garrison. This evening of cocktails, silent auctions, and a sumptuous dinner is a fundraiser f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ditch the Screen, Get Outside, and Plan Your Way to Better Health




You can’t turn on the news or open a paper today without seeing stories about the obesity epidemic, sugar addiction, the salt and soda overload in our diets, or our sedentary lifestyles. Today’s world is quite a bit different than when … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Recovery Month Declared in Putnam



Problems of substance abuse have reached epidemic proportions. Locally, police have made scores of arrests in recent months for drug and alcohol impaired driving in addition to possession of illegal contraband. More than three dozen young Putnam adu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

TIMELY TOPICS

  For the first time a sermon has been delivered in Westminster Abbey by a colored divine, the native Bishop of Hayti. It appears from the official reports that there are now in New York city 8,759 places where malt and spirituous liquors are so… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Call Made For Cease Fire In Education Reform



Three presidents and a superintendent meet in Brewster. Superintendent Tim Conway chats with Brewster Teachers Association President Elaine Karczmut, NYSUT President Karen Magee and Steve Jambor, President of the Brewster Board of Education as well a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Say Thanks On 9/11



Area residents are being asked to take a few minutes out of their busy schedule Friday to say “thanks” to first responders and members of the military. The “Thank You” campaign is being held in remembrance of September 11, 20… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sutton Unanimously Approved for EMS Commissioner



Commissioner of Emergency Services Tony Sutton smiles when congratulated by County Executive MaryEllen Odell on his permanent appointment. By a unanimous vote, the Putnam Legislature has confirmed the appointment of Anthony Sutton as the county&rsquo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

17 Children Shaken In Kent School Bus Crash



Seventeen children were shaken but not seriously injured last Thursday afternoon in a multi-vehicle chain reaction crash on Farmers Mills Road in Kent that police said was caused by a speeding motorist. Kent Police cited Anthony Bertuzzi, 59, of Car… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Rate To Remain At 8.38%



Putnam lawmakers have voted to keep the county’s sales tax rate at 8.38 percent. At a special meeting last week, the county Legislature voted 6-1 in favor. Legislator Kevin Wright cast the lone dissenting vote while Legislators Dini LoBue and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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