140 Dancers Strut Their Stuff



The Lost Boys Dance was a favorite during the competition. One hundred forty dancers ranging in age from five to 18 strutted their stuff last week when the Star School of Performing Arts held its 2016 Showcase. A wide variety of routines were perform… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Making The Plain Extraordinary



Four students work on their unusual art lesson last Friday at the C.V. Starr Intermediate School. The quartet includes: Ismael Arenas, Ariel Choi, Angela Cardona and Cristian Alvear. Fifth graders in the Brewster School District are making the ordina… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Zika health advisory issued by Putnam Health Department



The Putnam Health Department Friday issued an advisory for those traveling to Central or South America as well as the Caribbean Islands, Mexico and Brazil due to an epidemic of the Zika virus. While no cases of the illness have been reported in Put… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

48 firefighters join the ranks across county



Session II graduates take a bow. The new firefighters add to the ranks of dedicated volunteers across Putnam. Photo/Eric Gross Putnam’s proud tradition of volunteerism in the emergency services field is alive and well following the graduation of 48 y… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A parent’s worst nightmare—2-year-old chokes to death on apple



Every parent’s worst nightmare unfolded for a Kent couple when their 2-year-old twin son choked to death while eating an apple. Kent Police, Lake Carmel FD Rescue Squad personnel and a paramedic from the Trans Care Ambulance Service raced to th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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