First Hebrew Committee to Assist Project Linus



Project Linus knits and crochets blankets for babies and children who are ill, traumatized, homeless, in foster care and in need of some comfort. If you would like to help, bring your supplies, or get instruction, at First Hebrew’s Social Action Com… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Choir Seasons Commencing



The Dream Choir and the People’s Choir are getting in tune for their spring 2016 season. These two popular community choirs are directed by acclaimed singer/guitarist/arranger Cat Guthrie. Both choirs are now in session through the month of May. Th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

MILLIONS INVOLVED

  An Important Railroad Suit Will Soon Be Argued On Appeal A case involving one of the largest amounts of money ever presented in the court of appeals is on the new calendar for this term and will be argued in a few weeks. It is the case of the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam […]

Word of the Week



Kinesics kuh-NEE-siks NOUN: a systematic study of the relationship between nonlinguistic body motions (such as blushes, shrugs, or eye movement) and communication … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

On-the-Go Meals Coming to the Greater Brewster Area



Getting hunger pangs while driving throughout greater Brewster may soon be resolved by a stop at a roadside food vendor. The Southeast Town Board has begun the process of drafting a food truck law that will allow up to seven purveyors to sell mercha… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Superintendent Blasts New York State Over Education Aid



Carmel Superintendent of Schools Andy Irvin has blasted Albany lawmakers over their smoke and mirrors approach to education aid. Carmel, like other area school districts, has begun budget deliberations for the 2016-17 school year—a time which Irvin … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster’s Old Town Hall Theater to Undergo Renovations



The Old Town Hall Theater in Brewster will be undergoing renovations later this year. Renovations will be getting underway later this year on the Old Town Hall Theater located on Main Street in Brewster. The building was erected in 1896 and is listed… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam No Longer Boasts Lowest Unemployment Rate In Hudson Valley



For three years, Putnam County had the distinction of having the lowest rate of unemployment in the Hudson Valley. That string was broken last month by Rockland County, which reported an unemployment rate of 3.8 percent in December as compared to Pu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Night to Celebrate Benefits Brewster School Sports



Brewster Village Justice Richard O’Rourke and Ed Mulvihill, coach of the Brewster Bears football team, admire Bart Oates personally autographed football jersey that was auctioned. Two hundred residents were on hand at the Starr Ridge Manor Banq… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Tax Rebate Checks Are in The Mail



The big question being asked around Putnam these days: “Did you get your rebate check yet?” The NYS Department of Taxation and Finance reported this week that half of the more than two million property-tax rebate checks have been sent ou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.