Science Fair Brings Out The Best Of The Best at George Fischer



Germ Reduction—Ultra-violet light was the theme of this experiment conceived by 5th graders Jake Ellner and Anthony Briante. Hundreds of students attending the George Fischer Middle School in Carmel created nearly 200 projects that received rav… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Lawmakers Say Oil Transporters Should Be Liable for Spills



Calling the transport and storage of petroleum products throughout the Hudson Highlands “an accident waiting to happen,” members of the Putnam Legislature Tuesday evening unanimously approved a resolution supporting bills currently under… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

David Bruen Reading Room Dedicated at Brewster Library



Members of the David Bruen family are filled with pride. A chapter in Putnam history closed two years ago with the passing of the county’s first county executive—David Bruen. Now patrons using the Brewster Public Library will have a constant reminder… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Students Act As Eyes For Newspaper Lover



Sarah Mitchell records a newspaper article last week while her friends Alianna Becerra and Jessica Semp look on. The recording was later sent to an elderly Brewster woman whose eyesight in fading. Four seniors at Brewster High School are making life … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Man Killed In Devastating House Fire



The charred remains of a man were found Sunday afternoon in the ruins of a home on North White Rock Road in Holmes that went up in flames Saturday night. Firefighters from Patterson, Lake Carmel, Pawling, East Fishkill and Beekman fought the inferno… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Colorful Orchid Market Has Deep Roots in Putnam



Glafkos Keramidas welcomes all to his Venamy Orchids to explore the thousands of blooming flowers. As long-time readers know, I am fascinated with orchids, especially with the derring-do of orchid-obsessed Victorian plant explorers. Those scrappy, br… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell to Highlight Business in State of the County



County Executive Mary Ellen Odell will highlight business development in her State of the County Address. Next Thursday’s (March 10) delivery will take place at 7 p.m. at the Putnam County Golf Course in Mahopac Falls and will be preceded by the ann… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cupcake Wars: Eat Up To Benefit Education



The Austin Road Elementary School boasts the winning display. Let them eat—cupcakes! Hundreds crowded into the Mahopac High School gymnasium last week for the 5th annual Cupcake Wars sponsored by the Mahopac Education Foundation. A new champio… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kindergarten Registration Scheduled in Carmel



Parents of children residing in the Carmel School District whose youngsters will be attending kindergarten this fall are being encouraged this week to gather pertinent information needed for the registration process. Kindergarten registration takes… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

A Mother’s Love Will Last Forever



Kevin Blackman, now an angel in Heaven. The following letter was received this week by our senior reporter Eric Gross I want to first say thank you for following our journey and supporting us. The amount of people that read your articles and joined … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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