A Day for Wearing of the Green



Everyone is a bit Irish in Mahopac Sunday including three year old Ava Lischke and her mom, Selita, from Brewster. Everyone was a “little bit Irish” in Mahopac Sunday on for Putnam County’s 40th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Baby Born On I-84!



The stork couldn’t wait and as a result a baby was born along Interstate 84 near Kent while en route to the hospital. The blessed event occurred Friday along I-84 near Ludingtonville Road when, according to State Police Public Information Offi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mayhem on Taconic: Three More Wrecks at Pudding St.



The Pudding street intersection is one of the most dangerous in the county. The intersection of the Taconic State Parkway at Pudding Street in Putnam Valley is rapidly becoming one of Putnam’s most dangerous and notorious crossroads. Three mor… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pataki Leaving as Tourism Head



Libby Pataki resigned from her position as Putnam County Tourism Director Libby Pataki, Putnam County’s director of tourism, is leaving the post, effective immediately. County Executive MaryEllen Odell thanked Pataki for her service, but also s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mr. Brewster Contest Raises $27,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Research



Mr. Brewster and his court gather on the stage. Matt Catalano is wearing the distinction of Mr. Brewster these days around the Brewster High School campus, but the real winner of the school contest he and others organized is the Cystic Fibrosis Found… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell’s State of County Highlights Business



County Executive MaryEllen Odell’s State of the County address ranged from reining in spending to the “War on Drug Addiction,” the fight against cancer, Putnam’s financial status and a number of business proposals. “Our… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Birth Announcements



Natalia Cruz-Mercado Natalia Cruz-Mercado was born on March 2, 2016, to parents Jessica Feliciano and Francisco Cruz-Mercado of Mahopac. Grandparents are Elena Sachez and David Feliciano of New York and Maria Mercado and Andres Cruz of Puerto Rico…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Norman Olsen



Norman Olsen, 77, of Garrison (Continental Village) died February 14, 2016. Born in Mt. Vernon, NY, he attended Goddard College and served two years in the U.S. Navy, including the 1958 intervention in Lebanon. An engineer, he designed highways for the New York Department of Transportation until his retirement in 2005. He also worked part time as an inspector for […]

Joan P. Howe



Joan P. Howe, of Brewster, NY, died Tuesday March 15, 2016, at home with her family by her side. She was 84 years old. Born November 23, 1931 in Astoria, NY, the youngest of 11 children to the late Daniel and Mary (Kolb) Curley, Joan graduated in 1950 from William Cullen Bryant High School in Queens, NY. Following graduation, she […]

Donald L. ‘Donnie’ Williams



Donald L. ‘Donnie’ Williams, of Patterson, NY, died Sunday, March 13, 2016, at his home with his family by his side. He was 57 years old. Donnie was born on September 21, 1958, in Carmel, NY, son of the late Theodore L. and Virginia Williams. He honorably served in the US Navy. Donnie was the owner and operator of his […]


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