Sifting Through the Sands of Time

HUMAN NATURE

  Here, reader, is a little picture of one kind of “human nature,” that, while it makes you laugh, conveys at the same time a lesson not unworthy of heed. The story is of a gentleman traveling through Canada, in the winter of 1839, w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Word of the Week



Noetic noh-ET-ik adjective : of, relating to, or based on the intellect … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Briefs




Undercover ‘Narcs’ Seize 300 Xanax Pills Undercover officers assigned to the Countywide Narcotics Task Force monitoring areas in Southeast became suspicious last week when observing a man acting oddly in a vehicle parked at a local gaso… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Armed Forces Day Celebrated in Putnam



Iliana Buiguesi serves County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Legislator Carl Albano and retired Army Master Sgt. Jack Duncan of Brewster at the breakfast. Veterans from World War II, Korea and Vietnam joined other members of the military and civilians al… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Drug Related Deaths Soar in the County



The numbers of young people overdosing on opioid medications and dying have become catastrophic across the state. The New York State Health Department this week released statistics regarding death by drugs – and in 26 of the state’s 62 counties incl… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Foreclosures Remain High



The economy may be on an uptick but when it comes to property foreclosures, Putnam County’s rate remains at a disturbing pace and is one of the highest statewide. County Clerk Michael Bartolotti reported 77 foreclosure judgments for the first … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Frank Lloyd Wright House Tour Benefit



  It was three years ago that social networks claimed Angelina Jolie had purchased a prime piece of Putnam real estate—rumors that were not true. Reports indicated the actress acquired Petra Island in the middle of Lake Mahopac for $20 mil… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mildred H. Baker



Mildred H. Baker, of Rhinebeck, NY, died Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Thompson House in Rhinebeck. She was 99 years old. Ms. Baker was born September 10, 1916, in Brewster, NY, daughter to the late William Howe and Gertrude (Mabie) Baker. Mildred attended the Donesburg One Room School House and graduated from Brewster High School, she continued her education at […]

Dr. George M Coulter



Dr. George M Coulter 87, a prominent lifelong Pawling resident, died early Sunday morning May 15, 2016, at his home on 36 Coulter Avenue. He was predeceased by his parents, James Waldron and Ann Daniels Coulter. Graduating from Pawling High School, he went on to Bard College and Columbia College of Dental Medicine, receiving his DDS degree in 1954. He […]

Anne DeSerio Natell



Anne DeSerio Natell, a 54 year resident of Brewster, NY, died Monday May 23, 2016, at Putnam Ridge Nursing Home. She was 93 years old. Mrs. Natell was born July 9, 1922, in Bronx, NY, daughter to the late Marcus and Anna (DeMartino) DeSerio. Anne graduated from Evander Childs High School, Bronx, NY. On August 25, 1943, she married the […]


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