SPCA On The Prowl Now That Summer Has Arrived



Leave your dog inside a locked car while going shopping or running an errand and find yourself in trouble with the law. The Putnam SPCA Police last summer removed 61 dogs from parked vehicles from Carmel to Cold Spring and within the past week alone… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Father and Son Injured in I-84 Fatal Crash



A Mahopac man and his seven year old son were injured Saturday in a two vehicle crash that claimed the life of an elderly Dutchess County woman on I-84 in Fishkill. State Police said the crash took place at 1 p.m. when a westbound car driven by Andr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Farm Boys’ Camp at State Fair

  Plans have been made for a Farm Boys’ Camp to be held at the State Fair Grounds, Syracuse, during the State Fair Week, Sept. 9-14, under the supervision of Charles S. Wilson, Commissioner of Agriculture. The camp is to consist of one far… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



milquetoast MILK-tohst noun : a timid, meek, or unassertive person … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Flag Day Celebrated in Southeast



Flag Day is celebrated at the Brewster Elks Lodge in Southeast last Tuesday. A huge crowd was on hand at the Brewster Elks Club in Southeast when Old Glory was unfurled during a patriotic Flag Day ceremony. Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from the greater… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Putnam’s Law Enforcement Future Graduates From Cadet Academy



Two of the graduates recognized include Travis Brescia of Putnam Valley and Mike Calcagno of Carmel. Forty young men and women from throughout the region were recognized last week when graduating from the Putnam Sheriff’s Department— Kent Police Depa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Names Women Of Distinction



Putnam’s four Women of Distinction include Regina Aurisicchio, Ginger Gross, Melissa Kamin and Mary Ann O’Connor. Four residents of Putnam County were among fifteen recognized last week by State Senator Terrence Murphy as Women of Distinction. A stan… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation



A stupid end-of-the-year prank resulted in the evacuation of Carmel High School Friday while 250 students were taking finals and Regents exams. A male caller reported a bomb in the sprawling school off Fair Street in the county seat around 11:45 a…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Six Honored with St. Lawrence Kenny Holler Memorial



Lynda, Colin and Tom Holler (back row) congratulate the scholarship winners. Six students from greater Brewster who are on their way to colleges and universities across the country this fall have been honored by St. Lawrence O’Toole Church. The forme… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Free HIV Testing



More than one million people are living with HIV in the United States with one in eight unaware that they have contracted the disease. The Putnam County Health Department wants to do its part in reducing the number and has scheduled free rapid HIV t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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