Quintet Returns to Tompkins Corners





Tompkins Corners Cultural Center is delighted to welcome back the David Amram Quintet, with Kevin Twigg, Rene Hart, Adam Amram and Elliot Peper on Saturday, July 30, at 7:30 pm for the Second Annual David Amram Concert. A special guest, the “Out to … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Mahopac School Fields to be Closed During School Hours



Citing a need for increased security, all fields and tracks on the Mahopac School District campus will be closed to outsiders during school hours beginning on the first day of class in September. Superintendent Dennis Creedon said the Board of Educa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Questions on Government, Smoking & Cell Towers



To the Editor: From President Obama to County Executive Odell to Putnam Valley Supervisor Oliverio, it seems that every elected official in the land has a lust for power and control over the people who are their subjects. Under the guise of “the gre… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Considers Planning Chief Who Is A Lawyer, Not A Planner



Putnam County lawmakers will be voting next month on appointing a Commissioner of Planning, Development and Public Transportation who is not a planner but an attorney. Debate at last week’s meeting of the Legislature’s Rules Committee ce… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Makes Application for $18.5 Million in Grants



Realizing that economic development is key to the county’s future, the Putnam Legislature has applied for $18.5 million in competitive funding opportunities being offered by the New York Empire State Development Council. Applications were subm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Music Abounds at Wells Park



Two long time residents of Brewster, Edith Hyatt and Margaret Prado, dance to the sounds of the Latin beat. Putnam’s Cultural Music Series at Wells Park attracted dozens of local residents Sunday to Brewster’s newest venue. Eliot Rivera o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Investments in Farming

  No farmer who is constantly making his land more productive can fail in securing a profitable result provided he uses his money with any degree of discretion. There is not a farm in western New York where $100 or $1,000 could not be used in wa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Word of the Week



litotes LYE-tuh-teez noun : understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by the negative of the contrary … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Canine Falco Joins Ranks of Brewster Police



Sgt. Paul Italiano and his canine partner Falco outside Brewster Police headquarters. Putnam County’s newest canine police officer has joined the ranks of the Brewster Village Police Department. K-9 Falco and his handler, Sgt. Paul Italiano, a retire… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Housing Applies for Grant



The Putnam Housing Corporation has applied for a $200,000 state grant to assist low income local homeowners in making necessary improvements to their residences in order to bring them into compliance with town and village codes. Connie Fagan, co-exe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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