Man badly burned in Brewster grease fire



A Brewster man was admitted to the Westchester Medical Center with second degree burns following a kitchen fire at his Simpson Road residence.Brewster FD personnel under the command of the department’s new Chief Phil McMurray were summoned to the wo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Week starts off super cold



For the second consecutive morning, residents are awakening to bone chilling cold temperatures following the weekend snow.The National Weather Service reported mercury readings of 1 degree in Carmel, Putnam Valley and Patterson while Brewster checke… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

September 11 hero Chuck Flickinger laid to rest

200 mourners brave inclement weather to attend

The flag draped coffin is hoisted onto the bed of a Lake Carmel FD engine outside Trinity Lutheran Church Saturday. Photo by Eric Gross Chuck Flickinger wouldn’t have had it any other way. The fifty-six year old 9-11 hero who lost his battle to cance… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

NYPD van overturns on Taconic



A New York City Corrections Department van overturned on the Taconic State Parkway near Pudding Street in Putnam Valley early Monday, necessitating an emergency response from the Putnam Valley Fire Department and New York State Police. Troopers said… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Impending storm forces cancellation of after school activities

By Eric Gross

The winter of 2016-17 is making up for the ‘lack of winter’ of 2015-16! Another storm forecast for late this afternoon and evening has forced most area schools to cancel all after school activities. Only the Brewster District is also dismissing clas… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CAUTION: ICY ROADS



Icy road conditions are reported on several area roads this morning with Route 301 in Kent, Putnam Valley and Philipstown especially dangerous. Several crashes were reported at 6:30 am in the vicinity of the Taconic State Parkway due to the black ic… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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