Loophole in Internet Sales tax Collection Concerns Lawmakers



Ongoing expansion and maturity of internet based retailing continues to outpace the annual growth in storefront retail sales. The United States Chamber of Commerce estimated recently e-commerce is growing at a 15 percent annual rate compared to Main… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Cancer Bill Receives Support



Expressions of gratitude were articulated by the president of the Hudson Valley Firemen’s Association, Jeffrey Bergstrom of Brewster, following unanimous action taken by the Putnam Legislature at its April monthly meeting last week. The nine member … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

The Cost of a Wedding

  The dearest thing on earth in these days appears to be marriage. In getting ready, both parties are forced to put cash down in a style fearfully generous. For instance, the Boston Globe says: A handsome wedding “outfit” will cost, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week



syncretism SING-kruh-tiz-um noun : the combination of different forms of belief or practice … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Weird Crime of the week

Carmel Man Charged with Stealing Donald Trump Sign at State Park

A Carmel man faces charges of felony criminal mischief and larceny for allegedly vandalizing and stealing the entrance sign to the Donald Trump State Park along the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley. Ronald Atzmon, 32, was arrested Friday by th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster High School 9th Graders Partake In African Challenge



Four 9th graders at Brewster High School proudly display their tee shirts and banner acknowledging the school’s participation in the Iron Giraffe Challenge. The students include Charlie Fitzpatrick, Teddy Temper, Alexandra Thompson and Ed Monge… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster School District to Earn Chef Ann Foundation Grant



Victor Karlsson and Kathy Ashe meet with Chef Ann Foundation Director Beth Collins at the Brewster High School cafeteria. The Brewster School District’s Food Services Department has received national recognition being named as one of seven scho… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Man Charged in Mahopac Stabbing



A Lake Peekskill man is facing felony charges of assault in connection with a stabbing following a bar room brawl in Mahopac. Carmel Police arrested Cain Smalls, 24, Monday in connection with the alleged incident that occurred at the Mahopac Inn on … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lawmakers Call for Zika Virus Funding



Members of the Putnam Legislature have called on Congress to approve additional funding to fight the spread of the Zika virus. The action came at last week’s full meeting of the nine member governing body that took place before a SRO audience … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

David Michael Pierro



David Michael Pierro, age 61, a 25-year resident of Patterson, NY, formerly of Port Chester, NY, died on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Valhalla, NY. David was born on July 27, 1955, in Port Chester, NY to Dominic Pierro and the late Jennie (Vitti) Pierro. He was a 1973 graduate of Port Chester High School and attended Westchester Community College […]


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