2017 High School Graduation Coverage

256 Receive Diplomas at Brewster High School’s 126th Commencement

Graduates rejoice at Western Conn. State University stadium. More photos and full recap on page 2. Photos by Eric Gross   … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Levy Wins $150,000 in Lawsuit Against Smith

Stunning Defeat for Sheriff

Adam Levy The Putnam County Legislature meets in special session Thursday to approve a $125,000 settlement as a result of a multi-million dollar defamation lawsuit filed by former Putnam District Attorney Adam Levy against Sheriff Don Smith. In court… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Stars Aligned As Woman’s Life Is Saved in Patterson



Kathy Pellegrino meets her heroes Monday, who helped to save her life in January after her heart stopped when she was walking her dogs. Anthony Teeter (right) and Vinnie Montuoro administered CPR until other emergency responders arrived on the scene…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

1,500 Carp Arrive Today In Lake Mahopac



One thousand five hundred triploid carp will be calling Lake Mahopac home by nightfall (Tuesday). The sterile fish eat their weight in vegetation each day and will be used to ease the algae blooms and vegetation growth that is slowly choking the lak… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

DeStefano Calls For Smith’s Resignation



Andrew DeStefano addresses a news conference where he called for the resignation of Sheriff Don Smith. Retired New York Police Department Captain and announced candidate for Putnam Sheriff Andrew DeStefano has called on Sheriff Don Smith to resign in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

256 Graduate from Brewster High School



Valedictorian Nancy Najjar (left) and Salutatorian Amber Krisch beam with pride. Two -hundred-fifty-six young women and men have closed a chapter in their lives and opened a new one following their graduation from Brewster High School. The O’Ne… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

End-of-Year Tradition Begins in Brewster



First graders give the upperclassmen high fives during the walk. One hundred ninety-one young men and women – all dressed in their commencement finery – received a hero’s welcome Friday when, on the eve of their high school graduati… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cunningham’s Corner

East Meets West; World Doesn’t End

  It was, right there on one of The Garrison’s outdoor decks, a peaceful, collegial meeting. Drinks, salad, nice cheeses, Brussels sprouts with bacon, short-rib sliders. Umbrellas to keep the sun off. East met West last Thursday evening, and nar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

More Steps Needed to Reduce Smoking



To the Editor: Although there are measures being taken to reduce smoking throughout New York State, the harmful effects of tobacco use are still threatening to the youth of our community. Many areas and counties have taken restrictions on outdoor s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

FROM THE CHAMBER

Is The County in Competition With The Business Community?

The question of county-owned venues potentially competing with area businesses is raised periodically, for example, when Putnam County was taking over the golf course, and now with Tilly’s Table. In 2004, the county purchased the golf course to prev… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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