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FREE Imagine World War II in the Age of Ambiguity

I’m trying to replace the references to Japan in FDR’s Pearl Harbor speech – surely one of the finest speeches ever given – with President Donald Trump’s formulation of “many sides,” and it just doesn’t work. Is it me? What am I missing? Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., wasn’t about violence on “many sides,” as Trump’s first mealy-mouthed condemnation of the […]

Brewster School District to Host Town Hall


Brewster School officials earlier this summer described a brief video in which recent graduates demeaned Afro-Americans by calling them the ‘n’ word as most unfortunate. Next Tuesday evening, the district will be conducting a community forum to di… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Beautiful extract.

 “When the summer of youth is slowly wasting away into the nightfall of age, and the shadow of past years grows deeper and deeper, as life wears on to its close, it is pleasant to look back through the vista of time upon the sorrows and feliciti… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

Word of the Week

moue /MOO/ NOUN: a little grimace : pout … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Children’s Expo and Safety Fair Now Scheduled for September 16


Members of the Child Safety Fair Committee met last week to finalize plans for next month’s 12th annual event. Pictured include: Ken Clair, Mary Beth Ross, Robert Lipton, Ashby Retta, Amanda Hess, Elaine Haskell and Marla Behler. Photo by Eric GrossT… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Grief Stricken Mom Urges Participation On Overdose Awareness Day


A Mahopac woman who lost her son from an accidental overdose of heroin laced with fentanyl is calling on all residents of the county to support Putnam’s annual Overdose Awareness Day scheduled for August 31 in Mahopac. Lauren Privitera, Mahopac Chapt… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Turnout Gear & Helmets Headed To Mahopac Falls FD

Uncle Sam has come to the assistance of the Mahopac Falls Fire Department. Funds totaling $81,429 issued by FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, will allow the volunteer fire service to acquire new protective equipment. In making the anno… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pawling Man Charged In 2015 Patterson Fatal Crash


A Pawling man is facing a lengthy state prison term for allegedly driving a pickup truck on Route 22 in Patterson two years ago while under the influence of morphine that slammed into an oncoming vehicle killing a Kent woman and seriously injuring he… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

I-684 Speed Enforcement Nets Big Results


Troopers were out in force last Wednesday on I-684 at the Putnam-Westchester line and during a six hour speed enforcement detail made numerous arrests. A total of 78 tickets were written, 59 for exceeding the 65 mph speed limit by 15 miles or more wi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Grigoroff Guilty of Murder


Anthony Grigoroff, the man convicted years ago of murdering John Marcinak outside his Garrison garage following a botched robbery on New Year’s Eve Day 2008, was found guilty a second time last Tuesday in a Putnam County Courtroom. It was shortly aft… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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