Shirley Watson Trayes-Miller

Kennebunk, Maine – Shirley Watson Trayes-Miller, 83, a resident of Kennebunk, died Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, ME. She was born in Presque Isle, ME on September 20, 1934, a daughter of Clement and Velva Leona (Sears) Watson. She graduated from Presque Isle High School, and then attended nursing school in New Britain, CT. […]

Patricia Mary Fisher Appel

Patricia Mary Appel, longtime resident of Garrison, New York, passed away from natural causes on Friday evening October 13, 2017, at her home in Big Canoe, Georgia. Pat was born on March 17, 1929, in the Bronx, New York. Pat’s birthday was Saint Patrick’s Day, so her parents, Norman and Marguerite Fisher, named her Patricia. Pat was the oldest of […]

Rina Maria Carrea

Rina Maria Carrea passed away peacefully in her home on October 8, 2017, at the age of 72 with her loving family beside her. She is survived by her loving husband Americo of 55 years, since the couple wed in their hometown of Colledimezzo, Italy. She is preceded in death by her sisters, Grace DeSimone, Elia (Helen) DeLaurentis, and Ida […]

Leon L. Alleva

Leon L. Alleva passed away on October 5, 2017, at the age of 97 in Cortlandt Manor, NY. Leon is Survived by his daughter, Leona Petruzzelli, 6 grandchildren, 4 great grand children and his brother. He is predeceased by his wife Carmella and son Gary. Leon was born on November 24, 1919, in Yonkers NY. Leon served in the Army […]

Brewster Harvest Bazaar & Fair

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will host a harvest bazaar and fair on Saturday, October 21st, from 9am- 3pm at 26 Prospect Street, Brewster, celebrating both autumn and the upcoming holiday season. The event will feature many vendors selling items to … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Methodists Set Spaghetti Dinner

A Spaghetti Dinner will be Friday, November 3, from 5:30 to 7:30PM, at the Holmes United Methodist Church, 41 Holmes Rd, Holmes NY 12531. All you can eat spaghetti with meat or marinara sauce, tossed salad, garlic bread, beverages, and renowned homem… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pocketbook Bingo Fundraiser

Join the Ladies Auxiliary at the Knights of Columbus for a Make-A-Wish Pocketbook Bingo Fundraiser. Oct. 21; $50 admission Doors Open 5:30, First Game 7PM 1st 100 People email: Ladieskof@gmail.com or call 845.222.2748 Knights of Columbus Hall (Ladie… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Residents of Putnam Veterans Home Gifted By Southeast Quilters


Members of the Southeast Quilters display one of their creations while visiting the Leibell Veterans Home last week. Joining Karen Ratajack, Joan Crawford, Debbie Behling, Cynthia Cyprus, Cecilia Silva and Jan Smith are veterans Lou Caruso, Vern Nix … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Bentwood St ud io Expands In Kent


Ernie and Glenn Palmieri use a drill press at their new studio in Kent. Photo by Eric GrossErnie Palmieri and his son Glenn have expanded their Bentwood Studio from Lake Carmel to a 2,300-squarefoot facility on Route 52 in Kent. The father-son team’s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Thoughts for Saturday Night

 The soul knows no prison. Rage is mental imbecility. To revenge is no valor, but to bear. Remorse is the echo of a lost mother. Man’s the circled oak; woman the ivy. Indolence and stupidly are first cousins. There is music in all things if men … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]


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