Putnam Hospital Center: A Jewel In The Medical Field


Concern, kindness, consideration, empathy, understanding and compassion are the words that come to mind following my nearly weeklong hospitalization at Putnam Hospital Center. From the moment, I checked in at 6:15 in the morning last week to the time… 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

IT IS MURDER

 Three Italians With Knife, Club, and Pistol Killed Another Sunday Night There was a celebration at the home of Meila Natore in one of the shanties at Tilly Foster, Sunday afternoon and it was attended by Salvatore Russo. As near as we can get … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Word of the Week

causerie | causerie NOUN: an informal conversation : chat; a short informal essay … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Why So Much Damage? Two Tornadoes Confirmed in County


This map shows the location of both Putnam tornadoes. One in Kent, and one in the vicinity of Patterson and Putnam Lake.  Storm chasers had a field day last Tuesday as two tornadoes, a macroburst and straight line winds devastated the county. T… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Upper Harlem Line Decimated By Twister


Last Tuesday’s twister will have residual effects on Metro- North’s Upper Harlem Division for the next two weekends. Riders were forced to use buses between Southeast, Brewster, Croton Falls, Purdys and Goldens Bridge last weekend while repairs were … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Beloved Teacher Killed During Twister


A beloved educator who taught art at the North Salem Middle School/High School lost her life in a freak accident when a tree fell onto her car during last week’s twister. Lauren Svendsen, 41, died instantly when the tree toppled onto her vehicle as s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Puzzles

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Soul Searching Needed Over Dating Violence, Sexual & Emotional Abuse


I recently spoke to classes in Mahopac High School about the topic of teen dating violence and sexual and emotional abuse and control. The topic was about as timely as could be because only two days prior we learned about former Attorney General Schn… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Vietnam Hero Bill Balzano Receives Bronze Star


Bill Balzano proudly displays a U.S. Marine Corps Bronze Star w/Combat V medal awarded to him, finally, recently in Rhode Island, for heroism in Vietnam. Photo by Johnny BellezzaThe year was 1966 when Bill Balzano joined five other young men from Car… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Linky’ Copland’s Chicken and Biscuit Dinner Lives On


‘Linky’ Copland (left) and Gina-Marie Ianucilli at a previous CFD function. Photo by Eric GrossWhen it came to raising funds for emergency services providers, Eileen “Linky” Copland stood at the top of the list. Copland, who passed away last year, an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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