Southeast Democrats Interviewing Candidates


Southeast Democrats are seeking experienced community minded people to run for town and county offices in November. Six seats are up for election this year in the greater Brewster area including Southeast Supervisor, Southeast Town Clerk, two members… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Blood Drive Helps Save 96 Lives

High school students, teachers, staff and members of the greater Mahopac community rolled up their sleeves last week and donated a pint of blood to assist the New York Blood Center with its blood shortage. Officials say winter storms, frigid temperat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Whippet Shows at Westminster Dog Show


Laura Kieffer handling Lizzy the Whippet. Photo ProvidedLizzy, an 18-month-old Whippet living in Carmel, participated in the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City this week. Just a teenager in dog years, young Lizzy has a bright fut… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Green Eggs & Ham Breakfast

Come join Putnam Lake Fire Department at their Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast. Eggs, pancakes, sausage, bacon, coffee and tea will be served. It will be Sunday, March 10, from 9am – 12pm, at the Putnam Lake Fire Department at 72 Fairfield Drive, Patter… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sheriffs Oppose Legalizing Recreational Marijuana


Sheriffs from across New York State are speaking out against the legalization of recreational marijuana after Governor Andrew Cuomo has made it a top priority to legalize the drug, joining 10 other states and the District of Columbia. News conferenc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

County Legislator Urges Careful, Slow Path by State on Legal Pot

To the Editor, Whether you are for or against the legalization of recreational marijuana, there are many things the state government should look at before enacting such a major policy change. Research from throughout the United States shows signifi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

If it’s Tuesday, it must be snowing. Right? Surely it seems that way.

FREE If it’s Tuesday, it must be snowing. Right? Surely it seems that way.

A number of local officials around the state are sounding the alarm bells on legalizing pot for recreational use, something Gov. Andrew Cuomo seems hell-bent on doing. The NYS Sheriffs’ Association is the latest such group, joined by the statewide Parent-Teacher Organizations and AAA. Several, including Putnam’s Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr., said that legalization has the potential to make […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

A Big Fish

 Some big fish stories come from North Salem way, one about the catching of a 19-pound pike! They didn’t say that he had a fish inside of him that weighed 10 pounds, however.—Katonah Times. It is a good story to tell and it would be a better on… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Word of the Week

tomfoolery tahm-FOO-luh-ree NOUN: playful or foolish behavior … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

John J. Duke

John J. Duke, of Brewster, NY, died peacefully with his family by his side on Monday February 4, 2019. He was 80 years old. Born on February 5, 1938, in the Bronx, NY, son of the late John J. and Laura (Davis) Duke. John honorably served in the US Navy on the U.S.S Leyte. Duke was a journeyman with Teamsters […]


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