Legislators Confirm County Executive Appointments

Putnam legislators confirmed the recent appointments made by County Executive Mary Ellen Odell at the first meeting of the Legislature’s Personnel Committee last Wednesday evening. Legislator Ginny Nacerino, who chairs the committee, and Legislator P… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

It’s Patterson Week

FREE It’s Patterson Week

There’s a great bit in Spalding Gray’s Terrors of Pleasure in which, in his broken-down house in the Catskills, he’s getting a new refrigerator. He’s so excited he wakes up and exclaims, “It’s Refrigerator Day! It’s Refrigerator Day!” Last week, by week’s end, was Patterson Week. In ways roundabout and direct, I spent some quality time there. Perhaps not quite […]

Brewster Homeless Shelter Benefits From Painting Festival


Guests used a variety of mediums in creating decorative boxes and birdhouses that raised funds for the Brewster Emergency Shelter Partnership. Photo By Eric GrossThe Brewster Emergency Shelter Partnership provides a warm place to sleep and a meal dur… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

On the Morningthorpe Bridge

To the Editor, I was really pleased to read in today’s edition about the funding of reconstruction of this bridge. The decision-making abilities of our local, state and federal legislators and employees are outstanding! I drive by this bridge every … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

The Art Exhibit (excerpt)

 There are several good reasons why the exhibit of pictures at the high school will be a success. The children are very industrious in selling the tickets of admission, the cause is a worthy one, and all of us are interested in the children and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Word of the Week

nary | NAIR-ee ADJ: not any : not one … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

It’s Court of Appeals Judge John Sweeny


Court of Appeals Judge John Sweeny made history this month when he was tapped to sit on the state Court of Appeals for several cases where existing jurists had conflicts. Photo By Eric GrossFor the first time in county history, a member of the Putnam… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Community Rallies Behind Firefighter In Need


Putnam Lake Deputy Fire Chief Mike Ercole and his family are in need and fire department officials have asked the entire hamlet and emergency services providers countywide to provide support. Ercole, a past president of the fire department, suffered … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

FROM THE CHAMBER

Governmental Overreach Is Hurting Our State

Many may not be happy with what is said in this article, but it needs to be talked about. Politics aside, the crushing blow of Amazon pulling out of NY is one that should not be taken lightly and one that Albany should be paying close attention to in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Mahopac Falls F.D. Welcomes New Ambulance


The Mahopac Falls Fire Department has saved its residents $100,000 by using the box of its former ambulance on a new four-wheeled drive chassis. Fire officials reported last week that the department, one of Putnam’s busiest, decided after 40 years to… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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