BHS Bridge Building Competition Is Back


Scenes from the Bridge Building competition at Brewster High School brought various reactions from students. Photos By Jennifer GaryA Brewster High School sophomore has teamed up with the school’s Engineering Club resulting in the return of the Bridg… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Word of the Week

valorous Adj: possessing or acting with bravery or boldness : courageous … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Community Rallies Behind Firefighter In Need


Mike Ercole’s wife, Danielle, and the couple’s four children attend Sunday’s breakfast in Patterson and are overwhelmed by the community support. Photos Courtesy James GagliardoThousands of pancakes were prepared Sunday and served to more than 600 pe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Opioid Crisis Highlights Odell’s State Of The County Address


County Executive MaryEllen Odell on Thursday evening. Photo by Eric GrossCounty Executive MaryEllen Odell stressed the Year of the Health Provider during her State of the County Address last Thursday evening, delivered before a standing room only aud… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Veteran’s Service Medals To Be Minted

First Cast 100 Years Ago, After the ‘Great War’

On October 14, 1919, the former Putnam Board of Supervisors proclaimed a commemoration celebration by honoring all World War I service members. Eleven days later, more than 200 men and women who served overseas were honored with a parade, celebration… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Pasta Dinner Benefits Cove Care Center; Draws 400


Top, Kim Bertrand and Robin Caverly put the finishing touches on the meatballs. Center, student volunteer Emily Rusinko, an 8th grader, arranges plates of home made brownies. Bottom, the dinner receives widespread support. Guests include Cove Care’s … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Speeches & Action

I have long thought that politics, as practiced in Putnam County, is among the most vicious in NYS. I’ve covered politics, to varying degrees, in several other counties – Orange, Ulster, Sullivan. None has the regular and steady cut-throat nature of Putnam’s. Remember 2010? What a year. And that year hardly stands alone. Anyway, it was therefore refreshing to attend […]

Opposed to New Transportation Facility in Project

To the Editor, As a long time resident of the Carmel School District, I am strongly opposed to the so called “new” transportation facility component of the capital project and the high tax increase that accompanies it. The multiple millions of dollar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Town Board Wades Into National Issue; Calls For Protecting Life Of Unborn


The Carmel Town Board has called on state lawmakers to repeal the somewhat controversial Reproductive Health Act signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo eight weeks ago. The law contains a series of measures permitting abortions into the third trime… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Personal Pickings Concerning People Whom We Know

 Miss Barrett, daughter of ex-Sheriff Reuben R. Barrett of Glenham, is attending a training school out of town. Mrs. Barrett, who is the teacher of a class in the Baptist Sunday school at Matteawan, is about to form a class in Glenham. She will … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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