Teacher Gets ‘Pied’ for a Good Cause In Brewster School


JFK Elementary School teacher Eric Buzzetto gets ‘pied’ by kindergarten student Gunnar Maguire to benefit the American Heart Association. Photo By Jennifer GarryIt was a sight to behold when 5-year-old Gunnar Maguire walked up to his physical educati… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Two Medical Giants Serving Greater Putnam Merge


Health networks providing medical care to residents of Putnam County and vicinity have merged, forming a $2.4 billion medical system serving more than 1.5 million people. Health Quest, parent company of Putnam Hospital Center, and the Western Connect… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Divided Over Reproductive Health Act; Huge Crowd Swamps Legislature


Photo by Eric Gross Dozens of Pro Life supporters gather outside the Putnam Courthouse last Tuesday evening.Emotions ran wild last Tuesday evening when the Putnam Legislature voted 8-1 to call on Albany lawmakers to repeal the Reproductive Health Act… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Cancer Fundraiser by Youth Has Special Meaning


Photo by Eric Gross Leukemia survivor Zach Schwartz (holding bowling ball) and his family thank the more than 70 people who turned out Sunday for a bowling tourney in Carmel.ZACC – or Zach Attacks Childhood Cancer – has raised $1,000 for cancer resea… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dale And Lorie Bettcher Honored As Champions For Children


Photos by Norma Pereira Dale and Lorie Bettcher gather with some of their adopted children.Dale and Lorie Bettcher have opened their hearts and home to more than 60 foster children during the past 32 years. It’s little wonder the Southeast couple was… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brother Firefighters And Friends Aid Firefighter In Need


Volunteers spruce up the yard of stricken firefighter Mike Ercole Saturday in Putnam Lake. Photo By George WahlersDozens of volunteers were up early Saturday to assist members of the Mike Ercole family with a spring clean-up of their property in Putn… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Clearing the Record: Corrections & Clarifications

Three matters require correction or clarification in the story published last week, “Councilman, à la Checkers, Tells His Side of Swan Cove.” First, regarding Jean Hopper, a candidate for the Carmel Town Board, a quotation at the end of the story (“A… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Things to Do

Going From 70 Degrees Outside to 30 Isn’t Okay

2019-On Select Tues.-6:45- 8pm Drug Crisis in our Backyard Spotlight Family Support Group at Mahopac Library. More info: MahopacLibrary.org April- Liliana Washburn art show at Kent Library Feb 1-April 12 (Fridays) free AARP Tax Help for Seniors and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Boyhood Friends Open Brewster Hot Bagels

Mike Kienle and Greg Scavelli, the owners of Brewster Hot Bagels display the wide variety of bagels offered each day. Photo By Eric GrossMike Kienle and Greg Scavelli have been boyhood friends since second grade. The 2003 graduates of Lakeland High … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Businessman Charged With Animal Neglect of Beagle


Above left, Snoopy is undergoing treatment at a local veterinary hospital. One additional photograph was provided; it was too graphic to publish in print and will be included only online. Photos By Ken RossA Carmel businessman is facing charges of an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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