St. Lawrence Easter Tradition Continues


Photo by Eric Gross Above right, Linda Bourie donned her Easter Bunny attire and organized the dessert detail at the homebound dinner initiative.Eighty-eight shut-ins enjoyed a delicious Easter dinner thanks to a small army of volunteers who organize… 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

The Trout Fishing

 The Catches Were Not Large and Many Failed to Get Any The open season for trout fishing began Monday and every known stream in the county was whipped by one or more fishermen. The recent rains have swollen the streams until the rushing waters… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

WORD of the WEEK

Tchotchke

knickknack, trinket … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

9-1-1 Dispatchers Stalwart Stewards


PHOTO BY ERIC GROSS County Executive MaryEllen Odell joins Commissioner of Emergency Services Ken Clair, Putnam Legislators Bill Gouldman, Paul Jonke and Amy Sayegh by congratulating Putnam’s 911 Dispatchers including Cindy Jacobsen, Heather Fox, Ed … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Child Advocacy Center Celebrates 20 Years Of Protecting Putnam’s Children

Some 4,000 children helped by agency

Since 1999, the Putnam Child Advocacy Center has assisted 4,000 children and their families by providing services and a path to healing those victimized by physical or sexual abuse as well as domestic violence. During a recent interview, the CAC’s pr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Deer Harvest Up In Putnam

The number of deer taken in Putnam County increased last year by slightly less than 100. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reported this month hunters registered the killing of 706 deer last year countywide, up from 613 in 2… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Drug Drop-off Day Is Saturday


Officials at Putnam Hospital Center, the Communities that Care Coalition, Putnam Health Department and the Sheriff’s Department are reminding residents this week to begin cleaning out their medicine cabinets in preparation for the county’s semi-annua… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Courier Assists Florida Woman Seeking Ashes


Bruce Nikola. Photo ProvidedA Florida woman and former Putnam resident was extremely relieved last Thursday after placing a phone call to the Courier’s Carmel office with an unusual request: “My husband’s cremains are stored in a vault at St. Andrew’… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Stations of the Cross Celebrated in Brewster


Worshippers carry a statue of Jesus through the streets of Brewster. Photos by Eric GrossHundreds of Putnam’s newest residents from Guate- mala, Ecuador, Peru, Mexico and Puerto Rico converged in downtown Brewster on Good Friday evening to celebrate … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Matriarch Of Green Chimneys Passes Away

Myra Ross, affectionately known as the matriarch of Green Chimneys, passed away last week at the home of her daughter in Las Vegas at the age of 88. Myra and her late husband Dr. Samuel B. Ross, who died last year, founded Green Chimneys more than 60… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]


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