Blessing of the Animals at Sacred Heart In Putnam Lake

Dozens of Animals Blessed by Deacon Shkreli

Deacon Mark Shkreli blesses animals at Sacred Heart Church, including a vriety of dogs, a gerbil, a turtle, some small rodents, and even a chicken. Photo by Judy McDermottSacred Heart Church in Putnam Lake was a haven for family pets Saturday during … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username […]

Election Eve Dinner

The Lake Mahopac Rotary Club will be having our annual pre-election night dinner at the Firehouse on Route 6 at 6 PM on November 4. Tickets are available for $30 at the door. RSVP or ask for more information at LakeMahopacRotaryClub@gmail.com. Do yo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Religious Events

IN BREWSTER: 2019 Ragamuffin Parade and Trunk or Treat Saturday, October 26th – 10:30am – 1:30 pm Registration starts at 10:15am at Markel Park – 559 North Main St., Brewster Parade Route – Markel Park to FBC Brewster – 460 North Main St., Brewster … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Barbara A. Dwyer

Barbara A. Dwyer, of Brewster, NY, died peacefully on October 9, 2019. She was 83 years old. Born on Sept. 25, 1936, in Mt. Kisco, NY, she was the daughter of the late David and Adelaide (Bove) Ferris. Barbara was a graduate of Brewster High School and earned her master’s degree in Education from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, […]

Robert W. Ehlers

Robert W. Ehlers, 84, IBM retiree and ex-chief of Mahopac Falls Fire Department, passed away on September 27, 2019. Robert was a member of the Massapequa Fire Department and Ex-Chief of Mahopac Falls Fire Department. Robert was also a Fire Investigator for the State of New York and president of Hudson Valley and Putnam County Fire Association. He retired from […]

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER: Dumpster fire in Carmel

Politics, 2019: Call the Fire Department

  I have said it before, but in this season and at this time, the sentiment is surely worth revisiting: All of us should take a few minutes, the next time we see a candidate for public office in our town or county, to thank that person for running… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

On the Library Budget Proposition

To the Editor, As a writer and retired college professor, libraries are second homes to me. During my 20-plus years here in Lake Carmel, I have had countless occasions to seek out the assistance of the wonderfully accommodating staff of the Kent Pu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

More Support for Kent Library

To the Editor, Tuesday, November 5, is a very important day for the future of the Kent Public Library. A couple of months ago, The KPL Board of Trustees launched a petition drive to have a Library Budget Proposition included on this year’s ballot. I… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

On ‘Responsible Growth’

To the Editor, As a candidate for Supervisor of the Town of Kent I would like to stress the need for responsible growth. However, a truck stop on Route 52 is not responsible. I am opposed to the truck stop at its proposed location. I would like to s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County […]

Urges Support for Southeast Team

To The Editor: My name is James Ryan. I and my wife Ellen have lived very happily in the Town of Southeast for over thirty years. I am writing to express my strong hope that the voters in Southeast all vote to keep the “Team” of our current Town cou… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam […]


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