2020-05-12 E-Edition

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St. Lawrence and Sacred Heart Parishioners Provide Hope and Help

Father Richard Gill smiles beneath his face covering while monitoring the toilet paper distribution last Monday. Photo by Eric Gross. Father Richard Gill, pastor of St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster and Sacred Heart Church in Putnam Lake, ga… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

58 Putnam Lives Lost to COVID-19 – Numbers Double in less than a Month


Fifty-eight residents of Putnam County have perished from COVID-19 related symptoms since the pandemic surfaced, with the numbers doubling in less than a month’s time. The New York State Health Department reported the latest fatalities Monday, how… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Crime Declines in Putnam during Pandemic


While Westchester and Dutchess counties have reported increases in auto thefts and burglaries in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, law enforcement in Putnam County reported last week seeing a decline in police activity during the past month. Carm… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

INSIDE THIS WEEK:

Cunningham on the economy, our food chain, and work in 2020. Pages 4 and 5Thomaselli on the huge coaching shift in Carmel’s football program. Page 16Whiteside’s 500th column! Plus more Victory Garden tips. Page 9 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Italian-American Club Provides Dinners for Those in Need and EMS


Members of the Italian-American Social Club of Brewster conducted a community outreach earlier this month by providing home cooked meals for families in need. Photos courtesy Joseph Castellano.One hundred freshly made dinners for four consisting of c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE On the Economy, in These Deeply Unusual Times

How often can one think of these times as surreal? We’re probably past that, right? But then, every week, even odder things happen. I’ve been reflecting a lot on the economy the past few weeks, and its many sometimes disparate parts. Partly, of course, because we’re a business, and we will in ways large and small be affected by how […]

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Parole Hearing Scheduled for Convicted Putnam Murderer


Germaine Ross of Putnam Valley was murdered in 1993 and her convicted killer is now eligible for parole. Photo courtesy Paul Kim.The brutal murder of a young Putnam Valley woman made headlines in the summer of 1993. The body of Germaine Ross, who had… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

St. Lawrence and Sacred Heart Continued

Above, the church lawn was filled with brand new bicycles donated by a parishioner. Each cycle was raffled off to a lucky ticket holder allowing children to have recreational opportunities during the pandemic. Top right, two women select daily necess… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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