Brewster Film Festival Becomes Drive-In Event


The show must go on! The coronavirus pandemic that has turned Putnam County upside down with the cancellation of dozens of popular summer events has changed the format of next weekend’s 9th annual Village of Brewster Film Festival. The festival serve… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

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FREE It’s in the Mail. Sure It Is

I’m going to dive into one of the national fights that is now consuming us, over the fate of the U.S. Postal Service. But I am not doing so to talk about elections. Not going to address voting, mail-in voting, absentee voting. Not today, anyway, not with a 10-foot pole. Maybe another week; not today. So, if you were planning […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

  August 20, 1920 100 years ago… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Shuttered Businesses Seek Guidance and Relief


Above, State Senator Sue Serino demands answers during a Zoom meeting last Thursday. Below, Nick Crecco of the Villa Barone in Mahopac calls on the state to provide businesses with guidelines allowing them to reopen. Photos by Eric Gross. Business… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Women & Right to Vote Hailed

To the editor: What an exciting time to celebrate … 100 years ago women won the right to vote in the United States. Two years ago, I visited Seneca Falls, New York, for a Women’s Equality Conference. This trip made me think about our state’s rich hi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to […]

DA Tendy Unloads on County $12M Settlement

In a statement Friday afternoon (Aug. 14) regarding the county’s $12 million settlement with Anthony DiPippo, Putnam County District Attorney Robert V. Tendy said, “I condemn this decision in the strongest terms possible.” He noted that only Legislat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell Blasts Tendy Over DA’s Response to $12M Settlement

On Monday, Putnam County Executive Mary- Ellen Odell released this statement in response to District Attorney Robert Tendy’s comments regarding the DiPippo settlement. Excerpts are below: “I, along with members of the Legislature who approved this se… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Hundreds Expected for Sunday’s Prayer Walk for Police


Upwards of 500 people are expected to converge on Mahopac Sunday afternoon (Aug. 23) for a countywide Prayer Walk for Police that will convene at the Veteran’s Memorial on East Lake Blvd. and continue to the Prayer Garden at St. John’s Church. The id… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Head-on Crash Ties Up Traffic in Mahopac

Above, emergency responders triage the injured person along Route 6 in Mahopac. Photo by Jack CaseyA head-on crash in Mahopac sent one man to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, but snarled noon-time traffic along Route 6. Carmel Police … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Live Theater Performed In Putnam Despite COVID-19


Scenes from Spotlights Arts production of “Footloose” performed live at Wells Park in Brewster with social distancing. Photo by Sierra Cervantes Thespians returned to the stage in Putnam County earlier this month when a group of local artists pres… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.