Trucks Parked on Residential Properties Concern Brewster Officials


The Brewster Village Board has scheduled a public hearing for Sept. 16 to hear comments from local residents regarding the parking of commercial vehicles on residential properties. Meeting remotely last Wednesday evening due to the pandemic, Mayor Ja… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Maloney Backs Postal Workers


Putnam County Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney has blasted the Trump Administration and newly appointed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, who has instituted cuts and changes to postal service standards while banning overtime pay and restructuring execu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINGHAM’S CORNER

FREE Labor Day, 2020 and, How Many Bigots Live Among Us?

I have been thinking more about the fellow who drove his truck to the Black Lives Matter rally in Carmel on Aug. 22, a sign on the side that said, ‘F*** Black Lives.’ Then, in the midst of traffic, the driver got out and cursed those assembled for the BLM rally, before hopping back in his green truck and lurching […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Brewster Budget

 Friday Afternoon September 10, 1920 100 years ago FORD CAR TURNED OVER. FRED RICH HURT While driving his Ford car on Saturday, Fred Rich came very nearly to meeting with a serious accident. As he was passing the residence of Hon. John R. Yale … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

‘Blank Caravan’ Arrives in Putnam County


  Hannah Patrick, a 2014 graduate of Carmel High School, always envisioned opening her own business. After working as a buyer for QVC upon her graduation from Drexel University in Pennsylvania, as well as being employed in New York City for a t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Upset by Photograph & Thoughts on Human Rights Commission

Dear Sir, Re.: Human Rights I too was offended by the photo of the truck that was protesting against the BLM event. I was not disappointed that your newspaper published the photo, as the expletive is now widely used in everyday communications – I eve… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Marjorie J. Nelson

Marjorie J. Nelson, born May 12, 1932, passed away on August 28, 2020. She was 88. She was born in Brooklyn, NY where she lived her early years, leaving her then employment in retail to take care of her ailing father. After his passing, she moved to Carmel, NY and started her career at Guideposts, where she worked for 31 […]

Sheriff’s Investigator Plays Major Role in Cracking Nationwide Crime Spree


A Putnam County Sheriff’s Department investigator is being credited with assisting the FBI in a criminal investigation stemming from larcenies and identity theft which targeted women along the East Coast. Sheriff Robert Langley Friday said the uniden… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Back the Blue Rally Attracts 100

One hundred residents peacefully demonstrated in front of the Putnam Courthouse Sunday during a Back the Blue rally. Photos courtesy Kevin McConvilleOne hundred men and women gathered on the steps of the historic Putnam Courthouse in Carmel Sunday fo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sacred Heart and St. Lawrence Parishes Pray Together


Father Richard Gill leads parishioners from St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster and Sacred Heart Church in Putnam Lake attending an outdoor joint mass in prayer. Photo by Sally Harley.History was made in Putnam Lake a week ago Sunday when parishi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.