2020-11-10 E-Edition

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Putnam Remains GOP Stronghold


On Election Day night shortly before midnight, Board of Elections staff received dozens of containers from the county’s 86 polling places which were opened and materials certified late last week. Photo by Eric Gross. Despite major party enrollment… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Golf Course Operates in the Black Despite COVID-19


The Putnam County Golf Course is operating in the black despite the coronaviris pandemic. Mike McCall, the course’s general manager, told a recent meeting of the county legislature’s Audit Committee more than 33,000 rounds of golf were played this… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Christmas Comes a Bit Early Thanks to Patterson Sanitation Workers


Tyler Whitcomb (left) and Lee Rywolt are thanked by Pat Olivieri for their honesty last week at Patterson Highway Dept. headquarters. Photo by Eric Gross.Pat Olivieri visited the Patterson Highway Garage last week to personally thank two town employe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

COVID Numbers Soar Across Putnam


The numbers of new coronavirus cases continue to increase at an alarming rate in Putnam County. Last Friday, the Putnam Health Department noted 65 new cases confirmed countywide with two COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Putnam Hospital Center. Th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dozens of Residents Take Advantage of Rabies Vaccination Clinic


Far left, Dr. Jennifer Bucci and Lauren Meehan inoculate this beautiful cat. Middle, a pooch gets his shot. Right, another feline is vaccinated.Dogs and cats by the dozen lined up with their owners Saturday at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Ken… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Alice M. Dokken

August 26, 1935 -- November 5, 2020

Alice M. Dokken, of Brewster, NY, died at Putnam Ridge on November 5, 2020. She was 85 years old. Born on August 26, 1935, in Faribault, MN, daughter of the late George and Ida (Schmidt) Alexander. Alice graduated from Faribault High School, MN and earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN. As a widow, Alice married Roger […]

James J. Durkin Sr.

Aug. 2, 1935 - Oct. 31, 2020

James J. Durkin Sr. of Dover Plains, NY, passed away unexpectedly Saturday October 31, 2020, at home at the age of 85. He was born August 2, 1935, in Mt. Kisco, NY son of the late William and Elizabeth (Vassak) Durkin. He graduated from Brewster High School in 1951. He joined the Marines and served in the Korean War. Jim […]

David M. Sweeney

Aug. 26, 1942 - Oct. 27, 2020

David M. Sweeney, of Patterson, NY, formerly of Croton Falls, died Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at home with his family by his side. He was 78 years old. Dave was born August 26, 1942 in Purdys, NY, son of the late Raymond and Marjorie (Vassak) Sweeney. Dave graduated from St. Francis High School in Buffalo, NY, where he began his […]

COVID Exposure Reported at Three Area Businesses

Putnam County Health Department officials have issued another coronavirus alert. Commissioner of Health Dr. Michael Nesheiwat advised the public Friday of potential coronavirus exposures at the Acme Market in Southeast and ShopRite of Carmel and on M… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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