Tesla Charging Station Receives Positive Feedback


Enthusiasm and fervor were expressed by residents of greater Brewster over a plan to create a charging station for the Tesla electric car company proposed for Starr Ridge Road and Route 6 in Southeast. The Southeast Planning Board is reviewing an app… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Metro-North Fare Hikes Delayed


A Metro-North train travels through Putnam County. Photo by Eric Gross.Riders of Metro-North Railroad received some good news last week from the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority: Fare hikes planned for this year have been placed … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Body Found Near Putnam County Border

The body of a 23-year-old Peekskill man missing since mid-December has been found in a stream less than a halfmile from the Continental Village border. Last week State Police identified the victim as Shevon Thompson. Troop K Public Information Office… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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FREE 2021: A Little Post-Insurrection Doom-scrolling

A story: My first two years out of college, I worked in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the Argus-Leader newspaper, the state’s largest daily. And the largest television station in the state, also based in Sioux Falls, was KELO, known far and wide as KELOLand. KELO-Land was an amazingly large place. Partly, that’s a factor of the huge amount of […]

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Silver Medal for Putnam County Cow

 January 31, 1930 She is the Property of E.J. Cornish of Cold Spring, and Has Big Production record. Foncon, a purebred Jersey cow, owned by E.J. Cornish, of Cold Spring, has been awarded an American Jersey Cattle Club Silver Medal for her cred… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Riding the Rails: What’s Ahead?

Note: Neal Zuckerman is Putnam County’s representative to the MTA Board of Directors. Until the pandemic, he was a regular commuter. He lives in Garrison. Editor Douglas Cunningham recently spoke with him by email about the state of the MTA and Metro… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Uncle Sam Awards Nearly $20M for Railroad Crossing Improvements


Above, a decade ago, a vehicle was struck by a Metro-North Upper Harlem Line train traveling from Southeast to Pawling at an unguarded railroad crossing in Patterson. While the car was demolished, the operator miraculously escaped with minor injuries… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Village Police Kept Busy

Brewster Police Chief John DelGardo issued his monthly police report at last Wednesday’s meeting (Jan. 20) of the Village Board, conducted virtually, which indicated an increase in activity during the past 30 days. DelGardo said patrols responded to … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster FD — Putnam’s Busiest in 2020

The Brewster Fire Department is once again the busiest fire department in Putnam County. A report submitted last week to the NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Office of Fire Prevention and Control through the Putnam Bureau of E… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne Seeks President Biden’s Assistance


Less than 24 hours after President Joseph Biden was administered his oath of office, Putnam County Assemblyman Kevin Byrne requested the chief executive’s assistance in obtaining COVID-19 data New Yorkers have been seeking for quite some time. Byr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.