New COVID Cases Continue Downward Trend: One New Death Reported


Putnam County’s COVID infection rate continued to decline during the past week even as concern about virus variants remained high. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that the region’s percentage of tests coming back positive was 2.7 percent, the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Pair Busted For Possessing Edible Marijuana

Two young men from Baldwin Place are facing a slew of charges when appearing in a Connecticut courtroom later this month following their arrests in Greenwich for allegedly possessing and selling edible marijuana. Cops charged Artem Golikov, 24, and E… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

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FREE What’s the Tipping Point on a Scandal?

I’m thinking more about the administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, visàvis the scandal involving the underreporting of COVID-19 deaths tied to nursing homes. I have come to believe this is not merely an oversight. Does it rise to the level of fabrication and the distorting of truth? Probably not. Does it involve deliberately misleading millions of New Yorkers, including the […]

from the Archives

FRIDAY MARCH 4, 1910 BREWSTER, N.Y.

 ‘HOLY SMOKE’ The Episcopal chapel at Deans Corners was burned on Tuesday night. It was not used and the cause of the fire is unknown. Sadie J. Keogh, who has been so ill with tonsilitis and the grip, is improving. The Womans’ Christian Tempera… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Philipstown Town Supervisor Speaks on Various Topics

Dear Editor, This letter is to clarify a few things that I have seen going on in Town and being written about in the papers. Regarding the vaccine rollout, Putnam County and all its current elected officials are fully aware of all the issues. There… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Legislature Approves Highway Infrastructure Improvements Project


A section of Route 6 in Southeast parallel to Interstate 84 that carries traffic to the Connecticut state line has been one of Putnam’s most underserved corridors for years. Acres and acres of undeveloped land exist along the three-mile stretch of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Revised Putnam Valley Noise Ordinance to be Discussed


The Putnam Valley Town Board will be discussing its revised noise ordinance Wednesday (March 3) with a public hearing planned for later in the month and its adoption scheduled for April. After receiving numerous complaints from local residents last s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Honoring the Life and Loves of Kenneth Robert Carr

July 26, 1947 - February 11, 2021

Kenneth Robert Carr, 73, of North Palm Beach, FL and New Milford, CT, embarked on to his next adventure quietly, courageously and peacefully at his home in Florida surrounded by family, just as he wished. Over the past four and a half years, Ken bravely battled pancreatic cancer with unfathomable strength and grace, guided by his personal mantra, “hold fast”. […]

Beatrice M. Wilson

April 3, 1922 - February 24, 2021

Beatrice M. Wilson, of Fishkill, NY, formerly of Brewster, NY, died peacefully on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. She was 98 years old. Born on April 3, 1922, in Kent, CT, daughter of the late Howard and Eva (Pulver) Dingee. On August 9, 1947, she married the love of her life, Walter S. Wilson in Carmel, NY. Walter predeceased his wife […]

Donald L. Cassidy, 90, Retired Respiratory Therapist, U.S. Navy Veteran, and Real Estate Agent

Donald L. Cassidy of Carmel, NY., passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on February 15, 2021. He was born May 20, 1930, in Boston, Massachusetts to Edward and Elizabeth Viola Philpott Cassidy. November 14, 1961, he married the former Mary Lou Stolts in Jamaica, New York and they lived in Newfoundland for a period of time. Mr […]