Youth Forum – Designed by Teens for Teens


Members of the Youth Forum Planning Committee met via Zoom last week to finalize activities and plans. Photo by Eric GrossPutnam County’s 25th annual Youth Forum got underway this week with a series of workshops related to teenaged issues and concern… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Scholarships from Master Gardeners


High school students graduating in June who are interested in a career related to environmental science, sustainability or horticulture have an opportunity to win one of two $500 scholarships courtesy of the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Coop… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Holocaust Research Project Available for Putnam Secondary Students


Secondary school students across Putnam County are being encouraged to enter the Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center’s White Rose Student competition. Retired North Salem School District educator Julie Scallero explained this year’s theme cen… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Hockey Rallies Late For Big Tie

BREWSTER – Nobody is ever satisfied with a tie at the end of a grueling game, no matter what the sport. But this is one tie that tasted very sweet for the Mahopac High School ice hockey team. Down three goals with less than five minutes to play, the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam […]

Putnam Officials Demand Teacher Vaccinations


Putnam County officials have expressed concern regarding the ability of schools to safely introduce more students back into the classroom with the first anniversary of the interruption of normal instruction arriving next week. County Executive Mar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Schools Receive $1.1 Million From State for Security & Technology

The district received word last Thursday that $1.1 million of funding for the county’s second largest school district had been included in the approval of 78 Smart Schools Investment Plans aimed at improving school security and reimagining teaching a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

It’s Snow Fun for the DPWs & School Grounds Crews

 February was a month of joy for snow lovers, with 29 inches of snow falling during 16 days of inclement weather. But the back-to-back snowstorms were a challenge for highway crews and DPW workers who were on the go morning, noon and night plowi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam High Schools Rank in Top 25 in Hudson Valley

Each of Putnam’s five high schools is listed in the top 25 among the 69 secondary schools contained in the Hudson Valley Magazine’s Top Public High Schools throughout the seven county Hudson Valley. The report details information related to class siz… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Kennedy LaMoreaux is National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Right, Kennedy LaMoreaux has been named as a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship program. Photo by Jennifer Garry. Kennedy LaMoreaux, a senior at Brewster High School, has been named as one of 15,000 students nationwide to advance in the Na… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.