Theresa E. Howe

July 24, 1938 - May 14th, 2021

Theresa E. Howe of Brewster, NY, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on May 14, 2021. She was 82 years old. Born on July 24, 1938, in Cortland, NY she was the daughter of the late Donald and Mary (Long) Howe. Theresa graduated from Truxton High School in 1956. Theresa attended the nursing school at Westchester […]

Gertrude Eleanor Belvedere

Gertrude Eleanor Belvedere, age 99, passed away peacefully with family by her side on April 2, 2021. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Gertrude was a long-time resident of Kent, NY, before moving to Annapolis, MD, in 2002. Gertrude was a graduate of Hunter College and St. John’s University Law School. In 1945, Gertrude married Joseph Louis Belvedere, who preceded her in […]

Duck, Duck, Eggs!


Above, Julia Snook and “Peanut Butter” pose. Upper right, Specially designed cartons that contain the eggs are being used as a fund raiser at the camp. Direct right, After laying their eggs, a flock of ducks take a morning swim. Photos by Eric Gross…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. […]

Two Brewster Youth Wrestlers Win NYS Championship

  ROCHESTER – Two Brewster youth wrestlers won state championships for their divisions and weight classes earlier this month. Logan Karlsson, a 10-year-old fourth-grader at CV Starr Intermediate School, won his 112-pound weight class in the D5 … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Girls’ Lax Keeps Brewster Winless

MAHOPAC – Avery Przymylski and Audrey Colucci each had four goals on Saturday, leading the Mahopac High School girls’ lacrosse team to a 16-7 victory over county rival Brewster. The Indians improved to 5-4 overall while the Bears fell to 0-6. Ally Sa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Teachers Get ‘Pied’ For Kids Heart Challenge


Above, teachers at the JFK Elementary School got ‘pied’ to raise funds for the American Heart Association. Photo by Jennifer Garry.Three teachers got ‘pied’ in recent days to the delight of their students. The event took place at the John F. Kennedy … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

BHS Math-A-Thon Raises Money for St. Jude’s Hospital

Above, BHS Math-A-Thon Super Heroes Octagon, Minus and Fraction take a bow. Right, this year’s event was held remotely due to the pandemic. Photos by Becca Seaman. Even the pandemic could not prevent members of Brewster High School’s Math Honor So… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mental Health Association Recognizes Special Achievers


Above left , Megan Castellano presents Jessica Ryan with her award. Above right, Dennis Ullman is presented with his prestigious recognition by Megan Castellano at the historic Putnam Courthouse last week. Bottom left, Megan Castellano reads a procla… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Teachers Wear Blue For Autism Awareness


Carmel teachers wore blue recently to support their colleague as well as raising awareness about autism. Photos by Lauren Ruckel. The Carmel School District heightened awareness of autism by supporting one of its own teachers, whose daughter was d… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.