2021-09-28 E-Edition

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Nation EMS Bike Ride Remembers Matt Lamb


Above, Cyclists pedaled through the Putnam County seat last Tuesday in conjunction with the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride known as the Muddy Angels during its East Coast ride from Boston to Washington, D.C. that honored Matt Lamb. Photos by Eric Gr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Deputies Shot At By Man Who Later Took His Own Life


An emotionally troubled resident of Putnam Valley took his own life last Thursday after firing a round from a shotgun over the heads of Sheriff’s deputies, who had responded to assist a paramedic’s calls for help. The paramedic, employed by the EM… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

COVID Numbers Increase Sharply

The Delta variant continues to surge throughout Putnam County. The NYS Health Department reported Monday Putnam’s six towns and three villages posted a 4.3 percent positivity rate during the two weeks with 355 new infections, increasing the total of … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

15th Anniversary for Gold Star Mothers Statue Marked

Above, carnations were placed on the Gold Star Mother’s monument. Story and Photo by Eric GrossPutnam’s Gold Star Mothers statue, the first of its kind in the United States, was the centerpiece Sunday for a ceremony as America celebrated Gold Star Mo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Who’ll Come A-Waltzing Matilda with Sam?


Above, Sam Oliverio hugs the new ‘Mayor of Putnam Valley,’ ‘Billabong’ boy. Photo courtesy Sam Oliverio.Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda You’ll come a-Waltzing Matilda, with me his ghost may be heard as you pass by that billabong, You’ll come a-Wal… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Prays, Marches for Its First Responders

Above, Debra Vigliotti after delivering her emotional address. Story and photo by Eric Gross.Two hundred people converged on Mahopac Sunday afternoon for the county’s 2nd annual Prayer Walk for First Responders. Carrying banners and flags supporting … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Ingeborg ‘Inge’ W. Stahl

June 8, 1930 - Sept. 18, 2021

Ingeborg “Inge” W. Stahl, age 91 of Carmel, NY, passed away at home on Sept. 18, surrounded by her family. Inge was born on June 8, 1930, in Jaffa, Palestine to Erwin and Luise (Bauerle) Kopp. Her family also lived in Tanganyika before settling in Althengstett, West Germany, where she married Hans Stahl. They immigrated to the United States in […]

Richard J. Dooner

Aug. 6, 1938 – Sept. 23, 2021

Richard J. Dooner, a 44-year resident of Brewster, NY, died on Thursday September 23, 2021, at Northern Westchester Hospital. He was 83 years old. Born on Aug. 6, 1938, in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Richard J. and Blanche (Saenz) Dooner. Richard graduated from St. John’s Preparatory School and then received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Long […]

Robert E. Loughran, Jr.

March 3, 1944 - Sept. 12, 2021

Robert E. Loughran, Jr. of Brewster, NY died unexpectedly on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. He was 77 years old. He was born on March 3, 1944, in Clearwater, FL, son of the late Robert E. and Geraldine M. (Kiernan) Loughran. Bob graduated Valedictorian from the Peekskill High School Class of 1962, in Peekskill, NY where he was a “four letter […]