2021-10-26 E-Edition

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CAMEL TALES

Camel with Special Needs Arrives at Green Chimneys

Above, Green Chimneys staff welcome the new addition. Photos by Eric Gross. “Bunni” has a new home in Putnam County. The 9-year-old camel arrived at Green Chimneys School last week from Texas after its owner Doug Baum discovered that due to a g… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Woman Guilty of Burglarizing Homes of Grieving Carmel Families


A Bronx woman arrested on felony charges in seven jurisdictions including the town of Carmel for allegedly breaking into homes owned by families attending funerals for their loved ones has been found guilty and now faces up to 15 years in state priso… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Two More Die From COVID


The Delta variant continues to surge across Putnam County. The NYS Health Department reported Monday that Putnam’s six towns and three villages posted a 2.8 percent positivity rate during the past week with 127 new infections, increasing the total… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Picketing at PHC as Nurses Protest Slow Negotiations Amidst Pandemic


Above, members of 1199 United Healthcare Workers demonstrated outside of PHC last week to draw attention to their working without a contract. Photos by Eric Gross.Dozens of staff at Putnam Hospital Center represented by United Healthcare Workers East… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Charlette ‘Holly’ Rebecca Timpson

August 18, 1956 – October 10, 2021

Charlette ‘Holly’ Rebecca Timpson, of Purdys, NY, formerly of Brewster & Carmel, NY, died peacefully on October 10, 2021. She was 65 years old. Born on August 18, 1956 in Huntington, NY daughter to Frances (James) Hicks and the late Charles Donald Hicks. Holly was a graduate of Huntington High School and L.A. Wilson Technological School. Holly was a missionary […]

Irene Bayersdorfer

April 5, 1934 – October 15, 2021

Irene Bayersdorfer, a 62-year resident of Brewster, NY, died peacefully at her home on Friday, October 15, 2021. She was 87 years old. Born on April 5, 1934, in New York City, NY, daughter of the late Richard and Irene (Scheider) Moore. On September 16, 1951, she married the love of her life Eugene Bayersdorfer. Eugene predeceased his wife on […]

‘Your Call Cannot Be Completed as Dialed. Please Hang-up and Try Your Call Again.’


Effective last Sunday, consumers with 845 and 914 area codes must dial that area code when making any local call. The change does not include calls to 911. The reason stems from the FCC adopting 988 as a new three-digit number to be used nationwide t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Private Sector Jobs Fall in Putnam County

Dutchess,Westchester, Rockland, Orange & Sullivan See Growth

Private sector jobs in the Hudson Valley rose by 26,000 or by 3.6 percent in September, the Putnam-Dutchess region was the only area in the nine counties that experienced a job decline of 0.6 percent. The New York State Labor Department reported last… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CUNNINHAM’S CORNER

FREE On the Restraints of Small Cars

A Story: Years ago, in the late 1970s, my father had an older Pontiac. With a V-8, naturally. White. Black interior. He believed that any car with, say, a 6-cylinder engine was intolerably small. Would barely have enough power to move down the highway, the way he thought about it. He loved old cars, invariably big old cars. He let […]