2021-11-09 E-Edition

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BREWSTER HILL FIRE

Historic home heavily damaged

Above and direct right, firefighters from several departments fought a blaze in this 19th century farmhouse in Brewster last Friday afternoon. Photos courtesy Brewster Fire Department. A 1,200-square-foot farmhouse built in 1867 was heavily damage… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

East is East and West is West


Kevin McConville with his wife Janice, son Ryan, daughterin law Megan, grandchildren Bennett & Reagan, daughter Kylie and boyfriend Alex, daughter Ilana and boyfriend Andrew at Trattoria Sei in Mahopac on Election Night. “I am honored to be elect… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

350 Caregivers at Putnam Hospital Center Reach New Contract


Days after dozens of staff at Putnam Hospital Center represented by United Healthcare Workers East 1199 took to the picket lines to protest what a union spokesperson called the hospital’s “throwing monkey wrenches into the bargaining process,” 350 ca… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Thanks for the Memories


Above, Legislator Toni Addonizio congratulated Denis Clifford on his retirement at last week’s Legislature meeting at the historic Putnam Courthouse. Photo by Diane Trabulsy.For nearly 20 years Special Patrol Officer Denis Clifford warmly greeted vis… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gerald W. Smith

September 20, 1936 – November 3, 2021

Gerald W. Smith, of Holmes, NY, died peacefully with his family by his side on November 3, 2021. He was 85 years old. Mr. Smith was born on September 20, 1936, in East Fishkill, NY to Mabel (Sprague) and Watson Smith. He graduated from Carmel High School in 1956 and married the love of his life, Betty Lou Hyatt on […]

John A. LaGuardia

March 21, 1936 – November 4, 2021

John A. LaGuardia, of Brewster, NY died, at home, on Thursday, November 4, 2021. He was 85 years old. Born on March 21, 1936, in Manhattan, NY, he was the son of Louise (Calvelli) and Anthony LaGuardia. He graduated from Mt. Vernon High School and served in the Missile Battalion of the Army during the Korean War. On April 11, […]

Laura Catherine (Wilson) Capra

February 16, 1938 – October 28, 2021

Laura Catherine (Wilson) Capra of North Salem, NY, died peacefully with her family by her side on October 28, 2021. She was 83 years old. Mrs. Capra was born on February 16, 1938, in Geneva, NY, to Marion (Davis) and Edgar Wilson. She graduated from New Paltz High School and Grasslands School of Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinic

CARMEL – Residents in need of a COVID-19 vaccine booster may roll up their sleeves Wednesday. The Putnam Health Department has a clinic from 12-noon to 2 pm in Carmel. Trained staff will administer injections at the former Dress Barn outlet located a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Trash the Gas Tax


State Senator Sue Serino has called on Albany lawmakers to “trash the gas tax.” The Putnam lawmaker, whose district includes Kent, Philipstown and Putnam Valley in addition to several communities in Dutchess County, forecast “suspending the gas tax c… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.