2021-11-23 E-Edition

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Life and Death in Putnam

A Tragedy on Our Roads and A Triumph in Our Schools Motorcyclist Killed On Route 301

Police inspect the area where the crash occurred while talking to one of the motorcyclists involved in the tragedy. Photo by Eric GrossA pack of four motorcyclists, reportedly speeding and acting in a reckless manner along Route 301 in Carmel last Th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

No Dinner Table for This Turkey

 While thousands of Putnam residents will be sitting down to a delicious turkey dinner Thursday with family and friends, one lucky Tom will be enjoying its freedom at Green Chimneys as part of the school’s Education and Farm Center. The wild tur… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Teachers & Students Save 6th Grader in Mahopac


Mahopac Middle School teachers Michael DiLeo and Jenifer Maloney thanked students Abby and William for their assistance that saved the life of a choking classmate. Photo by Debra West An exquisite choreography of students and teachers unspooled in… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Connecticut Hockey Coach accused of Striking 10-year-old with Hockey Stick


A Connecticut man is due in Southeast Town Court next Monday to answer charges in connection with his alleged striking of a 10-year-old with a hockey stick. Marvin Minkler, 53, reportedly hit the boy during a practice at the Brewster Ice Arena off Fi… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s First Markers Dedicated to Black History


Above, students at Brewster High School unveiled the first ever Black history markers in Putnam County this month outside of BHS. Photo courtesy Putnam Historian’s Office. History was made in Putnam County recently when members of the Brewster Hig… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New State of the Art Sodom Road Bridge Reopens


Above, the new Sodom Road Bridge in Southeast reopened last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Photo by Terry Oliver.Motorists traveling along Sodom Road in Southeast now have a new state-of-the-art bridge to traverse—a span that has been designed … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Frances Napolitano

November 30, 1926 – November 7, 2021

SUN PRAIRIE, WIS. – Frances Napolitano, age 94, passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at Prairie Gardens in Sun Prairie. She was born on November 30, 1926, in the Bronx of New York. She was the daughter of Daniel and Katherine (Reilly) Burke. She married Ralph Napolitano on July 25, 1950 in Carmel, New York She is survived by […]

Edward T. Scrivani

June 20, 1928 – November 12, 2021

Edward T. Scrivani, age 93, a resident of Pawling, NY, formerly 70 years in Patterson, NY, died on November 12, 2021, at the Village Crest Health and Rehab Center in New Milford, CT. Born in Brooklyn, NY on June 20, 1928, Ed was the son of the late Peter and Marie (King) Scrivani. He graduated from Brewster High School in […]

Dorothy A. ‘Dottie’ Durkin Eastwood

April 4, 1935 – November 12, 2021

Dorothy A. ‘Dottie’ Durkin Eastwood, a lifelong resident of Brewster, NY, died peacefully on Friday, November 12, 2021. She was 86 years old. Born on April 4, 1935, in Mt. Kisco, NY, Dottie was the daughter of William J. and Alma (LaMere) Durkin. In June of 1952, she graduated from Brewster High School. On July 17, 1954, Dottie married the […]