BHS Alumni Battling Cancer Honored

The day was tabbed “Strike Out Cancer Day for Sam” when dozens of people crowded onto the Brewster High School athletic field for a softball game that turned into a tribute to Samantha Goff, a member of the BHS Class of 2003, who is battling cancer. Softball coach Lisa Delzio commended those in attendance for “offering support, encouragement, friendship and […]


FREE All. Those. Horses.

First, we had the coronation on Saturday morning of King Charles III. Surely, the highlight was Penny Mordaunt, leader of the House of Commons, steadfastly holding an 8-pound, jewel-encrusted sword through most of the service. Her dress, cape and hat drew big fashion kudos. And after the coronation, King Charles and Queen Camilla processed from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace. […]

Political Cartoon

Political Cartoon

Political Cartoon

From the Archives May 4, 1923


It Was Made in New York Garrison Man Leaves Estate to Three Children in Document Made Dec, 4, 1916. The will of Stuyvesant Fish, of Garrison, has been filed in the Surrogate’s office here and on Wednesday of last week was proved before Surrogate Southard at Cold Spring. The document covers only one side of an ordinary letterhead and was […]

Says Sheriff Had Vital Security Information

Dear Editor: I am writing about the Putnam County Legislature’s “Protective Services Committee” meeting held on April 17, 2023. I attended that meeting and was alarmed by the events leading up to that meeting. The circumstances that prompted the meeting involved 3 Carmel School District children who engaged in inexcusable, unjustifiable, disgusting behavior when they created and aired racist and […]

Questions Lawler on Vet Support

To the Editor: As a 76 year-old Viet Nam combat veteran who depends on healthcare from the VA healthcare system to maintain a quality of life, I was more than angry to find out that my representative, Congressman Mike Lawler (NY-17), voted last week with 216 other Republican colleagues to strip funding from as much as 22% of federally budgeted […]

Big Vote in Carmel District; Urges Return to Civility

Dear Editor, On May 16th, please go out and vote in support of your local school budget and CAREFULLY cast your vote for seats on the Board of Education. In the Carmel School District, there are 3 people running for 2 spots. Do NOT vote for Carmela Atria. She has falsely created a new persona of being accepting and loving […]

Parents Have Genuine Fear; Is Carmel a Safe Haven?

To the Editor, I am a 1969 Alum of Carmel High School … I still get the Courier and have read and observed what is going on in this great town that I work in. If this had been my child making a racist video with friends, I would be appalled myself! I can only imagine, having been born Caucasian, […]