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Doreen F. Von Essen

By PCC Staff | April 19, 2021

Doreen F. Von Essen went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 8, 2021. She was 72 years old. Born on October 18, 1948, in Yonkers, NY, daughter of the late George D. and Mary (Fennessy) McSpedon. Doreen was the Director of Mobile Relief with PARC in Brewster, NY for 10 years, retiring in 2002. Growing up in […]

Mary Marguerite Whalen

By PCC Staff | April 19, 2021

Mary Marguerite (Clark)Whalen died on April 7, 2021, in Danbury, Connecticut after a brief hospitalization. She was surrounded all morning by her loving family, who only wished they had more time with her. She was 69 years old. Mary was born in Syracuse, New York, the daughter of Marguerite and John Clark, who she dearly loved. She was a graduate […]

IN MEMORY

By PCC Staff | April 19, 2021

In Memory of Arthur Hansman Beloved Brother and Son Arthur, my Dear Twin Brother (Arty), it has been a year since our Lord called your name: April 14, 2020. I thought of you today, but that is nothing new. I think of you in silence and often speak your name. All I have are memories and a picture in a […]

Boscobel a Putnam County Treasure

By PCC Staff | April 19, 2021

Above, Boscobel was discussed as one of Putnam County‘s prime attractions during a recent legistlative committee meeting. The mansion is shown here, Friday April 9. The photo was taken from the Hudson River side by Zoe Golden- Johnson. The tree on th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

Medication Take Back Day is Saturday

By PCC Staff | April 19, 2021

Officials at the Communities that Care Coalition, Putnam Health Department and the Sheriff’s Department are reminding residents this week to begin cleaning out their medicine cabinets in preparation for the county’s semi-annual Medication Take Back D… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Langley Criticized By Legislature Over $50M Federal Lawsuit

By PCC Staff | April 19, 2021

Discussion scheduled to take place before members of the Putnam Legislature last Thursday evening regarding a $50 million federal lawsuit filed by an elderly Brewster man and his wife against Putnam County and the Sheriff’s Department – over charges … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

THE Arts IN PUTNAM COUNTY

By PCC Staff | April 19, 2021

 A magnificent collection of floral watercolors created by Maureen Winzig are on display this month on the Kent Public Library‘s website. Each month the library features a local artist however as a result of the pandemic collections are displaye… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

New COVID Infections Decline Countywide

By PCC Staff | April 19, 2021

New York State Health Department officials Sunday reported 194 new COVID infections in Putnam during the past week, the lowest weekly infection rate in over a month. Since March 2020, 10,217 residents of Putnam’s six towns have been infected with cor… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Verbal Fisticuffs Erupt At Legislative Meeting Over Discussion Of Decorum

By PCC Staff | April 19, 2021

Discussion requested by Legislator Ginny Nacerino regarding the rules and procedures for conducting legislative meetings – including the proper decorum for members of the county legislature – turned into a 15-round championship fight last Thursday ni… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lawsuit Situation is Fishy

By PCC Staff | April 19, 2021

To the Editor, You don‘t need to be a detective, nor an attorney, to recognize that there are massive holes in the story of the plaintiff who has filed a $50-million brutality suit against Putnam County and the Sheriff‘s Office. By no means am I att… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]