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Upcoming Patterson Library Events

Becoming Eleanor Roosevelt Virtual Presentation Thursday, Nov. 5 at 7 PM Jeff Urbin, Education Specialist at the FDR Presidential Library & Museum will present a fascinating talk on First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Hear some of the behind-the-… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Jobs Continue to Fall Due to COVID-19

Private sector job losses continue to reflect the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The NYS Department of Labor reported last week the lower Hudson Valley’s private sector job count of 727,200 was the lowest September level since 2010. For the 12-mon… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

COVID-19 Changes Date and Time of BHS Graduation

For the past decade, Brewster High School’s commencement occurred on the third Saturday in June at the Western Connecticut State College O’Neill Center in Danbury. That was prior to coronavirus. BHS Principal Nicole Horler announced last week due to … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Prevent Chimney Fires: Get Your Chimney Cleaned


Carmel firefighters extinguish burning ashes outside a home on Gleneida Ridge Road last week. Photo by Eric Gross. A number of chimney fires in recent days throughout the county have prompted Putnam fire officials to remind the public that the tim… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

The Great Swamp 24th Fall Celebration: Virtually! Oct. 24 – Nov. 15

Special to the Courier Since 1996, Friends of the Great Swamp (FrOGS) has hosted an annual “Fall Celebration of the Great Swamp”. They welcomed friends, supporters, members and the community to join them for a weekend of celebrating the beauty, valu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lake Carmel Man Killed in Single-Car Crash

Family and friends are mourning the passing of James Agor, a 61-year-old Lake Carmel man killed last Thursday afternoon in a single-car crash in Lake Carmel. Kent Police Chief Kevin Owens said several 9-1-1 calls at 2:30 pm sent patrols and emergency… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Auto Break-Ins Soar

Lock your car at night! That’s the advice from State Police this week following a rash of auto break-in incidents in the greater Carmel, Patterson, Southeast area. Troop K Major Michael Drake said troopers from the Brewster barracks investigate… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Patterson Library Sets Events

Science Readers Discussion Group Wednesday, October 14 at 7:00 PM Virtual Presentation Are you a science nerd or just wish to be more informed about what is going on in scientific fields? Science Readers, facilitated by Dr. Ruth Light, meets mo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Promotes Fire Safety and Prevention


Right, Robert Lipton addressed the legislators during last year’s presentation before the legislature. Legislator Paul Jonke listened to the advice. Of course, no in-person session was held this year. Photo by Eric Gross.Keeping Putnam residents safe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Preventing Lead Poisoning Across Putnam


Right, Putnam Health Department’s Director of Environmental Health Shawn Rogan discussed lead poisoning at last year’s October meeting of the Putnam Legislature. Legislator Carl Albano, chairman of the Physical Services Committee, listened with inter… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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