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Troopers Crack Down on Putnam’s ‘Autobahn’

Speed limits mean little for motorists traveling along I-684 as the road stretches from the Route 22 interchange in Southeast to Route 287 and the Hutchinson River Parkway in Westchester. State Police conducted a speed enforcement detail last Thursda… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Brewster Elks to Celebrate Flag Day in Special Fashion

Students from the greater Brewster area will be recognized Friday when the Brewster Elks celebrates its annual Flag Day ceremony. Nine-two students submitted essays for judging in conjunction with the Americanism Essay contest including 70 fifth and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Get Kids Vaccinated For Summer Camp

While a number of counties in New York State are requiring that all children be vaccinated against measles in the wake of this year’s epidemic, Putnam County health officials are not mandating such action but are strongly suggesting that vaccinations… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Free HIV Testing Available In Putnam

More than one million people are living with HIV in the United States with one in seven unaware that they have contracted the disease. The Putnam County Health Department wants to do its part in reducing the number and has scheduled free rapid HIV t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Deputy Hailed as Hero for Preventing Suicide

A 36-year-old man is alive today thanks to the heroics of a member of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department. Last Monday the Putnam 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received several calls from concerned motorists reporting a vehicle parked along westbound I-84 in the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Custodian ‘Zapped’ at CHS

A custodian repairing a toaster oven in the kitchen of Carmel High School Friday was ‘zapped’ by a 220-volt outlet necessitating the services of emergency providers. The Putnam 9-1-1 Dispatch Center notified Carmel Volunteer Ambulance Corps personnel… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Collections Increase for First Third of 2019

Sales tax revenue for the first four months of 2019 has surpassed last year’s record numbers by nearly $850,000. Twenty eighteen was the best ever for sales tax collections in Putnam County with more than $63 million ringing up at cash registers. Co… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Stabbing Under Investigation In Brewster

A patron of the El Pueblo Restaurant on Main Street in Brewster was stabbed on Memorial Day evening and the assailant escaped. Brewster State Police handled the investigation with the assistance of the Putnam Sheriff’s Department and Brewster Village… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Barbecue Goes Awry

Photo by Eric Gross Firefighters place powerful exhaust fans at the entrance to a Carmel home to rid the dwelling of smoke caused by indoor barbecuing.A Carmel family has learned the hard way never to barbecue inside one’s home. A 9-1-1 call reportin… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fine Garden Tour in Brewster, Carmel

Brewster Carmel Garden Club will host a fine garden tour featuring the opportunity to visit and enjoy beautiful local gardens on Saturday, June 8, from 10 AM to 4 PM. Tickets are $20 in advance by mail to Brewster-Carmel Garden Club, PO Box 446, Brew… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]


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