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Health Department warns of Possible Tops Market COVID-19 Exposure

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Putnam Health Department officials have issued a possible Tops Market COVID-19 exposure alert for shoppers visiting the store located at the Putnam Plaza in Carmel. Shoppers or employees who were at the store on Thursday, July 2 between the hours of 5:30 am and 10:30 am or on Sunday, July 5 from 5:30 am to 8 am may have been […]

Independence Day Black Lives Matter Rally Attracts 100

Above, the latest in a series of peaceful vigils took place Saturday in Carmel. The most recent demonstration was sponsored by the Hudson Valley Patriots for Immigration Reform. Left, Scott Rhodes of Brewster addressed the gathering. Below, demonstra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Second Brewster School Trustee Resigns By Eric Gross

A second member of the Brewster Board of Education has resigned. Trustee Daniel Heintz submitted his letter of resignation June 29 effective immediately, citing his “demanding work schedule” as the primary reason for his decision. School Board … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Proud to Be Americans: Brewster Welcomes New Citizens


Tashi Serpa and his sister Soram wave Old Glory to celebrate their citizenship. Photo by Eric Gross. Tashi Sherpa and his sister, Soram, waved Old Glory with pride on Independence Day. After all, the 16-year-old junior at Brewster High School and … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel & Mahopac Students Graduate; Townspeople & Parents Prepare Special Send-off

Top, members of the Marshall family gathered around their 1912 Hupmobile including the graduate, Willow, her sister, Ivy, and mom and dad Tabby and Larry. Above right, Chase and Jake and their families celebrated. Above, cars lined up at Mahopac FD h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Harckham vs. Astorino in 40th District State Senate Race


State Senator Peter Harckham has a formidable opponent in November’s General Election, now that former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has thrown his hat into the ring. Harckham, who defeated State Senator Terrence Murphy two years ago, … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster High School Commencement: A Graduation Like No Other


Left, vehicles were decorated to celebrate the occasion. Above, friends pose for a photo.. Bottom left, Valedictorian Andrew DiFabbio and the BHS 2020 Salutatorian Meaghan Feehan take a bow. Bottom right, graduate Esperanza Sanchez holds a sign for a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Father’s Day Nightmare in Patterson

Head-on Crash Closes Route 22; One Fatality So Far

Father’s Day ended on a tragic note for two families when a northbound vehicle on Route 22 in Patterson crossed the double yellow line into the opposite lane of traffic and struck a southbound auto head-on. The crash took place around 9 pm south o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Clean Sweep for School Budgets in Putnam

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Budgets in each of Putnam’s six school districts were approved Tuesday by substantial margins with larger than normal turnouts as a result of only absentee voting. In Brewster, the fiscal spending plan was approved 2,217 to 1,455 as was a second proposition for the purchase of new school buses. Carmel School District residents authorized spending by a tally of 3,169 […]

Early Morning Inferno Destroys Putnam Lake Home


An early morning inferno destroyed a home in Putnam Lake last week despite the efforts of firefighters from Putnam, Westchester and Fairfield counties. Photo by Dan O’Connell. Flames were visible for miles last Thursday morning when firefighters f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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