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Two Decades’ Work by Local Author Proves Revolutionary War Heroine’s Courage

Sybil Ludington’s ride more arduous than Revere’s

Photos by Eric Gross Vincent Dacquino has authored a second book about Sybil Ludington in order to set the historical record straight. He is shown in front of the statue of her at the shore of Lake Gleneida. Vincent Dacquino is a man on a mission…. Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access […]

Vaping Shop Moratorium OK’d in Carmel-Mahopac


Concerns have exploded over new health risks regarding vaping or the inhaling and exhaling of aerosol produced in ecigarettes and other vaping devices. The Carmel Town Board Wednesday unanimously approved a local law to establish a moratorium on the … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Bob Palmer Project’ Remembers Fallen Veterans in Brewster Area


Photo by Eric Gross Brewster High School students Brendan Fox, 17; Charlie Russell, 18, Kaila Fox, 15 and middle school student Kevin Fox, 12 place flags at the graves of numerous veterans.An army of volunteers was up early Saturday to place Old Glor… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Property Taxes to Soar in Carmel Hamlet Due to Costly Water Fix

Capacity crowd for details: $1,127/yr/home, 20-yr bond

Photos by Eric Gross Top, Councilman Mike Barile advises the public: “We have a problem and it must be repaired.” Fellow Councilman John Lupinacci listens. Below, residents attend Wednesday’s Town Board meeting dealing with the complete refurbishment… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

‘Shabbat Of Unity’ To Honor Victims Of Synagogue Shooting


Police patrolled outside synagogues and houses of worship Sunday throughout Putnam County in the wake of Saturday’s latest act of deadly attacks at houses of worship. A woman was murdered and three others shot by a 19-year-old crazed gunman at a Chab… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel Man Falls Off Steep Roof at Sedgewood


Photo by Eric Gross Emergency services personnel from four agencies assist a Carmel man seriously injured Monday when he fell from a roof at the Sedgewood Club in western Kent.A Carmel man was taken by medivac chopper for medical care after falling 1… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

PSC Finds Utility Response to 2018 Storms Shoddy

Stunner: No. of line workers reduced?

The State Public Service Commission on Thursday said it had finished its probe into 2018’s devastating winter storms Riley and Quinn in March. The investigation found what residents of Putnam already know: The response by NYSEG was poor and ineffecti… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

St. Andrew’s Church Holds Final Easter Service


Photo by Eric Gross Candles are lit on Easter Sunday morning inside the historic house of worshipThe feeling was melancholy at St. Andrew’s Church in Brewster Sunday, when the Rev. Dr. Carole Johannsen led some three dozen worshippers in the church’s… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Draft Horses King And Charlie To Join Tilly Foster Farm


Photo by Lisa Walker King and Charlie will soon be calling Tilly Foster Farm home.King and Charlie, two magnificent Percheron horses now owned by John Blumberg, will soon be grazing in the pasture at the Tilly Foster Farm. The Putnam Legislature’s P… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Trio To Be Recognized At Sunday’s Heart Walk


Three area heart disease survivors will be recognized Sunday during Putnam’s annual Heart Walk. Six-year-old Landon Perez, a first grader from Brewster, Patrick Brady from Pawling and Jennifer Garcia of Lake Peekskill, were selected to lead the wa… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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