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St. Lawrence Elves Deliver 125 Meals On Christmas Morning


Santa’s elves were busy on Christmas morning at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster. Photos by Eric GrossOne hundred twenty-five shut-ins enjoyed a delicious Christmas dinner thanks to a small army of volunteers who organized, cooked and delivere… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Carmel Man Charged With Felony DWI Following Head-On Crash


A Brewster family was injured in this head-on crash when their vehicle was struck by a drunk driver. Photo by Bill NickisherA Brewster family was injured and a Carmel man arrested after a head-on crash on Dec. 24, according to Carmel police. Victor D… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

One Injured, One Arrested In Hit And Run


A Putnam Valley woman was injured and a Mohegan Lake man arrested following a hit and run in the parking lot of the Jefferson Valley Mall. The unidentified woman was taken to Hudson Valley Hospital Center, where she was treated and later released, wh… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam’s Toys for Tots Heroine


Marie Brady and Wendy Koehler are the Toys for Tots heroines in Putnam County. Photo by Eric GrossMarie Brady has spent her entire life helping children. The spry 90 ½ year old, who resides a stone’s throw away from the Tilly Foster Mine in Southeast… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Two Horses Found Severely Neglected In Putnam Valley


One of the two Thoroughbred horses found terribly emaciated in Putnam Valley on Dec. 24. The ribs were visible. Photo by Ken RossA Putnam Valley man spent the holidays behind bars at the Putnam Correctional Facility following his arrest by SPCA Polic… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Man Attacked by Great Horned Owl


Mike Twardy will think twice next time before venturing outdoors at 2 a.m. to get a breath of fresh air, after his recent encounter with a great horned owl. Twardy, 63, a former Carmel businessman and current director of facilities in the Garrison S… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dramatic horse rescue in Patterson

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“Tucker,” a 24-year-old horse, was dramatically rescued at Wonder Lake State Park in Patterson after a riding mishap. The horse was being ridden along a trail in a deep wooded area Saturday evening when it ventured into a pond and became stuck in thick muck. Patterson Assistant FD Chief Joey Nickisher said the horse started to swim out to the […]

Holiday Spirit Of Giving At Henry Wells Middle School


Middle school children join Principal John Clark (left) and Deputy Sheriff Keith Simone as the toys are packaged for delivery to needy children this Christmas. Photo by Jennifer GaryDozens will be enjoying a special Christmas thanks to students atten… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Strengthening The Fabric Of Society: Putnam Inmates Knit For Those In Need


Blankets created by inmates at the Putnam Correctional Facility were given to staff at Putnam Hospital Center Thursday. PHC nurses Louise Squitieri and Janet Castelli, along with Dr. Thomas Mazzilli (far right), demonstrate their appreciation to Trud… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Third Time’s A Charm? Another Referendum For Carmel School Voters


Carmel school district residents will be going to the polls on March 26 to vote on two bonds. The first, with a $16.6 million price tag, would repair failing roofs, improve ADA compliance and accessibility, and enhance the George Fischer Middle Schoo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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