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Brewster PD Issues More Than 700 Tickets In Two Months


Next time you drive through Brewster be aware: Police are on the prowl. Brewster Police Chief John DelGardo issued his monthly police reports for January and February to members of the Village Board last Wednesday evening indicating for the past two … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

12-Year-Old Starts ‘ZACC Attack’ to Aid Kids With Cancer


Leukemia survivor Zach Schwartz is aiding kids diagnosed with cancer. Photo By Joelle SchwartzA year ago, 12-year-old Zachary Schwartz of Brewster was diagnosed with leukemia. While undergoing treatments, the middle school student decided to start a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Blunt Comments on Recreational Pot; Huge Crowd on Hand for Debate


Photos by Eric Gross Top, Kristin McConnell (left) addresses the large crowd attending the meeting. Center, an impassioned Sheriff Robert Langley calls for a state referendum to decide the issue. Bottom, Putnam Valley Councilman Steven Mackay calls m… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Stone Stairway Is Culprit in Death of Southeast Man with Pot Plants


A bizarre series of events in an apartment in Southeast resulted in the discovery last Wednesday of the body of a 55-year-old man whose cause of death was deemed to be accidental. The Sheriff’s Department identified the victim as Matthew Meyer who re… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

PHC Nurses Have New Contract


Registered nurses at Putnam Hospital Center have a new contract this week following ratification of the agreement by the rank and file and hospital administration. The nurses had been working without a contract since joining the New York State Nurse… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Verbal Fisticuffs at Carmel Town Board

FREE Cops Called; Reporter Cites ‘Freedom of the Press’

Carmel Police were summoned to last Wednesday’s meeting of the Carmel Town Board when a reporter for the Westchester-based Journal News reportedly “caused a disturbance,” according to a police report and eyewitnesses. Police indicated officers were told by several people attending the meeting at Town Hall that reporter David M. Wilson, a resident of Mahopac, caused the ruckus and was […]

Four Charged With Baseball Field Vandalism At Brewster


Damage done to the Brewster High School baseball field earlier this month is depicted in the photo. Photo Courtesy Putnam Sheriff’s Dept.Four young men will be appearing in Southeast Town Court next month following their arrests for allegedly causing… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel School Vote Is Next Tuesday


Carmel School District residents will be going to the polls next Tuesday to ballot on two capital project bond propositions that, if approved will result in infrastructure improvements as well as replacing the school’s aging and out-of-compliance tra… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam To Opt Out Of Allowing Legal Pot Sales


Putnam County is expected to join its neighbors in Rockland, Nassau, Suffolk and several upstate communities by opting out of allowing legal marijuana sales even if the state legalizes the drug. County Executive MaryEllen Odell has recommended to her… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Fire Destroys Home in Mahopac Falls


Firefighters attack an inferno in Mahopac Falls. Photo by Jack CaseyFire destroyed a home under renovation in a remote section of Mahopac Falls Monday despite the efforts of firefighters from a number of departments in Putnam and northern Westchester… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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