The Putnam County Courier
April 17, 2014 Edition
Garden Street School For Sale
A piece of prime Putnam County history is on the selling block. The Garden Street School in Brewster...
19 Years On, Disappearance of 17-yr-Old Teen Still Vexes Cops
It was Palm Sunday, 1995 when a then-17 year old Lake Carmel teenager vanished from the Shop-Rite Pl...
Big Flu Outbreak Prompts County to Buy New Vaccine
Putnam’s flu outbreak, which has affected scores of people in recent weeks, is still plaguing ...
Putnam Considers Banning Styrofoam Food Containers
Within the next year, the use of polystyrene foam disposable food service containers may be a thing ...
Hayworth Fights to Regain Seat
Former congresswoman and doctor Nan Hayworth is hitting the campaign trail hard this spring, and in ...
Putnam Community Foundation Celebrates 15th Anniversary, But Foundation And County Are In Legal Battle Over Land
The Putnam Community Foundation has celebrated its 15th anniversary by reaffirming its commitment t...
Legislature Mixed On Cigarette Sales Ban
The Putnam Legislature next month will again attempt to approve a resolution banning cigarette sale...
Brewster Chalice Thief Busted by Police
A northern Westchester man accused of stealing two Communion chalices and cash from St. Lawrence...
George Hartshorn, Chief in the ’70s, Remembered As A ‘Giant of a Man’
George Hartshorn was remembered as a “giant of a man” who would give you the shirt off h...
Putnam Shares Equipment
In a time where every municipality is trying to hold the line on its fiscal spending, Putnam County ...
Flashback: Fire Destroys The Historic Hotel Mahopac Fifty Years Ago
Fifty years ago this spring, a major event occurred in Mahopac which highlighted the radical change ...
Anti-Terror Patrols On High Alert Across Putnam
Police on the state, county, town and village levels have stepped up their presence throughout the c...
Popcorn Machines at Kent Library
Visitors to the Kent Public Library were recently surprised by the delicious fragrance and cheerful ...
Man Accused as ATM Thief
A Dutchess County man hired to stock ATM machines with cash is facing felony charges of grand larcen...
Children’s Expo & Safety Fair
Putnam’s 9th annual Children’s Expo and Public Safety Day takes place next Saturday in C...
From the chamber
A new initiative to promote the luxury lifestyle in Putnam County is getting underway. The Putnam C...
Putnam Chorale Rehearses For Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus
The Putnam Chorale has been offering singers of all levels an opportunity to perform for three decad...
May Events at Patterson Library
Just in time for spring and summer, Patterson Library has announced the following programs: On Satur...
Constitution Marsh Audubon Center & Sanctuary Spring Benefit
Constitution Marsh sits in the middle of an important resting and breeding place for migratory birds...
Grasshopper Awards Honor Local Couples for Service to Putnam County
Thursday, April 24th, 2014, at 7pm will see the continuation of a new fun tradition begun by Putnam ...
JFK KIDS LOVE TO READ
Reading has become sheer pleasure for Brewster’s youngest students thanks to the efforts of ki...
Trio to be Honored by Brewster Education Foundation
A career educator, a highly professional executive secretary and a dedicated coach will be honored n...
Retired Teachers Award Scholarships to Students
The Putnam County Retired Teachers Association has awarded $3,000 in scholarships to high school stu...
’Pac Girls Lacrosse Drops Two
MAHOPAC – The Mahopac High School girls lacrosse team had everything to show for its two game...
Carmel Softball Splits With Mahopac, Arlington
FREEDOM PLAINS – The Carmel High School softball team split with two of its rivals this past w...
Putnam Valley Takes Down Carmel in Girls Lacrosse
THURSDAY, APRIL 17BOYS TENNISLakeland at Brewster, 11 a.m.BOYS LACROSSEBrewster at Rye, 11 a.m.Mahop...
Cyclists Pedal Into Spring
Sifting Through the Sands of Time
The greatest, wonder in the State of Iowa, and perhaps any other State, is what they call the...
Word of the Week
Wind Turbine Barely Visible, Owner Says
To the Editor, Now that our wind turbine is up and running after a year of acrid and illinformed a...
Reflections on the Related Holidays of Easter, Passover
Editor's Note: This was written by Fr. Kevin E. Mackin, OFM, president of Mount Saint Mary College i...
Update your Church’s listing by emailing us at Editor@pcnr.com, with WORSHIP in the Subject Li...
Dorothy O’Farrell O’Lear
Dorothy O’Farrell O’Lear, age 99, of Vails Grove, Brewster , died on Tuesday, April 8, a...
Don Bass of Wesley Chapel, Florida, passed away Sunday, April 6. He was 67 years old. Don was born o...
Alline M. Crowley
Brother Stephen Hanley
Brother Stephen Hanley, SA, a Franciscan Friar of the Atonement, died on April 11. He was 85 years o...
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