The Putnam County Courier
July 24, 2014 Edition
It’s 4-H Fair Time in Putnam!
It’s that time of the year again! The Putnam 4-H Fair which is expected to attract more than 2...
Former Brewster Man Accused of Murdering His Wife and Daughter
A 70-year-old former Brewster resident is facing charges of capital murder in both Connecticut and M...
Pit Bull Attacks ’Pac Couple
A dog described as a “large male pit bull terrier” attacked a Mahopac couple Sunday afte...
Learning to be Lifesavers in Lake Carmel
Thirty lifeguards teamed up with emergency responders from the Lake Carmel and Mahopac Falls Fire De...
Astorino: Special Prosecutor May be Needed in Moreland Case
It’s a Race: Tendy to Challenge Levy for District Attorney Post
Putnam Valley Supervisor Robert Tendy realizes that name recognition is critically important in any ...
Jeff Green Enters Legislative Race
Kent resident Jeff Green believes there is a “serious disconnect” between members of th...
Maloney Avoids Drone Discussions
The Federal Aviation Administration is now conducting an investigation into U.S. Representative Sea...
Carmel Business Rises From Ashes
It was exactly one month ago that a rapid moving late afternoon fire along Carmel’s main stree...
Truck Filled With Frozen Chicken Overturns in Southeast
An 18-wheeler filled with several tons of frozen chicken jackknifed and overturned on an entrance ra...
Morningthorp Bridge to Undergo Repairs
The 100-year-old Morningthorp Bridge, closed to vehicles and pedestrian traffic since 2007, will soo...
Putnam to Ban Styrofoam Containers Next Year
As early as next January 1, the use of polystyrene foam disposable food service containers sold by c...
Local Scouts Hold Food Drive in Brewster
Ham Radio Operators to Meet
QSY Society Amateur Radio Club’s August meeting will be held Tuesday evening, August 5, at th...
Independence Party Backs Falk
Patterson’s Andrew Falk, who is challenging State Assemblyman Steve Katz in the November gener...
‘Muddy Puddles Mess Fest’ Fights Cancer
Learning Express Toys of Baldwin Place is excited to be a sponsor of the 2014 Mess Fest Loom Agains...
From the Chamber
The words, "Shop Putnam" often provoke mixed feelings on the part of the listener. People understan...
New Yorker Cartoon Editor Mankoff Dissects Illustrated Comedy at Library
It could’ve doubled as a stand-up gig with the consistent eruptions of laughter pouring out o...
Maintenance Workers are Backbone of Local Schools
The summer has been hot and humid yet each day inside un-air-conditioned school buildings from Carme...
’Pac Board of Ed Ready for New Year
Michael Sclafani will lead the Mahopac Board of Education for the 2014-15 school year. Sclafani was ...
Brewster Man Takes $25,000 Prize At Equestrian Show
SAUGERTIES – Brewster resident McLain Ward didn’t have to travel too far to earn $25,00...
Fall Schedules Are Out For Local High School Teams
The fall schedules for our local high school teams are out and they waste no time getting the seaso...
Renegades Continue Torrid Summer
FISHKILL – It takes approximately 22 minutes to get to Fishkill and Dutchess Stadium, home of ...
Golf Tourney Recalls Life Of Jerry Guglielmo
Humid and uncomfortable weather failed to dampen the spirits of more than 180 golfers last week who ...
Sifting Through the Sands of Time
Never forsake a friend. When enemies gather around–when sickness falls on the...
Word of the Week
Facts Are Stubborn On Tilly Foster
To the Editor: Mr. Drew Barrett’s letter in last week’s edition contains only his opini...
Joseph Anthony Bellucci
Joseph Anthony Bellucci passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Saturday, Jul...
Arleen Veronica Kelly
Arleen Veronica Kelly (Varley) passed away peacefully on July 16, 2014, surrounded by her three chil...
Marie was born in Yorkshire, England September 4, 1923, and passed away July 15, 2014. She was one o...
Elisa A. Nordstrom
Elisa A. Nordstrom, age 70, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend passed away on July 20, ...
LEGAL NOTICE Notice of formation of FLASHCUT PRODUCTIONS LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect'y of ...
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