October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Green Berets Honor Aileses for Commitment to Military

Roger Ailes, Chairman and CEO of the Fox News Channel, and Elizabeth Ailes, Publisher of the Putnam County News & Recorder and PUTNAM COUNTY COURIER, both of Garrison, were honored Tuesday night at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan by the Green Beret More...

Pumpkins & Parades Galore!

Between Saturday’s Pumpkin Palooza at Tilly Foster Farm and Sunday’s Parade in Carmel, Halloween excitement has been high for kids of all ages across Putnam. More...

Politics

59,371 Can Make a Difference  Free Access 

Putnam Voters to Hit the Polls Tuesday

Just under 60,000 residents of Putnam are eligible to vote on Election Day next Tuesday, according to figures released by the county Board of Elections. More...

Whetsel vs. Gouldman in District 2 Race

There will be at least one new face on the Putnam Legislature on January 1. More...

Dini LoBue vs. Amy Sayegh in Dist. 8 Race

Legislator Dini LoBue of Mahopac is seeking reelection to her third term on the Putnam Legislature next week. She is being challenged by Amy Sayegh. More...

Around the County

Hydrant Flushing Sends ‘Gunk’ to Carmel Faucets

Dozens of homeowners residing in the Gleneida Ridge-Glenvue sections of Carmel flushed toilets or turned on the water tap last week only to find disgusting brown water gushing out. More...

Vigil Remembers Domestic Violence Victims

Domestic violence continues to plague Putnam County. One hundred people were on hand in Carmel Monday evening when the People Against Domestic Violence conducted its annual candlelight vigil to support victims of spousal abuse. More...

Halloween Party at Studio Around the Corner

Stop by the Studio for a spell to join us for the Night at the Studio Halloween Costume Party November 1st from 7 to 9 PM at The Studio Around the Corner, 67 Main Street, Brewster. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

The Symbol of Hope

There is a bird that mariners call “Frigate Bird,” of strange habits and of strange power. Men see him at all climes, but never yet has human eye seen him near Earth. With wings of mighty stretch, high borne, he sails along. More...

Word of the Week

Wyvern a mythical animal usually represented as a 2-legged winged creature resembling a dragon More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Clyde Lee Broderick, Jr.

Clyde Lee Broderick, Jr., age 87, of Cold Spring, died on Sunday, October 26, 2014, at Wingate at Dutchess in Fishkill. Born in Bronx, NY on May 29, 1927, he was the son of the late Clyde Lee and Gladys (Singer) Broderick, Sr. More...

Breaking News - 7:53 AM

Putnam Legislature adopts $145.5 million budget after modest changes

Once again Putnam has become the first county in the Hudson Valley and one of the first in New York State to adopt a new fiscal spending plan. More...

ALERT: Young Children Exposed to Rabid Raccoon

Putnam Health Department officials are concerned that three young children may have been in contact with a rabid raccoon. More...

$40 Million Won for Unjust Conviction

What’s sixteen years of your life spent in prison worth for a crime you didn’t commit? More...

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic in Patterson

Bring your dogs, cats and ferrets to a FREE rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday, November 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Libraries Alive with Support at Legislative Budget Hearings

Libraries were well represented Monday evening when the Putnam Legislature conducted its public hearing on the county’s 2015 budget. More...

General Stories

Pumpkin Palooza at Tilly Foster

The World Series may be in full swing in San Francisco and Kansas City yet Putnam County hit a home run last Saturday with its Pumpkin Palooza at the Tilly Foster Farm. More...

Halloween Parade in Carmel

Downtown Carmel was a spooky place Sunday when dozens of boys and girls accompanied by their parents and grandparents took part in an annual Halloween event—the Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association’s parade and party. More...

Fire Rages Through Village Shopping Center in Mahopac

Fire investigators on the state and local levels have determined the cause of last week’s early morning fire that damaged the Mahopac Village Shopping Center on Route 6 near the Carmel-Baldwin Place town line to be electrical in origin. More...

Enterprise

FROM THE CHAMBER

Small Business Saturday Brings Opportunity to Putnam Entrepreneurs

Each year, an event designed to support and promote the approximately 80 million independent businesses in this country has grown larger and stronger. More...

Cultural Events

Hebrew Program at Reform Temple

The Reform Temple of Putnam Valley is proud to offer to the community at large an innovative introductory Hebrew program where participants can learn to read Hebrew in only five 1-1/2 hour weekly sessions. More...

Sports

Indians Football Eliminated in Section One quarterfinals

NEW ROCHELLE – Most of the time, the sun, the moon and the stars just don’t align. More...

Mahopac Girls’ Soccer Heads Into the Sectional Semifinals

OSSINING – Coaches usually have a theory about multiteam, bracketed tournaments, especially ones like the local Section One high school postseason tourneys. Get out of the first round or two, and anything can happen from there. More...

Carmel High School Junior Varsity Gals ‘Volley for the Cure’

Members of the Carmel High School Girls Varsity and Junior Varsity volleyball teams have put their united energies together to “Volley for a Cure.” The girls’ efforts paid off last week when raising $365 for the American Cancer Soci More...

Worship Services

St. Paul’s Roast Pork Dinner

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Pleasant Valley will host a family style roast pork dinner on Saturday, November 1st. More...

Bazaar & Christmas Fair Set

There will be a Harvest Bazaar and Christmas Fair at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 26 Prospect Street, Brewster, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, November 15. The Harvest is here and so is the St. More...

Worship Listings

CHUANG YEN MONASTERY2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 baus.org bauscym@aol.com Sunday programs: 9-10am - Chanting and Meditation, 10-11am - Dharma Talk, 11am-12pm - Noon Book Discussion Group, Vegetarian lunch, Saturdays & Sundays, 12-1pm More...

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