September 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 7:00 AM

South Carolina deputy sheriff, formerly of Carmel, mourned in Putnam

South Carolina Deputy Sheriff Joseph Matuskovic, a 1990 graduate of Carmel High School, who was shot and killed this week by a crazed gunman in Charleston, was remembered Thursday at the Putnam County 9-11 memorial observance in Carmel.Matuskovic was More...

Beloved Chief Centofante Celebrates 90

Ed Centofante doesn’t look or feel like a man of 90. The 40-year Life Member of the Patterson Fire Department received the surprise of his life Sunday when, on the occasion of his 90th birthday, More...

Politics

Weak Totals for Cuomo in Primary

Two legislative races also on ballot

Voters statewide decided primary candidates on Tuesday, and the Democratic primary for governor registered significant discontent with incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo. More...

Around the County

Brewster Founders Day Called the Best Yet

The Coalition for a Better Brewster had its work cut out for itself. More...

A Mysterious Case of DWI & A Missing Motorcycle

It was the case of the DWI motorcycle crash, but the motorcyle was missing. And so a police investigation ensued, with the motorcyle eventually found and 17 people facing a variety of charges following the DWI crash in Patterson. More...

Remembering 9/11

It was 13 years ago Thursday, today, that terrorists flew hijacked planes into the Twin Towers in lower Manhattan, setting off a fight against terrorism that continues to this day. More...

School News

Manhunt on Mahopac’s Opening Day of School

It was a memorable opening day of school in the Mahopac School District—one that will not be forgotten for years to come. More...

Sports

Brewster Cross Country Takes Boys' Title at Invitational

WASHINGTONVILLE – Clearly, the Brewster High School boys' cross country team is picking up where it left off last season. More...

Carmel Falls to North Rockland in Tough Football Opener

THIELLS – While it waits for its new football field to be completed before being able to play on it at the end of the month, the Carmel High School football team must play three straight road games to start the year. More...

Carmel Homecoming

Saturday, September 27th, is Homecoming for Carmel High School! The parade along Fair Street at 11:00 am features school and community groups, then the Varsity Football team takes on Clarkstown North at 1:30 pm on our brand new field. More...

Worship Services

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...

Breaking News - 12:01 PM

Hundreds pause to remember in Carmel  Free Access 

The tradition continued in Carmel on September 11, when 500 men, women and children paused and reflected on the tragedy that befell mankind 13 years ago during terrorist attacks on the U.S. More...

Breaking News - 4:13 PM

Thunder Ridge owner, Putnam County National Bank, promises to keep resort open  Free Access 

Winter skiers are breathing a sigh of relief now that the owner of Thunder Ridge in Patterson has promised to open the ski resort for the season despite its managers announcing their retirement. More...

Runners Inspired at Classic Race by ‘Backwards Bill’ & His Wheelchair

Bill Reilly was up early Sunday along with more than 250 other athletes participating in the Putnam Fall Classic Race for Opportunity and Half-marathon. More...

General Stories

A Miracle: Zero Fatalities in Horrific Crash

Emergency responders called it a “miracle” that no one was killed or seriously injured in a spectacular crash on I-684 in Southeast Saturday that resulted in a Ford Mustang virtually disintegrating. More...

Veterans Transportation Called Success

Putnam County is home to some 10,000 veterans— many of whom have difficulty with their transportation needs. More...

Ariano Lawyer Hires Acclaimed Attorney

Second attorney charged with conspiracy in case

George Galgano, the Westchester attorney arrested last month in Putnam County on charges of witness tampering, conspiracy and bribery in the Lani Zaimi Ariano rape case, has hired one of the nation’s most acclaimed trial lawyers to represent hi More...

Enterprise

FROM THE CHAMBER

Putnam Breakfast to Highlight Business Success

The Putnam County Economic Development Corp. is hosting its 2014 Recognition Breakfast at the Putnam County Golf Course on Friday, September 26, at 8:30 AM. More...

Cultural Events

Math Teacher & Musician Scott Beall to Headline Blues & BBQ Festival  Free Access 

Scott Beall is a man of many talents. Brewster math teacher by day, and bluesplaying star by night, Beall is set to share his musical gifts as the headliner of Patterson Rotary's 3rd Annual Blues & BBQ Festival on Saturday. More...

Remembering Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers’ death last week saddened millions worldwide. Messages of condolence from the rich and famous to the man-on-the-street have been published in the media from New York to the Netherlands. More...

Editorials

A note about drafts

We accept a draft on us and make it payable at our office. A few days before it comes due we receive a notice from a bank that the draft is in its possession and payable on the due date. More...

Word of the Week

Vaunted

highly or widely praised or boasted about More...

Letters to the Editor

Misinformation on Party Percentages

To the Editor, Just two points concerning some recent misinformation that was recently publicized (not by this paper). More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Richard W. Vanderhoff

Richard W. Vanderhoff, 73, of Lake Carmel, passed away on September 10, 2014. Mr. Vanderhoff was born on November 30, 1940 to Henry and Helen (Walsh) Vanderhoff in Yonkers. More...

William Guilbault

William Guilbault, 78, of Highland passed away on Saturday, September 6. He was born on February 15, 1936, in Beacon to Arthur & Anna Guilbault. More...

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