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April 23, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

Life Sketches in Putnam History

Sybil Ludington

Why do we mark April 26th as a day to remember? Residents of Putnam County have been riding along Sybil Ludington's route for years. We often travel through a town that wears her name, and we hardly even notice. More...

Tea Partying Taxpayers in Fishkill Are Steeping Mad

The hundreds of tea parties thrown on April 15 were part of one of the most extraordinary grass-roots uprisings in our history. And they spell a golden opportunity for freedom-loving politicians. More...

Loyalty to Country, Thank You To Vets

On May 1, 1921, in response to the May Day celebrations of Communists, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars held a rally at Union Station in New York to promote American patriotism in the face of threats to our national identity and founding pri More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time from the Courier Archives

2 110 Years Ago April 21, 1899 Sailors in an Ambush: Lieutenant Gilmore and a Party from the Yorktown Captured by Fillipinos MANILA (By Cable) - Lieutenant J.G. More...

Tea Parties Demonstrate Disgust with Orgies of Taxing and Spending

The attention being given the national tea party movement is nothing short of remarkable. More...

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