November 5, 2009 RSS feed / General Stories

Gut ter Cleaning Can Be Dangerous to Your Health

Four residents of Putnam County learned the hard way Sunday that cleaning leaves and debris from roof gutters can be dangerous to your health. More...

$10,000 Collected at Putnam Community Cares Fundraiser

Amy Sayegh was overwhelmed by the turnout. The banquet room at Putnam National Golf Club was filled to capacity last Thursday evening when scores of people attended Putnam Community Cares first annual fundraising dinner. More...

PARC Celebra tes 55 Years

Scenes from the 55th anniversary of the Putnam ARC, the leading provider of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities in Putnam County. The event was held Sunday, October 18, at the Mahopac Golf Club. More...

Fire Prevention Teaches Children Not to Burn

Boys and girls across Putnam County have learned not to burn thanks to the efforts of a small army of volunteer firefighters and emergency responders. More...

Ground Broken for Green Chimneys

Green Chimneys celebrated its 62nd anniversary in grand fashion by breaking ground for the long-awaited dormitory complex. More...

Hall Monitor

On November 2, 2009, Congressman John Hall (D, NY-19) voted YES on H. R. 1168, The Veteran Retraining Act of 2009. H.R. More...

Carmel High Students Recite Rug Room Monologues

Chi ldren enrol led in special educat ion clas ses at Carmel High School are an integral part of their educational institution. More...

Let’s Play a Game . . . Where in the County is THE COURIER?

If you can identify this location in Putnam County and be the first caller to 845.225.3633 on Monday, November 9, between 10 and 10:15am (according to the clock at the COURIER office), you will win a special surprise! More...

Memories of Old Put

Life on the Old Put—a railroad line that transported passengers and freight from the Bronx to Brewster before becoming defunct in the 1970s—is captured in photos and verse by the area’s only railroad aficionado who has just complet More...

Rizzuto Aids Grieving Families through Pictures

Margaret Rizzuto believes no foot is too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world. More...

North Salem Kids Compare Colonial Life with Their Own

Grooming cows, carding wool and putting on yokes to carry milk for making butter were practices unheard of by some local six-year-olds, until they visited Philipsburg Manor. More...

Police News

Dangerous World Series A Dutchess County family learned the hard way that attending a World Series game at Yankee Stadium can be dangerous to your health. More...

St. James School Celebrates Grandparents

Grandmas and grandpas were out in large numbers when visiting their grandkids at St. James School in Carmel. More...

Carmel-Mantova Exchange Renewed

The Carmel-Mantova connection is alive and well! More...

Scenes from Election Night

Maybe the People Want More Taxes and Government, Says Putnam Valley’s Villanova More...

Promoting a Positive Outlook

One hundred eight fifth and sixth grade girls from 11 area schools including Mahopac, North Salem, and Haldane learned an important lesson that fostered the philosophy of “I can.” The young ladies participated last week in the 15th ann More...

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