November 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

County Will Pay MTA Tax ‘Under Duress’

While Putnam County continues to fight the MTA’s recently enacted mobility tax through the courts, lawmakers have grudgingly approved the county’s first payment. More...

To Cut or Not to Cut the Southeast Budget?

Angered by Supervisor Michael Rights’s $12.4 million budget proposal that slashes services and calls for lay-offs of town employees, three members of the Southeast Town Board have submitted their own budget that is being called more responsibl More...

General Stories

Silver for Seniors Challenge

Kristin Burke has a simple motto in life: “When you give, you always get more in return.” Burke, a resident of Garrison who is a partner in a prominent Manhattan law firm, serves as a member of the board of Putnam Family and Community More...

Hall Talks Health Care in the Kitchen

Challenger says plan is a ‘dangerous prescription’

SOMERS—Shortly before midnight on Saturday, Representative John Hall voted for the overhaul of health care and the “government option” being considered by the House of Representatives. More...

Clair, Lannon Win of Michael Neuner Safety Award

Putnam County’s third annual Michael Neuner Fire Prevention and Safety Award has been presented to two veteran members of the Brewster Fire Department. More...

Columns

The Heroic Moment

“Just after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, I talked my mother into signing papers [for me] to join the Navy . . . I had just turned 15 years old.” More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time from the Courier Archives

80 Years Ago November 2 8, 1929

A Panic Stricken Market More...

‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’

Final Installment

I chabod, who had no relish for this strange midnight companion, and bethought himself of the adventure More...

Letters to the Editor

Park and Ride Secrecy

Dear Editor: More...

Swine Flu in Perspective

Dear Editor: My heart goes out to all those afflicted with the Swine Flu, children and adults. But most especially to those who have lost their lives in the pandemic. More...

Community Supports Patterson Library

Dear Editor: Because the citizens of Patterson supported our library budget proposition, the Patterson Library has been given the opportunity to continue providing the community with the high level of service it deserves. More...

Calendar

THINGS tO DO THIS WEEK & NEXt!

THIS WEEKENd November 13-15 STUff THE BUS FOOD DRIVE More...

A Tribute to Veterans

Putnam County celebrates its hometown patriots

Patriotism is alive and well in Putnam County. More...

A CAUTIONARY TALE

Spano’s Ouster Puts Putnam Pols on Alert

During last week’s “off-year” elections, most of the nation’s media attention went to a small upstate district and to New Jersey and Virginia. More...

USS New York Will Carry Piece of Putnam

As long as the new battleship U.S.S. New York travels around the globe protecting the world from terrorism and enemy attack, a piece of Putnam County will be part of that mighty vessel. More...

Around the County

BREWSTER

Brewster Education Foundation seeks volunteers

Autumn is in full swing, and with the holidays right around the corner the Brewster Education Foundation has issued a call for help. More...

GARRISON

Dutchess man dies in Garrison crash

A Dutchess County man was killed Tuesday in a car-truck crash on Route 9 north of the Route 403 interchange in Garrison. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department identified the victim as Arvinder Kohli, 57, of Wappingers Falls. More...

Brewster man jailed for committing sex crime

A 24-year-old Brewster man who authorities say is an illegal alien in the U.S. is facing charges of first degree sexual abuse that could result in a 15- year state prison term upon conviction. More...

Sports

Brewster Swimmers Head to State Meet

BREWSTER—Members of the Brewster High swim team turned in an impressive performance at the Section 1 championships, held last week at the Felix Festa Middle School in West Nyack. More...

Bears Claw Way to Sectional Title

Brewster boys win second title, first since 2000; Bottalico heads to states

BREWSTER—All season long, the Brewster High boys cross country team was aiming at one thing: a sectional championship. Last Friday at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls, the Bears made it happen. More...

Marielle Campbell Wins Consolation Round

CARMEL—Carmel High’s Marielle Campbell turned in a strong performance at the state tennis championship meet last week, losing her opener, then going on to finish at 4-1, winning the consolation round at the Eastside Raquet Club in Manlius More...

Worship Services

Worship Ser vices

Send information regarding worship services to courier@pcnr.com. Please put “WORSHIP” in the subject line. ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 225 East Lake Blvd, Mahopac 845-628-2006 Saturday Vigil Mass. More...

Birth Announcements

James Matthew Liebowitz

Born at Hudson Valley Hospital on October 7, 2009, to Nicole and Matthew Liebowitz of Mahopac. Maternal grandmother is Lorraine Cuomo of Ocean Pines, MD. Paternal grandparents are Marge Hampton and Morris Liebowitz of North Salem. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Frances E. Eaton

Eaton, Frances E., age 91, a longtime Patterson area resident, died Sunday, November 8, 2009 in Carmel. Mrs. Eaton was born on October 18, 1918 in Benson, VT, to Chester and Augusta (White) Bishop. She attended schools in Benson. Mrs. More...

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