December 10, 2009 RSS feed / Columns


Chronicling the Accomplishments of Putnamites

• Air Force Airman PAUL Z. PLATEROTI graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. 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, December 14, between 10 and 10:15am (according to the clock at the COURIER office), you will win a More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time from the Courier Archives

90 Years Ago Dec. 2 12, 1919

Some Dutchess Democrats Think So, and Say So. The Evening Star suggests Governor Smith as the presidential candidate for the democratic party for 1920. Is Governor Alfred E. More...

Dishing Up Fresh, Local Fare in Mahopac

Hannah and Kevin Hopkins first met at a punk-rock show in New Haven. Kevin was a connoisseur of the genre, having loved 80’s bands like Minor Threat and Bad Brains. More...

‘The Gift of the Magi’

ONE dollar and eightyseven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies More...

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Weekly Quotation

"Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism." ~Mary McCarthy