December 10, 2009 RSS feed / General Stories

Putnam Nonprofit Gains From Gala

Residents and businesses across Putnam County showed their heart by opening wallets and pocketbooks during difficult financial times that raised nearly $40,000 for Putnam Family and Community Services. More...

‘A Great Miracle Happened There’

The lights of the menorah recall the blessings of freedom and the truths of faith

Nun, Gimmel, Hey, Shin. The Hebrew letters inscribed on each side of More...

Scientifically Proven: Nuclear Power is Safe and Clean

The United States has benefitted from the safe, clean and reliable generation of electricity from nuclear power for more than fifty years, with nuclear power today providing about 20 percent of our nation’s electrical supply. More...

Police News

Crash at Courier Building A Connecticut motorist is facing a variety of charges after his vehicle struck a pole that crashed into a building in downtown Carmel housing the offices of the PUTNAM COUNTY COURIeR. More...

Old Style General Store Opens at Tilly Foster

It began as a vision, and now the General Store at Tilly Foster Farm is reality. More...

New York Passes Deficit Reduction

Putnam school districts spared

After nearly a month of negotiating, New York State implemented a deficit reduction plan last week, closing an estimated $2.6 billion of a $3.2 billion budget shortfall. More...

Accused Murderer Charged with Assaulting Fellow Inmate

An 18-year-old Lake Peekskill youth accused in the shooting death of a popular Garrison businessman a year ago is now facing new charges for allegedly assaulting an inmate at the Putnam Correctional Facility in Carmel. More...

United Way Connects Communities

United Way has always created opportunities for a better life. More...

Helping Orphans, One Stitch at a Time

Patterson resident Angela Memmel has been knitting stuffed teddy bears since 2007 as a way to provide comfort and hope to children affected by HIV/ AIDS in Africa. More...

Giving to DARE is a Tradition

The spirit of giving is evident this week in Lake Carmel. More...

Indian Point a Likely Contributor to High Cancer

Official cancer statistics for Putnam County residents aren’t good. More...

BIRTHS

Keely Elizabeth Aparicio Baby Girl Keely Elizabeth Aparicio was born November 23, 2009, weighing 7 lbs. More...

Brewster NJROTC Chapter Called One of America’s Finest

Since 2000, the Brewster High School NJROTC (Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps) has received Distinguished Unit honors eight times, with the ninth year earning Unit Achievement recognition. More...

Remembering the Seventh

World War II veteran Charles Johansen remembered Pearl Harbor Monday while addressing a ceremony at the Carmel Veterans Hall. More...

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