January 14, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

The Taxman Is Coming

Putnam County Office for Aging volunteers help hundreds of senior taxpayers complete their 1040s each year. This would be taxing for most people, but, it has been a rewarding experience for Annmarie Baisley, RSVP volunteer. More...

Personal Foot-Bridges Available for Lake Gleneida

A new walking trail along the northern and western shorelines of Lake Gleneida is under construction. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time from the Courier Archives

90 Years Ago Jan. 2 16, 1920

Men Who Were Expelled From Legislature to be Kept Out is View of Leaders More...

Burglary for Love?

A teenaged boy is facing felony charges of burglary because state police say he was infatuated with a teenaged girl who lived down the block. More...

Mahopac Teen Develops as a Photographer-Entrepreneur

Alex Pietrocola may be Putnam’s youngest entrepreneur, and is almost certainly its youngest professional photographer. More...

Somers Firm Will Produce Putnam Chamber Directory

MAHOPAC—At its regular breakfast meeting, on Tuesday, January 12, at the Olympic Diner, the Mahopac- Carmel Chamber of Commerce announced that it would offer a newly re-formatted membership directory in time for the annual “Shop Putnam Ex 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, January 18, at 10am (according to the clock at the Courier office), you will win a special surprise! More...

Guiding Eyes Offers Puppy Love

Officials at Guiding Eyes for the Blind have asked residents of the area to “make love and puppy kisses” their New Year’s resolution by becoming a volunteer puppy raiser. More...

CDA Gives Comfort, Hope

Patients undergoing cancer treatment at the new Putnam Hospital Center oncology center now have a shoulder to lean on, thanks to the efforts of two local Catholic Daughters of America chapters. More...

Putnam Federal Credit Union Holds Successful ‘Toys for Tots’ Campaign

Putnam FCU has wrapped up its annual ‘Toys for Tots’ toy drive. Employees raised $500 in cash, which was matched with an additional $500 contribution from the Credit Union. More...

Donation Goes to Prevention of SIDS

Members of The Mothers Club of Putnam Hospital Center proudly displayed a $500 check the Carmel hospital received from the Macerich Company, the parent organization of the Danbury Fair Mall. More...

Police News

Probation Violation A Carmel woman is in big trouble with the law for allegedly violating the terms and conditions of her courtordered probation. More...

Putnam Pols React to Governor’s Address

Last week in his “State of the State” address in Albany, Governor David Paterson minced no words, “This is a winter of reckoning … Cultures of addiction to spending, power, and approval have ruined empires and now they threa More...

Help for Putnamites Facing Foreclosure

Putnam County’s foreclosure actions and judgments have reached all time highs. Slightly fewer than 500 foreclosure actions took place last year as compared to 348 for all of 2008. More...

County Asks Federal Taxpayers for Assistance

Putnam County officials have applied to Uncle Sam for funds to assist the county with its emergency communications. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“The first day of spring is one thing,and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.” Henry Van Dyke