January 28, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Dentist Donates Mouth Guards After Hoopster Loses Tooth

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School basketball players are wearing protective mouthpieces these days thanks to the generosity of a local dentist. Dr. More...

Hope Forum Addresses Teen Tragedies

“Every child; every challenge; every day” was the underlying theme of Putnam’s first Hope Forum. More...

Woman Files Dog Complaint After Death of Her Pooch

Marianne Larsen felt helpless. The Mahopac woman watched in horror as a large Rottweiler sank its teeth into the back of her 10-year-old poodle mix as she walked the dog in front of her Lake Baldwin home earlier this month. More...

Police News

All for a Pack of Cigarettes A woman who reported being robbed in downtown Mahopac was herself arrested when police determined she fabricated the story in order to buy a pack of cigarettes. More...

Ball Seeks State Parole Reform

Assemblyman Greg Ball is determined to reform New York parole guidelines. 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, February 1, at 10am (according to the clock at the COURIER office), you will win a special surprise! LAST WEEK’S WINNER: More...

Green Chimneys Has Tea in the Far East

Educational exchanges between the Brewster and Mahopac School Districts and China have been ongoing for some time, with students and teachers fostering new relationships by visiting each other. More...

Students Will Soon Call $20 Million Dorm Home

A year from now students enrolled at Green Chimneys will be calling a $20 million dormitory home. More...

Lake Mahopac Rotarians Honor Dwyer

A lifetime achievement award and a visit from the Rotary’s district governor highlighted a meeting of the Lake Mahopac Rotary. More...

Courier Archives

80 Years Ago 2 Jan. 31, 1930

What the Census May Show In April we will all have to stand up and be counted. It is then that Uncle Sam will take an official count of his sons and daughters. The last census was taken mid-winter and the county was more or less deserted. More...

Tefillin Scare Called Overreaction by Putnam Rabbi

Last week’s grounding of a commercial airliner in Philadelphia after a 17-year-old religious Jew from White Plains donned a set of tefillin has been criticized by the spiritual leader of Putnam Chabad. More...

Galef Promotes Ethics Reform

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef believes ethics reform legislation approved by her colleagues in Albany last week couldn’t have come at a better time. More...

TOWN OF CARMEL

2010 TOWN BOARD MEETING DATES

TOWN BOARD REGULAR MEETINGS Held The First & Third Wednesday of Each Month – 7:00 PM TOWN BOARD WORKS SESSION Held The Second & Fourth Wednesday of Each Month – 7:00 PM REGULAR January 6, 2010 – Organizational Meeting January 2 More...

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