February 18, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Chamber to Meet at Arturo’s

The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday February 23, at Arturo’s Tavern in Mahopac. The night’s festivities and networking begin at 5:30pm for a cocktail hour, cash bar only. More...

Putnam Fire & Emergency Calls Break All-time Record

The number is astonishing! In 2009, Putnam’s 12 fire departments and four independent volunteer ambulance corps responded to 8,383 emergency calls—the most ever in the county’s history. More...

Hall’s Press Secretary Moves On to New Position

Meaghan Smith, who served as Congressman John Hall’s Communications Director, is moving on to a new position on Capitol Hill. More...

Brewster Man Accused of Threatening Cops with Knife

A Brewster man is in serious trouble with the law for allegedly threatening two deputy sheriffs with a knife. More...

Leibell and Ball Fight MTA

Two weeks after Governor Paterson proposed halving the MTA payroll tax for suburban counties, State Senator Vincent Leibell, and Assemblyman Greg Ball joined forces once again to call for a full repeal of the controversial tax at the campus of Yorkt More...

Hospital Celebrates Share Your Heart Day

The Putnam Hospital Center Mother’s Club was the big winner, but visitors and employees of the medical facility also had a good time browsing through tables of displays during the first annual Share Your Heart Day celebration. More...

Stopping Foot Pain

Contrary to common belief, feet aren’t supposed to hurt. When they do, the pain is a signal that something’s wrong. Yet unlike a pain in the chest or even a tooth ache, people tend to ignore foot pain, even when it is severe. Why? More...

Police News

Lake Carmel Arrests A 911 call reporting a violent dispute at a Lake Carmel residence has led to the arrest of a 19-year-old house guest. 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 22, at 10am (according to the clock at the COURIER office), you will win a special surprise! More...

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Weekly Quotation

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” ~Erma Bombeck