March 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

A Patterson Affair: Ex-Employee Files Suit

A former town employee, Melissa Brichta, is suing the town of Patterson for $5 million. More...

General Stories

Crissy and Jimmy Hajkowski Fight the Fight

Crissy and Jimmy Hajkowski fight the fight against cancer each and every day. More...

Brewster Studio to Offer Free Facebook Portrait Sessions

DSP Gallery, Inc., will be holding a ribbon-cutting and free Facebook Portrait Day at their photo studio located at 16 Mt. Ebo Rd. South on Friday, March 5, from 9am to 9pm. More...

Infant CPR Being Stressed at PHC

Thanks to the hospital’s Mother’s Club parents of high risk babies born at Putnam Hospital Center are being discharged with special self-learning CPR modules. More...

Cultural Events

Michael DeGrazio & Patti Lemmon

Jeanne and Frank DeGrazio of Myrtle Beach, SC, formerly of Carmel, NY, announce the engagement of their son Michael DeGrazio to Patti Lemmon of Rochester on Feb. 25, 2010. Michael is a graduate of Carmel High School and Ithaca College. More...

Sports

Area Wrestlers Find Going Tough at State

Mahopac’s Flamio finishes second, Brewster’s Parisi takes fifth, PV’s Castro sixth

ALBANY—Wrestlers from all over New York State descended on the Times Union Center in Albany last weekend for the NY state wrestling championships, all dreaming of going home with a state title. More...

Party Ends for Carmel Girls

Mount Vernon Knights deliver knockout blow on offensive glass

CARMEL—Carmel High girls basketball coach Dan O’Hare had a few concerns going into Saturday’s Class AA semifinal against Mt. Vernon. His biggest one turned out to be well-founded. More...

Gaels’ Title Run Ended by Top-Seeded Irvington

SOMERS – The No. 4 John F. Kennedy Catholic High girls basketball team dropped a 57-42 decision to No. 1 Irvington in the Section 1 Class B semifinal Sunday at the Westchester County Center. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Bunny Adams  Free Access 

Worked at Houlihan Lawrence in Cold Spring

In Memoriam: We regret to announce the recent passing of our dear friend and colleague, Bunny Adams More...

Elisabeth Hill Bates

Elisabeth Hill Bates, a longtime resident of Yonkers, and a Brewster, resident since 2004, died on Wednesday February 17, 2010, at Somers Manor Nursing Home. She was 99. More...

Arthur B. Penny

Arthur B. Penny, age 50, of Ephratah, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, March 1, 2010, after a long and courageous battle with colon cancer. He was born on Aug. 17, 1959 in Mt. Kisco, Ny a son of Edward Penny and Thelma Woodcock Penny. More...

Snow Wreaks Havoc

Storm Slams Western Putnam, Spares Eastern Side

Mother Nature was cruel to western Putnam County, dumping as much as 14 inches of snow on the Putnam Valley-Philipstown area while sparing the eastern side of the county, with anywhere from a 3-9 inch blast of winter weather. More...

How I-84 became a parking lot

Unimaginable is how emergency responders reacted to a site never seen before in the Hudson Valley. More...

Captain Lou’s Son to Run for Legislature

Carl Albano, the son of the late Captain Lou Albano, has thrown his hat into the ring to seek the legislative seat now held by Putnam Legislator Mary Ellen Odell of Carmel. More...

Around the County

PAT TERSON

Highway superintendent indicted by Grand Jury

Patterson’s long-time Highway Superintendent Charles Williams was arraigned Tuesday on a 24-count indictment on charges ranging from grand larceny to petit larceny as well as multiple counts of official misconduct for allegedly stealing proper More...

MAHOPA C

Kindergartners collect 100 cans of food for food pantry

The 100th day of school has come and gone for children at the Mahopac Falls Elementary School. The day proved to be beneficial for the St. More...

CAR mEL

Town Board awards contracts for water maintenance

Just before the snow began to fall last week, the Town of Carmel conducted its regularly scheduled Town Board Meeting, and appointed Giulio Cefaloni to the Ethics board, replacing outgoing member Christopher O’Toole. More...

Enterprise

FEATURED BUSINESS

Edible Arrangements ‘College’ Comes to Carmel

For years people throughout Putnam have talked about establishing a college within the county’s confines. More...

Editorials

To the People of the State of New York:

FEDERALIST NO. 39: COnf ORMITY TO REPUBLIcAn PRInc IPLES

In Federalist No. 39, James Madison explains how the proposed Constitution conforms to the idea of republican government—a political form for which the authors of the Federalist had already argued in the preceding papers. More...

Columns

A Snow Day State of Mind

Even a harsh winter reminds us of the rewards of living in New York

Last week, depending on where you lived, you experienced what winter in New York is all about. It is about endurance. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Courier Archives 130 Years Ago 2 March 6, 1880

The Stupid Boy More...

You Think You Have Troubles?

Things are worse in Europe

So you think you’ve got troubles? A President determined to wrest control of your health care from you? Taxes that are certain to go up? Banks that won’t lend? A shaky economy? More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

Send information regarding worship services to courier@pcnr.com. Please put “WORSHIP” in the subject line. ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 225 East Lake Blvd, Mahopac 845-628-2006 Saturday Vigil Mass. More...

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