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Senator Proposes Taxpayer Spending for Mahopac

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Carmel’s DiCarlo Vies for Legislature Seat

A veteran educator and Carmel’s Deputy Supervisor and Councilman, Anthony DiCarlo, hopes to have a new title next January 1—Putnam County Legislator. More...

General Stories

Signs of Life for Stateline

Developer Paul Camarda returned to the Southeast Zoning Board of Appeals on Monday, having cut down signage plans for his massive Stateline Retail Center. But his revisions may not have mattered. More...

Historic Road Marker Rescued by Concerned Residents

Lillian Eberhardt, President of the Town of Carmel Historical Society, and Brian Vangor, Carmel Town Historian thank Mrs. More...

Husband of Brewster Superintendent of Schools Dies Suddenly

Family and friends are mourning the passing of Charles Sandbank, who died Saturday evening while attending a community get-together with his wife, Brewster Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jane Sandbank. More...

Cultural Events

PUTNAM PICTURE PAGE

The Luck of the Irish Celebrated in Mahopac

Call it the “Luck of the Irish!” Torrential downpours and gale force winds that caused havoc throughout the weekend across Putnam County dissipated just in time to allow Putnam’s 34th Annual St. More...

Editorials

To the People of the State of New York:

FEDERALIST NO. 62: THE SEnATE (PART I)

In recent months, many commentators and politicians have said that the political system in Washington is broken. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

How to Manage the Horse

I see by the different methods that people use in familiarizing their horses with interurban cars, automobiles and other road “boogers,” that many of them very much underestimate the intelligence of the horse. More...

Columns

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Liberty Helps Taxpayers Navigate the Paperwork

Stressed about your taxes? Peter Suozzi has the answers you need at Liberty Tax Service on Route 6 in Brewster. Suozzi brings years of experience to the job, having worked at large firms like BDO Seidman, and smaller ones along the way. More...

ALBANY POSTS

Keeping an Eye on Our Politicians at the State Capitol

Quacking Over Lame Duck’s Budget Efforts Albany’s chances of getting the New York State Budget in on time are almost zero. Some are expecting the budget to come in as last as November. More...

Knowing About Peripheral Arterial Disease Can Help Save Life and Limb

Amputation isn’t a subject that anyone likes to mention. And that’s unfortunate, because Putnam County Podiatrist Dr. More...

Robbed at Gunpoint

The quiet hamlet of Mahopac was rocked Tuesday when a gunman entered the TD BankNorth branch off Route 6N in the downtown business district and brandished a handgun, demanding money. More...

March Winds

. . . bring destruction to eastern Putnam

Another blast from Mother Nature has caused chaos throughout the region. More...

A Tea Party at the Villa Barone

Outside the Villa Barone in Mahopac during Chuck Schumer’s speech last week, a group of demonstrators took to Route 6 to protest the senator, the health care reform bill he supports, and his proposal to mandate a bio-metric national I.D. More...

Around the County

Rotarians Cross State Lines

The motto of Rotary is “service above self!” While Rotarians meet across Putnam County during weekly sessions in Brewster, Carmel, Mahopac, Patterson, and Putnam Valley, there had never been a meeting involving Rotary chapters across s More...

Dr. Farquhar becomes poster boy for Neuro Support Group

A prominent Putnam County physician has become the poster boy for an organization dealing with patients and families of those living with stroke, brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease. More...

Civics

Upcoming Meetings

THURSDAY, MARCH 18 Southeast Town Board Meeting -Town Hall - 7:30pm Mahopac Board of Education Special Meeting - Secor Building - 7pm MONDAY, MARCH 22 Kent Town Board Meeting - Town Hall - 7pm Southeast Planning Board Meeting Town Hall - 7:30pm T More...

Sports

Rams Wrestlers Put Wraps on Another Strong Season

Davidson, Rosalino named All-Section, eight others earn All-League honors

CARMEL—There are always a few things a team could have done better, but when all was said and done, it was another solid winter on the mats for the Carmel High wrestling team. More...

Bears End Season One Win from County Center

Tapio, Quattrocchi named All-Section, Delzio takes All-League honors

BREWSTER—No question about it - the Brewster High girls basketball team was hoping for a second consecutive trip to the Westchester County Center. More...

Rams Hockey Builds On Last Season’s Success

CARMEL—Before the season began, the Carmel High ice hockey team was a little worried that with the new league alignments, the Rams might not make it back to the sectional playoffs. More...

Letters to the Editor

Where is the Outrage?

Dear Editor: If and when Patterson crossing starts, the construction and dynamite blasting of the hill in what is a residential area will threaten the foundations and the wells of the homes in the surrounding streets. (Lake Shore Dr. More...

We All Lose by Losing Teachers

Dear Editor: More...

Worship Services

Worship Ser vices

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...

Birth Announcements

Evan Robert Peterson

Baby boy Evan Robert Peterson was born on February 27, 2010, to parents Debra & Eric Peterson of Putnam Valley. The baby was 8 lbs., 5 oz. Maternal grandparents are Barbara and Bob Valentino of Valhalla. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Frances Ann Oberlander-Benson

Frances Ann Oberlander-Benson passed away on March 1st, 2010. Frances was born on June 19, 1936 in New Rochelle, NY. More...

Frederick Henry Lent Jr.

Born July 18, 1932 in Peekskill, he was the only son of Frederick and Helen (Seward) Lent. He grew up in Buchanan and graduated from Hendrick Hudson High School in 1950. He served in the US Army during the Korean conflict. More...

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