April 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Carmel Tea Party Demands Reform

Putnam County never experienced such a rally! More than 1,000 men, women, and children jammed onto Carmel’s main street last Thursday evening to express their discontent with government on Tax Day. More...

Kaplowitz Blasts Ball, Seeks Senate Seat

Democratic Westchester Legislator Michael Kaplowitz—who this week announced his intention to seek the 40th District State Senate seat now held by State Senator Vincent Leibell—has accused Assemblyman Greg Ball—who intends to run fo More...

General Stories

Looking for something to do tonight?

Please join the Kent Historical Society on April 22nd at 7:30pm for a free presentation by Mr. More...

Paul Healey Honored for 25 Years as GM Dealer

Executives from Chevrolet presented Paul Healey, dealer principal of W.S. More...

Cultural Events

Out and About

Frank Egelesen and Ronald Schipp, Mahopac Volunteer firemen. More...

School News

A Little Friday Night Magic at Carmel High School

Last Friday evening the Harlem Magic Masters played Team Carmel in a fundraiser for the Carmel Cubs Cooperstown Baseball Team. The victorious Magic Masters put on a wonderful show that had all of the children in the gym dancing on the court. More...

Master Gardener Volunteers Offer Scholarships

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Putnam County Master Gardener Volunteers have announced that two scholarships of $500 will be awarded this year. More...

LEGAL NOTICES

LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF CARMEL PROPOSED LOCAL LAW # ______ OF THE YEAR 2010 CHAPTER 96. DUMPSTERS, GARBAGE CONTAINERS , TRAS H ENCLOSURES GENERAL REFERENCES § 96-1. Legislative intent and title. More...

Columns

Under the Hood

Too-Good-to-Be-True Brake Specials

Buyer beware! When something is too good to be true, it usually is. An interesting bit of news from California has proven the cliché. More...

Police News

Commercial Vehicle Crackdown Drivers of dilapidated and unsafe commercial vehicles who have been avoiding the interstate highway system for fear of being stopped by state police as they travel through Southeast are learning an expensive lesson: More...

Pastimes

A Temporary Escape from the Outdoors at Brewster’s Playscape

Kids don’t always have an appreciation for nature. Perhaps they are too young. Maybe, to a five year old, one nature preserve looks just like the last. Or perhaps they, just like adults, sometimes need a change of pace. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

John Lewis Beers

John Lewis Beers died Monday, March 15, at his home in Carmel; he was 97 years old. Mr. Beers was born February 26, 1913, in Ridgefield, CT, the son of William Wellington Beers and Helen Gilbert Beers. More...

Marie M. Williams

Mrs. Marie M. Williams, 82, formerly of Mahopac, died Sunday, April 18, 2010, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam. More...

Many in the Arena

Leibell Seeks County’s Top Post

There were no brass bands; no flags waving; no public announcements on the steps of the historic Putnam County Courthouse with cheering crowds More...

Many in the Arena

Longtime State Senator Has Staying Power

After decades of commuting to Albany, Senator Vincent Leibell has announced his intention to become Putnam’s next County Executive. More...

Ball Says He Will be ‘Skunk at the Picnic’

Assemblyman Greg Ball has made it official. The 99th District Assemblyman will be seeking the GOP endorsement next month to run for the 40th District State Senate being vacated by longtime incumbent Vincent Leibell. More...

Murphy, Borkowski Also Vie for Leibell’s Post

On Wednesday, Somers Town Supervisor Mary Beth Murphy and former Southeast town judge James Borkwoski added their names to the list of those seeking the 40th district state Senate seat being vacated by Vincent Leibell. More...

Mahopac Masseuse Arrested for Promoting Prostitution

Apparently more than massages were being offered at a Mahopac massage parlor. More...

Around the County

New Fire Substation Proposal

The Board of Fire Commissioners of the Brewster-Southeast Joint Fire District is pleased to announce that its proposal for a new fire substation at 390 Milltown Road is scheduled for a vote at the Brewster Fire Department’s Charles K. More...

One in a million

Aparna Nair-Kanneganti is one in a million. The student at the Henry Wells Middle School in Brewster has taken secondplace honors in the New York State Geography Bee—a contest featuring one million school children from around the state. More...

Brewster kids excel in the arts

Children enrolled at the C.V. Starr Intermediate School are “strutting” their stuff this week after returning from the statewide Olympics of the Visual Arts competition in Saratoga with a gold and silver medal. More...

Sports

Gaels Hand Carmel First Loss of Season

Kennedy left-hander Baroni throws a gem, fanning 10, walking none

CARMEL—Just when it looked like Carmel was set up for a breakout inning – the Rams had loaded the bases with no outs in the sixth - Kennedy’s Tom Baroni slammed the door by striking out the next three batters to preserve a 6-1 victo More...

Offense Comes Around as Rams Roll Past Kennedy

CARMEL—After struggling to score runs last week, the Carmel High softball team is starting to see signs of life in its offense. More...

Tigers Beat Rye, Roll Past Suffern

PUTNAM VALLEY—The Putnam Valley High boys lacrosse team erased a 4-1 deficit and came back to beat Rye, 9-5, Saturday on the road, and the Tigers ripped Suffern, 12- 4, in a game played at PV the prior Thursday. More...

Letters to the Editor

Open Meetings

Dear Editor: More...

Gratitude for Gross

Dear Editor: More...

Hall and Health Care

Dear Editor: We owe a great deal of gratitude to Congressman John Hall for his courageous vote to reform our broken health care system. 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...

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"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." ~Norman Vincent Peale