May 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Schumer Gets a Local Challenger

Jay Townsend believes that U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is beatable! More...

Census Takers Start Door Knocking

If you never received a 2010 U.S. Census in the mail or if you failed to return the completed form to the Census Bureau, a census taker will soon be knocking on your door. More...

General Stories

Chris Tantalos Memorial Day

The Chris Tantalos Memorial Day Dinner Dance was held on May 1st at the Mahopac Fire House. More...

Putnam Plans for Public Health Safety Day

The world has become a different place since September 11. More...

Police Organization Honors Eric Gross

The 20th Anniversary New York State Shields Police Memorial Breakfast honoring the families of those officers slain in the line of duty was held Sunday morning on the Bronx waterfront near the Throgs Neck Bridge. More...

Cultural Events

Camp Herlich Honored as Champion of Child Care

Bob Gentile is beaming with pride! More...

Brewster Musicians Have International Roots, Local Focus

On a glorious Saturday afternoon musicians Richard and Katarzyna Owen relax on the porch of their Brewster home, sipping coffee from graceful cups that make those to-go ones seem overdone. “This is for you,” Mr. More...

Sports

Carmel Dominant in Wins Over Brewster

Rams bang out 21 runs, 30 hits in two games

CARMEL—The Carmel High baseball team continued its hot play last week, hammering out a 7-2 League 1-B win over Brewster last Friday night at Dutchess Stadium, after handing Yorktown an 8-3 loss in the first game of a double-header. More...

Brewster Bears Win Track and Field League Championships

BREWSTER—For the second year in a row, the Brewster High boys and girls spring track teams are League 1-B Champions. More...

Odell, Patterson Lead Attack as Gaels Capture DawgFest Title

Kennedy blows out Beacon, Tappan Zee in tournament

SOMERS—The John F. More...

Letters to the Editor

In Response to Kowalski

Dear Editor: More...

Secure the Border

Dear Editor: This is what I would have liked our New York Senators to say in response to the plight of Arizona: 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...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Najah Nesheiwat Remembered as a Caring and Giving Woman

Najah Nesheiwat is being remembered this week as a caring and giving person. Nesheiwat was laid to rest at the Raymond Hill Cemetery last Tuesday following her death resulting from a massive stroke. More...

PRISCILLA ANNE TRURAN

Priscilla Anne Truran, who had careers both as a musician and a computer systems analyst, died May 1 at Danbury Hospital, where she was being treated for cancer. She was 65. More...

ALFRED E. “PAT” MULKERN

Alfred E. “Pat” Mulkern, retired teacher and school administrator, passed away March 19, 2010, at the age of 86 in Damariscotta, Maine. Mr. More...

Job Cuts and Tax Hikes

Carmel school board slashes 40 positions, proposes 4.3 percent tax levy increase

Forty teaching positions and support staff have been eliminated from the 2010- 2011 Carmel School District budget. More...

On the Rocks

Joseph McCluskey didn’t know what happened that made him lose control of his car and drive up a stone wall in Carmel. More...

Did Dunn Do It?

Trial of sheriff’s deputy begins

District Attorney Adam Levy has called the 28-count indictment of veteran Sheriff’s Deputy Barbara Dunn, a “sad day” for law enforcement. More...

Around the County

The ‘Keeper of the Keys’ Passes Along the Baton

Joyce Montague has been affectionately called the “keeper of the keys!” For 20 years, Joyce served as confidential secretary to both Sheriff Don Smith and former Sheriff Robert Thoubboron and for 10 years prior to that she was employed More...

KENT

Going batty?

A team effort between students at the Carmel Middle School and members of the Putnam County Land Trust has resulted in the installation of bat houses on property along Ludingtonville Road in Kent. More...

CARMEL

HS talent shines at art show

Visitors to Carmel High School thought they were entering the Metropolitan Museum of Art due to the professionalism and maturity of the original art pieces. More...

School News

School Budget Informational Meeting in Mahopac

The League of Women Voters of Eastern Putnam County will host a public information meeting about the Mahopac Central School District’s 2010-11 proposed budget on Thursday, May 13, at 7pm in the Falls Kindergarten Center Auditorium. More...

Retired Teachers Group Awards Scholarships

Students across the county have been recognized with the awarding of scholarships from the Putnam County Retired Teachers Association. More...

BOCES Honors Students of Distinction

Eleven students attending Putnam- Northern Westchester BOCES in Yorktown have been recognized as individuals who set the standard to which their fellow students can aspire. More...

Editorials

Don’t Pop The Champagne Corks Just Yet

The Federal Reserve Board’s monetary gurus—technically, the Open Market Committee—are not given to irrational exuberance. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Courier Archives

110 Years Ago 2 May 4, 1900 Tent Caterpillars E. P. More...

Columns

Under the Hood

Technicians Versus Doctors

In this installment of “Under the Hood” we are going to go over how the professionalism of a good technician is in the same league of that of a doctor. More...

PUTNAM PICTURE PAGE

Glorious Weather Greets Children’s Expo and Safety Fair

The weatherman cooperated! Sunny skies and summerlike temperatures attracted a large crowd to Brewster High School Saturday for the Advocacy Center of Putnam County’s 5th annual Children’s Expo and Safety Fair. More...

Police News

Carmel PD Busy with Traffic Infractions Numerous arrests for traffic infractions have been made by Carmel Police in recent days. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“The first day of spring is one thing,and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.” Henry Van Dyke