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June 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Fr. Andrew Says Farewell to St. Lawrence O’Toole

The Rev. Andrew Gyabaah has left his mark on the St. Lawrence O’Toole Catholic parish. More...

General Stories

Memorial Day Has a Special Meaning for Putnam Family

Hours before America celebrated Memorial Day, members of the Dellaripa and Reitz families had their own celebration when Alyssa Dellaripa was deployed along with hundreds of other young servicemen and servicewoman aboard the USS Harry S. Truman. More...

Mahopac VFW Honors Lance Corporal John J. Malone

At thi s week’ s Memor ial Day observance, Mahopac VFW Post 5491 Commander Charles Monte and Marine Sergeant Brandon Kjartansson make a presentation to the family of fallen Lance Corporal John J. More...

Putnam’s Relay for Life is on Saturday at MHS

Relay for Life, a 24-hour marathon fund raiser to benefit the American Cancer Society, is always Putnam’s most well-attended and emotional fund raiser each year. More...

Cultural Events

Carmel High Class of 1960 Celebrates 50 Years

The Carmel High School Class of 1960 is holding its 50th Year Reunion at the Putnam Fitness & Racquet Club on Saturday, June 26, from 7:30 to 11:30pm. Anyone interested in attending should contact Nick Dagnone at 845-225-0888. More...

Out and About on Memorial Day

Arthur McCune of Mahopac with two of his fellow WWll Veterans being honored on Memorial Day. More...

Putnam Pays Tribute to the USS New York

Organizers of the Putnam County/ USS New York Memorial project were pleased when more than 200 people attended a community barbecue fundraiser last Thursday evening in Patterson. More...

Editorials

Exogenous Shocks, Events, and Unknowns

Economists call them exogenous shocks. More...

Schools Are Scaring Voters and Raking in Cash

Out of America’s 3,100 counties, Putnam County has the tenth highest rate of taxation. More...

Columns

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Courier Archives

100 Years Ago 2 June 3, 1910 A New Increase in Railroad Fares to Take Effect June 28, 1910 More...

Pastimes

Mixing Exercise and the Outdoors at Reis Park Fitness Trail

What could be better than combining the great outdoors with some vigorous exercise? More...

Let’s Play a Game . .

Where in the County is The Courier?

Michael Rotindo of Kent correctly identified last week’s photo subject as Mekeel’s Corner Church on Route 301 & Route 9 in Philipstown. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

NANCY SCOTT (AGOR) MCCABE

Nancy Scott McCabe (formerly known as Agor), 71, died on May 26, 2010, at her home in Granbury, TX. She had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. More...

FBI Probes Putnam

Grand jury formed to pursue unspecified investigation

Secrecy is surrounding a federal investigation involving Putnam County government. More...

‘I Have Seen Him in the Watch Fires of a Hundred Circling Camps’

Thousands of American flags were properly “retired” over the holiday weekend, courtesy of Putnam County’s veterans. More...

GOP Leaders Pick Leibell

Odell promises primary fight after a surprising caucus showing

At last Thursday’s GOP nominating convention, party officials chose State Senator Vincent Leibell over Putnam Legislator Mary Ellen Odell as their favored successor to longtime county executive Robert Bondi, who is not running for reelection. More...

Around the County

Bondi’s Reorganization Efforts Move Forward

The second phase of County Executive Robert Bondi’s plan to redesign and reorganize Putnam County government is underway. More...

Chamber gets a new view of Cold Spring

Following a press event at Boscobel, welcoming Boscobel as their 500th member, members and officials of the Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) gathered on the newly built portico of the Putnam County News & Recorder office, overlooking Ma More...

Through the looking glass

Dozens of students enrolled at the Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES campus in Yorktown are being lauded this week for their efforts that culminated in the school’s annual fashion show “Through the Looking Glass.” More...

Sports

Brewster Laxmen Bust into Semifinals

Bears tie it late in third against Somers, but Tuskers’ run seals win

BREWSTER­— Coming into the Class B tournament as the No. 10 seed, with a 7–9 record, most people didn’t expect to hear much from the Brewster High lacrosse team. More...

Mahopac Ousted in Semifinals

MAHOPAC—After upsetting White Plains in the opening round of the Class A playoffs, the Mahopac High boys lacrosse team came up short in its bid for back to back upsets with Thursday's loss to Lakeland-Panas. More...

Brewster’s Bottalico Advances To States

BREWSTER—While the rest of the Brewster High track team saw its season come to an end at Friday and Saturday's state qualifiers, freshman Ariana Bottalico earned a trip to the state finals, after winning the 3,000 meter run. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Facts on Charter Schools

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A Memorial Day Tribute

Dear Editor: Let us remember all our war dead from all of America’s wars but especially on this Memorial Day let us pay tribute to the following heroes: More...

Odell and The Political Machine

Dear Editor: I just finished reading the article that Mary Ellen Odell plans to challenge Vincent Liebell for Putnam County Executive and had a very hearty laugh. More...

Worship Services

First United Methodist Church of Brewster Celebrates 175th

First United Methodist Church of Brewster, a historical landmark, has a history that goes back to the circuit rider days. The first Methodist class meeting was held in Sodom in 1830. In 1834, two circuit-riding preachers, David Holmes and Alonzo F. More...

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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