June 24, 2010 RSS feed / Columns

PUTNAM PEOpLE

Chronicling the Accomplishments of Putnamites

DANNY JOHN BLUMBERG, of Brewster, has been named to the spring semester Dean’s list at Radford University. More...

Aesop’s Fables

The Frogs Desiring a King

The Frogs were living as happy as could be in a marshy swamp that just suited them; they went splashing about caring for nobody and nobody troubling with them. More...

Police News

Man Faces 25 Years for Embezzlement A Carmel man found guilty of embezzling his employer of nearly $2 million as well as failing to pay personal income tax to New York State is facing a 25 year state prison term after being found guilty by a We More...

Let’s Play a Game . .

Where in the County is The Courier?

If you can identify this location in Putnam County and be the first caller to 845.225.3633 on Monday, June 28, at 10am (according to the clock at the COURIER office), you will win a special surprise! More...

To the People of the State of New York:

FEDERALI ST NO. 78: THE JUDICIARY DEPARTMEnT

TTo the People of the State of New York: WE PROCEED now to an examination of the judiciary department of the proposed government. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Courier Archives

115 Years Ago 2 June 28, 1895 Friction at Croton Falls Our Croton Falls correspondent reports the tearing down of a barn occupied by O. J. Whitlock, at that place, by the New York city authorities. More...

What’s for Dinner?

Cool Cooking For Warmer Weather

Chicken fajitas can be slow cooked on hot days for a cool, easy supper. (NAPS)—When it’s too hot to use your oven to cook, a smart idea is to start using your slow cooker. More...

WASHINGTON DISPATCHES

Keeping an Eye on Our Representatives in D.C.

Is Gillibrand Distancing Herself? SENATOR Kirsten Gillibrand is up for reelection this year. Her Republican challenger has yet to be determined, but the junior senator from New York appears to be in full election mode, nonetheless. More...

Pastimes

The Bridges and Boardwalks of Peach Lake Natural Area

The southeast corner of Putnam County hosts a 138-acre gem called the Peach Lake Natural Area. More...

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Weekly Quotation

"Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost." ~ John Quincy Adams