June 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Property Assessment Becomes a Tale of ‘He Said, He Said’

Carmel Town Assessor Paul Jonke told the Courier that an error in the assessment of a Stoneleigh Avenue property was not his fault. More...

Fine Parents for Kids’ Misdeeds?

Residents also voice concerns about crack of dawn construction on Mt. Hope Road

At its June 17 meeting the Carmel Town Board raced through the lengthy agenda in a businesslike manner. More...

General Stories

Board of Elect ions Relocates to Carmel

The Putnam County Board of Elections has relocated to new quarters in Carmel. The facility at 25 Old Route 6 adjacent to the Carmel Bowling Lanes contains 8,000 square feet of space more than quadruple the size of the former office in Southeast. More...

Green Chimneys Honors Paul Newman

The late actor Paul Newman had a love for education and a commitment to helping children by making their lives better and more fulfilled. During his late career, Newman founded several camps for critically ill boys and girls. More...

WIC Recognized as ‘One of the Best’

New York State Commissioner of Health Dr. Richard Danes visited Brewster and he liked what he observed. The state’s chief health official was a surprise guest last week at WIC Appreciation Day. More...

School News

NORTH SALEM NEWs

300 Years of Giving to School District

Retirement may be an ending but it also marks a new beginning. More...

Students Get Soaked by Project WET

Project WET, a global nonprofit program dedicated to educating communities about water, visited the North Salem Middle-Senior High School campus. More...

278 Graduate from Brewster High School

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jane Sandbank summed it up best: More...

Columns

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...

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...

FBI DIGGING IN PATTERSON

Patterson subpoena comes just weeks after FBI probe of county government

The Courier has learned that last week the Federal Bureau of Investigation requested unknown documents from the Patterson Town Hall. More...

How Far Would You Travel to See This?

New York State Budget Woes—First in a Series

As New York State drowns in debt and taxes continue to rise in what is America's tenth most highly-taxed county, many Putnam taxpayers are wondering whether their money has been wisely spent. More...

Winding Glades Withdraws Application

PATTERSON TOWN BOARD

During the public reaction portion of the Patterson Town Board meeting, held June 23, Winding Glades, LLC, issued a statement, read by its lawyer explaining that they would be withdrawing their building permit application, which was held up in the sy More...

Around the County

Nine BHS students join Putnam Lake FD

The future of the emergency services field in Putnam County is today’s youth. More...

Celebrating the red, white, and blue

Boys and girls in the Brewster School District will look back years from now and remember a special observance that recognized Old Glory. More...

Changing of the guard at Brewster Middle School

Dr. JoAnne Januzzi promises not to shed too many tears when the 900-plus students at the Henry Wells Middle School in Brewster walk out the door for the final time Friday on the last day of class. More...

Cultural Events

Parish Feast Set for Mid-July

St. James the Apostle Church, Gleneida Ave, Carmel, NY. Fr. Sorgie invites you to join us for the 6th Annual Feast of St. James the Apostle on Wednesday July 14th to Saturday, July 17. More...

Sports

Strong Team Chemistry Boosted Rams

Rojas, Shilling earn All-Section honors; Anderson, Viola, Harlin named All-League

CARMEL—Good team chemistry and strong senior leadership are the two biggest areas Carmel High baseball manager Bob Shilling points to when talking about his team's 2010 spring. More...

Lack of Consistency Slowed Indians, who Close Spring at 11-7

Brandofino named All-American; Thompson, Bernabo take All-Section honors

MAHOPAC—Despite the offensive talent on the team, the Mahopac High boys lacrosse team struggled to find consistency this season. More...

Kennedy Girls Struggled with Inconsistency, Closed at 5-11

Mante, Ferris, Torchia named ALHM

The John F. Kennedy High School girls lacrosse team endured a tough season despite making it to the first round of the playoffs, where the Gaels were defeated by Briarcliff 17-7. 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 

Margaret Green

Margaret Green, 91, of Holmdel, NJ, passed away peacefully at Bayshore Rehabilitation and Nursing Home on June 25, 2010.  More...

Arlene E. Smith Yager

Arlene E. Smith Yager, 93, passed away peacefully in Salt Point, NY. She was born in Somers. Arlene was a graduate of Mahopac High School, the New York State College for Teachers at Albany, and SUNY New Paltz. More...

JOHN B. BURDICK

John B. Burdick Jr. age 52, a life long Brewster, NY, resident died Sunday June 20, 2010 at his home with his family at his side. More...

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