July 8, 2010 RSS feed / Columns

Aesop’s Fables

The Fox and the Mask

A Fox had by some means got into the store-room of a theatre. Suddenly he observed a face glaring down on him and began to be very frightened; but looking more closely he found it was only a Mask such as actors use to put over their face. More...

America n Spirit

Honoring Our Heroes, Past & Present

The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the MEDAL OF HONOR posthumously to SECOND LIEUTENANT JOHN P. BOBO UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS For service as set forth in the following CITATION: More...

Eye on Government Spending

NEW YORK STATE BUDGET WOES—SECOND IN A SERIES

Despite New York State’s budget woes, Albany politicians are still able to find money to dole out as “member items,” which has been labelled “pork” by critics. More...

EAR TO THe GROUND

The Buzz at the Bar

J.P. CUNNINGHAM’S, MAHOPAC J.P. Cunningham’s Restaurant and Tavern was quiet on a sweltering Monday night with many likely recovering from the holiday weekend. More...

What’s for Dinner?

A Contemporary Take On A Classic Salad

(NAPS)—Updating a classic dish isn’t always easy. You have to stay true to the qualities that made it a classic in the first place and still find a way to make it tastier or more nutritious. More...

To the People of the State of New

FEDERALIST NO. 78 — “THE JUDICIARY DEPARTMEnT” — COnTInUED

To the People of the State of New York: They thought it reasonable, that between the interfering acts of an EQUAL authority, that which was the last indication of its will should have the preference. More...

Let’s Play a Game .

Where in the County is The Courier?

If you can identify this location in DIANA CULHANE Putnam County and be the first caller to 845.225.3633 on Monday, July 12, at 10am (according to the clock at the COURIER office), you will win a spec 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