July 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Ball Proposes: No Budget, No Paycheck

The New York State budget is now 114 days overdue marking the 23rd time in the past 25 years that lawmakers have passed the legal deadline for ratifying a spending plan. If there anything that can make them change their ways? More...

General Stories

PHC Volunteers Added to the Wall of Honor

At Putnam Hospital Center’s recent volunteer recognition luncheon, it was announced that two volunteers—Peggy Wandzilak (left) and Rose McQuade (right) have had their names added to the hospital’s permanent Volunteers Wall of Honor More...

CAP Motorcycle Run for HOPE Will Take Place on Sunday

Busy times are taking place at the Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) this summer. More...

SURVEYING THE COUNTY

What is the Most Important Issue Facing Putnam?

I n a survey conducted recently by pollster Kieran Mahoney for the Courier and its sister newspaper, the Putnam County News & Recorder, Putnam resid ents were asked what is the most important issue facing the county. More...

School News

Local Students Earn Comcast Scholorships

Two local high school seniors are receiving a helping hand for college with $1,000 scholarships from the Comcast Foundation. More...

Mahopac School Board Committee to Meet

The Board of Education of the Mahopac Central School District will hold a Curriculum Committee Meeting on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 7pm in the Conference Room of the Administration Building. Committee meetings are open to the public. More...

Editorials

Why Should Unions Give Back When Admin Takes?

Dear Editor: The recent raises awarded to administrative staff at Carmel Central School District are outrageous and disappointing. More...

Bark Park is Living Up to Its Name

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Raging Inferno is Not Pyrotechnics

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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...

Birth Announcements

BRETT CORBIN GASPARINI

Born at the Danbury Hospital to Troy and Kristen Gasparini of Brewster. Baby Brett was born on July 7th 2010. Congratulations Mom & Dad! More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

JOHN MICHAEL FRAME

John Michael Frame, 60, formerly of Holmes, and a resident of Pawling for 15 years, passed away at his home on Monday, July 19, 2010. More...

Over Taxed

‘Cut government waste,’ say a majority of Putnam taxpayers surveyed

According to a recent survey, the vast majority of likely voters in Putnam County believe that taxes are too high and that government should cut waste. More...

Joe DeBellis’s Place

Experience the jokes and some of the best food around

On a sweltering Thursday, after navigating the hills of Putnam to deliver the Courier, I finally made my way to De- Bellis Deli on Towners Road in Lake Carmel. More...

Around the County

Should Town Vehicles Be Used for Personal Trips?

Ron Taylor appointed to replace Maria DiSalvo, who resigned from the planning board

Although it wasn’t posted for public notice, sassy commentary was at the top of the agenda for the July 14 Patterson Town Board meeting; not to mention the slew of items that Deputy Supervisor Edmond O’Connor added to the itinerary witho More...

Brewster Scouts Return From 99th Annual Summer Camp Excursion

It was a week to remember for 29 scouts who completed Brewster Troop One’s 99th annual summer camp. More...

Man Accused Of Threatening Deputies At Brewster Motel

A Carmel man is facing a variety of charges in two counties following his arrest by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department. More...

Enterprise

Out and About

Roberta Timm of Country Garden on Rt 52 in Carmel giving her plants a good watering. More...

Sports

Brewster All-Stars Title Run Ends in Sectional

Softball team beats Hillcrest, New City, then falls to Cornwall, Wappingers

BREWSTER – The Brewster All-Star Little League (11 and 12 YO) softball team played well in its first two games of the Section 4 tournament last week, but the team’s run toward a state title came to an end after two losses last weekend in More...

White Sox Softball Team Gets Off to Blazing Start

The Kent White Sox 16U softball team has continued the dominance it has shown over the last three years by getting off to an impressive 9-0 start this season. More...

12U Pirates Pick Up Two Wins

The Patterson Pirates 12 and under Black team won two games last week to put an end to a three-game skid. The Pirates defeated Patterson’s 12U Gold team 15-8 on Monday night after beating Kent 13-2 last Thursday. More...

Columns

What’s for Dinner?

(NAPS)—By making just a few simple switches, it’s easy to create a nutritious, great-tasting meal while enjoying the warmer weather. More...

Fungal Nails: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

If you have a toenail that has changed in color, thickness or quality, chances are you have fungal nail or (“onychomycosis”). Your nail may be causing you constant pain or it may only hurt when you walk. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Courier Archives

90 Years Ago 2 July 9, 1920 Farmers Market Report More...

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