August 26, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Kovacs Faces Manslaughter Charges

A Lake Carmel man facing manslaughter charges for killing his wife in their Larchmont Road home by poisoning her with methanol—a solvent used in anti-freeze, fuel and cleaning materials— made a quick appearance in Kent Town Court before More...

WASHINGTON DISPATCHES

Keeping an Eye on Our Representation in D.C.

NY Dems Get Failing Grades CONGRESS is taking practically the whole month of August off for vacation. But that did not prevent Senator Charles Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and Rep. More...

Putnam County Board of Elections Additional Office Hours for Absentee Voting

Aug. 28 Saturday 9am to 12pm Aug. 31 Tuesday 5pm to 7pm Sept. 2 Thursday 5pm to 7pm Sept. 7 Tuesday 5pm to 7pm Sept. More...

Unemployment Numbers Increase in Putnam

Despite an increase in people out of work from June to July, Putnam’s rate of unemployment continues to be the lowest in the entire region. More...

Blood Alcohol Level of .38 lands Man in Jail

A Putnam Valley motorist whose blood alcohol level measured .38 was arrested for DWI. His blood alcohol level was nearly five times the legal limit. More...

Driving without a license: Police crackdown

Police say the number of motorists operating vehicles throughout the area with suspended or revoked licenses is very high. More...

SPCA Formed in Putnam to Limit Animal Cruelty

A new chapter of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has been formed in Putnam County. Members of the group led by Ken Ross of the Westchester SPCA, Veterinarian Dr. More...

2010 ELECTIONS: QUESTIONS FOR CANDIDATES

With the Sept. 14 primary and the ensuing general election ?approaching, the PCN&R will be asking a question each week of local candidates for Congress, State Senate, State Assembly, and County ?Executive. ? More...

Extend Or Not?

If you are about to purchase a new car, you have two major decisions to make. The first involves your car’s attributes. Is it the right make, model and size for your needs? Do you like the color? More...

Ball Predicts Stunning Victory

Assemblyman Greg Ball, candidate for the 40th district State Senate seat, has made public the results of a poll which puts him well ahead of Republican primary opponent Mary Beth Murphy. More...

Let’s Play a Game. . . Where in the County is The Courier?

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“Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.” -- William Allingham