September 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Hayworth Garners Most Votes in Putnam

A novice to the political arena has become Putnam’s top vote getter on Primary Day. More...

‘Everyday Man’ Katz Currently in Lead

Tuesday night, Dr. Steve Katz celebrated his unofficial win as the Republican hopeful for the New York 99th District Assembly seat. But the race is not yet over because his opponent Judge Jim Borkowski has not conceded. More...

General Stories

DID YOU HEAR?

The Lakeside at Osceola ... Does on and off site costume character shows and parties. Seventy characters to choose from, Super heroes to princesses. Great for private parties, parades, fundraisers, grand openings and holiday events. More...

Connecticut Man Jumps to His Death in Southeast

Shock and disbelief! Emergency responders, police and local businessmen were upset last week when finding a critically injured Connecticut man beneath the Brewster High Bridge that carries I-84 over the village of Brewster. More...

Press Conference Set for Old Town Hal l Task Force

The Old Town Hall Task Force will hold a press conference and supporters’ rally for the Old Town Hall renovation project on Saturday, September 25, at 11am at Old Town Hall 67 Main Street, Brewster. More...

School News

Carmel High School Hall of Fame Inducts Ten

The Carmel High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced its selections for the Class of 2010. Included were outstanding athletes who graduated more than 10 years ago from Carmel High School. More...

Members of the CHS Class of ‘75 Reunite

Where have the past 35 years gone? That’s the question members of the Carmel High School Class of 1975 are asking themselves these days as they prepare for the class’s 35th reunion next month. More...

Sports

Mahopac Rolls to Victory Over Yorktown in Opener

Indians put Cornhuskers down early, lead 28-0 at half

MAHOPAC—The Mahopac High football team got off to a quick start and never looked back in a 28-6 victory over Yorktown in their season opener at home Saturday night. More...

Furman, Defense Lead the Way for Kennedy’s Gaels

SOMERS—It certainly wasn’t the way that Zach Furman and the rest of the Kennedy Catholic football team wanted to start their game against Pleasantville, but the Gaels overcame an early turnover and their defense produced the game’s More...

Foxes Come Back to Spoil Rams Opener

CARMEL—After a good first half, which saw the Rams force three turnovers and head to the locker room with a 14-6 lead, Carmel was unable to sustain the momentum, as Fox Lane put two touchdowns on the board and walked off with a season-opening, More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Donna May Card

Donna May Card, 59, of Carmel passed away on September 10, at Wingate of Dutchess in Fishkill. She was born on August 3, 1951 to the late Clarence and Pearl Corey. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending free time in her garden. More...

Muriel Pinckney Richards

Muriel Pinckney Richards, 84, of 1560 Thornblade Blvd., Greer, SC, died Friday, September 3 at her residence. Born in Brewster, she was the daughter of the late Remington and Rena Furness Pinckney, Sr. More...

Peter M. Cassels

Peter M. Cassels, 71, of Carmel died on Sept. 12 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Cassels was born on Apr. 8, 1939 to Peter and Mary (Coyle) Cassels in NYC. On Feb. 16, 1957 he married Kathleen Smullen in NYC. Mr. More...

Party Politics: Dress Rehearsal for General Election?

State Senator Vincent Leibell breathed a sigh of relief when results from Putnam’s 86 voting districts flashed across a large screen. More...

Ball: ‘I Won’t Drink the Kool-Aid’

There was a party Tuesday night at Primavera Restaurant & Bar in Croton Falls, as Greg Ball supporters gathered to celebrate his landslide victory over Somers Town Supervisor Mary Beth Murphy. More...

With Its Own Tank, Putnam is Prepared for the Worst

Putnam County’s Emergency Response Team trained last week with its recently acquired armored personnel carrier known as the Peacekeeper. See page 3. More...

Around the County

Patterson Resident Joins In Avon Breast Cancer Walk

She is in it to end it. Robin Mac- Rae of Patterson will join together with thousands of dedicated women and men to raise funds and awareness to help defeat breast cancer in the upcoming Avon Walk for Breast Cancer New York. More...

Patterson Library Offers Two Kids Programs

On Saturday, September 25, at 2pm, meet author and artist Mercedes Cecilia, and explore the world of a Peruvian child through her gorgeously illustrated book, Kusikiy: A Child From Taquile, Peru. Enjoy Peruvian snacks and music too. More...

Putnam County Antiques Fair Marks its Third Year

On Sunday, September 19, from 10am to 5pm Cord Shows Ltd. and Kessman Farm will fill the Patterson Recreation Center (65 Front St., Patterson) with quality antiques, collectibles, fall plants, and produce. More...

Cultural Events

Trading Comedy For Intrigue, and All in a Corset

In An Error of the Moon, a new drama at the Beckett Theatre in New York City, actress Margaret Copeland plays the loving and steadfast wife to Edwin Booth, the renowned actor that is perhaps better known as the brother to Lincoln assassin John Wi More...

Tilly Foster Farm’s ‘Fine Fall Day’

On September 18, from 10am to 2pm, there will be various opportunities to interact with some of the animals who call Tilly Foster Farm Home. More...

Arts Fundraiser Honors Long-Time Supporters

Long-time Kent residents James and Wilma Baker will be honored at the Arts on the Lake fall fund-raiser to be held at the Sedgewood Club Boathouse overlooking China Pond in Western Kent on Friday, October 1. More...

Columns

PUTNAM PEOPLE

… Air National Guard Airman 1st Class SEAN ROWE graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Gina Rowe of Colton Road, Mahopac, and Kevin Rowe of Mountain Brook Drive, Cold Spring. More...

Sweet September and a Carrot Collins

All grownups worth their wrinkles and creaky knees know that “If it’s not one thing, it’s another.” Looking for the upside while sliding down the downside is called coping and, in the middle of September, gardeners cope by he More...

Courier Archives

100 Years Ago 2 Sept. 16, 1910

Auto Hits a Wagon “Gypsy” Haight and Daughter Run Down by an Automobile More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

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

Krystal Elizabeth Rivera

Baby Girl Krystal Elizabeth Rivera was born at Putnam Hospital Center’s Birthing Center on July 25, 2010, weighing 7 lbs. More...

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