September 16, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

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...

Archbishop Visits Kennedy Catholic

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan celebrated a Mass of the Holy Spirit at Kennedy Catholic on Friday, Sept. 10, to ring in the new school year. More...

Deputy County Executive John Tully Moves On

Putnam Deputy County Executive John Tully will be turning in his county I.D. next week to become vice president of Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress. More...

Hall’s County Lease to Be Terminated

Congressman John Hall will have a new constituent office address on January 1 should he be victorious at the polls in November. More...

It ’s Time for Your Flu Shot

Commissioner of Health Dr. Sherlita Amler announced a series of flu clinics for Putnam residents aged 19 and older that have been scheduled on both sides of the county. More...

Inconspicuous No More

POLLING CONFESSIONS

While voting at Tuesday night's primary, you didn't see those sea foam green voting booths, and that's because they're gone. But it’s definitely not because we traded them in for something bigger, better, or even slightly more efficient. More...

Fusco Ousted

Putnam Legislator Tony Fusco of Mahopac Falls lost a close Republican primary Tuesday to Carmel Councilman Anthony DiCarlo of Mahopac. More...

Putnam Foot Specialist Centralizes

Dr. Alan Berman, who has had offices throughout the region during the past 25 years, will see patients at his Putnam Hospital location exclusively as of Sept. 9. More...

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...

Putnam’s Emergency Response Team Prepares for Disaster

Putnam County’s highly trained Emergency Response Team is ready for disaster. More...

Board Tackles Wood Burning Stoves

Concerned about potential health hazards resulting from smoke being emitted from wood burning furnaces, the Carmel Town Board has begun discussing whether or not to ban the heating devices in the greater Mahopac-Carmel area. More...

Breakthrough Robotic Surgery Tackles Prostate Cancer

An avid outdoorsman, Kevin McCaffrey, 61, “felt invincible” until his doctor uttered the words: “You have prostate cancer.” “I never thought it could happen to me because we don’t have a family history of cancer More...

County Adopts Contractor Regulations

Putnam County lawmakers want to safeguard and protect homeowners. More...

Signs of Mischief?

Neal Sullivan, a Mahopac CPA and a representative of Mary Ellen Odell’s campaign told the COURIeR that Odell’s county executive campaign signs were removed from his Route 6 office, as well as other private properties, by the Carmel Highw More...

Results from Around the Empire State

In the New York gubernatorial race, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo was uncontested in the Democratic primary, while Tea Partier Carl Paladino beat former Congressman Rick Lazio 62 percent to 38 in the Republican primary. More...

Temple Beth Shalom Hosts a Political Candidates Forum

Primary candidates posed at the Annual Men’s Club Candidate Primary Forum on Sept. 12 at Temple Beth Shalom (TBS) in Mahopac. More...

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