September 23, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Fed Up Yet?  Free Access 

State goes after sliced bagels for more tax revenue

Bagel lovers are about to revolt as bagel cops are on patrol. New York State is facing record deficits and has recently begun new enforcement of an old law that is hitting the consumer at their local bagel shop. More...

General Stories

DID YOU HEAR?

East Road Motors ... Will provide you with a professional evaluation on any used vehicle you may be interested in – They know the difference between a lemon and a cream puff. East Road Motors, 58 Carolan Rd. East, Carmel. 845-225-3503. More...

Sign Up Today for Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day

Commissioner of Health Dr. Sherlita Amler is reminding local residents to “sign up today” to participate in Putnam’s semi-annual Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Day. More...

Focus on Stress Fracture

The word “fracture” typically conjures up images of casts, endless rounds of physical therapy and always pain. Some people think a fracture follows an event—a fall or a sports injury. But according to Putnam County Podiatrist Dr. More...

Cultural Events

P.T. Barnum Weekend Events

In honor of P.T. Barnum, who is a native of Bethel, CT, a number of celebretory events and activities have been planned for the weekend of September 25-26 for his 200th birthday. More...

A Historic Ride to the Pumpkin Patch

It’s the fall harvest season so what better way to celebrate and welcome in the cooler weather than with a short ride on a vintage train to the Danbury Railway Museum’s Pumpkin Patch. More...

Out & About

Mt. Kisco Medical Group staff members, (L-R) Nancy Chomas of Yorktown Hts., Marissa Champion of Lagrange, Rachel Priolo of Mahopac, and Dr. Jimmy Lee Koo. More...

Columns

Time Waits for No Mum

“Each to its own time” and it is definitely time for watching a big, round, only- in- autumn harvest moon rise while enjoying the earlier nights of this season. More...

Courier Archives

80 Years Ago 2 Sept. 19, 1930

Display Advertising from 1930 BUY YOUR MILK and CREAM FROM LAKE VIEW FARM Guernseys Delivered at Your Door Phone 55 J, CARMEL, N. Y. • • • GLENEIDA HOUSE Tel. 173 Carmel, N. Y. More...

Walking Appalachian Boardwalks at Pawling Nature Preserve

Pastimes

“You are going to run out of places to write about.” I remember someone telling me that about a month after I started writing this column. Occasionally, the fear of that happening creeps back into my mind. 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...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Percy Adams

Percy Adams, 84, of Brewster died on September 10. Mr. Adams was born on July 26, 1926, to Percy and Helen (Conley) Adams in Carmel. He proudly served his Country with the U.S. Army during World War II. More...

Alice Rita Evans Comer

Alice Rita Evans Comer, 92, of 1075 US 17 South in Elizabeth City, NC, formerly of Largo, FL, died Wednesday, September 15, in Albemarle Hospital. More...

Louis Eisele

Louis Eisele passed away on September 15 after 100 wonderful years of life. He was born in New York City on August 5, 1910, to Louis and Minnie Eisele. He grew up in the Bronx with two brothers and a sister. More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Southeast Board Meeting Called 'Worst Ever'  Free Access 

Things get heated as Supervisor Rights calls in sheriff's deputies

In what was described by Town Clerk Ruth Mazzei as by far the worst meeting that she has ever attended, the two factions on the five-member Southeast town board made their differences quite clear Thursday night. More...

Leibell Levels Charges at Sheriff  Free Access 

Smith denies county executive candidate’s cronyism accusations

State Senator Vincent Leibell has accused Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith of using taxpayer dollars to improve the quality of his friends’ retirement. More...

Almost Everyone Blames Schools for High Taxes

Putnam is one of America’s most highly taxed counties, and recently many politicians—both Democrats and Republicans— have publicly castigated the schools as the source of the growing tax burden. More...

Brewster Theater: To Be or Not to Be?

On November 2, Southeast citizens will decide whether or not they want the old Brewster town hall renovated into a theater at a cost of $3.8 million. More...

Around the County

Three Teens Found with Brewster Church Booty

Three teenagers from the Southeast- Putnam Lake area have some explaining to do when they appear in Brewster Village Court next week. More...

A Short Commute for New BHS Assistant Principal

Liz Higgins didn’t have far to travel to accept her new position at Brewster High School. More...

Blue Bunnies Back at Ti l ly Fos ter

Another of America’s endangered species is back on the farm thanks to the Whipple Foundation. More...

School News

Superintendents Defend School Spending

Putnam's school administrators and teachers are defending their budgets in the face of criticism from politicians and the general public. More...

Water Concerns at Kent Schools Complex

Unacceptable levels of lead and copper in the water at the Kent Schools Complex have forced Carmel School District officials to provide water for students and staff from portable water coolers. More...

Sports

Rams Offense All But Shut Down in Loss to Patriots

Jay walks off with win in defensive battle

Carmel quarterback Christian Sookdeo scrambles away from defender last Thursday at John Jay. More...

Bears Left Searching for Answers After 63-0 Loss

Poughkeepsie Pioneers build 43-0 cushion by halftime

Left: Brewster’s Trevor Smith picks up yardage as defense approaches. More...

Bears Pick Up First Win of Season

The Brewster volleyball team picked up its first win Monday, after dropping the first three matches of the season. More...

Letters to the Editor

Carmel Budget Beyond Financial Limits of Community

Dear Editor: Government’s first responsibility is “protect the people.” Beyond that responsibility we each have thoughts on the role government should play. More...

It’s Hall in November

Dear Editor: Unlike recent correspondent Monica Marsich, I refuse to vote for any candidate who threatens women’s right to abortion and don’t trust- Hayworth to protect it sufficiently ... it’s Hall in November for me. More...

Galef Was There for Us

Dear Editor: More...

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