September 23, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

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...

Leibell, Odell Trade Blows in Round Two

PUTNAM COUNTY EXECUTIVE RACE

Legislator Mary Ellen Odell has decided to stay in the county executive race against State Senator Vincent Leibell, thus extending the often heated Putnam political drama for at least another five weeks. More...

Leibell Wins Absentee Count

It’s now official. State Senator Vincent Leibell will represent the GOP in the November general election for Putnam County Executive. More...

2010 ELECTIONS: QUESTIONS FOR CANDIDATES

W ith the general election campaign underway, the Courier will be asking a question each week of local candidates for Congress, State Senate, State Assembly, and County Executive. “ The results of the primary on Tuesday seem to More...

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...

She Got My Kid to Eat Cauliflower!

On Saturday, October 2 at 11am kids ages 6+ and their parents will enjoy a fun and interactive program encouraging healthy eating. More...

GOP Scenery is Changing

During last week’s Primary Day elections, while most residents were interested in the races for county executive, the state legislature, and Congress, contests for many town committees were also decided, with a number of the so-called “o More...

Borkowski Has Yet to Concede

99TH STATE ASSEMBLY DISTRICT RACE

Judge Jim Borkowski has yet to concede in the 99th assembly district race, but Dr. Steve Katz has his eyes on November. More...

WASHINGTON DISPATCHES

Keeping an Eye on Our Representatives in D.C.

Healthy Debate FORMER governor George Pataki has inserted himself back into New York politics, with a recent attack television advertisement that targets Rep. John Hall. The 30-second advertisement goes after Rep. More...

Strut Your Mutt Raises Funds for Humane Society

Pooches of every size and description converged on the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park Sunday for the county Humane Society’s annual fund raiser Strut Your Mutt. More...

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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