October 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Rep. Hall: Putnam Elections Officials Failed Troops

An allegation by Congressman John Hall that Putnam County slighted members of the military by failing to mail absentee ballots for next month’s general election has been refuted by the county’s Democratic Elections Commissioner Robert Be More...

General Stories

Carmel Fire Department

A wood- f rame bui lding cons t ructed by the Carmel Fire Depar tment for the Sunday, October 10, Open House shows how rapidly fire can consume a home. For more on the Carmel Fire Department’s Open House see page 5. Eric Gross More...

DID YOU HEAR?  Free Access 

East Road Motors ... Repairs all makes and types of outdoor power equipment. East Road Motors, Carolyn Rd., Carmel. 845-225-3503 or eastroadmotors. net. More...

Legal Services Arrangement Clarified

SOUTHEAST TOWN BOARD

Last week, the COURIER reported that the law firm Stephens & Charbonneau was paid $153,394 for legal services performed for the Town of Southeast. This amount actually went to the Stephens Law Firm. More...

Enterprise

Reaching Important Milestones in Putnam Business History

FROM THe CHAMBeR

There’s a group out there that should be called the Magnificent Seven. People named Geoffrey, Henry, Jennifer, Luke, Nat, Ray, and Vince. They are the volunteer Chamber leaders of the seven Putnam County Chambers of Commerce. More...

Sports

’Pac Boys Take Down Carmel, Fall to Somers

Carmel’s Anthony D’Arco (9) and Miguel Paz (14) of Mahopac try to keep each other from ball last Friday at Mahopac. More...

Mahopac Girls Tennis Team Defeats Panas, Loses Two

MAHOPAC—The Mahopac High girls tennis team picked up a 6-1 win over visiting Walter Panas on Friday to improve to 3-8 on the season. That was preceded by losses to Lakeland and Yorktown earlier in the week. More...

Brewster Bears Rebound from Two Losses, Beat John Jay in Five Sets

Brewster’s Colleen Brandt. More...

Letters to the Editor

Transparency in Kent

Dear Editor: I am writing to support Mr. John Greene’s letter published in your Oct. 7 issue. More...

Vested Interest?

Dear Editor: More...

Vote for Nan Hayworth, Fight Socialism

Dear Editor: I believe John Hall is a socialist. I cannot prove it but the circumstantial evidence is overwhelming. John Hall is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), the far left wing of the Democratic Party. More...

Birth Announcements

Roadside Birth for Putnam Baby

Luckily dad is a pol ice of f icer and mom is a paramedic.

The stork wouldn’t wait, but thanks to mom and dad being trained in emergency childbirth, Putnam’s newest resident made it through his ordeal without a hitch. More...

Bare Knuckle Politics  Free Access 

Ball, Kaplowitz intensify battle for state senate seat

The race for the 40th district senate seat between Republican Assemblyman Greg Ball and Democrat Legislator Mike Kaplowitz is shaping up to be the most entertaining of the election season. More...

Rights, the Budget Slayer

Supervisor eliminates library, museum, tax offices

In an effort to prevent a tax increase, Southeast Supervisor Michael Rights is calling for the elimination of funding for the town assessor officer, the tax receiver officer, the Southeast Museum, and the Brewster Public Library. More...

Carmel’s Schmitt Takes Pay Cut in Proposed Budget

Carmel Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt believes in leading by example. More...

Around the County

Marching Band Shines at Mets Game

The Mets were impressed! More...

Marcus Eure Wins the ‘Oscar of Teaching’

Brewster High School teacher Marcus Eure has quite a future! More...

‘Girls Nite Out’ Promotes Teen Safe Driving

While the ladies enjoy an evening of fun by shopping from a variety of vendors for the holidays, next month’s 4th annual “Girls Nite Out” fundraiser will directly benefit the Brewster H.S. Teen Safe Driving Program. More...

Cultural Events

Let’s Take it From the Top

A new theater company revamps and sets out for a 2011 season

After years of experience producing theater, it had been a hope of Clark Cameron to found his own theater company in the Hudson Valley. Like many ideas, this one needed a push, and Cameron found his while holding a plate piled high with cookies. More...

Exploring the Kiln of Tony Moore

“Passionate Fire: Woodfired Ceramics from the Tony Moore Kiln” is a group exhibition of selected ceramic works fired in Tony Moore’s Japanese style Anagama-Noborigama woodfire kiln near Cold Spring. More...

Riding in Style at Boscobel’s Horse and Carriage Day

In the fall, Boscobel looks like one of those serene countryside paintings. Colorful leaves frame the Federal- Style mansion with its Hudson River backdrop. More...

Columns

Our Neighbors

From Near Death Experience to Survival Story

Sandra Berry of New Milford goes up and down the same set of stairs in her house countless times a day—a task so simple and natural it hardly requires thought. However, a misstep on the stairs in April nearly ended Berry’s life. More...

Gardening Gusto

Praise for ‘Taters

Although we often think of potatoes as ubiquitous, they originated solely from a tiny area isolated high in the Andes. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

90 Years Ago 2 O ct. 15, 1920

Hang It Up We are sending out as supplements in this issue a fine portrait of the candidates on our national ticket. If you sympathize with their cause hang it up on the outer walls to show where you stand on the issues in this campaign. 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 

GLADYS ALACCI

Gladys Alacci, age 80, of Patterson (Putnam Lake), died Thursday, October 7, in Carmel. Mrs. Alacci was born December 10, 1929, in Manhattan to Roscoe and Carmen (Rodriguez) Dalton. She graduated from schools in Manhattan. Mrs. More...

WILLIAM L. STROUD

William Lafayette Stroud, 68, of Dover Plains, NY, formerly a 43-year resident of Mahopac, died on Saturday, October 9, at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco. More...

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