November 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

It’s Finally Over

Looking back on the race for county executive

The Republican Party maintained its successful hold on Putnam County last Tuesday. In the county executive race, the Democrats sat on the sidelines, while State Senator Vincent Leibell battled it out with fellow Republican MaryEllen Odell. More...

USS New York Sails In

Next time you visit the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services Training and Operations Center in Carmel check out the county’s USS New York Memorial project. More...

General Stories

Marijuana Seized in Local Bust

Putnam County’s annual countywide marijuana eradication program has been completed with positive results. More...

Southeast Voters Say No to $3.8 Million Project

On Election Day, Southeast citizens voted against spending $3.8 million to renovate the Old Town Hall into a theater. More...

POLICE NEWS

Man accused of sexually abusing 11-year-old girl A Brewster man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally is facing felony charges of sexual contact for allegedly molesting an 11-year-old girl. More...

Enterprise

Recognizing One Of Putnam’s Biggest Business Leaders

FROM THE CHAMBER

There is a saying, “Many hands make light work.” That is especially true if two of those hands belong to Carmel businessman Henry Boyd, a modest man with a big heart, and a drive to make Putnam County a better place to live and conduct bu More...

Sports

’Pac Train Derailed by New Rochelle in 23-7 Loss

Huguenots pull away to claim fifth consecutive sectional title

Mahopac’s Ryan Hill (32) puts a hit on New Rochelle’s Anthony Caldararo. in every game to make plays for us.” More...

Brewster Boys Win Second Straight Section 1 Championship

Maguire takes first to lead boys; Bottalico wins individual title as Bears girls place fourth

BREWSTER – Last Friday was a banner day for the Brewster High cross country program, as the Bears boys edged out Somers to win their second consecutive Section 1 Class A championship at the NYS Qualifier Meet at Lakeside Park in Pawling. More...

Mahopac Boys Top RCK in Quarters, Fall to Scarsdale in Semi

Mahopac’s James Schiera had two goals in a playoff win over RCK last week. More...

Columns

Gardening Gusto

The Hudson Valley had its golden autumn of 2010 and now we have had our big frost. My crazy, can-do vegetable garden—full of food and color one month ago—now mostly looks like detailing cloths hung out to dry behind a car wash. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

100 Years Ago 2 Nov. 11, 1910

ELECTION RETURNS THE EXCELLENT SERVICE RENDERED BY THE TELEPHONE COMPANY. More...

Letterboxing in the Old Southeast Cemetery

Pastimes

Letterboxing can be a great way to explore the sites and history of Putnam County. It is especially useful in motivating the kids to head out on an afternoon adventure. 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...

A Piece of Putnam in the Big Apple for Christmas  Free Access 

Mahopac Falls family says good bye to giant Norway spruce as it heads to Rockefeller Center. More...

STRENGTH AND HONOR  Free Access 

“Our veterans are the reason why there is a newspaper and not a ministry of propaganda, why Putnam citizens speak English and not imperial Japanese, and why, on November 2, Putnam residents went to vote in an election.”

EDITORIAL: The Wounds and Scars of War More...

Brewster Official Faces More Charges

A former member of the Brewster Village Police Department currently serving as the village’s Code Enforcement Officer is facing additional charges for allegedly taking large sums of money from illegal immigrants who were promised New York Stat More...

Call Me Irresponsible: Trading Budget Jabs

SOUTHEAST TOWN BOARD

Upon the adoption of the town’s 2011 budget, Southeast residents could see a 7.5 percent tax increase. More...

Around the County

Carmel Cinemas Grand Reopening

Carme l Cinemas he ld a ribbo n cutting on Saturday November 6. The movie theater, located in t he Carmel Plaza, is cel ebr grand reopening under new management. More...

Car Clinic Gears Up for Scout Visit

Craig Truglia of Car Clinic, in Mahopac, was contacted by Girl Scout Troop 2658 regarding the need for a technician to teach them to do an oil change, remove a wheel, and be able to check fluids on a car. More...

Curves of Mahopac Hosts Turkey Drive

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Traditionally, this is a time to collectively give thanks. And most celebrate this holiday by gathering for a meal with family and friends. More...

Cultural Events

Putnam’s First-Ever Veterans Day Parade

Putnam County celebrated Veterans Day in a big way Sunday when the Mahopac American Legion hosted the county’s first ever Veterans Day Parade. More...

Garrison Actress Shares Skills in New Acting Workshops

Liz Keifer has fan sites, a mile-long acting resume, and tons of loyal followers who post things like “I love Liz!” and “Thank God, I can’t wait to see her on screen again!” all over Internet message boards. More...

Arts on the Lake Presents Award-Winning Quartet

One of the leading ensembles in the world, The Alexander String Quartet is perhaps best known for its rendition of Mozart, Shostakovich, and Beethoven. More...

Editorials

The Wounds and the Scars of War  Free Access 

In recent weeks, both the COURIER and its sister newspaper, the Putnam County News More...

Letters to the Editor

Volunteer, Save a Life

Dear Editor: More...

Be at the Board Meeting

Dear Editor: More...

Destruction of Our Land

Dear Editor: Today, I write to proclaim an injustice that we ALL will have to endure, if we do not speak out NOW. This time I do not speak of high taxes and wasteful spending. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

GRANVILLE T. ERICKSON

Granville T. Erickson, of Patterson, died Sunday November 7, 2010, in Carmel, at the age of 89. More...

LOIS M. BAKER

Lois M. Baker, age 85, of Patterson, died Friday November 5, 2010 at home after a long illness. More...

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