December 23, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

Ring in 2011 by Donating a Pint of Blood

The Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services, in conjunction with the Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, Fire Department of New York and the Carmel Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring a holiday blood drive on December 30. More...

Two-Lane Bowling Alley Resurrected at Lakeview  Free Access 

Nestled in the basement of the Lakeview Elementary School in Mahopac is a most unusual site. A two-lane bowling alley constructed in 1941 has been resurrected and is being used by groups of children during an afterschool intramural program. More...

Vera DiBella Celebrates 100th Birthday

Her physician, Dr. Jeffrey Michaelis, wrote the Courier: “It has been my pleasure to have had Vera as a patient for the last 20 years. Her kindness and consideration of others has only grown throughout the last 20 years. More...

Christmas Lights Aid The Needy

Mike Sweeney has loved Christmas lights ever since he was a small child. More...

Carmel VAC Dedicates Addition in Memory of John Guido

John Guido was looking down from heaven on Sunday, beaming with pride, as a 20-foot by 40-foot addition to the Carmel Volunteer Ambulance Corps was dedicated in his honor. More...

Music at the Mall, Courtesy of Brewster School Children

Holiday shoppers stopped to reflect on the season Monday when browsing through the Danbury Fair Mall, thanks to 60 third graders from the John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Brewster. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.” ~Erma Bombeck