December 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

“When the snow lay round about, deep and crisp and even”

The region’s first snow storm of the season will be remembered for quite some time. More...

TOP FIVE LOCAl NEWS StORIES Of 2010

CUlt URE Of CORRUPtIOn How federal investigators caught Vincent Leibell in the act More...

General Stories

Lake Carmel Man Indicted in Wife’s Murder

A Lake Carmel man charged with manslaughter earlier this year for allegedly killing his wife in their Larchmont Road home by poisoning her with methanol has now been indicted on a murder charge. More...

Emergency Service Providers Need Volunteers Now

Putnam Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Services Adam Stiebeling is asking residents of the county to make a new year’s resolution by joining their local fire department or volunteer ambulance corps. More...

Home Invasion Under Investigation

This week police are continuing to investigate a daring daytime robbery that rocked Brewster Heights just days before Christmas The quiet residential community off Route 6 and Drewville Road was violated when two men described by State Police as w More...

Enterprise

Time to Look for New Opportunity in 2011

FROM THE CHAMBER

With a new year comes new promise — and business interests would do well to consider the following possibilities as we enter 2011: More...

Sports

Indians Roll to Convincing Victory Over Brewster Matmen

Steve Pagliuca of Mahopac posted a major decision over Brewster’s Kyle McAlpin at 145 pounds. More...

’Pac Hangs On to Deny Kennedy Catholic in Nail-biter, 54-53

Indians remain unbeaten at 5-0

Mahopac’s James Sciera, Tj Foley, Danny Neilis, Ryan Wagner and Robbie Catalino walk off happy after the ‘Pac held on to beat Kennedy last week. More...

Indians Snap Gaels’ Win Streak With One Point Win

BASKETBALL

SOMERS—After opening the season with three straight wins by more than 20 points, the Kennedy Catholic boys basketball team ended up on the wrong side of a 54-53 game at Mahopac. More...

Letters to the Editor

Praise for Fuchs

Dear Editor: As a former school board member of the Putnam Valley School District I am pleased at the accomplishments of our present interim Superintendent Dr. Barbara Fuchs. More...

Birth Announcements

ANTONIO JOSEPH LUPPINO

Baby Boy Antonio Joseph Luppino was born December 20, 2010, weighing 7 lbs., to parents Krista and Tony Luppino of Carmel, to maternal grandparents Patricia and Joseph LaPeruta of Carmel, and to paternal grandparents Carmela and Tony Luppino of Mt. More...

KENDYLL LYNN WOODWARD

Baby Girl Kendyll Lynn Woodward was born December 13, 2010, weighing lbs. More...

Paul Eldridge named as Putnam County Executive  Free Access 

Paul Eldridge, Putnam's long time Personnel Director, was unanimously selected as Putnam County Executive on New Year's Day by the Putnam Legislature. More...

COURIER EXCLUSIVE: Paul Eldridge likely to be named to top post

Legislators unanimously select independent, temporary leader

After weeks of rumors, it appears that the Putnam County Legislature has come to a consensus on who they will appoint interim county executive on New Year's Day. More...

Christmas Eve Murder Suspect Nabbed

Putnam County recorded more than 2,000 cases of domestic violence this year, with 700 cases prosecuted involving spousal and child abuse. More...

Voting for Term Limits

Beginning in 2011, a Putnam County Executive will be able to serve only two consecutive full four-year terms, while a member of the Putnam Legislature will serve no more than four consecutive three-year terms. More...

Around the County

Carmel ‘Santas’ Help Hospital Patients

Carmel area residents, working in six different shifts, donated and wrapped hundreds of toys, puzzles, games and personal grooming products to be given to adult and pediatric patients at Putnam Hospit More...

Last Chance to Donate Blood for the Holidays

Blood is needed throughout the region since, at this time of year, the supply is especially low. More...

Journaling Workshop In Carmel For People with Cancer

Support Connection has announced a new free program for people living with breast and ovarian cancer: “Journaling 101” will be offered from 10am–11:30am on the first Friday of every month at Putnam Hospital, 670 Stoneleigh Avenue, More...

Cultural Events

Garrison Teen Receives Dance Fellowship

In 1958, choreographer Alvin Ailey formed a dance company that would, firstly, assert something new in dance (the expression of his African American and Southern roots) and, secondly, assert it well. More...

Editorials

On New Year’s, Remembering There Are Higher Things Than Government

On New Year’s Day throughout New York, state and local politicians who won election in November will gamely summon the strength to arise after a night of revelry to take their oaths of office. More...

Columns

Hall Attests to His Own Accomplishments

WASHINGTON DISPATCHES

Rep. John Hall said goodbye to Congress and his constituents this week by sending a 16-page, over 6,000 word, memo applauding himself for his accomplishments in Washington. Rep. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

INDIAN SKULLS FOUND AT KITCHAWAN More...

Let’s Play a Game. . . Where in the County is The Courier?

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Worship Services

Worship Services

ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 225 East Lake Blvd, Mahopac 845-628-2006 Saturday Vigil Mass. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Eugene Schmidt Passes Away at 101

Eugene Schmidt loved Putnam County. Schmidt passed away on Christmas Eve at the age of 101 after spending the past 84 years in a community he called home. More...

DOROTHY A. ANDERSON

Dorothy A. Anderson, age 97, a resident of Brewster, since 1968, died Sunday, December 26, 2010 in Ridgefield, CT. Dorothy was born in Brooklyn on June 24, 1913, to George and Anna (Ramsay) Bischoff. She attended Emanuel High School in Brooklyn. More...

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“What is written is written and the finger of time having writ moves on.” ~The Cold Spring Recorder, Dec. 10, 1937