January 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Hayworth Takes Her Oath in the Hudson Valley

Congresswoman Nan Hayworth wanted local constituents to witness her swearing-in. Four hundred of her supporters, including many from Putnam County, traveled to Orange Community College in Middletown Sunday for an inauguration ceremony. More...

Ball Unveils Plan to Cut Spending

State senator passes spending cap

State Senator Greg Ball wants the public to become involved in reducing the size of New York State government. More...

General Stories

Carmel FD Installs New Officers

Firematic officers are sworn in. More...

Lake Carmel Murder Suspect Remains Hospitalized

Almost three years ago the mutilated body of a Lake Carmel man was found inside his home. The victim’s wife was located in an adjoining room and was later charged with his death. More...

Inmate Accused of Soliciting Another in Arson-for-Hire Scheme

A Mahopac man incarcerated at the Putnam Correctional Facility following a DWI conviction is facing new charges. More...

Enterprise

Are You Seizing the Opportunities?

From The Chamber

Building a successful business takes time, patience, and some would say a fair amount of courage. And staying on top requires even more of the above! More...

Home Health Care Takeover Complete

Putnam County residents in need of home health care are now being served by professionals from the Visiting Nurse Services of Westchester—a 108-year old not-for-profit organization. More...

Sports

Bears Rebound from Yorktown Loss by Topping Beacon, 56-52

Bonilla leads balanced effort by Brewster

BREWSTER 56 Beacon 52 BREWSTER—After absorbing a difficult league loss at Yorktown early last week, the Brewster High boys basketball team pulled itself off the mat and responded by handing Beacon a 56-52 defeat Friday night on the road. More...

Carmel Girls Dominate Ossining in ‘Statement Game’

Rams survive close call, escape with 42-39 win over ‘Pac

CARMEL—After struggling to put away a 4-5 Mahopac team - winning by just three points, 42-39, Saturday at Carmel - the Lady Rams played possibly their best basketball of the season in Sunday’s Autism Classic at Irvington HS, ripping a 10- More...

Mahopac Boys Defeat Carmel, Lincoln Hall, Improve to 9-1

BASKETBALL MAHOPAC 51 CARMEL 40 MAHOPAC 82 Lincoln Hall 56 More...

Letters to the Editor

And Then There Were Four...

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Pulte Homes. Camarda Park. What’s Next? Union Place.

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When a Lifetime of Play Fills the Hills of Patterson

Dear Editor: It may not have been one lifetime… but it was the number of years of one lifetime. It was a number of years of many lifetimes… It wasn’t just one child. It may have been your child. It may have been you. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

CLAYTON CALVERT LIVINGSTON SR.

Clayton Calvert Livingston Sr. of Devon, PA, previously of Brewster, died at home in Devon on January 9, 2011 with his family nearby. More...

Putnam Man Part of Massive FBI Sting  Free Access 

A Putnam man was part of the massive and unprecedented FBI roundup of 127 suspected mobsters throughout the tri-state area Thursday morning. More...

Hail to the Chiefs

The Carmel Fire Department has installed officers for the New Year. One hundred twenty five invited guests gathered at Ceola Manor in Jefferson Valley Saturday evening for the 96th annual installation. More...

Patterson Crashes Send Two to the Hospital

Emergency responders from Patterson were run ragged last Friday answering back-to-back vehicle mishaps on opposite sides of the Patterson Fire District. More...

Around the County

Eagle Scout Project Completed

Alex Andalia has completed a community-focused project towards becoming an Eagle Scout. His project was to research, design, fundraise and construct an informational kiosk on the Putnam County Bikeway near Willow Road at Route 6. More...

Kiosk on Lake Gleneida Walking Trail

Historical information and pictures are now available for all to see at the first of three kiosks on the Lake Gleneida Walking Trail. Brian Vangor and Sallie Sypher did the historical research. More...

Patterson Troop Member Achieves Eagle Scout

Patterson Boy Scout Troop 440 is proud to announce that Richard M. Dambra, 17, of Stormville, successfully completed a Board of Review to earn his Eagle Scout award on January 4. More...

Cultural Events

College Life, Through a Different Lens

“I thought what better way to commemorate our history than to look at where we are now and, in a way, sort of where we’ve come,” said Curator Mary- Kay Lombino, of the upcoming exhibition at Vassar College, 150 Years Later: New Phot More...

School News

Time To Register Mahopac High School Class Of 2025

Kindergarten registration in the Mahopac School District is about to get underway. It’s time to get your child’s birth certificate, documentation of legal address, and health immunization records in order. More...

Columns

Real Honey

I had a Proustian jolt this past Saturday at the Cold Spring Farmers’ Market. The crowded indoor space smelled of slightly-damp, seriously-warm sweaters and very fresh vegetables. More...

Putnam People

Chronicling the Accomplishments of Putnamites

DANIEL REDMOND-WHITE, son of Eileen Redmond-White of Putnam Valley and a 2008 graduate of Mahopac H.S., has been named to the Bucknell University dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2010-11 academic More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

HAVILAND HOLLOW FIREBUG ARRESTED He confesses to starting fires More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

Send information regarding worship services to courier@pcnr.com. Please put “WORSHIP” in the subject line. More...

Birth Announcements

Putnam’s First Baby of 2011 Comes from Kent

John Clifford Rega, Putnam’s first baby of the year, was born Monday to Noel Rega of Kent at 3:27pm. The little guy weighed in at 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and measured 19 inches long. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“The first day of spring is one thing,and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.” Henry Van Dyke