January 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Deputy Dunn Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny  Free Access 

Former Putnam County Deputy Sheriff Barbara Dunn accepted a deal Monday when she pleaded guilty to grand larceny in the second degree—the top count in the eight count indictment against her. More...

General Stories

Tully Is Coming Home

John Tully is coming home. Putnam’s former Deputy County Executive under the Robert Bondi administration will be returning to his old post on February 1, working with the county’s new executive, Paul Eldridge. More...

No Lag in DWI Arrests

The New Year is now one month old but old habits, like motorists driving while intoxicated, continue to plague area police. More...

Five PV Teens Charged With Trespass And Possession

Five Putnam Valley teens face hearings in Yorktown Town Court February 11 following their arrests for trespass and marijuana possession. More...

Enterprise

Weather Hinders Schedules

Local business events persevere

The winter weather has certainly put a crimp on people’s schedules in the past few weeks with a lot of meetings being changed around due to inclement weather and other conflicts. Here are some upcoming events to look forward to. More...

Letters to the Editor

Tucson Massacre

Dear Editor: Still-echoing assertions made after the shootings in Tucson, which assertions started off with a few roundabouts from some pugilistic sheriff, need to be (a) more convincingly addressed, (b) muted, (c) counted out. More...

2011 Town Meetings

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Healthcare Repeal: A Mistake

Dear Editor: On Thursday, January 20th, our new Congressional Representative, Dr. Nan Hayworth, voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the historic health care reform legislation that was passed in March 2010. More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

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

Council Hole to Remain Open

Carmel board will have only four members until 2012

Now that Anthony DiCarlo has moved on to the county legislature, there is an empty seat on the Carmel Town Board. More...

Ever wonder what the inside of a cow feels like?  Free Access 

Ever wondered what the inside of a cow feels like? Brewster High School student Lily Jakaj experiences a fistulated cow firsthand during a seminar at Cornell University. More...

Putnam Man Arrested in Biggest FBI Sting Ever

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

Around the County

Othmer Recognized By FOP

Putnam Legislator Richard Othmer was honored when members of the Stephen Driscoll Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police recognized his efforts for the USS New York Memorial Project. More...

Humane Society Benefits from Hannaford’s Customers

Santa arrived a little late this year but the staff and animals at the Putnam Humane Society weren’t complaining at all. More...

Hope Forum III Set for February

On Thursday, February 3 (snow date, February 7), students, parents, and community members are invited to join the Putnam County DA’s Office, the Mahopac Central School District, and the Town of Carmel for Hope Forum III, from 7pm to 9pm at the More...

Cultural Events

Past & Present

Reconnecting with Author and Artist Michael Garland

Last May, when the Courier spoke with artist and popular children’s book author Michael Garland, he had a solo exhibition of Hudson Valley landscape paintings. More...

Chamber Recital Series: Highlands Brass Quintet

The Highlands Brass Quintet will present a chamber recital on Saturday, February 5, at 3pm in Egner Hall (West Point Band Building, 685 Hardee Place, West Point, NY) as part of the West Point Band’s Chamber Recital Series. More...

Explore ‘The Nature of Things’

The experienced naturalists and professional educators at "The Nature of Things," bring their unique hands-on educational program to Tilly Foster- Farm this winter and spring. More...

Editorials

Despite Tough Loss, Jets Future is Bright

Now I am perfectly aware that there is a huge difference between people who are real heroes (doctors, cops, Batman) and the entertainers/athletes we often refer to as heroes. More...

Columns

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

SCHOOL MATTERS Commissioner Brooks Sustained in the Consolidation of Districts More...

Pasta For All

Because I grew up in an area of the South with its own delicious and distinct food traditions, I never tasted pizza until I went away to college. More...

Tarry Awhile at Hearthstone Castle

The Best of Pastimes

Castles are one of those things that capture our imagination and curiosity. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joseph Steeley  Free Access 

Visitation Friday, Service Saturday

Joseph Steeley, 82, a resident of Poughquag for 17 years and formerly of Patterson, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. More...

RUTH ELIZABETH KELLY

Ruth Elizabeth Kelly, 96, of Carmel, NY passed away on January 17, 2011, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Kelly was born on July 14, 1914, in New York City to William and Mary (Harnig) Gaston. Mrs. More...

FLORENCE M. BABON

Florence M. Babon (aka: Grandma B) of Camarillo, CA, formerly of Danbury, CT and Brewster, NY, peacefully passed away with her family by her side on December 28, 2010, after a sudden illness. 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