February 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

‘I’m Guilty,’ Admits Patterson Road Boss

Charles Williams, the longtime Patterson highway superintendent, stands well over six feet tall with broad shoulders, a shaved head, and goatee. More...

Ball: Death to Cop Killers  Free Access 

On Monday, State Senator Greg Ball (40th district), with senate colleague Martin Golden of Brooklyn, will introduce a bill to allow New York State to impose the death penalty on cop killers and terrorists. More...

Chamber Seeks a Director

Last week, Peter Bardunias announced that he will stepping down from his post as President and CEO of the Carmel/Mahopac Chamber of Commerce as of March 15 to take a new job upstate. More...

General Stories

Carmel A&P to Close

It came as no surprise to employees and loyal shoppers of the Carmel A&P Supermarket. More...

Garbage Business Picking Up in Carmel

Trash removal is big business in the Carmel-Mahopac area. More...

Man Charged With Not Paying Taxes

A Mahopac man and two of his masonry supply companies were charged with felony tax charges this week for allegedly failing to report or remit money to the state and county. More...

Enterprise

Constant Change is a Fact of Life

Forty-four years is a long time. In 1966 gas was 30 cents a gallon, $30,000 homes were considered expensive and wi-fi, cell phones and even Ataris were an engineer’s dream. More...

Sports

’Pac Pummels Y-town Behind a Surging Wagner in Wild Playoff Game, 56-44

Indians needed Tuesday win over No. 14 Clarkstown South to reach County Center

MAHOPAC—The new gymnasium at Mahopac High School was rocking last Friday night like it’s never rocked before. More...

Mahopac Girls Defeat Poughkeepsie in First Round of Playoffs

MAHOPAC—The Mahopac High girls basketball team continued its big turnaround from last season and reached a level not many would have thought possible for them this season by defeating 10th-ranked Poughkeepsie 41-39 in the first round of section More...

Lady Rams Bounce Lourdes in First Round, 51-45

Carmel needed win over Mt. Vernon to earn semifinal berth

CARMEL—The top-seeded Carmel High girls basketball team beat No. More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

‘Del’ Goldsmith’s Last Alarm

S. Delvalle “Del” Goldsmith has answered his final alarm. Goldsmith died last Friday, 14 days short of his 105th birthday. More...

ANITA S. SCOTT

Anita S. Scott, age 72, peacefully passed away at Hospice Legacy Home in Ocala, FL on January 13, 2011. Anita was born in Brooklyn, NY on February 2, 1938. She graduated from St. Brendan’s High School. More...

MELISSA ANN BRICHTA

Melissa Ann Brichta of Stormville, died Friday, February 18, 2011, in Mt. Kisco after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 43 years of age. More...

Carmel Stops to Honor Slain Hero Cop  Free Access 

Archibishop Dolan Leads Funeral Mass

Downtown Carmel resembled a sea of blue Thursday when 10,000 police officers from across the U.S. More...

No Greater Love  Free Access 

Carmel remembers Officer John Falcone, slain while saving the life of a toddler

By Thursday morning at 10am, thousands of police officers from across the U.S. will have traveled to St. More...

Fire Heats Up an Arctic Morning

Arctic-like conditions greeted firefighters from several departments early Sunday when a blaze broke out in an apartment above Chris’ Automotive Service on Route 52 in Lake Carmel. More...

Around the County

CHS Hoops Benefits Putnam CAP

The Carmel-Mahopac High School rivalry has often been referred to as the Army-Navy game of Putnam County. More...

Sign Up for Community Basketball Shoot-Out

During the past two years the Carmel Rotary Basketball Shoot-out has enabled area service and youth organizations to raise more than $27,000 needed to support community programs. More...

Baptist Church Continues Black History Month Study

How much do you know about the role African Americans played in America’s political history? Here is a short quiz: 1. Who was the first African American to give a speech in the U.S. House or Representatives? 2. Who was the first black U.S. More...

School News

Dean’s Lists

Putnam People

… Springfield College has named RICHARD PODLOVITS of Carmel to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2010 term. … JAMES S. STALEY of Mahopac was named to the dean’s list at Colby College. More...

Committee Offers Scholarships

The Putnam Children’s Committee will be offering scholarships this year to deserving Putnam County students. More...

Columns

WASHINGTON DISPATCHES

Budget Reactions To the criticism of Rep. Nan Hayworth, almost all congressional Republicans, and some fiscally conservative Democrats, President Barack Obama recently released his proposed fiscal year 2012 budget. Rep. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Courier Archives

92 Years Ago 2 Jan. 10, 1919 4,000 DAIRYMEN BACK MILK STRIKE Indorse League’s Measures to Get Higher Prices at Big Utica Convention—Many Selling Their Herds. More...

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

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Letters to the Editor

Investing in Health, Not War

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Investing in Health

Dear Editor: I was very grateful to see the Putnam Humane Society’s ad urging someone to adopt or foster Cane (correct spelling from hurricane) in the issue dated February 16th. More...

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