March 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

School Bosses Call Salary Cap Unfair

The salaries of superintendents were under scrutiny last week when the new governor proposed limiting their income based on a district’s student enrollment. More...

General Stories

Ax-Wielding Armed Robbery Reported in Carmel

Police are asking the public for its assistance this week in finding an axwielding man wanted for the armed robbery of a service station and convenience store in downtown Carmel. More...

Woman Described as ‘Super-Drunk’ Faces Felony Charges

Police News

A Yorktown woman who police allege was driving her car with a blood alcohol level of more than five times the legal limit for intoxication is facing felony charges following a property damage crash in Mahopac. More...

Tony Hay to Run for Southeast Supervisor

The senior member of the Putnam Legislature wants to bring his leadership to Southeast government. More...

Enterprise

A Memorable Team Looks To The Future

Some teams are meant to be – Gilbert and Sullivan, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Mike and Kacey. More...

Sports

Carmel Girls’ Season Ends with Heartbreaking Loss to Mt. Vernon

Turnovers, missed shots cost Lady Rams in fourth quarter

CARMEL—This wasn’t the way it was supposed to end. More...

Brewster Sends Three to States

DiNardo, McIe, Bottalico advance

BREWSTER—The Brewster High track and field squad competed in the state qualifier tournament at the NYC Armory on Sunday and got some great performances. The Bears had three athletes qualify for the state tournament. More...

’Pac Races Past South, Heads to County Center

Indians set to face Mt. Vernon tomorrow

MAHOPAC—Still sky high after an emotional win over Yorktown in the first round, the Mahopac High boys basketball team came out on fire in last Tuesday’s quarterfinal matchup against Clarkstown South, and left no suspense about who was hea More...

Letters to the Editor

Healthy and Hunger-Free

Dear Editor: President Obama signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act in time for American Heart Month, which is just concluding. More...

Proud of Those Who Worked Behind the Scenes

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Coming Together as a Town

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Worship Services

Worship Services

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

DOROTHY E. KENNY

Dorothy E. Kenny, a longtime former resident of Mahopac passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 25, 2011. Dorothy was born on June 19,1921 in the Bronx. She was the last survivor of six sisters. Her husband Daniel Sr. and her son Daniel Jr. More...

HELEN CASSIDY WINTER

Helen Cassidy Winter, 81, passed away on February 22, 2011, with her family by her side. Born on October 12, 1929, in the Bronx, Helen was the daughter of Lawrence and Rena Cassidy. More...

Final Salute  Free Access 

Putnam County had never seen anything like it. Ten thousand police officers standing eight deep lined Gleneida Avenue last Thursday from the intersection of Route 6 to Route 301. More...

Sentencing Delayed for Leibell

Andrew DeStefano asks court to show no mercy

The sentencing of former state senator Vincent Leibell has been moved from March 7 to April 1, and yet another one of Leibell’s adversaries is urging the court not to show leniency. More...

Agency: No Funding Yet for Union Place

The Industrial Development Agency (IDA) of Putnam County held four public hearings last week regarding the qualification of three different commercial projects planned by developer Paul Camarda for financial relief. More...

Around the County

Putnam People

… Berkeley College President Dario A. More...

Ice Fishing Season Draws to a Close on Lake Gleneida

Last Saturday, two sportsmen were observed checking their tip-ups on Lake Gleneida as they walked across the frozen surface of the lake in downtown Carmel. More...

Carmel Rotary Offers Fundraising Event for Community Groups

The Community Basketball Shoot- Out sponsored by the Carmel Rotary Club and Carmel High School Interact Club is an easy and fun way to help raise money for your favorite not-forprofit organization, club, or community project. More...

Cultural Events

Theater Stages an Irish Masterpiece with Authenticity

A memory is somewhere between what actually happened and a fantasy. And that’s exactly why memories make for great theater. More...

Tamagna Wins Master Singer Competition

On Saturday February 19, Nicholas Tamagna, son of Nelsonville resident and Putnam County Legislature chairman Vincent Tamagna, earned top honor as Male Winner of the Nico Castel International Master Singer Competition 2011, hosted at Carnegie Hall i More...

Editorials

Memories of the Duke

It seems like only yesterday not 55 years ago when a skinny kid of 13 met one of his baseball idols in the dugout at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn. More...

Columns

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Courier Archives 90 Years Ago March 4, 1921

THE COST OF BEING POLITE The American public would save $3,000,000 a year in telegraph tolls by discontinuing the use of the word “please” in telegrams. More...

En Garde at Putnam County Fencing Center

Pastimes

Awesome—it is not the most eloquent word, but that is the word that keeps coming to mind when I think of my recent experience at the Putnam County Fencing Center in Brewster. More...

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

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Birth Announcements

JOSEPH PHILLIP MASTON

Baby Boy Joseph Phillip Maston was born February 11, 2011, weighing 7 lbs. More...

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"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." ~Norman Vincent Peale