April 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Brewster Cops Injured Battling Prisoner

Brewster Mayor James Schoenig praised two members of his police department Sunday for “putting their lives on the line” when making an arrest 24 hours earlier resulting in the officers being injured. More...

MaryEllen Odell Is GOP Choice For Putnam County Executive

Putnam County Republicans held their annual nominating convention last week and unanimously endorsed MaryEllen Odell for county executive. More...

General Stories

September 11 Memorial Is On Track

Carmel officials returned from the John F. More...

Carmel’s Snow Budget Takes A Hit

Carmel officials are hoping for a mild late autumn and early winter following one of the region’s most difficult winter seasons in years. More...

Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association Meeting

The Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association will meet on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 7:30 PM at the Carmel firehouse, 94 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel. Representatives of the Carmel Central School District will be present to outline the 2011-2012 school budget. More...

Enterprise

To ‘Think Local First’ You Have to Start Somewhere

Enterprise

So why not start at Hudson Valley’s largest business showcase event. The 7th annual Shop Putnam Business and Home Expo. More...

School News

Rotary Fish Supper Benefits Fund for Carmel Student Scholarships

People arrived early and stayed late! Two hundred ten diners “chowed down” on fresh fish Friday evening to benefit the Carmel Rotary Club scholarship fund. More...

High School Math-A-Thon Raises Money For St. Jude’s

Critically important research being performed at the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital is continuing this week thanks to the efforts of students enrolled at Brewster High School. More...

Robert Billings Arrives at Melrose School

Robert Billings is a firm believer in the private school environment. Billings, who recently assumed the helm as headmaster of the Melrose School in Southeast described the facility as “family.” More...

Columns

Putnam People

... LAUREN A. CREEGAN will be graduating from Pace University Pleasantville Campus on May 20. She has made the dean's list since 2nd semester of her freshman year. Lauren also was accepted at Pace Law in White Plains. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

KEEPING ABREAST OF THE INDUSTRY More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

JAMES TORMEY

On March 28, 2011, Former Lake Carmel resident James Tormey passed away peacefully and of natural causes at the home of his daughter Virginia Riggs. He was 84 years old. More...

GEORGE C. GRIFFITH

George C. Griffeth, 62, of Pawling, passed away on April 14, 2011. More...

ELIZABETH M. LAGES

Elizabeth M. Lages, of Yorktown Heights, NY, passed away on Tuesday April 12, 2011. She was 89. She was born in Yonkers, on April 24, 1921, the daughter of Thomas and Mary Connolly Trevorah. Mrs. Lages lived in Yorktown for the past 41 years. More...

The Audacity

Leibell Heard Gov’t Tapes 5 Days Before Election

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Despite Losses, Carmel Rams Make Strides

Full Story

Dueling Delis Shmear Each Other

Town Officials Say it Was Dollars and Cents

A popular Carmel businessman is upset with members of the Carmel Town Board for awarding a contract to operate the concession stand at Sycamore Park in Mahopac this summer to a Mahopac deli owner, even though he provided excellent service to the town More...

Around the County

Putnam’s Community Action Program is 25 years Old

Mary Bodor of Patterson, Jerry Grant of Mahopac, Neal Sullivan of Carmel, and CAP Assistant Director Marisa O’Leary enjoy each other’s company at the CAP silver anniversary luncheon in Carmel. More...

HVFCU Holds 48th Annual Meeting

More than 570 members gathered at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie on April 13 to hear that Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union (HVFCU) continues to be a safe, sound and secure financial cooperative. Chairman of the Board T.S. More...

Shannon Briggs Preaches Anti-Bullying Message in Mahopac

Former two-time heavyweight champ Shannon Briggs is a giant of a man standing 6 feet, 4 inches tall and weighing in excess of 250 pounds. More...

Cultural Events

Putnam Symphony Orchestra to Perform Music of Scandinavia

The Putnam Symphony Orchestra will close its 34th season with a performance on Sunday, May 15th at 3 p.m. More...

Meditating on Hunger and Human Frailties

Earlier this month, on a snowy afternoon in Putnam County, the stone elephants that flank the long pathway to the Chuang Yen Monastery’s temple look chilly and out of place. More...

Join Authors in the Gardens at Boscobel

Garden enthusiasts and flora lovers everywhere: put down your spade and head over to Boscobel on Arbor Day, Friday, April 29 at 2pm for a presentation by Susan Lowry and Nancy Berner, authors of the gorgeous, new coffee table book, Gardens of the Hud More...

Sports

Carmel Laxmen Play Well in Loss to North Salem

Rams Struggle vs. Wappingers

CARMEL—It will take some time for the spanking new lacrosse program in Carmel to become more competitive, but the Rams boys team has been making steady strides. More...

‘Pac Laxmen Stun Yorktown in Double Overtime, 12-11

MAHOPAC—After opening the week with an overtime loss to Somers High on Thursday, the Indians were the ones celebrating after their doubleovertime win over Yorktown High on Saturday. More...

Bears Get Strong Performances at Red Raider Invite

TRACK

BREWSTER—The Brewster High track and field team got a solid showing at the Red Raiders Invitational at North Rockland last weekend. Adam McIe took a first in the 1,600 in a time of 4:24, and Charlie Carr flowed in second place at 4:26. More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

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

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“Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.” -- William Allingham