September 1, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Amay Admits Killing Wife, in Court Shocker

Paul Amay, the 25-year-old illegal alien accused of the brutal Christmas Eve murder of his wife in her Mahopac home, wept like a baby Tuesday afternoon when admitting that he stabbed the 19-year-old to death in a case described by law enforcement pro More...

Ball Calls for Utility Audit; Anger Mounts

Frowns turned to smiles when State Senator Greg Ball’s entourage arrived at Mahopac Fire Department headquarters Monday evening. More...

General Stories

Another Blip on the Sales Tax Revenue Radar Screen

For the second time in the past three months, sales tax revenue generated in Putnam County has declined. The legislature’s Audit Committee heard from Commissioner of Finance William Carlin Monday evening. More...

Garrison Man Accused of Heroin Sales in Mahopac

Following their arrests in Mahopac, a 22-year-old Garrison man and his 21-year-old female companion face multiple counts of criminal sale and criminal possession of controlled substances. More...

Mahopac Man Charged With Felony DWI

A minor car crash in the parking lot of a popular Mahopac business has sent a Mahopac man to jail on felony charges of DWI. More...

Enterprise

Overcoming Adversity In 2011 – The Tenacity of Small Business

This has been a wild year. A cold, snowy winter coupled with economic turmoil, followed by an earthquake and a hurricane. Does adversity stop our local entrepreneurs from finding ways to succeed? More...

Sports

Carmel Boys Kickers Hungry to Improve on Last Year’s .500 Mark

Rams young, but talented

CARMEL—The Carmel High boys soccer team is coming off an 8-8-1 2010 fall season, and the Rams lost some solid talent to graduation. More...

‘Pac Boys Return Solid Core, Hope to Make More Noise in 2011

Indians look solid at midfield and up front; rebuilt defense will be key

MAHOPAC—Last year’s Mahopac High boys soccer team had a great fall run, advancing all the way to the sectional semifinals before falling to Scarsdale, 3-1. More...

Rams VB Squad Hoping To Build on Last Year’s Success

CARMEL—Last year the Carmel High volleyball went 16-3 and went all the way the sectional semifinals before losing to fourth-seeded Scarsdale High. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

JOSEPH M. QUINN  Free Access 

Visitation Monday, Services Tuesday

Joseph M. Quinn of Brewster, New York, died Friday September 2, 2011 in Carmel, New York, at the age of 84. Mr. Quinn was born June 15, 1927 in Mt. Vernon, NY, the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Ryan) Quinn. More...

Lillian Malen Violino

Lillian Malen Violino, resident of Stuart, Florida, and former long-time resident of Lake Carmel, passed away on August 25 at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, at the age of 68. More...

Walter R. Holubis

Walter R. Holubis of Brewster died unexpectedly on Monday August 29, 2011, in Carmel, NY at the age of 61. More...

Goodnight Irene!

Hurricane Irene plowed through Putnam County, leaving tens of thousands without power, washed-out roads and scores of downed trees, as well as examples of heroism across the county from first responders and others who helped those in distress. More...

Shelter from the Storm

The Putnam Valley Senior Center is a state-of-the-art building located on a small hill adjoining Leonard Wagner Town Park, in Putnam Valley. Usually it is bustling with local senior citizens who come there for a day of friendship, activity, and food. More...

County Covers Up on Records Regarding Legal Notices

County has denied to pro- vide some records regarding its audit of newspapers in Putnam County, an audit commissioned by the Legislature and conducted by county staff on county time. More...

Around the County

SCORE Saved Musician’s Business

Putnam SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is dedicated to the small business community. More...

Where’s The Ice!

Three hundred disappointed people in need of dry ice left Carmel Fire Department headquarters with frustration and disillusionment Monday after being told that the area’s hottest commodity was unavailable. More...

Scrumptious In Carmel Opens For Business

A sign welcoming customers to the new Scrumptious in Carmel reads: “Let’s be wicked and have snacks for dinner!” The cupcake shop, breakfast-lunch café, and dessert nightspot that opened last week on Gleneida Avenue a few steps nort More...

Cultural Events

SPACE on Ryder Farm Announces Inaugural Season for Artists

SPACE on Ryder Farm, a not-forprofit artist’s workshop and retreat center located in Brewster, announces its inaugural season hosting more than 100 artists for the development of 30 projects across varying disciplines. More...

Exhibit Your ArtWork at ArtBeat

The Brewster Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the first sidewalk art show to grace Brewster’s Main Street on Sunday, October 2 (during the Brewster Founder’s Day Fair) and again on Saturday, October 15th, from 10am - 3pm. More...

Theater Reprises ‘Lughnasa’

Production Played to Sell-out Crowds in March

“Dancing at Lughnasa,” the Tony Award-winning drama by Brian Friel, will be brought back by popular demand to start off the fall season at The Schoolhouse Theater. More...

Columns

Putnam People

Historical Society Update The Town of Carmel Historical Society recently held its annual election of officers and trustees for 2011-12. More...

WASHINGTON DISPATCHES

Hayworth Supports Israel More...

We Are Fortunate, Post-Irene

Perspective

On Friday and Saturday, many of us scattered to the supermarkets, to Home Depot and to gas stations to prepare for “Irene.” News reports had this little lady coming into our state with rains that could amount to 15 inches and winds that c More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

CHUANG YEN MONASTERY2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 baus.org bauscym@aol.com Sunday programs: 9-10am - Chanting and Meditation, 10-11am - Dharma Talk, 11am-12pm - Noon Book Discussion Group, Vegetari More...

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