September 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Candlelight Vigil Remembers Fallen Heroes

A memorable day in Putnam County culminated Sunday with a gathering at the county seat in Carmel when more than 1,000 men, women and children gathered to remember Putnam’s eight heroes who perished on September 11, 2001. More...

Tragedy on the Taconic

A prominent Hudson Valley physician was killed last Thursday in a tragic crash on the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley. State Police identified the victim as Dr. More...

General Stories

Local Charged with Cocaine Distribution

A 25-year-old Southeast man is facing a lengthy state prison term following his arrest for allegedly operating a cocaine distribution ring in the greater Brewster area. More...

Domestic Violence Incident Leads to Arrest

An alleged case of domestic violence in Southeast has led to the arrest of a Mahopac man on multiple charges. More...

Courier to Appeal Audit Coverup

The Putnam County Courier will appeal Putnam County’s coverup of audit records that led to designating official newspapers for legal notices last month. More...

Enterprise

Open Communication Will Help Spur Economic Growth in Putnam County

From The Chamber

In various articles we have discussed the perceived need for more communication between government officials and the business community as a way to stimulate the local economy. More...

School News

New Faces in Carmel School District

The Carmel School District is starting off the new term with four new faces in the administration field. John Wiese of Putnam Valley is the district’s new Director of Facilities, Operations and Transportation. More...

Giving Thanks for St. James

On the first Friday of the school term each year children at St. James School in Carmel celebrate mass with parents, siblings and other members of the church congregation. More...

Columns

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

COUNT ILYA TOLSTOY WEDS A COUNTESS THEY LIVE AT TILLY FOSTER The Groom is a Son of the Famous Russian Novelist and Bride is a Countess Passengers from New York on the Pittsfield Express on Tuesday afternoon were attracted to a couple who seemed to 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...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Anna Mary (Rocco) Pascazi

Anna Mary (Rocco) Pascazi of Brewster, died at her home on September 13, 2011, with her family by her side after a valiant battle with cancer. She was 86. More...

JOANNE FERRIS

Joanne Ferris of Carmel, New York, died after a brief illness Thursday September 8, 2011, in Brewster, at the age of 66. She was born June 16, 1945 in The Bronx, daughter of the late Ray Jamer and Mae D’Aloia. More...

JOHN JAMES LORD

John James Lord of Heritage Village died peacefully at home on September 5, 2011, surrounded by his family. He was born in 1930 in the Bronx. John was married for 59 years to the love of his life, Patricia. They raised their 8 children in Brewster. More...

Breaking News - 9/17/2011 10:23 AM

Huge drug bust in Putnam  Free Access 

Package tracked, delivered in Mahopac

Carmel Police arrested a California woman Friday and seized 60 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $250,000. More...

Breaking News - 9/15/2011 4:06 PM

UPDATE: Club Putnam Loses Another Member: Maguire Pleads Guilty in Federal Court; Was Top Aide to Leibell  Free Access 

Feds: He asked contractor to obstruct probe ‘to the grave’

Raymond Maguire pleaded guilty Thursday to trying to obstruct the federal investigation into former state senator Vincent Leibell, his million-dollar house and millions more in construction work for the Putnam Community Foundation. More...

FEMA Sees Damage, Relief on Tap

The federal government on Thursday finally acknowledged what Putnam County residents – especially in Philipstown – already knew. The county is a disaster area. More...

Primary Day Wrap-Up

Hay and Odell win in landslides— Griffin too close to call

Primary Day was held Tuesday across New York State with several key contests decided in Putnam County. More...

Around the County

Putnam Valley Boy Scouts Honored by Legislature

When it comes to involvement in the Boy Scout movement, Putnam Valley is one step ahead! More...

Mt. Carmel Baptist Hosts October Events

The Mount Carmel Baptist Church, located at 76 Gleneida Ave. Carmel, is hosting two great events in October. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, the church is holding its annual tag sale. All Are welcome. More...

Firefighters and Police Remember 9/11

Firefighters, police and EMS responders remembered September 11, 2001, Sunday by marching from Mahopac Fire Department headquarters to St. John's Church where a High Mass was held to remember the 10th anniversary attacks on mankind. More...

Cultural Events

Museum Has a Bushel of Fall Offerings

The Southeast Museum will present a lecture by Durahn Taylor on Race, Class and Violence: The New York Draft Riots of 1863. Free and open to the general public, the event begins at 2 p.m. on Oct. 1, 2011 at Southeast Museum. More...

Musuem Hosts ‘From Garden to Table’ Lecture

At 2 p.m. More...

Sports

Carmel Boys Can’t Hold Off Somers in 2-1 Loss

CARMEL – After getting off to what coach Mike Gizzo called a “slow start,” the Carmel High boys’ soccer team was unable to recover in time, and suffered a 2-1 loss in a League 1A game played last Thursday at Carmel. More...

Carmel Volleyball Squad Splits First Two Matches

CARMEL—While the Carmel High volleyball team’s record is officially 1-1, coach Amy Carinci feels as though her squad is 2-0. More...

Bears Start Strong, Can’t Close Deal in 21-6 Loss to Nyack

Brewster keeps it close until fourth quarter

BREWSTER—An evening that started out with the opening of a new turf field and a moving tribute to 9/11 heroes ended in disappointment for the Brewster High football team, as Nyack erased an early 6-0 deficit and cruised to a 21-6 victory over t More...

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