October 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Bob Bondi Hasn’t Looked Back

Former Putnam County Executive Robert Bondi has no regrets. The 31-year career political leader— who retired last Dec. More...

20th Prayer Breakfast Is Next Tuesday in Mahopac

Many of Putnam’s movers and shakers will be up early next Tuesday to pray in the county’s 20th annual Leadership Prayer Breakfast. More...

General Stories

Putnam County Tax Liens

Pick up our sister paper, the Putnam County News & Recorder, which this week has more than 2 pages of properties with delinquent taxes across the county. Tax liens on these parcels are to be filed Nov. 1. More...

2nd Serious Kent Cycle Crash in Past Month Claims Wappingers Falls Man

A Dutchess County man was killed Friday in a motorcycle crash on Route 52 in Kent. Kent Police identified the victim as Joseph Sroka, 46, of Wappingers Falls. Lt. Alex DiVernieri said Sroka was traveling northbound around 4:15 p.m. More...

Mahopac Falls Man Critically Injured in Stabbing

A Mahopac Falls man remains in intensive care at the Westchester Medical Center following a weekend stabbing. Carmel Police identified the victim as Pajtim Hoti, 21. More...

Enterprise

Autumn Splendor Makes Its Annual Putnam County Visit

From The Chamber

It’s that time of year in Putnam County—the lush green countryside of summer has given way to yellows, oranges, reds and browns. More...

Sports

Brewster Can’t Slow Pioneers in 33-2 Setback

BREWSTER—The Brewster High football team and coach Don Polverari knew what to expect heading into Poughkeepsie last Thursday. The Pioneers are currently ranked No. 2 in the state, and have talent and speed to burn. More...

Indians Fall To New Rochelle, 24-0

MAHOPAC—A year ago, the Mahopac High football team lost to New Rochelle High in the Class AA championship, and while last Thursday’s game didn’t have the feel of a rematch, the result was similar. More...

Mahopac Kickers Shut Down by Ketcham, 4-0

MAHOPAC—The Mahopac High boys’ soccer team was shut out by RCK, 4-0, in a League 1A game played last Thursday at Ketcham High. Alex Tolman and Jake Keller each scored twice for the Dutchess Indians, who improved to 5-6 overall. More...

Letters to the Editor

Libraries are Essential

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Support for Southeast Team

Dear Editor: A few months ago I learned that Lynne Eckardt was running for Southeast Town Council, and I was pleased to hear it. More...

Impressed with Southeast Candidates

Dear Editor: I recently read Southeast Town Board candidate’s Lynne Eckardt and Cathie Sloat’s proposals for helping our budget woes and I was very impressed. More...

Brewster: Garden St. School Closing

The end of an era will take place here next June when the Garden Street Elementary School closes its doors for the final time. More...

Child Advocacy Center Makes A Big Difference in Girl’s Life

After two years of sexual abuse, a 13-year-old girl who emigrated from Peru to Mahopac found the courage to disclose her secret. More...

FEMA Makes Second Sweep Through Putnam

Representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be making a second sweep through Putnam County to meet with property owners and businesses affected by the ravages of Hurricane Irene. More...

Advocacy Center Celebrates Anniversary

Marla Behler, coordinator of the Putnam Child Advocacy Center, reminded some three dozen guests attending last Friday’s 12th annual legislative breakfast that the “myths of child abuse must be dispelled and recognized as an epidemic that More...

Around the County

Roger Ailes Honored for Excellence in Journalism

Garrison resident Roger Ailes has been honored with the John Reagan (Tex) McCrary Award for Excellence in Journalism by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. More...

PHC Employee Recognition

One hundred forty-nine employees who work at Putnam Hospital Center were recently recognized at a dinner reception for their years of service to the Carmel hospital. More...

Candlelight Vigil Is Next Thursday

Domestic violence is on the rise in Putnam County and next Thursday evening People Against Domestic Violence, in conjunction with the Putnam Women’s Center, will be sponsoring its annual candlelight vigil on the steps of the historic Putnam Cou More...

School News

High School Class of 1950 Reunites

Memories of days gone by and reflections on the way Carmel used to be highlighted a reunion of the Carmel High School Class of 1950. More...

National Merit Semi-Finalists Announced

Two Carmel High School seniors and a senior from Brewster High School have been named as National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists while five young women from Mahopac High were recognized last week as Commended Students in the 2012 National Merit Sch More...

Fulmar Road Students Exhibit Masks at the Library

Third and fourth graders from Fulmar Road Elementary School have created colorful and festive masks that are now on exhibit in the Young Arts Gallery at Mahopac Public Library. More...

Columns

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

PUTNAM COUNTY TEACHERS INSTRUCTED IN THE MOST MODERN METHODS OF CONDUCTING OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS. More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

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

Birth Announcements

ANNE JAMES DIMA

Baby Girl ANNE JAMES DIMA was born at Putnam Hospital Center on September 13, 2011, weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz., to parents Catherine and Richard Dima of Stormville. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Peter C. Jaeger  Free Access 

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CLETUS SCHNELL

Cletus Schnell of Pawling, New York, died Saturday October 9, 2011, in Carmel, New York, at the age of 90. Mrs. Schnell was born May 23, 1921, in New York, NY, daughter of the late Frank and Alma (Porth) Meyer. More...

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"Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children" ~Walter Elias Disney