October 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Putnam County: Growing Older

Putnam County finds itself in a graying belt. More...

Hundreds Pray at 20th Prayer Breakfast

More than 350 of Putnam’s movers and shakers were up early Tuesday to pray at the county’s 20th annual Leadership Prayer Breakfast. More...

General Stories

Kent Man Charged in Carmel Robberies, Assault

Eight months of police investigative work ended last Friday with the arrest of a Kent man wanted for two armed robberies of Carmel gasoline stations, including one in which the robber brandished an axe. More...

Taconic Crash Results In Arrest

A two-vehicle crash on the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley has led to the arrest of a Carmel man on charges of driving while drugs impaired his ability. More...

Route 52 Crash Sends Four to Hospital

A Brewster man’s alleged use of Xanax resulted in a three-vehicle crash in Lake Carmel that sent four people to the hospital. Kent Police investigated last Thursday’s mishap at 3 p.m. on Route 52 near West Lakeshore Drive. More...

Enterprise

Putnam County Chambers Names First-Ever President/CEO

From The Chamber

A milestone has been reached this week, as the Putnam County Chambers of Commerce has named William H. “Bill” Nulk as its inaugural President/ CEO, effective immediately. More...

School News

Putnam Retired Teachers to Meet

Members of the Putnam County Retired Teachers Association will gather next Thursday in Mahopac for their autumn meeting. More...

Sounds of Laughter Return to St. Lawrence School

The vibrancy has returned to St. Lawrence O’Toole School in Brewster. More...

Celebrating the Love of Teaching

Phil Immohr is one dedicated educator. More...

Editorials

Cunningham’s Corner

I dropped by daughter off at the train station a few days back. Her college schedule is flexible enough that she can return to Grand Central and then to Queens on a Monday morning. More...

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

SCHOOL NEWS More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Elizabeth ‘Tish’ Schweizer  Free Access 

Visitation Thursday, Services Friday

Elizabeth “Tish” Schweizer, of Fallbrook, Calif. and formerly of Mahopac Falls, passed away on October 19, 2011. She was born in Cold Spring, NY June 2, 1930, the daughter of James G. Childs, who was from Ireland, and Myrtle E. More...

PETER C. JAEGER

Peter C. Jaeger was born on July 15, 1942, and died on October 11, 2011. Born in The Bronx, New York, he was the second son of Hugo Jaeger and Clara Bayer Jaeger. More...

DOROTHY GLORIA LAWSTON BEHRINGER

Mrs. Dorothy Gloria Lawston Behringer, 83, passed away on October 16, 2011, in Mahopac. She was born on December 31, 1927, in the Bronx, NY. She was the loving daughter of the late Henry and Grace B. (DeLaunay) Lawston. More...

Responders Rescue Injured Woman Lost In Woods

A Brewster woman learned the hard way Tuesday that’s its best not to go for a walk in the woods at dusk. Anna Dugal reportedly entered the Putnam Bike Trail at the Route 6 intersection in Carmel north of Old Route 6 around 6 p.m. More...

High School Students Take the ‘Bear Den’ Pledge

Brewster High School Principal Dr. Joseph Castagnola wants students to be respectful of each other while at the same time demonstrating their concern for others. More...

Burglary Ring Smashed

A burglary ring being operated in the Mahopac area has been smashed with the arrest of two 23-year-old Mahopac men. More...

FEMA Aid Tops $1 Million in Putnam

Federal authorities have wrapped up their on-site work with a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Putnam County, closing out with visits to Philipstown and Mahopac. More...

Around the County

Patterson Library Park Is Dedicated

A strong wind and threatening skies failed to deter the enthusiasm of 100 guests on hand Saturday for the dedication of the Patterson Library Park. More...

Levy to be Honored by National Council on Alcoholism

District Attorney Adam Levy will be in the spotlight Friday when the National Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies recognizes his contributions to alcohol and drug prevention in Putnam County. More...

Vietnam Memorial Replica On Display

A 240-foot long model of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has arrived in Putnam County and will be on display at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent through Sunday. More...

Cultural Events

Gilead Ministry Players to Perform ‘A Maine-ly Murder’

Live theater will be performed at Putnam National in Mahopac Friday when the Ministry Players of Gilead Presbyterian Church in Carmel come together for “A Maine-ly Murder.” More...

‘Live Art at the Castle’ at Fortune Ridge

Some of the area’s leading artists will be on hand Saturday, Oct. More...

Sports

Carmel Girls Continue Hot Start; Unbeaten with Wins Over Somers, Brewster

CARMEL—The Carmel High field hockey team is off to one of its best starts ever, and two more wins last week – Carmel topped Brewster 4-1 Saturday, after beating Somers 4-0 the prior Wednesday - lifted the Rams to 8-0-2 overall, and 5-0 in More...

Carmel Has Strong Effort to Turn Back Indians, 29-13

Rams second-quarter explosion propels team to first win over Mahopac in three years

CARMEL—After struggling to a 1-4 record in their first five games, the Carmel High football team came up with a strong performance Saturday, erupting for 23 points in the second quarter en route to a 29-13 victory over arch-rival Mahopac. More...

‘Pac Volleyball Team Tops Brewster, 3-1

Bears also fall to John Jay

BREWSTER—The Brewster High volleyball team dropped a tough match at home last Thursday to Mahopac, and the Bears followed that by coming up on the wrong end of a 3-0 decision Monday at John Jay CR. The two losses left Brewster at 5-7 overall. More...

Letters to the Editor

One Bus Stop at a time

Dear Editor: National School Bus Safety Week is October 17-21, 2011. More...

Think of the Possible

Dear Editor: Think of the possible: Town Of Southeast Awarded National Award For Fiscal Responsibility Town Of Southeast Declared One Of The Country’s Best Small Towns Town Of Southeast...A Destination For The Arts Town Of Southeast Praised Fo More...

Voting for Diligence

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