November 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Odell by a Landslide

Call her County Executive MaryEllen Odell. Odell defeated Alan Schneider by a 62 percent to 37 percent margin of victory Tuesday to become Putnam’s first woman chief executive. More...

New business found for Watson plant in Carmel

Boost for local economy seen

Exciting economic news is in the offing for the Putnam County seat in 2012. More...

Light Turnout on Election Day

Town by Town roundup of races

Interest was apparently nil across most of Putnam County on Election Day as only 20 percent of the county’s eligible voters took the time to cast ballots, though Philipstown saw dramatically higher turnout and a reinvigorated Republican party f More...

General Stories

Prosecutors Confident of DiPippo’s Guilt

Putnam Chief Assistant D.A. Christopher York remained confident Monday that Anthony DiPippo will again be found guilty of murdering a 12-yearold Carmel girl 17 years ago. More...

Sentencing Delayed in Christmas-Eve Murder Case

Paul Amay, the 25-year-old illegal alien convicted of the brutal Christmaseve murder of his wife in her Mahopac home, was led into a Putnam County courtroom in shackles and manacles last week to learn how many years he will spend behind bars in a max More...

Landscaper Jailed for Grand Larceny

A 22-year old Carmel man employed as a landscaper is calling the Putnam Correctional Facility home these days. He allegedly used one of his boss’s trucks without permission and allegedly stole a variety of landscape equipment. More...

Enterprise

Now Is Your Time To Be Remarkable

From The Chamber

Anyone in business knows that the economy has been rough, sales are harder to come by and the need to differentiate ourselves from the competition has never been greater. More...

School News

Brewster 3rd Graders Become ‘Bucket Fillers’ for Good

Third graders at the John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Brewster are becoming “bucket fillers” by making classmates, family members and friends feel good about themselves. More...

Sports

Carmel Train Rolls Past Scarsdale in Thriller, Derailed by Ossining in Semis

Rams hit with first loss of season at worst time

CARMEL — No team likes to end its season with a sub-par performance. But that’s the bitter pill the Carmel High field hockey team had to swallow last Friday at home, when the No. More...

Brewster Boys Second at Section XC Championships; Girls Fourth

Maguire repeats as Section 1 individual champ

BREWSTER—While a lot of teams would be happy about taking second place at the Section 1 championships, the Brewster High boys cross country team is not one of them. More...

Valley Girls Open Strong, Fall to Lakeland in Semifinals, 4-1

Tigers shut out Edgemont in first round

PUTNAM VALLEY—The Putnam Valley High field hockey team came up with a strong performance last week in the sectional tournament, shutting out Edgemont, 4-0, in the first round, before running into a buzz saw of a Lakeland team in the semifinals, More...

ODELL SWORN IN  Free Access 

Pataki Administers Oath of Office

Putnam County's 5th county executive was sworn in this morning in Carmel when Mary Ellen Odell took her oath of office from former Gov. and Garrison resident George Pataki. More...

VETERANS REMEMBERED ACROSS PUTNAM  Free Access 

Veterans Day ceremonies and celebrations were held across Putnam County Friday. More...

Frances Byrne Remembered As A Loving And Caring Woman

Frances Byrne was remembered Saturday as a loving and caring woman who was devoted to her husband, 22-year-old daughter, and family dog. More...

Sock Leads to Bank Robbery Convictions

Exceptional police work on the part of Carmel Police and the Putnam Sheriff’s Department, working in conjunction with the FBI, has resulted in the convictions of two men wanted for a 2010 robbery of the TD Bank in Mahopac. More...

Tendy, Oliverio Win; Cobb Takes Highway

Come January, Putnam Valley will have much the same government it enjoys now, but with a few key exceptions. More...

Around the County

New business found for Watson plant in Carmel

Boost for local economy seen

Exciting economic news is in the offing for the Putnam County seat in 2012. More...

Veterans’ Hall of Fame Ceremony is Thursday

Putnam County’s inaugural Veterans’ Hall of Fame ceremony is planned for Thursday evening in Carmel. More...

Free Military Flicks to be Shown

In keeping with the spirit of Veterans Day and the unrest facing the free world, the Putnam Bureau of Emergency Services will be showing select military films. More...

Cultural Events

‘Glass Menagerie’ Auditions on Tap in Brewster

The Brewster Theater Company, Inc. announces auditions for its winter 2012 Production of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, Nov. 14 and 16 from 7 to 9 p.m., with callbacks Nov. 21 at 7 p.m., Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Center Mt Ebo Rd. More...

Museum Hosts Ornament Workshop

There is something very special about a Christmas ornament that has been hand- made by a child. On Saturday, December 3 at 4:30 p.m. the Southeast Museum will hold a Children’s Ornament Making Workshop. More...

Chorale Set to Perform Rossini

The Putnam Chorale will be pleased to perform Gioachino Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle in its Chamber Format on Sunday, December 4, at 3 p.m. at Temple Beth Elohim, 31 Mount Ebo Road North in Brewster. More...

Columns

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

ITEMS OF INTEREST. The latest Paris murderess, aged nineteen, confesses to have committed the crime to buy herself a new dress. This isn’t dressing to kill exactly. More...

Letters to the Editor

Help from a Stranger

Dear Editor: On October 10 a very nice lady offered help to my wife and I to get our GPS working. We were on Old Milltown Road near Brewster, where I grew up. 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 

WILLIAM TEMPLE

William Temple 82, of Carmel, NY passed away on November 1, 2011 at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Mr. Temple was born on August 4, 1929 in Wappinger Falls, NY to Robert and Margaret (Paino) Temple. During WWII, Mr. More...

ARTHUR P. DE LUCA

Arthur P. DeLuca died on the evening of November 7, 2011, just short of his 93rd birthday. Arthur was born on November 15, 1918 in Manhattan to Pietro Arturo and Anna Muratore DeLuca, the ninth of ten surviving children. More...

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