November 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Investigative Unit Comprises the Crème de la Crème

From murders, fatal auto crashes, aircraft and train accidents to missing persons’ reports, background investigations and writing bad checks, members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation are summoned. More...

Kids Day Gives Back at Holidays

Thirty-one years ago, members of the Carmel High School Class of 1981 decided to give back to their community by hosting a holiday celebration on the first Sunday of December, and Kids Day was born. More...

General Stories

Putnam Lake Man Charged in Convenience Store Robbery

A 19-year-old Putnam Lake man isfaces felony robbery charges for allegedly holding up a convenience store last Saturday afternoon. More...

Another Case of Dog Abuse

For the third time in the past three weeks, the Putnam County SPCA has reported a case of animal abuse. More...

Enterprise

Putnam’s Annual Entrepreneurial Spirit Celebration

From The Chamber

The next big countywide business networking event is upon us. More...

Cultural Events

Brooklyn Brass Quintet at Tilly Foster

The Brooklyn Brass Quintet will be presented by Arts on the Lake’s Friends of Classical Music in the Lodge at Tilly Foster Farm on Sunday, December 4 at 3 p.m. More...

Classical Piano Concert Features Young Mahopac Brothers

Steven and David Duka, both students at Mahopac Middle School, have been taking piano lessons since they were 4 years old. More...

Sports

Carmel Girls Made Huge Strides During Historic Season

Rattigan named All-State; Eisenstein, Schuttrumpf All-Elite

CARMEL—The Carmel High field hockey team took some major strides forward this season – the Rams posted their first-ever unbeaten regular season, won League 1A, and charged into the sectionals as one of the top teams in the playoffs. More...

Bears Saw Some Bright Spots During 3-5 Fall Season

Bonilla, Tavolilla, take All-Section, six more named All-League

BREWSTER—The season didn’t end up quite the way the Brewster High football team expected. Brewster was expecting to cap its fall campaign with a home game against Beacon. More...

Indians Enjoyed Turnaround Season, Hope to Carry on Success

Torres named All-County, Felix Giammo All-League

MAHOPAC — After struggling through a 2-17 fall a year ago, the Mahopac High volleyball team came back with a vengeance this year – and managed to turn its luck around. More...

Murder–Suicide Stuns Mahopac

The violent deaths of two friends and long-time Carmel Highway Department employees were termed senseless this week at services held for the two Mahopac residents. The murdersuicide has rocked the entire Town of Carmel. More...

Carmel Readies for ‘Holiday on the Lake’

Christmas Preparation

Seventy-five Christmas trees have been installed and on Saturday a small army of Santa’s helpers will decorate the trees on the shores of Lake Gleneida in preparation for the Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association’s annual Holiday on the Lake More...

Hold the Stuffing!

County Executive MaryEllen Odell’s first official act of her new administration was to pardon the turkeys. More...

Around the County

Dozens Walk To Prevent Suicide

Dozens of people were up early Sunday in order to walk to save lives. More...

Eldridge Celebrated for Leadership

Putnam County Legislature staff members feted Former County Executive Paul Eldridge last week. More...

The Hidden Treasures of Hope

Times are difficult and for people living with mental illness and addiction, coping with events like our region has experienced in recent weeks can be especially complex. More...

School News

Class of 1946 Celebrates 65 Years

Members of the Brewster High School Class of 1946 are as close today as they were back in high school 65 years ago. More...

Garden Street School Graduates Asked to Submit Photos, Memories

The end of an era will take place next June when the Garden Street Elementary School in Brewster closes its doors. Garden Street School dates back to the late 1800s and was the first high school in Brewster. More...

Dictionary Project Alive & Well

Rotarian Mike Cavalieri never dreamed that a dictionary project conceived 11 years ago by the Brewster Rotary would be such a success. 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 

Hon. Howard F. Stockfield  Free Access 

Visitation Tue and Wed, Services Friday

The Honorable Howard F. Stockfield of Mahopac, New York, age 70, died peacefully surrounded by his family on November 19 in Valhalla, NY from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. More...

MICHAEL A. BUCCI

Michael A Bucci, age 95, of Brewster, formerly of White Plains, died Wednesday, November 16, 2011, in Holmes. Mr. Bucci was born February 21, 1916 in Brooklyn, to Dom and Maria (Solitore) Bucci. After graduating from White Plains High School, Mr. More...

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