December 29, 2011 RSS feed / Around the County

Kelsey Loves The Courier

Kelsey loves the Courier.  Each Thursday when the mailman delivers the paper to the Stu and Jane Pratt residence in Kent, the first member of the household to check out its first page is the family’s six-year-old Golden Retriever.  More...

300 On Hand For Rotary Breakfast

Brewster Rotarians opened their hearts and wallets on Christmas Eve by hosting the club’s first holiday breakfast at Applebee’s Restaurant in Southeast.  Rotary President Chris Lee called the occasion “very special. More...

Ramiro’s 954 Opens In Mahopac

Ramiro Jiminez studied law but his family roots and desire to give back to a community he calls home have resulted in the opening of a unique restaurant in Mahopac.  Ramiro’s 954, located at 954 Route 6, offers customers a unique blend of More...

Putnam People

…A total of 364 students participated in Coastal Carolina University’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Myrtle Beach Convention   Center. More...

CAP Distributes More Than 4,500 Gifts For The Holidays

Christmas spirit abounds to bring gifts to needy

Business was booming at the CAP office on Main Street in Brewster in the hours before Christmas as a small army of volunteers joined Community Action Program staff greeting appreciative residents in need. More...

Electrical Contractors Show Holiday Spirit

Putnam Family and Community Services received an unexpected holiday gift when members of the Putnam County Electrical Contractors Association donated $5,000 to benefit the non-profit’s mental health and chemical dependency services for children More...

Dozens On Hand For Putnam’s Chanukah Menorah Lighting

Dozens of people gathered along the Gleneida lakeshore in downtown Carmel last Thursday evening for the lighting of the official Putnam menorah.  The lighting culminated the Hamlet of Carmel Civic Association’s annual Festival of Lights ce More...

Caring for Caregivers

Most of us understand the stresses and challenges that go with being homebound because of chronic illness or disability. More...

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Weekly Quotation

‘God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.’ James M. Barrie