May 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Rabies Alert Issued For Mahopac Falls  Free Access 

Putnam Health Department officials have urged anyone coming into contact with a stray cat in Mahopac Falls from April 30 through May 4 to contact the health department immediately. More...

Paul D. Shisler  Free Access 

Calling hours Saturday, services Monday

Paul D. Shisler of Patterson, New York, died Thursday May 3, 2012 in Carmel, New York, at the age of 16. Paul was born February 12, 1996 in Carmel, the son of Mark and Annmarie (Fay) Shisler. More...

Sybil Rides Again

Sybil Ludington rode again last Saturday along the same route the heroine of the American Revolutionary War galloped through the countryside alerting American colonial forces that the British were burning Danbury. More...

UPDATE: Thousands expected for funeral Saturday  Free Access 

Police interview lone survivor of fire that killed 4

Carmel is in mourning this week following a raging fire that claimed the lives of four members of a local family. More...

Politics

Katz to Seek Reelection as Assemblyman

In a striking turn to what could have been a blazing hot primary, Assemblyman Steve Katz has decided to seek reelection and has withdrawn from challenging State Senator Greg Ball for his seat in the state Senate. More...

Around the County

Carmel Executive Pleads Guilty to $2 Million Fraud Scheme

Carmel News

A Carmel business executive is facing a 20-year federal prison term for defrauding a bank out of more than $2 million by submitting duplicate invoices. More...

Huge Safety Fair for Kids Set for May 12

Carmel News

Putnam County’s 7th annual Children’s Expo and Safety Fair next Saturday will offer something for everyone. More...

National Day of Prayer to be Celebrated

Carmel News

Residents are being encouraged to take part in the National Day of Prayer observance today (Thursday) in Carmel. More...

Sports

Hot ‘Pac Rips Somers Behind Another Strong Outing from Kernan

11-0-1 Indians also take two from Brewster; Bears take first league win from John Jay

MAHOPAC—Sophomore left-hander Kevin Kernan continued to make a reputation for himself Monday, throwing six innings of one-run, three-hit ball and upping his record to 4-0 this season, as Mahopac ran past Somers, 10-1, in a League 1B game at Mah More...

Indians Hit Tough Stretch of Schedule, Drop Three Straight

‘Pac loses close ones to Lakeland, John Jay, Bronxville

MAHOPAC—Mahopac lacrosse coach Mike Haddeland knew this would be the week that revealed just how far his team had come – and how far it still has to go. More...

Rams Edge Suffern, Get Big Win Over North Salem

CARMEL—Senior right-hander Easton Obokovits picked up his third win of the season (without a loss) Monday, pitching six strong innings for the Rams, as Carmel posted a 10-0 win over North Salem in a League 1B game played at North Salem. More...

Breaking News - 5/9/2012 9:07 AM

Deliberations continue in DiPippo case  Free Access 

Jurors hear read-backs of testimony

It was one of Putnam County's most heinous crimes, and Wednesday the fate of a Patterson man is again in the hands of jury. More...

Breaking News - 5/3/2012 5:04 PM

Day of Prayer holds special meaning  Free Access 

50 gather in Carmel

Putnam County was one of 35,000 communities across the U.S. to celebrate the National Day of Prayer. More...

1,000 mourners remember Sullivan family  Free Access 

Packed church seeks comfort amid grief

Overcast skies greeted more than 1,000 somber mourners Saturday who packed St. James Church in Carmel for the services for four members of the Sullivan family. More...

Loyalty Day Celebrated in Kent

Scores of veterans and their families gathered at the Putnam Veterans Memorial Park in Kent on Sunday to celebrate Loyalty Day—a day set aside to remember all veterans while also serving as a counterpoint to the communist May Day celebrations. More...

Sex Offenders to Wear GPS Devices

Odell pushes state on issue

Convicted Level 3 sex offenders discharged back to Putnam County will soon be wearing ankle bracelets containing GPS devices, at the insistence of County Executive MaryEllen Odell. More...

General Stories

Rabies Awareness for Spring  Free Access 

Health Department urges caution around wild animals

In springtime, people are more likely to come in contact with wild animals and that means potential exposure to rabies, a deadly virus that attacks the nervous system. More...

Army of Volunteers Remembers Fallen Vets

An army of volunteers was up early Saturday to place Old Glory at the gravesites of every member of the military buried in greater Southeast. More...

Walks Benefit Multiple Sclerosis and American Heart Association

Ideal weather greeted hundreds of walkers Sunday to the Carmel Fire Department and Brewster High School where walks to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Foundation and the American Heart Association took place. More...

Enterprise

Regional Planning Sets the Pattern For The Future

Chamber column

On April 26, the regional advocacy group Pattern For Progress hosted a conversation between more than 200 business leaders and key government representatives, featuring Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and counterparts Scott Vanderhoef from Ro More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I really don’t want to see the EPA disbanded and its most ardent environmentalists put in jail, but I believe it would be better if the latter (and the former) would stay within the reasonable role of advisors. More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

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

CHUANG YEN MONASTERY 2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 baus.org bauscym@aol.com christ episcopal Church Route 311 at Maple Ave., Patterson jangled@aol.com More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Paul D. Shisler  Free Access 

Calling hours Saturday, services Monday

Paul D. Shisler of Patterson, New York, died Thursday May 3, 2012 in Carmel, New York, at the age of 16. Paul was born February 12, 1996 in Carmel, the son of Mark and Annmarie (Fay) Shisler. More...

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