June 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Massive Fire at Storage Units

Motorists traversing Route 22 in Brewster never experienced such a day as last Friday, when a troublesome fire at Uncle Bob’s Self Storage facility kept firefighters busy for 15 hours and forced the closing of the heavily traveled road from 8 a More...

Mahopac’s Gabay Drafted by Tampa Bay

Pitcher Willie Gabay of Mahopac has been been drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the Major League Baseball draft earlier this month. More...

Politics

Breaking News - 6/27/2012 5:48 AM

Maloney to challenge Hayworth  Free Access 

Wins Democratic primary

Sean Maloney of Cold Spring has won the Democratic primary in the new 18th Congressional District and will face off against Representative Nan Hayworth in November. More...

Breaking News - 6/22/2012 3:40 PM

Going to the Dogs?  Free Access 

County Exec works with a Labradoodle!

 County Executive Mary Ellen Odell loves all four-legged creatures. "There is nothing like a pet to make you feel good. More...

Around the County

Route 301 Becomes the Hudson River Turnpike

Carmel News

Route 301, the 200-year-old road connecting Putnam from east to west, has a new name this week. More...

Father and Two Brothers Subdue Thief

Carmel News

A Carmel man and his two sons became so enraged when an alleged car thief was stealing the family’s vehicle in broad daylight that the men took matters into their own hands, subdued the suspect, and held him for police. More...

Happy 60th, Mahopac Library

News from Mahopac

The Mahopac Library has come a long way during its 60 years. More...

School News

287 Graduate Brewster High School’s Class of 2012

Fifty-year graduate John Dunford told members of the Brewster High School Class of 2012 that “things were much simpler back in 1962, but you young people today are really great.” More...

Editorials

Courier Archives

104 Years Ago June 19, 1908

Journalistic Inerrancy 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...

Birth Announcements

Births

New Arrivals at Putnam Hospital Center’s Birthing Center Baby Girl BROOKE NICOLE BAGEN was born May 24, 2012, weighing 6 lbs. 4 oz., to parents Tamara and Edward Bagen of Mahopac. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Evelyn L. Mahoney

Evelyn L. Mahoney, age 89, a 34- year resident of Patterson, formerly of North Salem, died Sunday, June 17, 2012, in Carmel. Mrs. Mahoney was born in Somers, on October 29, 1922, to Frank and Edna (Sniffen) Totten. Mrs. Mahoney married George C. More...

Gary N. Moore

Gary N. Moore of Hyde Park, formerly of Brewster, died Saturday June 16, 2012, in Poughkeepsie, at the age of 54. Mr. Moore was born May 24, 1958, in Mt. Kisco, son of Anna (Evans) Ward of Patterson, and the late Norman Moore. More...

Donald A. Wiliams

Donald A. Williams of Mahopac, New York, died Wednesday June 20, 2012, in his home at the age of 80. He was born July 30, 1931, in the Bronx, son of the late George and Viola (Rustin) Williams. On July 24, 1966, he married Patricia Lonergan at St. More...

Breaking News - 6/26/2012 4:50 PM

Cops seek help in hit and run  Free Access 

16-year-old Kent boy injured

Kent Police Tuesday asked for the public's assistance in identifying a hit-and-run vehicle that critically injured a 16-year-old Kent boy. Chief Alex DiVernieri said the incident took place Sunday around 9:45 a.m. More...

Breaking News - 6/25/2012 10:47 AM

County recovers from storms  Free Access 

Rain, thunder and lightning as Monday dawns

Scores of Putnam residents experienced a rude awakening Monday when a line of strong and violent thunder storms came through the region. More...

Serious crash in Patterson  Free Access 

Route 22 collision

A Connecticut woman was seriously injured Thursday afternoon when her Subaru crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic on Route 22 in Patterson and plowed into a GMC truck head-on. Brewster State Police investigated the 3 p.m. More...

Odell Rejects Hotel Tax

County Executive MaryEllen Odell has vetoed a legislative resolution that called on the state legislature to implement a four percent room occupancy tax for hotels and motels countywide as a new source of revenue. More...

Brewster Graduation

Plus, see even more photos and story here. Eric Gross Brewster students applaud during last Saturday’s graduation at Western Connecticut State University’s O’Neill auditorium. See more photos and story on page 10. More...

General Stories

Mahopac Woman Critically Injured

A Mahopac woman was critically injured last week when struck by a car in Mahopac. Carmel Police were summoned last Thursday morning around 9 a.m. More...

Hundreds Take Part in Putnam Cystic Fibrosis Walk

Putnam County’s annual CF Walk had special meaning this year now that a major goal has been reached in the fight against Cystic Fibrosis. More...

Bells Toll for Children of the American Revolution

Bells tolled in Putnam County Monday. More...

Enterprise

Lawmakers Approve Sales Tax Exemption

Could spur back-to-school sales

Shoppers purchasing back to school clothing and shoes this summer will get a sales tax break if those purchases are made during the third week of August. More...

Recognizing a Community Leader, Entrepreneur and Family Man

Chamber column

Each year, chambers of commerce throughout Putnam County recognize those among their community who have demonstrated a concern for their community and a strong business sense. More...

Sports

Rams Rode Wild Winning Streak all the Way to Sectional Semifinals

Gadero, Viola take All-Section honors; Hill, Finney, Obojkovits, Martucci All-League

CARMEL—After stumbling out of the gate with a 2-3-1 record to open the season, the Carmel High baseball team caught fire. More...

Brewster Girls Rode Strong Play All the Way to Sectional Final

Delzio, Sommer take All-Section honors; Graff named to All-League team

BREWSTER—The Brewster High softball team turned it on toward the end of the season, and by playoff time the Bears were playing their best ball. Brewster earned the No. 7 seed in the Class A tournament, and went on to upset No. More...

Partners with PARC’s Annual Golf Outing

On Monday, July 9, 2012, enjoy a full day of golf, including 18 holes, cart, lunch, on-course beverage service, open bar cocktail party, dinner, awards celebration, silent auction, raffles, and much more. Location: Centennial Golf Club, Carmel. More...

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