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Sidewalk Project Brings Carmel Traffic to Crawl

Anger, frustration, annoyance and disbelief are some of the feelings being expressed by local residents and officials alike this week over continued sidewalk construction along Route 6 in Carmel. More...

Tax-Delinquent Parcels to Be Sold at Market Rate

Following action taken Tuesday by the Putnam Legislature, tax-delinquent properties will be sold at market value using a multiple listing service. More...

Metro-North Engineer, Caught Reading Paper at Controls, Quits

A Metro-North engineer who was caught last month behind the controls of a Harlem Line train from Putnam -- on a cell phone and reading the morning paper as it barreled along the tracks headed to Grand Central Station -- has resigned. More...

General Stories

Healthcare Ruling Sparks Comment

Last week’s Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare, which upheld most key aspects of President Obama’s health care overhaul, clearly isn’t the final word, as doctors, politicians and citizens review what it means. More...

Putnam-Larchmont Fire Safety Connection Is Born

Officials in Putnam County and the Village of Larchmont have promised to work together in an effort to avoid future calamities like the nightmare that occurred on May 1 in Carmel when an early-morning fire claimed the lives of four people. More...

Courier Archives

88 Years Ago July 4, 1924

FORD TRUCK WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE More...

Enterprise

Saying Goodbye to a Longtime Friend

A fond, but sad farewell to Val Hickman

It is with sadness that we learned of this week’s passing of former Putnam Visitors Bureau Director Valerie Hickman after a long battle with cancer. Hickman and her husband, the late Judge S. More...

The Putnam County Chambers of Commerce Invite You to Meet & Greet Your Candidates for the New NYS Senate and Assembly Districts

Join the Putnam Valley Area Chamber of Commerce, the CarmelKent Chamber of Commerce and the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, July 12th, for an informative and interesting dinner meeting with the Candidates for the 41st Senate Distric 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 

Geraldine M. Galizia  Free Access 

  Geraldine M. Galizia of Brewster, New York, died Tuesday July 3, 2012, in Carmel, NY at the age of 75. More...

MARIGRACE RYDER BLANKS

Marigrace Ryder Blanks passed away on June 29, 2012. She was 90 years old. Mrs. Blanks was born in Carmel, New York, on February 8, 1922, to Leland and Antoinette Ryder. More...

SOPHIE ROBINSON

Sophie Robinson, 93, of Patterson, passed away on July 2, 2012, at Putnam Hospital Center. Mrs. Robinson was born on May 12, 1919, in Tuckahoe, N.Y., to Paul and Philomena (Pulaski) Kurvitski. More...

Breaking News - 7/10/2012 10:09 AM

UPDATED: County Bicentennial event at Constitution Island  Free Access 

West Point fireworks, historic setting, rousing celebration

Putnam County, at the urging of West Point officials, delayed its Bicentennial celebration at Constitution Island until Sunday evening because of the threat of bad weathe More...

Animals at Tilly Foster to be moved for re-enactment  Free Access 

Move will avoid noise during cannon firing

Cannon and black powder musket firings planned for next Saturday at the Tilly Foster Farm in Southeast have raised the ire of animal rights activists throughout the county. More...

UPDATE: Arrests made in baseball bat beating

Pair Attacked Brewster Youth With Bat, Wrench

UPDATED: Arrests made in vicious beating with baseball bat in Brewster. More...

Kent Police Asking for the Public's Assistance  Free Access 

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...

Revolutionary Graves,Sacred Ground

They were the first American Patriots. They stood in battle against the greatest military power the world had ever seen. More...

Services Friday for Val Hickman

Val Hickman, Putnam’s former director of tourism, will be recognized for her professionalism, work ethic and love for mankind around the globe Friday during a memorial service in Carmel. More...

Around the County

The Color of Money is Pink

Carmel News

The night air was stifling yet inside the air-conditioned Carmel Knights of Columbus Hall, more than 150 people enjoyed the cool air and pleasant surroundings last Friday while raising money for the Putnam Community Action Program (CAP) and the Ameri More...

Bus Driver Gets Special Lift

Carmel News

Carmel school bus driver Judy Carbone is fighting the fight of her life. More...

Motorcyclist Hurt in Driveway

Carmel News

A 21-year-old Carmel man suffered a serious leg injury Sunday while operating a motorcycle in a common driveway adjacent to his home. More...

Sports

Patterson Pirates 12-Year-Olds Come Back To Edge ‘Pac, 6-5

PATTERSON – The Patterson 12- plus PL Pirates pushed five runs across in the bottom of the third inning Saturday, and held on to beat Mahopac, 6-5, in a WPBA game played at Peckham Field in Patterson. More...

Kent Sox Edge Mahopac, 6-5, on Whitworth RBI Single in Eighth

KENT – The Kent White Sox 14U baseball team picked up a 6-5 win over Mahopac Sunday in a WPBA game played at the Crane Road field. More...

White Sox Split Double-Header Vs. Frozen Ropes

KENT – The Kent White Sox 11U baseball team posted an 11-5 victory over Frozen Ropes Black in game one of a twin-bill in a New York Elite Baseball League game played Sunday at Ryan Field in Lake Carmel. More...

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