July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Kent Man Critically Injured In Motorcycle Crash  Free Access 

Kent Police Lt. More...

Much Ado About Nothing at Tilly

Cannon and black-powder musket firings went off without a hitch last Saturday at the Tilly Foster farm in Southeast. More...

Parking Deck Coming Down

A parking area behind the Putnam Office Building and adjacent to the Sheriff’s Department resembles a demolition derby these days. More...

Top Planner Retires

It’s a rare occurrence when four of Putnam’s five county executives are in the same room at the same time. More...

Politics

Di Carlo Shakes Up Chamber Forum with Scandal Talk

Meet and greet, forum for candidates in new districts

The setting was a golf club but participants were far from the links, as business met politics last Thursday evening for the Putnam County Chambers of Commerce. More...

Around the County

PHC Tops The Region When It Comes To Patient Safety

Carmel News

When it comes to patient safety no one does it better in the region than Putnam Hospital Center. More...

Carmel Boy Scouts Hit 25

Carmel News

Carmel Boy Scouts are 25 years old. During its year-end Court of Honor last week, hundreds were on hand to recognize scouts who earned merit badges and rank achievements during the past year. More...

Hospital Hails New Mural for Comfort Room

Carmel News

Art therapist Kathryn Olsen has created and painted a soothing mural on an entire wall in the newly-opened comfort room, used by patients receiving behavioral health services at Carmel’s Putnam Hospital Center. More...

School News

Jambor Will Lead Brewster Board

The Brewster Standard

One of Putnam County’s most senior and well-respected school trustees will again lead the Brewster Board of Education in the new school year. Dr. More...

Putnam People

Graduates and Dean’s Lists

• The following area student graduated from Albany Law School at the school's 161st Commencement: JONATHAN ROMAN of Carmel earned a JD degree. More...

Sports

CAP Benefits from Motorcyclists

For the second consecutive Sunday, the growls of motorcycles raised money for charity in Putnam County. More...

Brooke Pagan Becomes a Kickboxing Champion at 12

Brooke Pagan has quite a future. The 12-year-old 8th grader at the Henry Wells Middle School in Brewster used her “girl powers” last week and took top honors in her first ever Muay Thai kickboxing competition. More...

Six Kayakers Rescued From Great Swamp

Emergency services providers teamed up last week to save three adults and three teens when they became lost and disoriented while kayaking along the Great Swamp of Patterson. At 10:45 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 7/20/2012 10:25 PM

60 passengers safely evacuated following I-684 bus crash  Free Access 

Traffic snarled in Putnam, Westchester

Sixty passengers traveling from Manhattan to Boston on a commercial double-decker bus experienced the scare of their lives Friday afternoon when the Megabus struck a car on I-684 about one mile south of the Interstate 84 interchange in Southeast, str More...

Breaking News - 7/19/2012 6:58 AM

Police search for missing elderly Putnam Valley man  Free Access 

Police are asking the public for its assistance in finding an elderly Putnam Valley man who authorities say suffers from dementia and Alzheimer's.Ely Semidey, 78, walked away from a parked vehicle in the Bronx on Wednesday. More...

Adopt-a-Highway Killed

Putnam Highway Department workers will be removing Adopt-a-Highway signs on county roads from Cold Spring to Carmel in the next few weeks now that the program has been disbanded by county government. More...

Nothing Like A Mahopac Fire Department Parade

Thousands watch bands, civic groups, more

Thousands were on hand in Mahopac last Thursday evening for a summer time Putnam tradition—the Mahopac FD Inspection Parade. More...

Dream Realized for New Lawyer

The shingle was proudly installed outside the new law office of Amy Covais last week in Carmel. For a gal who never completed high school and studied while her two children were growing up, the moment was exceptional. More...

‘Holding Pattern’ for Tamagna

Vinny Tamagna of Nelsonville has been a public figure for more than a decade and a half. More...

General Stories

Rabid Cat Found

Rabies is posing a serious health problem throughout the region and entire state. More...

Body Found in Danbury

The body of a 35-year-old Mahopac woman was found Tuesday evening in a wooded area near Trader Joe's off Mill Plain Road in Danbury. More...

Putnam Seniors Go Back to School

If you are a senior interested in learning about computers, you can register for a variety of classes offered by the Putnam County Office for the Aging at the Putnam Valley Senior Center, 117 Town Park Lane, Putnam Valley, and the Koehler Senior Cent More...

Enterprise

Homecoming for Physical Therapist

Returns to Putnam to practice

Kristen Gallipani is back in Brewster. More...

Enterprise

Economic Development Paying Off!

Recently, it seems that businesses in downtown Mahopac are booming. More...

Fro-Yo Fusion Opens in Mahopac

Creamy soft frozen yogurt was the bill of fare Sunday when Putnam’s newest business opened its doors in downtown Mahopac. More...

Editorials

Courier Archives

82 Years Ago July 18, 1930

BIG PROBLEM IN PUTNAM CO. Mis Race Explains Efforts at Comite Meeting. Colects Over $150 Monthly. 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 

Robert (Bob) W. Waninger

Robert (Bob) W. Wanninger, 68, of Brewster, passed away suddenly at home on Friday, July 6, 2012. He was born November 29, 1943, in Mt. Pleasant, NY, to Mae and John Wanninger. Bob was a Veteran of the U.S. More...

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