July 26, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

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Naura Slavinsky and Kristin McConnell place stickers on multi-packs of alcoholic beverages last week in Carmel. More...

Cobert Operations in Lake Carmel

Cobert Operations, a band headed by Jon Cobert, will play at Arts on the Lake, 640 Route 52, Lake Carmel, Friday, July 27, at 7 p.m. More...

Weight Loss Surgery Options Seminars

Uncovering that happier, healthier you isn’t easy. But Putnam Hospital Center can help with the latest surgical techniques, nutritional counseling, support programs and informational seminars. More...

Keep ‘Event Foods’ Safe This Summer

Editor’s Note: Putnam County Health Commissioner Allen Beals has agreed to write a health column for the Courier on key health and safety issues. This is his inaugural column. More...

Close Call for Cop Leads to Drug Bust

A routine early morning patrol in downtown Carmel took a frightening turn for Carmel Police Officer Christopher Fox last week when the veteran cop was forced to take evasive action as police said a speeding car suddenly entered his lane of traffic. More...

DWI Arrests on the Rise Again

Perhaps it’s the scorching hot summer or vacation time, or a combination of both. Regardless of the reason, police throughout the area have promised a continued crackdown on intoxicated motorists, with a zero tolerance when it comes to DWI. More...

Woman Arrested after Refusing to Return Car

Friendship might have gone a bit too far and as a result a Putnam Lake woman is facing charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. More...

Repeat Drunk Driver Violates Probation, Goes to Jail

A North Salem woman who allegedly failed to appear in Kent Town Court for a felony DWI arrest after violating the terms and conditions of her court ordered probation is behind bars this week at the Putnam Correctional Facility following her arrest Su More...

Rev. McKeon Remembered as Tireless and Good Natured

The Rev. Robert McKeon, pastor of St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster and Sacred Heart Church in Putnam Lake, received a warm sendoff Sunday when more than 250 parishioners wished the priest well in his new assignment. More...

Schools Welcome New District Clerk

Jennifer Bisaccia has arrived in the Mahopac School District. Bisaccia, a Westchester resident, succeeds Dorothy Gilroy who retired last month as district clerk after a fulfilling quarter-century career in the school district. More...

Courier Archives

112 Years Ago July 27, 1900

CHINA APPEALS TO AMERICA. Asks President McKinley to Intervene with the Powers. More...

4-H Fair Weekend Has Arrived

The tents have been raised—signs are in place—the highlight of the summer season in Putnam County has arrived. More...

Caring Circle Offers Kids’ Day Camp

Hospice Care in Westchester & Putnam’s 8th Annual Caring Circle Camp is scheduled for Sunday, August 19, at Camp Kiwi in Carmel. More...

Free Bereavement Support Groups Offered

Hospice Care offers bereavement groups to support those who are dealing with a loss of someone special. They provide support, encouragement and education in the journey towards healing. Services are provided free of charge. More...

Woman Learns the Hard Way, Winds Up in Jail

A Kent woman accused of sending text messages and photos to a man in direct violation of an order of protection in effect on his behalf is in jail this week after appearing before Justice Kevin Douchkoff not once but twice. More...

Hannaford Chain Recalls Three Meatball Products

A popular supermarket chain with two locations in the area is recalling three meatball products due to possible contamination with the Listeria bacteria. More...

Yorktown Man Charged with Burglary

A Yorktown man faces a 15-year state prison term for allegedly burglarizing a Mahopac residence and stealing property. Carmel Police arrested Daniel Weber last Wednesday less than 24 hours after the heist was reported. More...

Man Critically Injured in Cycle Crash

Kent Police Lt. Alex DiVernieri described a motorcycle crash on Route 52 in Lake Carmel as being surreal. More...

Towing Company Employee Accused of Using Company Credit Card

Owners of a towing company located in the Lake Carmel-Kent area became suspicious when unauthorized gasoline purchases kept appearing on the company’s credit card statements. Kent Police were called and asked to investigate. More...

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“The first day of spring is one thing,and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.” Henry Van Dyke