August 23, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Arcing Wires Trap Man Inside Wrecked Car

A Mahopac man's alleged intoxication probably saved his life. Carmel Police were summoned to Buckshollow Road in Mahopac last Thursday at 10 p.m. for a report of a vehicle versus utility pole crash causing a power outage. More...

Experienced Writer Joins Courier Sports

Rich Thomaselli, an experienced sportswriter, has taken over sports news for the Putnam County Courier. More...

New Immigration Program Reviewed

Tom Shea, Director of Training and Technical Assistance at the New York Immigration Coalition, described a program intended to help undocumented young people who were brought to the U.S. More...

Fisticuffs Lead to Arrests of Two Mahopac Men

Two Mahopac men are facing a variety of charges following their arrests outside a Mahopac tavern. Carmel Police Sgt. Michael Nagle was on patrol at 1:45 a.m. More...

Putnam People

... Army National Guard Pfc . Melisa A. Tedesco has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). More...

New Hip Replacement Now at Putnam Hospital Center

This spring, the co-directors of the Orthopaedic Institute at Putnam Hospital Center, Dr. Joel Buchalter and Dr. More...

Countywide Recycling May be on Horizon

Putnam Commissioner of Health Dr. Allen Beals believes the time has come for Putnam County to implement a countywide recycling program. More...

15 Graduate from Rigorous Fire School

Fifteen young men and women from Carmel to Cold Spring are the latest to join Putnam’s firefighting force. More...

Squeaky Clean Pooches

Dozens of pooches are squeaky clean this week thanks to the efforts of a small army of volunteers at the Putnam Humane Society who spent their day last Saturday providing dog washes. More...

Courier Archives

93 Years Ago A ugust 22, 1919

FIND CHILD AFTER ALL-NIGHT SEARCH Asleep on Edge of Precipice More...

Back to School Preparations Include Vaccinations

Putnam County Health Commissioner Dr. Allen Beals has reminded the public this week that vaccinations against common childhood illness must be at the top of a family's BacktoSchool to-do list. More...

Computer Classes at Kent Library

Kent SeniorNet has announced a class schedule for this fall. Although affiliated with SeniorNet, these class offerings are available to adults of any age who want to brush up on their computer skills. More...

Oliver Preston Wyat

Baby Boy Oliver Preston Wyat was born on August 8, 2012, weighing 6 lbs. More...

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