August 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Town-Wide Garbage Talks Underway

As many as seven private carters collect trash from residential customers in the greater Carmel-Mahopac-Mahopac Falls area and officials of Putnam’s largest municipality have begun investigating the creation of a town-wide municipal garbage dis More...

Anne Carmody Joins Other Angels

Anne Carmody is being remembered this week as an angel for her many years of compassionate, caring and dedicated work as a home health care nurse. More...

Politics

Sheriff on TV at Republican National Convention

Sheriff Donald B. Smith, a delegate to the Republican National Convention, made it to national television Tuesday morning. More...

Ball Firm In Opposing Undocumented Residents

As long as new residents to Putnam County are documented, State Senator Greg Ball has promised to help them. More...

Leibell Machine Still Running

Even as Vincent Leibell, the one-time Putnam County political kingmaker, spends 21 months in a federal prison camp in Loretto, Penn., his left-over campaign apparatus continues working. It spends money. It files reports. The machine continues. More...

Enterprise

Leveraging Arts and Culture to Impact Business

We’ve all been to towns where arts and culture bring a unique, distinct personality to main street business districts. New Paltz, Saratoga Springs, and Saugerties come to mind, or our own Cold Spring, as well. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Continues to Climb

Sales tax revenue for the first seven months of 2012 has surpassed last year’s numbers by nearly $1.6 million. More...

Unemployment Rises Slightly In July

Unemployment rose slightly across Putnam this summer yet the county still finds itself with the lowest rate of unemployment in the entire Hudson Valley. More...

Sports

Carmel Football Enters Season with Higher Expectations

CARMEL—In the final game of the 2011 football season, with his Carmel High School team having built a fourtouchdown lead in the first half of the game, coach Todd Cayea turned to one of his assistants and said, “Where was this team all ye More...

And a Freshman Will Lead Them

First-year Carmel student Joe Rodriguez earns starting QB nod

CARMEL—Joe Rodriguez won’t just be the first freshman ever to play for coach Todd Cayea on the Carmel High School football varsity team. He’ll do it at the premier position. More...

Carmel Rams Football Schedule

Last Year’s Record: 4-4Returning Starters Offense: 4Returning Starters Defense: 3Coach: Todd CayeaSchedule More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

Send information regarding worship services to courier@pcnr.com. Please put “WORSHIP” in the subject line. More...

Birth Announcements

ObituariesBirths

Baby Boy Ryan Michael Schrack was born August 19, 2012, weighing 8 lbs. More...

Breaking News - 9/3/2012 3:48 PM

Gas leak forces evacuation in Carmel  Free Access 

Popular shopping plaza sidelined briefly

Holiday shoppers were inconvenienced Monday when a natural gas leak forced the evacuation of several stores and shops at the Shop-Rite Plaza in Carmel. More...

Back-to-School Supply Project at CAP

Putnam Community Action Program’s (CAP) “Back to School Supply Project” which over the years has proven to be an enormous resource to families in need is underway. More...

Busy Summer for Highway, Facilities Workers

It’s been a summer to remember for the Putnam County Highways and Facilities Department. More...

General Stories

Motorcyclist Killed in Southeast

Sunday was one of the most beautiful days of the summer of 2012 and the golden sunshine, low humidity and clear skies brought out hundreds of motorcyclists throughout the region. More...

CAP Needs Your Help in Search for New Vehicle

Putnam CAP (Community Action Program) has been helping families in need for years. Now CAP needs your help! More...

Prevention, Public Health Begin with Immunization

Scientific discoveries have led to great achievements in public health. For more than 200 years, vaccine development has kept people free from dreadful diseases. More...

Around the County

Golf Tourney Reunites John Kach and Jerry Guglielmo in Spirit

Monday’s first annual Jerry Guglielmo Memorial Golf Tourney at the Centennial Golf Club in Carmel not only recalled the life of a philanthropic man who dedicated his life to helping others but also to a courageous Carmel High School graduate wh More...

Farmers Market: One-Stop Shopping

County Executive MaryEllen Odell shopped ‘til she dropped’ Saturday at the Brewster Farmers Market. Odell hosted a family gathering last weekend and wanted the “freshest produce” possible. More...

Elks Club Car Show Draws Hundreds

Vehicles of every make and description were on display in Southeast Sunday when the Brewster Elks Club hosted its annual auto show. More...

Editorials

Hayworth on Helping the Hudson Valley Recover from Irene and Lee

One year ago, Hudson Valley families, businesses, and farms were hit hard by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. On the night that Irene hit, I visited with local emergency teams as they initiated their response. More...

Courier Archives

85 Years Ago A ugust 26, 1927

FIREMEN’S FAIR TO OPEN IN CARMEL NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT MANY ATTRACTIONS PLANNED FOR THE THREE DAYS Come and Enjoy Old Home Week at the County Seat. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Brandon J. Aris

Brandon J. Ariss, 29, of Carmel, NY, passed away on August 21, 2012. Mr. Ariss was born on April 7, 1983, to David Champlin and Kathleen Ariss. Brandon has lived in the Carmel area for the past 15 years and before that Goldens Bridge, NY. More...

Dorothy A. Failace

Dorothy A. Faillace 77, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, passed away on August 27, 2012. Mrs. Faillace was born on March 20, 1935, in Mahopac to Lloyd and Mable (Stevens) Bailey. Dorothy was a graduate of Mahopac High School. More...

Werner Hager

Werner Hager of Kent, NY, passed away August 21, 2012, at the age of 82. Mr. Hager was born April 5, 1930, to Erhard and Ella (Genglawske) Hager in New York City. He proudly served his country with the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. 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