September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Girl, 12, Gives Humane Society a Lift

Kelly O’Toole’s efforts have given the Putnam Humane Society a needed lift. More...

Legislators Breeze Through Monthly Meeting

Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting of the Putnam Legislature was the shortest on record. The meeting started promptly at 7 p.m. More...

Politics

Putnam Primary Day Is Sept. 13

Next Thursday, Sept. 13, is Putnam’s third Primary Day of 2012. The liveliest race is almost certainly that involving state Senator Stephen Saland, whose 41st District for the first time will be representing constituents in Putnam More...

Katz Demands Sheldon Silver’s Resignation

Assemblyman Steven Katz on Tuesday called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to “clean out the sleaze factor in Albany” by demanding the resignation of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, while instituting an independent investigation into “slus More...

Castellano Versus Marino in Legislative Primary

One local contest will be decided next Thursday when residents go to the polls to ballot on Primary Day. More...

Around the County

Locks for Love Benefits from Brewster Mom

Irma Sincuir of Brewster hadn’t cut her hair for years until last week. More...

Film Festival a Rousing Success

A new tradition has begun in Brewster. Saturday’s 1st annual Brewster Film Festival was termed a rousing success by local residents and visitors alike. More...

Antique Machinery Show Returns to Tilly Foster

Antique machine enthusiasts will be flocking to the Tilly Foster Farm in Southeast next weekend for what has become an end-of-summer tradition. More...

Sports

Carmel Girls’ Soccer Readies for Season with Experienced Players

Last year, the Carmel High School girls’ soccer team had just one senior on the team, albeit a darn good one – striker Teri Elwood. Not only was Elwood the lone senior and leading scorer, she was a team captain. More...

Mahopac Boys’ Soccer Aims to Surpass Sectionals This Season

MAHOPAC—The Mahopac H.S. boys’ soccer team is preparing to start their season on the right note after last year’s almost-upset game against topseeded Yorktown in the opening round of the sectionals. More...

Mahopac Volleyball Hopes Experience Leads to Continued Improvement

MAHOPAC—The Mahopac H.S. girls’ volleyball team is looking to improve for another year in a row as the Indians’ squad brings back a lot of familiar players. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Marie J. ‘Mimi ’ Bonaventure

Marie J. ‘Mimi’ Bonaventure passed away at home in Brewster, New York, peacefully with her family at her side on Monday, September 3, 2012, at the age of 88. More...

Foreclosures Climbing Across Putnam

Economy still difficult

Here’s a statistic Putnam isn’t proud of: New York State’s second smallest county in geography—larger only than Rockland County—is ranked among the top statewide when it comes to foreclosure actions. More...

Time-Capsule Ideas Needed as Putnam’s 200th Closes

Time-capsule suggestions are being sought from the public for the capsule that will be buried on Veterans Day this year. More...

Mahopac School To Treat Sewage

A project that began 15 years ago on the Mahopac School District campus in Mahopac Falls is nearing completion that will allow the district to treat its own sewage. More...

Another School Year, Another First Day

Students across region return to class

The 2012-2013 school year got off on a soggy note Wednesday for thousands of area children when heavy rains greeted boys and girls waiting at their bus stops. More...

General Stories

John Golzio is an Inspiration

John Golzio is a fighter. Six years ago the Kent resident was diagnosed with leukemia. More...

Putnam Prepares for 9/11 Ceremonies

Final plans are being made this week for the 11th anniversary of the day that changed the world forever—September 11, 2001. Remembrances begin on Sunday evening in Mahopac outside Carmel Town Hall when a ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. More...

Hayworth Impressed by Camp Herrlich

The summer camp season has ended for another year, now that children have returned to the classroom this week. More...

Enterprise

Ground Broken for Biz Park

The name Hartshorn has been synonymous with paving in Putnam County for more than 50 years and now George Hartshorn Jr. has broken ground for Hartshorn Professional Park on Ludingtonville Road off I-84 in the Holmes section of the Town of Kent. More...

Grooming a Generation of New Community Leaders

Enterprise

I look around and see how much has changed in the past ten years – and can’t help but notice that does not hold true for our leadership in Putnam County. More...

Letters to the Editor

Support Saland

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Waiting for Flood Money

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Hayworth Present, Post-Hurricane

Dear Editor: I would like to respond to an article I read in the paper about Nan Hayworth’s role during Hurricane Irene. I feel it no more than fair to give credit where credit’s due. More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

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

Chabad Jewish Center of Putnam County 5 Fair Street Carmel NY 10512 845 225 4770 www.PutnamChabad.org Shabbat svcs Saturday at 10am CHUANG YEN MONASTERY 2020 Rte 301, Carmel 845-228-4283/4288 baus.org bauscym@aol.com 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