September 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

A Million Dollar Weed-Wacker

Billy Mascio won $1 million in the Powerball Lottery game and after purchasing a new SUV for his wife, the Mahopac resident purchased himself a weed-wacker. More...

SPCA Investigating Animal Cruelty Case in Southeast

An abandoned cat found near death outside Heidi’s Motel on Route 22 in Southeast Monday is being investigated by the Putnam SPCA as a case of animal cruelty. More...

Community Spirit, Columbus Day Celebrated in Mahopac on Sunday

Thousands are expected in Mahopac Sunday when the Italian-American Club of Mahopac and the Mahopac Chamber of Commerce host their annual Columbus Day Parade and Street Fair. More...

General Stories

Best Chefs and Fine Wines Event Benefits United Way

(left to right) Naomi Adler, President and CEO of United Way of Westchester and Putnam, welcomed Libby Pataki, Director of Tourism in Putnam County and former First Lady of New York; Robert A. More...

Lead Poisoning Remains a Top Preventable Illness in Children

Legislation has significantly reduced lead levels in the air and drinking water. Nonetheless, residues of this heavy metal persist in the environment. Lead is a neurotoxin and poses a serious health hazard. More...

Yellow Dot Program Opens

With the arrival of autumn resulting in shorter hours of daylight, Sheriff Don Smith this week reminded people of all ages, especially the elderly, to enroll in the Yellow Dot Program. More...

Sports

Giddy Gridiron Times at Brewster, Carmel

CARMEL—They’re talking in the hallways of the schools, on the bus, at the movie theater, at the car wash, in the restaurants …… it’s a giddy time to be a fan of the Carmel and Brewster high school football teams, that& More...

Mahopac Girls Knock Off Rival Carmel

MAHOPAC—We just learned something new about the Mahopac High School girls’ soccer team – they’re resilient. More...

Iraola Breaks Out for Mahopac Soccer

MAHOPAC—The Mahopac High- School boys’ soccer team is starting to make some noise. More...

Saland Ekes Out GOP Nod

Di Carlo still in race as Conservative

Absentee ballots and write-in votes opened Monday at Board of Elections headquarters in Poughkeepsie have given State Senator Steven Saland a 107-vote lead in the closest contest of the veteran lawmaker’s three-decade career. More...

Local Man Survives Tiger Attack at Zoo

A man with a seeming death wish has miraculously survived an attack by a 400-pound Siberian tiger. New York City Police officials identified the victim as David Villalobos of Mahopac. More...

Sheriff, D.A., in Smackdown

A meeting of the Legislature’s Protective Services Committee resembled a heavyweight championship fight: In one corner sat Sheriff Don Smith, and in the other corner was District Attorney Adam Levy. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Takes a Dive

August sales tax revenue has taken a dive yet county officials don’t appear to be concerned. More...

Putnam County Gears up for Cycling

Preparations are speeding ahead for the first annual Putnam Cycling Classic to be held on October 14 throughout the county, with a briefing given to local officials where the race will start and end this Tuesday evening. More...

Around the County

9/11 Remembrance Donated to Fire Dept.

The name plaque from a Seagrave fire truck destroyed on September 11, 2001, at Ground Zero has been donated to the Carmel Fire Department by the Putnam Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police. More...

Carmel School District Hosts Presentation on Capital Project

Residents of the Carmel Central School District are invited to a public presentation regarding proposed capital improvements at Carmel High School. The presentation is set to take place on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Man Already on Probation Charged with Drug Sales

A Carmel man already sentenced to probation following a 2012 narcotics related criminal conviction is now facing new charges of alleged drug sales following his arrest by the Putnam County Narcotics Enforcement Unit. More...

Enterprise

Will The New Tappan Zee Bridge Bring Economic Improvement?

On September 25, the Environmental Impact Study for the new Tappan Zee Bridge was approved, meaning that construction can get underway as soon as a contract is awarded. More...

Editorials

Courier Archives

ROOSEVELT NOMINATED

New York Republicans Name the Rough Riders’ Colonel at Saratoga. THE PLATFORM ADOPTED. Theodore Roosevelt Received 753 Votes to 218 Cast for Governor Frank S. More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

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Obituaries  Free Access 

Alan Schneider Remembered as a Gentleman

Family and friends are mourning the passing of Alan Schneider this past week. Schneider, 63, who ran unsuccessfully against County Executive MaryEllen Odell last November, died suddenly on September 18 while vacationing in Florida. More...

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“What is written is written and the finger of time having writ moves on.” ~The Cold Spring Recorder, Dec. 10, 1937