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An Amazing Tale of Dog and Master

Kent Cliffs author gets rave reviews

Author Lisa Edwards of Kent Cliffs thought she was rescuing an abandoned puppy—but in the end Boo had rescued her. Edwards’s recently published book, “A Dog Named Boo,” is receiving rave reviews this week. More...

Brothers in Mob Attack in Court

Two teenaged brothers from North Salem facing felony assault charges in connection with last summer’s vicious attack of a 17-year-old Brewster youth in Southeast returned to court last week. More...

Bullets Force Lockdown at Mahopac High School

Two bullets found inside a boy’s bathroom at Mahopac High School Friday morning at 8:45 a.m. More...

General Stories

Community Spirit and Columbus Day Celebrated in Mahopac

Thousands were on hand in Mahopac Sunday when the Italian-American Club of Mahopac and the Mahopac Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Columbus Day Parade and Street Fair. More...

Bells to Toll Sunday in Memory of Fallen Firefighters

Bells will toll Sunday throughout the region to remember firefighters who have made the ultimate sacrifice. More...

’50s at the Hop to Benefit Putnam Mend-A-Heart

McCarthy’s Family Restaurant in Lake Carmel will be the place to be next Thursday when Putnam’s Mend-A-Heart sponsors its annual “50’s at the Hop” fund raiser. More...

Enterprise

Bringing 21st Century Communications Infrastructure to Putnam

Broadband, that simple word that signifies progress to many a computer -savvy businessperson, has been hard to come by within the borders of Putnam County. More...

Expanded Wound Center Now at Putnam Hospital

Do you have a wound that won’t heal? The Center for Wound Healing at Putnam Hospital Center has expanded providing advanced clinical approaches including hyperbaric oxygen therapy to help heal patients suffering from chronic wounds. More...

Sports

Cinderella Season for Brewster Football: 4 and 0

BREWSTER – These are heady times for the Brewster High School football team, and not even the sometimes nerve-wracking pressure of performing well on Homecoming Weekend could stop the Bears. More...

Carmel, Mahopac Both in Good Playoff Position

Whatever playoff hopes the Carmel and Mahopac High School football teams have, there’s one common thread the two rivals share. Both schools control their own respective destiny. More...

Bear Classic Invitational Takes Place Saturday

More than 1,500 athletes from schools throughout the entire region will be converging on Brewster High School Saturday for the 35th anniversary Bear Classic Invitational. The classic consists of a 5K run for varsity and junior varsity boys and girls. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ruth Corbet Dinger Barnard

Ruth Corbett Dinger Barnard died on September 14, 2012, in Huntersville, N.C., following a short illness. She had lived in North Carolina for over two years following a year in which she lived in Danbury, Ct. More...

Gladys Marie Anderson

Gladys Marie Anderson, age 77, of Brewster, died at home on Friday, September 28, 2012. Mrs. Anderson was born April 25, 1935, in Brooklyn, daughter of the late Karl and Hilma (Halverson) Larsen. More...

Charlen R. Brownie

Charleen R. Brownie, age 87, a resident of Brewster since 1984, died on Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at her home. Charleen was born February 24, 1925 in Yonkers, to Charles and Florence (Morris) Susslin. More...

State Faults Carmel for Missing H2O

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has faulted the Town of Carmel for failing to account for 14 million gallons of water valued at $42,000 that was purchased from New York City. More...

Odell Unveils $139M Budget

County Executive MaryEllen Odell presented her first budget message to the Putnam Legislature on Wednesday evening, a fiscal spending plan totaling $139.2 million that the county’s chief elected official said represented a “true 2 percent More...

John Falcone Memorial Unveiled

Detective died valiantly in line of duty

John and Margaret Falcone of Carmel will no longer have to travel to Poughkeepsie and sit outside police headquarters to remember their son. More...

Statue Honors Gold Star Mothers

Putnam’s Gold Star Mothers statue, the first of its kind in the United States, was the centerpiece for a ceremony Sunday as America celebrated Gold Star Mothers’ Day. More...

Around the County

Trooper Escapes Injury

A veteran member of the Brewster State Police escaped injury last week when his troop car was struck by a reportedly intoxicated wrong-way driver on I-684 in Southeast. More...

Founder’s Day Celebration Big Success

Brewster Mayor James Schoenig beamed with pride Sunday when hundreds of people flocked to the village’s Main Street for the Coalition for a Better Brewster’s 21st annual Street Fair. More...

Community Service Network Recognizes Best of the Best

“And the winners are!” For the 27th consecutive year the Putnam Community Service Network presented its annual awards last Friday to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of Putnam County residents as well as non-for-profit organizati More...

School News

Students Grow Potatoes for Needy

Nestled in a courtyard outside Carmel High School groups of students enrolled in the Life Skills Program have been cultivating a crop of potatoes. More...

Funds Raised for Carmody Children’s Education

Anne Carmody lived her life as a compassionate, caring and dedicated home health care nurse. More...

Letters to the Editor

Katz Demonstrates He Knows How to Create Jobs

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Gross for Legislator

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Questioning the Carmel Bond

Dear Editor: I read with dismay Stephanie Mount’s letter published in your Sept. 13 issue. This week, I received the Board of Ed.’s newsletter, with details of the capital project to be bonded. It is a masterpiece of obfuscation. 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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