November 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

U.S. Congress: Hayworth Upset by Newcomer Maloney

In the redrawn 18th Congressional District, Republican incumbent Congresswoman Nan Hayworth failed to pull out a win over Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney, but only just. More...

Putnam Seeks Disaster Declaration

Putnam officials are hopeful that Gov. More...

A Message from the Brewster VFW  Free Access 

This Sunday is when the VFW Breakfast Fundraiser is usually held (the 2nd Sunday of the month, Sept - June)  Please note that there will NOT be a VFW Breakfast this weekend since it falls on Veterans Day and the Post has other activities planned More...

Obama Wins in Brewster Schools’ Mock Election

President Obama was the winner in the Brewster School District’s mock election Tuesday. Coordinated by the Brewster High School Leadership Class, the district voted for a president in each school building. More...

General Stories

County Officials Investigating Charges of Price Gouging

Charges of gasoline price gouging are being investigated this week by the Putnam Consumer Affairs office. More...

National Guard Mobilized in Putnam

National Guard troops have been mobilized in Putnam County to assist with the clean up of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Dry Ice and Water Called Gifts from Above

Barbara broke down and cried. Tears also streamed down the face of John when the two Carmel residents received bags of dry ice and bottles of water courtesy of the NYSEG last Thursday outside Carmel FD headquarters. More...

School News

Henry Wells Middle School Re-Dedication Brings Cheers

The date was 1957 when ground was broken for the Henry Wells Middle School. More...

MHS Musicians Selected for Area All-State Festival

The Mahopac School District will be well represented later this month at the New York State Music Association’s Area All-State Music Festival in Wappingers Falls. More...

Carmel Students Commended by National Merit Scholarship

Five students from Carmel High School have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program with Letters of Commendation. The seniors include Megan Joyce, Emma Lohrs, James McQuade, Kirsten Sweeney and Deanna Young. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

104 Years Ago Nov. 7, 1908

TAFT AND SHERMAN ELECTED BY LANDSLIDE Republican Candidates Swept Into Office by a Great Popular and Electoral Majority. More...

Word of the Week

ex•tem•po•rize improvise; get along in a makeshift manner More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

DOROTHY WALLIN CHASAE

Dorothy Wallin Chase died suddenly on October 28 in Danbury Hospital. She was born in Yonkers, New York on January 14, 1929, to the late George V. and Doretta (Kuss) Wallin. More...

LOUISE PANARO

Louise Panaro, age 69, of Brewster, formerly of Carmel, died November 3, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loving family after a valiant and courageous battle with cancer. She was the longtime companion of Albert Palancia. More...

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Bicentennial Wraps Up  Free Access 

Ceremony in Carmel draws 300

Following two of the most difficult weeks in Putnam County history with Hurricane Sandy and a freak autumn snow storm, Mother Nature cooperated wonderfully Sunday by showering the county seat in golden sunshine and warm temperatures as Putnam's 200th More...

GOP Sweeps Legislature Races

Putnam Republicans were swept into office Tuesday on the Putnam Legislature. In District No. 1 which encompasses the western side of the county, Barbara Scuccimarra defeated Democrat Stephen Rosario to succeed long time Legislator Vincent Tamagna. More...

Ball & Katz Victorious, Saland Defeated

Late update: Many absentees to count

State Senator Greg Ball, Assemblyman Steve Katz and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef were victorious on Election Day while long-time GOP State Senator Steve Saland went down to defeat. More...

Recovery Begins from ‘The Week that Was’

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell called it the “week that was!” Odell’s comments came Saturday evening when the Putnam Emergency Operation Center that had been manned around-the-clock for 144 hours took a well deserved 24 hour hiat More...

Around the County

Bicentennial Celebration Concludes on Veterans Day

Putnam County’s 200th birthday celebration ends on Sunday when a time capsule to be opened 50 years from now will be closed and entombed at the entrance to the historic Putnam Courthouse in downtown Carmel. More...

Sheriff’s Department, Mike DiMattia to be Honored

Ticket sales have been brisk but seats are still available for Saturday’s15th anniversary celebration of Putnam Family and Community Services. More...

Meet Putnam County’s ‘Cemetery Cousins’

What do Mary Inoue of Scottsdale, Arizona, Richard Singleton of Kent Lakes, and Brian Pendley of Holmes have in common? More...

Enterprise

The Business Impact Of Hurricane Sandy

Halloween provided more tricks than treats for most of us in the metropolitan area this year, in the form of high winds, storm surges, record flooding, toppled trees, gas shortages, and widespread blackouts. More...

Sports

Brewster’s Undefeated Season Ends in Semifinals

Brewster 21Sleepy Hollow 24 BREWSTER — It was quick and it was stunning and it was shocking and, yeah, it was painful. More...

Mahopac Boys Soccer Beats Carmel, Eliminated in Sectional Semifinals

MAHOPAC – Highs and lows. Joy and pain. Ups and downs. More...

Brewster Football Gave Us a Great Ride

BREWSTER – At some point, you just kept waiting for the other shoe to drop. After all, it happened to Carmel High School. The Rams’ football team started 3-0 before losing five in a row. But the shoe never dropped for Brewster. More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

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

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