November 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Colonial Reading Effort at Libraries

Bookcases created by the membership of the Enoch Crosby Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution are gracing four area libraries this week. The women conceived the Colonial Reader’s Project targeted towards young readers. More...

Holiday on the Lake This Saturday

A small army of Santa’s helpers arrived early on the shores of Lake Gleneida Saturday and within 90 minutes, seventy-five holiday trees were decorated with lights, bows and ribbon in conjunction with the Hamlet of Carmel’s annual Holiday More...

Man Threatens Youth with Box Cutter, Who Fights Back with Baseball Bat

A Mahopac man is nursing a head wound this week while facing a variety of felony charges following his alleged attempted assault of a 16-year old youth with a box cutter razor knife. More...

General Stories

Mahopac-Carmel Chamber Recognized

The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce has been recognized for its dedication and support to the town park’s 10th anniversary celebration. More...

News from Mahopac

Rockin’ One Way Raises Funds for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Five young people from Mahopac put on quite a performance and the result was an infusion of needed funds for victims of Hurricane Sandy. More...

TheBrewster Standard Covering Southeast & Brewster

New Health Care Center to Open

It’s taken more than 20 years but Putnam County’s first medical center providing quality primary health care and human services at affordable prices for the under-insured and uninsured will be opening before the end of the year in Brewste More...

Sports

Post-season Awards for Boys & Girls Soccer

The postseason awards for high school soccer are in, and Mahopac High School is the big winner. The Indians’ Chris Emery was named Conference I, League A Coach of the Year after guiding Mahopac to the Section One, Class AA semifinals. More...

Mahopac’s Brereton: Marist’s Jack of All Trades

POUGHKEEPSIE – No matter which route you take, it’s only about an hour’s drive from Mahopac to the beautiful campus of Marist College on the banks of the Hudson River. More...

Brewster’s Miller Taking Shot at International Golf Competition

BREWSTER – We already know Mike Miller has a list of golf accomplishments a fairway long. But the Brewster resident also has the right mindset when it comes to the game. More...

Breaking News - 12/3/2012 10:35 AM

Pawling Man Captured after High-Speed Car Chase

Motorists traveling along I-84 and Route 311 in Putnam County Sunday night thought they were witnessing a motion picture cops and robbers thriller.At 8:15 p.m., a trooper assigned to the East Fishkill barracks stopped a Toyota sedan for traveling at More...

Breaking News - 12/1/2012 4:01 PM

642 Inoculated Against Influenza At County Flu Clinic

Putnam County Health Commissioner Dr. More...

Carmel Blows Past Tax Cap

Budgets in Kent, Patterson and Southeast meet tax cap

Residents in the greater Carmel- Mahopac area will be receiving tax bills on January 1 reflecting a 7.9 percent tax increase following the Carmel Town Board’s adoption of a 2013 fiscal spending plan. More...

Leibell Out of Prison, Now in Halfway House

Vincent Leibell, Putnam County’s one-time political boss and then a disgraced felon, has been released into a halfway house as his 21-month sentence for public corruption winds down. More...

Gipson Widens Lead Over Saland

Absentee ballots were counted on Thanksgiving eve at the Putnam County Board of Elections in Carmel, and Democrat Terry Gipson increased his lead over incumbent State Senator Stephen Saland in the hotly contested 41st District race. More...

Garbage Pick-ups Coming to Carmel-Mahopac

Residents of Putnam’s largest township will be receiving municipal trash pickups beginning on January 1. More...

Around the County

Senior Citizen Holiday Lunch

All senior citizens in the Brewster School District are invited to attend a Special Luncheon on Thursday, December 13, at the CV Starr Intermediate School on Farm-to-Market Road in Brewster at 11:30 a.m. More...

Manhattan Musicians Perform in Southeast

The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition presents Students from Manhattan School of Music performing Dvorak and Beethoven at the Studio Around the Corner on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. More...

Band Presents Holiday Weekend Celebration

On Saturday, December 15th, and Sunday, December 16th, at 3 p.m., the West Point Band will present its annual holiday celebration, “A West Point Holiday.” Featuring the Quintette 7, and the combined forces of the Concert Band and Jazz Kni More...

Enterprise

It Is Everyone’s Job To Get The Word Out About All Of Putnam’s Attractions

This holiday season there are plenty of activities, displays and events to visit throughout our County, but unless you do some detective work it might be hard to find them! More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

132 Years Ago Nov. 27, 1880

FOR THE FAIR SEX. Fashion Fancies More...

Worship Services

Worship Services

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

John J. Santorelli

John J. Santorelli, age 90, a lifelong resident of Brewster, died Sunday, November 25, 2012, at his home in Brewster. John was born October 18, 1922, in Brewster to the late Ralph and Levia (Mortola) Santorelli. More...

Liliani Terlizzi

Liliani Terlizzi 76, of Stormville passed away on November 18, 2012. Mrs. Terlizzi was born on September 16, 1936, in New York City to Frank and Elvira (Gordian) Irizarry. On April 7, 1956, she married Carmine Terlizzi in Yonkers. More...

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