July 18, 2013 RSS feed / Around the County

Arturo Torres Has Scouting in His Blood

Carmel High School sophomore Arturo Torres has scouting in his blood. Any wonder? Arturo’s mom and dad are both former scouts in their native Puerto Rico, where Arturo Sr. excelled as a Boy Scout and mom, Sylvia, served with the Girl Scouts. More...

Worship Services

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

New Playground Opens at Ryan Park in Kent

Lynn Madio beamed as her children played nearby on swings. “This playground is positively awesome. No more sand but wood chips. Great equipment! The town really hit a home run,” said the young mom from Patterson. More...

Town of Carmel to Spend $250,000 for Garage Updates

The Town of Carmel’s highway garage on McAlpin Avenue in Mahopac needs infrastructure improvements. The facility dating back to the 1960s does not have sufficient lifts to service a new fleet of highway trucks purchased last year. More...

Ball Announces Grant For Nimham Mountain Powwow

Senator Greg Ball, chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, has announced that as a result of a three-way agreement among the Governor, Senate and Assembly, a $2,500 bullet aid grant has been awarded to the N More...

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Weekly Quotation

"I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air." ~Nathaniel Hawthorne