Worship Ser vices

Send information regarding worship services to courier@pcnr.com. Please put “WORSHIP” in the subject line. ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 225 East Lake Blvd, Mahopac 845-628-2006 Saturday Vigil Mass. 5:30pm, 8pm – Mass in Spanish – OLQA, Sunday: 7:30, 8:45, 10:45am, 12 Noon & 5:30pm, 10:15am – Mass in Polish – OLQA, Weekdays: 6:35, 9am, 12 noon, 7:30pm – […]


Polhill caps season with state, federation titles

BY SKIP PEARLMAN BREWSTER—In an amazing end to an amazing season, a contingent of four Brewster swimmers competed at the state/Federation championships last weekend at the Webster Aquatic Center at Webster-Schroeder High School, and came home with a fistful of state championships – including one for the whole team. Bears senior captain Ali Polhill won New York State Public High […]

Indians Hoped to go Farther, but Win Over Carmel was Sweet

Addonizio named All-Section, Maloney earns ASHM; seven snag post-season honors

MAHOPAC—The Mahopac High football team was certainly hoping to get into the playoffs and cause a little trouble for someone this fall, but it wasn’t to be. The Indians came out of the gate slow, and that hurt their chances of reaching the playoffs. Mahopac was 0-2 and hadn’t put a point on the board going into an unusual week […]

Brewster Boys Close Out Season at Federation Meet

Boys and girls teams both enjoy standout seasons

BREWSTER—The Brewster High boys cross country team closed out the 2009 season at the Federation meet at Bowdoin Park last week, taking 18th out of 28 teams. North Rockland was first, Burnt Hills took second, and Warwick Valley was third. Mike Thomas led Brewster in 73rd place in 17:19, Charlie Carr was 103rd in 17:28 and Adam McIe was 125th […]

Bears Struggled with Consistency During 2-6 Season

Rubino, Santiago named All-Section HM; six earn post-season honors

BREWSTER—It wasn’t the season the Brewster High football team was hoping for. After a rousing walk over Beacon in the season opener, it all went downhill for the Bears, whose only other win of the year came against Byram Hills. Brewster was shut out of the playoffs again, and closed out the season with a loss to Pearl River and […]

Rams Self-Destructed Down Important Stretch Run

Shilling, Sadowski, Alers earn All-Section honors; nine grab post-season honors

CARMEL—No team wants to go down the way it went for the Carmel High football team this fall. The Rams had their fate in their hands, and appeared headed to a Class AA semifinal, but self-destructed during a crucial time in a playoff game and ended up going down to Arlington in the Class AA quarterfinals. Carmel had a commanding […]

Putnam Valley Wraps Up a Tough Season

PUTNAM VALLEY—The Putnam Valley High football team started this season off with a 2-0 record, but closed out the year at 3-5, the same record as last year. “We had high expectations moving to class C,” said coach Frank Heitman. “But after starting 2-0 we faced teams that were bigger and stronger than us. We were athletic, but we couldn’t […]

Putnam Valley Field Hockey Team Finishes a Strong Season

PUTNAM VALLEY—The Putnam Valley High field hockey team finished its season with a record of 15-4, and reached the Class C final, where the Tigers lost a 3-2 overtime thriller to Bronxville. It was a tough loss, but coach Toniann Cortina was anything but disappointed. “It was a season that started off with the unknown,” said Cortina. “We graduated so […]

Indians Turned in Strong Season on Soccer Field

Sparozic named All- Section, Strzepka earns ASHM

MAHOPAC—It was a solid fall season, with an unfortunate early ending in the playoffs, for the Mahopac High boys soccer team. The Indians had one of their better teams in recent years, finished second in League 1-B, and made the sectionals as the No. 8 seed, before falling to No. 9 Suffern in the first round. Mahopac closed out the […]

Memories of Deer Seasons Past


It was raining last night when Mama drove me home from an Environmental Conservation Board meeting at Carmel’s Town Hall. It’s still raining this morning and it would have been a good one to sleep a little late. But I’m up early, the Southern New York deer gunning season opening in just 24. At this time tomorrow, November 21, I’ll […]