Carmel Cinemas Grand Reopening



Carme l Cinemas he ld a ribbo n cutting on Saturday November 6. The movie theater, located in t he Carmel Plaza, is cel ebr grand reopening under new management.

Car Clinic Gears Up for Scout Visit



Craig Truglia of Car Clinic, in Mahopac, was contacted by Girl Scout Troop 2658 regarding the need for a technician to teach them to do an oil change, remove a wheel, and be able to check fluids on a car. “Apparently, there is a merit badge for vehicle maintenance,” Truglia told the COURIER, adding, “ I believe it is very […]

Curves of Mahopac Hosts Turkey Drive



Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Traditionally, this is a time to collectively give thanks. And most celebrate this holiday by gathering for a meal with family and friends. The traditional meals vary from turkey and wild rice dressing in northern U.S. and Canada to turkey and cornbread dressing in the south. Very different traditions, with one commonality—turkey. But not […]

Stasiak Receives Neuner Award



Putnam County’s fourth annual Michael Neuner Fire Prevention Safety Award has been presented to a veteran member of the Mahopac Falls Fire Department. Tom Stasiak, fire prevention coordinator for the fire agency serving residents and businesses in the western sections of the Town of Carmel, was honored at last week’s regular meeting of the Putnam Legislature for his year-round fire […]

Putnam Hospital Hosts its Annual Gala Dinner and Ball



Volunteers Needed for Food Drive



The Concerned Residents of Carmel & Mahopac have been running a Thanksgiving food drive for the Community Action Program for 14 years. On November 20 and 21, from 9am to 5pm, the group will be collecting food at the A&P in Mahopac and the ShopRite in Carmel. In order to make this successful, about 65 to 70 volunteers, both adults […]

The Tradition Continues: Local Vets Visit Brewster Schools



Veterans representing four generations were welcomed to the Brewster School District Wednesday in what has become a tradition in Putnam’s third largest school system. The vets from World War II, Korea, Vietnam as well as the current conflicts in the Middle East were heralded as “American heroes” by faculty, staff and students alike at ceremonies at Brewster High School, the […]

CAP Benefits from Brewster Rotary



The holidays came early for the Putnam Community Action Program, but no one is complaining. Brewster Rotarians presented a check for $5,000 to CAP executive director Judy Callahan last week from proceeds generated by the group’s first annual Red Rooster Open that took place in October at the iconic roadside eatery’s miniature golf course on Route 22 in Southeast. Richard […]

Senior Luncheons at CV Starr and JFK Elementary



All senior citizens in the Brewster School District are invited to attend a Special Luncheon on Friday, November 19, at the John F. Kennedy Elementary School at 31 Foggintown Road in Brewster. Lunch will be served at 11am with a special student presentation immediately following. A second luncheon will be held Thursday, December 9, at the CV Starr Intermediate School […]

Two New Trustees to Join Brewster Board



Two new members were elected to the Village Board of Trustees last week, after four candidates had been vying for two trustee seats. Tom Boissonnault and Mary Bryde defeated four-year incumbent Yoshihiko Ito and planning board member Renee Diaz. Trustee Bill Banks chose not to run for reelection. Last week, Mayor James Schoenig and Village Clerk Peter Brewter Hansen said […]