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Putnam Area Rapid Transit Rolls to a New Operator

Vincent Tamagna is smiling these days. More...

General Stories

Putnam Youth Forum Attracts Students From Across the County

One hundred young men and women from Brewster, Carmel, Mahopac, Haldane and Putnam Valley High Schools learned about teen addictions, the media, college and sex along with other topics during last week’s 20th annual Putnam Youth Forum,  More...

Hundreds Attend Senior Health Fair At PHC

Louise Cantarella of Carmel, a volunteer at Putnam Hospital Center, was relieved that her blood pressure was perfect. More...

Talk About Robbery, Inside Bank Held Up Before, Leads to Arrest, Huge Response

A Mahopac man has learned the hard way: Don’t talk about robbing a bank when you are doing business in a bank branch that had been held up five months before.  More...

Cultural Events

Marlana Flannino’s Art Delights

Marlana Flannino’s talent as an artist shined Friday night when her one woman show “Art of Found Objects” opened at the Studio Around the Corner in Brewster. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

the price of suces

It is no longer possible to know everything. A universal scholar will be no more seen among men. More...

Word of the Week

infix  a derivational or inflectional affix appearing in the body of a word   More...

Letters to the Editor

Oliverio Responds on Transit, Kitchen Issues

Editor's Note: The writer, a Democrat, is running against incumbent County Executive Mary Ellen Odell for the job.  To the Editor:   Just a quick response to Ms. More...

Museum at Tilly Foster A Treasure

Editor’s Note: This letter was originally written to County Executive Mary Ellen Odell, and then provided to the Courier because Tilly Foster has been in the news recently.  To the Editor:  I wanted to take a few   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Amy L. Darby

Amy L. Darby, age 99, died Saturday, April 5. She was the wife of the late William F. Darby.   Mrs. Darby was born on September 4, 1914, in Liverpool, England to Harry M. and Edith T. (Clayson) Bews. More...

Martin R. Kessman

Martin R. Kessman, age 76, a lifelong resident of Patterson, died Thursday, April 3, at his home.  Mr. Kessman was born May 3, 1937, in Yonkers, to Milton E. and Beatrice (Avins) Kessman. More...

Evelyn Rosemarie DeBaerstrand

Evelyn Rosemarie De- Baerstrand, 76, passed away Thursday, April 3, at her home in Patterson.   Evelyn was born in Queens, NY, on August 11, 1937. She was the only child of Fred and Erika Stroebel. More...

Breaking News - 4/12/2014 7:01 AM

Cops arrest alleged church thief

Police: Took 15 items, including gold-plated chalices

A northern Westchester man accused of stealing two Communion chalices and cash from St. More...

Odell Grabs Putnam GOP Nod for Reelection

County Executive Mary Ellen Odell has been endorsed to seek reelection in November by the Putnam GOP.  The county’s Republican Committee held its designating convention Tuesday evening at the Putnam Golf Course in Mahopac Falls and unanimo More...

Hossu Not Guilty in Rape Case

Alexandru Hossu, the former personal trainer of District Attorney Adam Levy, who was found not guilty last week of raping a 12-year-old Southeast girl three years ago, may soon be released from jail.  More...

Heroin Epidemic Kills 38 Young People Across Putnam

Putnam’s heroin scourge has reached epidemic proportions with 38 young people fatally overdosing since 2012 and arrests increasing countywide for heroin sales and possession by more than 300 percent.  More...

Around the County

DOGS AND CHILDREN LEARN FROM EACH OTHER

Sunny, Tansy and Rodney have each found a home at Green Chimneys School. More...

Dinner Guests Charged In Jewelry Theft

Two 19-year-old Brewster women invited to a friend’s home for dinner won’t be asked to return after allegedly stealing jewelry from their host while the meal was being served.  More...

‘Men Who Cook’ for PARC

The Patterson Rotary would like to invite you to their annual "Men Who Cook" fundraiser on Saturday, April 26th, at 6:00 PM at the Starr Ridge Banquet Hall in Brewster. More...

Enterprise

Networking Roundtables

The Professional Women of Putnam will be hosting a Networking Roundtables event on April 16 from 6 to 8 pm. The “speed networking” dinner will be at Char Steakhouse, 151 Bryant Pond Road, in Mahopac For members, tickets are $15. More...

Sports

Football Standout Golinello Off to Mercyhurst College in Pa.

Brewster High School football standout Frank Golinello will be turning in his Bears jersey later this year for a Lakers uniform after signing a letter of intent to attend Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pa. in September.  More...

Harker Scores 100th Goal, ’Pac Girls’ Lacrosse Rolls

KINGSTON – This wasn’t about who could outscore who. More...

Haughney in Shutout

FREEDOM PLAINS – Not many people are able to figure out the Arlington High School baseball team, defending Section One, Class AA champions and participants in last year’s New York State Final Four.  And even when they do, the Admiral More...

Worship Services

Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration

Hear stories of survival at this interfaith communitywide commemoration of the Holocaust, at First Hebrew Congregation, including guest speaker Bernhard Storch. More...

Worship Listings

Update your Church’s listing by emailing us at Editor@pcnr.com, with WORSHIP in the Subject Line.   More...

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‘No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.’ ~Hal Borland