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Breaking News - 2/3/2017 1:38 PM

Body Found in Brewster

Police and emergency responders were summoned to a heavily wooded area behind the new headquarters of Brewster Honda off Route 6 and Argonne Avenue Friday morning around 10 am for a report of a body being found. More...

Innovation in Classrooms Brings 21st Century Teaching and Learning to Mahopac School District

Walk into any classroom in the Mahopac School District and don’t be surprised to view children immersed in technological wizardry. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Soars in 2016

What a difference a year makes! More...

Theft of Donkey and Cart Planter Saddens Carmel Family

Gloria Maloney expressed great heartbreak Monday when lamenting the theft of a sentimental concrete donkey and cart planter taken from her yard off Fair Street in Carmel. More...

General Stories

Toni Barni, Career Carmel Educator, Loses Battle With Cancer

Antonette ‘Toni’ Barni was a fighter who battled for her children’s welfare both in and out of the classroom. More...

Putnam Unemployment Remains as Lowest In Region and Third Lowest In State

The NYS Department of Labor reported last week that for the month of December, Putnam’s rate of unemployment was not only the lowest in the region but the third lowest in all of New York State only behind Columbia, Tompkins and Albany counties. More...

Molloy Charged with $10 Theft of Newspapers

The chairman of the Putnam County Visitors’ Bureau, Barney Molloy, is facing larceny charges for allegedly stealing copies of the New York Times from bundles outside the Cupoccino Café in Cold Spring. Cold Spring Police Dept. More...

Sports

Carmel Rams Hockey Team Fights Cancer

Members of the Carmel High School varsity hockey team have raised $2,200 to benefit the St. Jude’s Cancer Hospital located in Tennessee, whose mission is to save children from all types of malignancies.  More...

Governing Body for Prep Sports Institutes Pitch Counts For Baseball

TROY –The Executive Committee of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) held its January meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy on Friday, and among several key items made two notable changes.  More...

Brewster’s Cuomo Earns MOW Honors at Peter Caruso Tournament

MAHOPAC – A Brewster High School wrestler had yet another outstanding weekend as he earned Most Outstanding Wrestler honors after capturing the 160-pound title at the 18-team Peter Caruso Memorial Tournament at Mahopac High School on Saturday.& More...

Worship Services

Worship Listings

CHABAD OF PUTNAM COUNTY 5 Fair Stree, Carmel 845 225 4770 www.PuntamChabad.org Rabbi Avi Korer conducts Shabbat services Saturdays at 10:00am. Education director Michal Korer. Hebrew school Sundays 10am - 12pm No membership necessary.   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

CAITLIN M. GIAMUNDO-CARDONA

Caitlin M. Giamundo- Cardona, died on January 21, 2017, at Westchester Medical Center. She was 28 years old.  Caitlin was born on April 5, 1988 in Willow Grove, PA. She was the daughter of Paul and Ronnie (Paduano) Giamundo of Brewster, NY. More...

MARY K. ‘MAE’ GALVIN

Mary K. ‘Mae’ Galvin, died Saturday, January 28, 2017, in Manhattan. She was 78 Years old.   Mary was born February 7, 1938, in Labasheeda, County Clare, Ireland, daughter of Patrick and Jane (Sullivan) Kenny. More...

Breaking News - 2/7/2017 8:14 AM

ICY CONDITIONS CAUSE SCHOOL DELAYS  Free Access 

A combination of rain and freezing rain has resulted in the delayed opening of schools throughout the region.  ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS ACROSS PUTNAM COUNTY WILL BE OPENING TWO HOURS LATE TODAY.  More...

Breaking News - 2/3/2017 3:29 PM

Former treasurer of Patterson FD sentenced to 33 months in prison  Free Access 

The former treasurer of the Patterson Fire Department, Albert Melin, who pleaded guilty last fall in U.S. More...

Ridership Hits Record High on Metro-North RR

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced last week that MetroNorth Railroad is seeing record ridership numbers, as is the Long Island Rail Road. More...

Former Treasurer Of Patterson FD Facing Sentencing Friday

The former treasurer of the Patterson Fire Department, Albert Melin, who pleaded guilty last fall in U.S. More...

O’Keefe Back in Jail After Agreeing to Plea

The case against a retired Carmel police officer, former Carmel town councilman and previous member of the Mahopac Board of Education will be the subject of a court hearing in February – after a plea deal was reached in connection with the case More...

Around the County

High achievers

SUNY New Paltz is proud to congratulate Thomas De- Marchi of Carmel, N.Y., for being named to the Dean's List for the fall '16 semester. More...

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Enterprise

FROM THE CHAMBER

Who Was The Best President?

With all the talk of the pros and cons of the current Administration taking place throughout the country, I asked friends who our best President was, especially from a business perspective.   More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Indian Corn Crop

It is stated that recent investigations show that the Indian corn crop of the United States is of more value than any other agricultural production, not even excepting cotton. More...

Word of the Week

nosocomial \nah-suh-KOH-mee-ul\  adj : acquired or occurring in a hospital   More...

Columns

Cunningham's Corner  Free Access 

Business in New York – Not So Fast

I am beginning to have an acute appreciation for being a business person in New York State, as we enter Week 7 of our new entrepreneurial life here at the Courier and PCNR. More...

Super Snack Sunday

(with Gladiator Dip and  Upping your Game Chex Mix)   More...

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