April 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Brewster PD Canine Falco Needs The Public’s Assistance

Brewster Village Police Department canine Falco, who joined the force last summer, needs your financial assistance.  More...

Greta Upham, Putnam’s Premier Volunteer, Dies At 88

Putnam’s NUMBER ONE volunteer, 88 year young Greta Upham, has died.  Upham dedicated her life to others with an amazing 54 years of volunteerism at Putnam Hospital Center.   More...

General Stories

Richard Duffy Becomes Putnam’s Latest Eagle Scout

Richard Duffy, a junior at Mahopac High School, has become Putnam’s latest Eagle Scout by receiving the honor at a ceremony Saturday in Mahopac. More...

Kim Tkacz & Anthony Teeter Wed

Kim Tkacz and Anthony M. Teeter wed Friday evening before family and friends at the Whitby Castle in Rye.  Tkacz, daughter of the late Barbara Gross and Eric Gross of Carmel, was escorted down the aisle by her father.  More...

Pinwheels for Child Abuse Awareness

Hundreds of pinwheels adorn Putnam County this week thanks to the Pinwheel Campaign in conjunction with April being declared as Child Abuse Awareness Month.  The Child Advocacy Center working in conjunction with county government spearheaded the More...

Sports

Carmel Boys Beat Putnam Valley

CARMEL – The Carmel High School boys’ lacrosse team put on a defensive clinic on Saturday afternoon, holding Putnam Valley to just one goal in the second half in a 7-5 victory over the Tigers in a non-league matchup. More...

Carmel Softball Looking To Snap A ‘Cold Spell’

Perhaps it’s fitting that the cold weather and late-winter storm have kept many high school spring sports teams in the gym for the better part of preseason, because as Carmel softball coach Jay Memmel said, “We’re looking to snap a More...

After Unreal Run Last Season, Brewster Baseball Wants More

Who could forget what happened last year, with an extraordinary and completely unexpected postseason run.  The Brewster High School baseball team was under .500 when the Section 1, Class A playoffs began last year, sporting a 9-11 record and ear More...

Letters to the Editor

Fake News from the Democrats

To the Editor:   More...

Mary Poppins Is A Hit At Brewster High School

To the Editor,   As a small child I still remember sitting in my living room with my family on a Sunday Night as “Tinkerbell” flew across the television screen, marking the beginning of a Disney Movie. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Joseph Silleck

Joseph Silleck, 83, a resident of Pawling, NY for 14 years & formerly a long time resident of Lake Carmel, NY passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 21, 2017. More...

Cable Worker From Brewster Dies On The Job In New Jersey

Paul Glatz enjoyed history, restoring antique vehicles and communicating via amateur radio.  The 62 year old resident of Brewster died suddenly Wednesday from an apparent heart attack while working at an all-girls high school in New Jersey.  More...

Paul A. Glatz

Paul A. Glatz, age 62, of Brewster, NY, formerly of Mahopac, NY, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Demarest, NJ.   Paul was born June 22, 1954, in New Rochelle, NY, to Albert and Nicolina (Vaccaro) Glatz. More...

Breaking News - 4/4/2017 11:00 AM

Peggy Pataki, mother of former governor, dies at 101  Free Access 

Margaret “Peggy’ Pataki, mother of former Governor George Pataki, passed away Monday at the Patakis’ home in Garrison at the age of 101.  The former governor thanked family, friends and colleagues for their “thoughts and prayers. More...

Gross Hailed As Advocate for Children  Free Access 

Longtime Teacher, Writer Receives ‘Champion for Children’ Award

Eric Gross, a longtime speech therapist in the Carmel schools and now the senior writer for the Courier and News & Recorder newspapers, was hailed Monday with the first Champion for Children award from the Child Advocacy Center of Putnam County. More...

Whither Daryl’s House? Will Pawling Actions Lead to Demise of Club?  Free Access 

A legal case involving Daryl’s House, the iconic music venue in Pawling that has an outsized reputation far beyond its borders, is generating attention throughout the music scene. More...

Life Returns To Tilly Foster Farm

Drive past Tilly Foster Farm in Southeast and feel good again!  April has arrived replacing March’s chill and snow and grazing on the farm’s front field are four magnificent alpacas.  Farm veterinary technician Teresa De Angelis More...

Enterprise

FROM THE CHAMBER

Small County, Big Obstacles in Putnam

The 7th annual gathering of Putnam County leadership was held this Sunday, April 2, at the Spain Cornerstone Park in Carmel. More...

Editorials

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Each Human Heart

There is within each human heart A sympathetic spring, And when touch’d by skillful hands ‘Twill sweet vibrations ring. “Twill cause a tear to dim the eye And trickle down the cheek; Disarm the brave of every nerve, And make the strung man weak. More...

Word of the Week

bemuse \bih-MYOOZ\  verb : to make confused : puzzle, bewilder; to occupy  the attention of : distract, absorb   More...

Columns

Gardening GUSTO

Shared Holy Days (and Southern Episcopalian Matzo Ball Soup)

Katherine Whiteside In the Christian calendar, Holy Week is April 9th - 15th, 2017. In the Jewish calendar, Passover is April 11th – 18th, 2017. 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...

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Weekly Quotation

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