50 New Citizens are Sworn in at Naturalization Ceremony September 12 2018 at the Historic Courthouse

PUTNAM COUNTY WELCOMES NEWEST CITIZENS

PUTNAM COUNTY CLERK MICHAEL C. BARTOLOTTI SWEARS IN 50 NEW CITIZENS AT NATURALIZATION CEREMONY ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018AT PUTNAM COUNTY HISTORIC COURTHOUSE

Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti hosted a Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse, Carmel, New York.  Clerk Bartolotti administered the Oath of Allegiance to 50 new citizens from 26 different countries.

The Naturalization Ceremony opened by the posting of the colors by American Legion Post 1080 Color Guard.  The John W. Sweeny, Jr., Associate Justice of the NYS Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, First Judicial Department served as the officiating Supreme Court Justice and offered court remarks.  The Hon. MaryEllen Odell, Putnam County Executive, offered welcoming remarks.  Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. led the opening prayer.  Mr. Karl Rohde, Director of Putnam County Veterans Affairs, led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Ms. William Becker, representative from LiveonNY and an organ donor recipient, gave the Keynote Speech.  Isabella Ciatto, a junior at Carmel High School, presented the gathering with beautiful renditions of the “Star Spangled Banner” and God Bless America.”

After the ceremony, a coffee and cake reception was held to welcome our newest citizens.

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Twenty-six (26) Nations

NATION                                                        NUMBER OF CASES

  • ALBANIA                                                                 3
  • BRAZIL                                                                     2
  • BELGIUM                                                                 1
  • BELIZE                                                                      1
  • BOLIVIA                                                                   1
  • CANADA                                                                  4
  • CHINA, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF                                   1
  • COLOMBIA                                                              2
  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC                                       2
  • ECUADOR                                                                9
  • GUATEMALA                                                          2
  • GUYANA                                                                  1
  • HAITI                                                                         1
  • INDIA                                                                                    1
  • ITALY                                                                                    1
  • KOSOVO                                                                   1
  • PHILIPPINES                                                                        2
  • POLAND                                                                   4
  • PORTUGAL                                                              3
  • SLOVAKIA                                                               1
  • SPAIN                                                                                    1
  • TUNISIA                                                                    1
  • UKRAINE                                                                 1
  • UNITED KINGDOM                                                            2
  • URUGUAY                                                               1
  • VENEZUELA                                                                        1

TOTAL PERSONS NATURALIZED                 50