Entries by Brian K. Austin

Blue Star By-Way marker dedicated in Carmel

Putnam County District Attorney was very happy to take part in the Blue Star Memorial By-Way Plaque dedication this past Saturday.  The Plaque has been placed in front of the Putnam Historic Courthouse. Exerpt: The project was named for the Blue Star in the service flag which hung in the windows of homes and businesses […]

Calling All Cat Lovers: The Feral Cat Taskforce Needs Volunteers

Brewster, NY—The Feral Cat Taskforce is looking for new volunteers. The organization traps, neuters, vaccinates and releases feral cats in Putnam County. The ultimate goal is to decrease the number of feral cats over time to reduce the risk of rabies. These cats may carry this deadly virus that attacks the nervous system. The taskforce, which […]

Philipstown Senior Center Construction Nearing Completion

CARMEL, NY- Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra recently toured the construction site of the Friendship Center of Philipstown to view the progress of the work being done. “It is incredible to see how far building’s transformation into the senior center has come,” said County Executive Odell. “The seniors on the western […]

Putnam County Organ Donor Day

Putnam County Unites with Hospitals, Businesses, Celebrities, Elected Officials & Advocates for 4th Annual Organ Donor Enrollment Day Now in its fourth year, Organ Donor Enrollment Day has one goal: to enroll as many New Yorkers as possible to be organ donors. Individuals, teams and organizations spent the day focused solely on educating and registering people […]

Reducing Mental Health Stigma is Priority for Putnam

Brewster, NY—  When Putnam County  residents were asked about the most important health priorities, mental health was a top concern—specifically reducing depression, anxiety and stress.  These local concerns are reflective of the current health trends. Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide and is a major contributor to the global burden of disease. Suicide […]

District Attorney’s Office Provides Computers To Cold Spring Police Department

CARMEL, NEW YORK – October 9, 2018: District Attorney Robert Tendy and Village of Cold Spring Officer-in-Charge Larry Burke announced today the purchase and installation of two Panasonic Tough Book Laptop computers. The computers have been installed in two police vehicles and were purchased using District Attorney Asset Forfeiture money. “These computers brought us from […]

Putnam County Golf Course Remembered Fondly by Leaving Pro

CARMEL, NY – After helping Putnam County Golf Course establish itself as a premier course in the Hudson Valley, PGA golf professional Jim Woods revealed that he is leaving his post after almost seven years.  He accepted a position the Head Golf Professional at the OMNI Bedford Springs Spa and Resort in Bedford Spring, Penn. […]

Human Trafficking In America: A Survivor’s Story

September 27, 2018, Carmel, NY – Safe Harbour Putnam County is proud to present Human Trafficking in America: A Survivor’s Story on Wednesday, October 10th, from 7-9 pm at the TOPS Auditorium at 112 Old Route 6 in Carmel. Admission is free. Due to the graphic nature of the topic, this presentation is not suitable […]