Entries by Brian K. Austin

Public Health Summit VII Draws Record Crowd

BREWSTER, NY— Breaking previous attendance records, 85 public health partners from 48 different community agencies convened at Putnam Hospital Center (PHC) last Thursday, September 7, for the seventh annual public health summit. Unlike previous years, the 2017 event focused on a single issue, health equity, and how by building a culture of equity, rather than […]

PUTNAM COUNTY PASSPORT SATURDAY-OCTOBER 14, 2017 NEW DATE!

***PLEASE NOTE CORRECTED DATE*** PUTNAM COUNTY PASSPORT SATURDAY-OCTOBER 14, 2017 In recognition of the upcoming holiday travel season, Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti is hosting a “Third 2017 Putnam County Passport Saturday” at the offices of the CARMEL TOWN HALL, 60 McAlpin Avenue, Mahopac, New York on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 9:00 am […]

Odell names Kenneth W. Clair Jr. acting Emergency Services Commissioner as Sutton retires

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell has named Kenneth W. Clair Jr. Acting Commissioner of the Bureau of Emergency Services (BOES) after the retirement of the current Commissioner Anthony W. Sutton. The change will be effective Tuesday, Sept. 5. “Kenneth Clair’s knowledge, experience and passion have made him an asset at the Bureau for decades,” said […]

Tilly’s Table is Ready for your Reservation

Tilly’s Table is Ready for your Reservation Tilly’s Table is taking your dinner reservations now, for dinner seating that will begin Friday, Sept, 8. The restaurant, located in the lodge on the county-owned Tilly Foster Farm in Brewster, will highlight organic and locally sourced ingredients. After the grand opening, Tilly’s Table will continue to be […]

Bogey finds a home with Putnam golf pro

MAHOPAC, NY – A stray dog found at Putnam County Golf Course in July was adopted by its in-house golf professional Jim Woods through Putnam Humane Society. Staff at the golf course found the 35-pound Beagle-Labrador mix wandering around the course and then by the carts. After catching the dog swimming in the pond, Putnam […]

This winter, don’t get left out in the cold…

This winter, don’t get left out in the cold… With the cold weather slowly setting in, the Putnam County Office of Consumer Affairs would like to remind you to use licensed and registered tradesmen for all of your home repairs. All too often, especially during the winter months, Consumer Affairs receives complaints from residents regarding […]

National Preparedness Month Observed for Fourteenth Year; “Prep Rally” Teaches Children How to Be Safe

BREWSTER, NY — Hurricane Harvey, like others before it, shows how challenging—and yet important—it is to plan for emergencies. This September, National Preparedness Month focuses on planning. The overarching theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” In Putnam County, the 14th annual observance is being promoted by the Putnam County Community Resilience Coalition (CRC), […]

Raccoon Test Positive for Rabies The raccoon was removed from Putnam Plaza Shopping Center in Carmel the evening of August 14, 2017.

The raccoon was removed from Putnam Plaza Shopping Center in Carmel the evening of August 14, 2017. Please contact the Putnam County Department of Health immediately if you or a pet had physical contact with the raccoon. For further information or questions, call: Health Department at 845-808-1390 (after hours – ext. 3)