Entries by Brian K. Austin

Odell Demands State DOT Fix Route 6

CARMEL, NY – With safety being the No.1 priority of her administration, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell demanded the repairing of Route 6 be a priority in a recent meeting with the New York State Department of Transportation. Senator Terrence Murphy and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne also attended the meeting. “State roads are the responsibility of […]

NYS Department of Public Service March 2018 Winter Storms & Related Power Outages Fact Sheet & Notice of Public Hearing

Dear Community Leader/Elected Official: The New York State Public Service Commission is sponsoring a series of public statement hearings regarding. To ensure full public participation, the Commission will hold the public statement hearings to solicit input and comments from your community concerning the utilities’ performance regarding the storm events. The hearings are open to members […]


Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti and County Executive MaryEllen Odell will be partnering with Donate Life NYS during Donate Life Month to increase enrollment in the New York State Donate Life Registry. Donate Life Month is a national month-long observance aimed at raising public awareness of the critical need for organ, eye, and tissue […]

Gonorrhea Cases Rise: PCDOH Urges Testing During STD Awareness Month and Afterwards

BREWSTER, NY— Cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) continue to rise in Putnam County and around the U.S.  In 2017, gonorrhea cases in particular rose in Putnam—nearly 60 percent, with an increase from 17 to 27 reported cases from 2016 to 2017. At the same time both chlamydia and syphilis numbers remained relatively stable, after […]


CARMEL, NEW YORK – March 20, 2018: Putnam County District Attorney Robert V. Tendy announced today the conviction after trial of 29 year old Connecticut resident Anthony Magliocco for the crimes of Burglary in the First Degree and Bail Jumping in the Second Degree. On August 28, 2014 the defendant arrived unannounced at the victim’s […]

Putnam County Passport Saturdays for April 2018

The Putnam County Clerk’s Office is extremely proud to host two Putnam County Passport Saturdays this coming April; one at its office located at 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York on Saturday April 7, 2018 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm, and at the Patterson Town Hall, 1142 Route 311, Patterson, New York on Saturday, […]

Putnam County Welcomes 48 New Citizens the the United States at the 3.14.2018 Naturalization Ceremony in Putnam, N.Y.

Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti hosted a Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse, Carmel, New York. Clerk Bartolotti administered the Oath of Allegiance to 48 new citizens from 32 different countries. The Naturalization Ceremony was opened by the American Legion Post 1080 Color Guard. […]


Brewster, NY—The eighth annual County Health Rankings have been released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. For the eighth consecutive year, Putnam County ranks among the top five counties in New York State. Putnam is fifth in health outcomes based on length and quality of life, and […]

The Child Advocacy Center of Putnam County to “Plant” Pinwheel Garden on March 31st

February 14, 2018 Brewster, NY – Every kid deserves a great childhood that’s carefree and full of promise. The Child Advocacy Center of Putnam County and Prevent Child Abuse New York’s “Pinwheels for Prevention” campaign are once again using pinwheels to plant that message in Putnam County. “April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Pinwheels are […]

The Child Advocacy Center of Putnam County Welcomes Guest Speaker Derek Clark at Champions for Children Breakfast

February 26, 2018, Brewster, NY   In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Child Advocacy Center of Putnam County is proud to present the second annual Champions for Children Breakfast on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, from 8-10 a.m. at the Putnam County Golf Course located at 187 Hill St. in Mahopac. Motivational speaker […]