Entries by Brian K. Austin

Get School Shots Now, Advises Putnam County Department of Health

Brewster, NY- August is National Immunization Awareness Month and back-to-school season is fast approaching! Along with gathering school supplies, parents should also ask… “Are my child’s shots up to date?” Vaccines are important for children of all ages – from toddlers to students leaving for college. In addition to the recommended shots for more than […]

Children’s Expo & Public Safety Day to be held Saturday, September 16th

For more information on sponsorship opportunities contact MaryBeth Ross@putnamcountyny.gov or call       (845)808-1400. Event Schedule 11:30 United Martial Arts Centers Front of TOPS 12:00 Songs by Belle Front of TOPS 12:00 Balloons by Jocko Front of TOPS 12:15 Jan Berlin’s Everything Animals Auditorium 12:45 Seven Stars School of Performing Arts Front of TOPS 1:00 Magic by Jocko Auditorium […]

Notice of Public Hearing August 23rd Amending Section 2.04 of the Putnam County Charter Entitled “Powers and Duties” of the Legislature, which was adopted by the Putnam County Legislature on August 1, 2017 by Resolution R#171.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the County Executive of the County of Putnam at Room 300 of the County Office Building, 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York 10512 on the 23rd day of August at 3:30 P.M. and again at 6:30 P.M. concerning: A LOCAL LAW Amending Section […]

CONTRACTOR EROSION & SEDIMENT CONTROL TRAINING SEPTEMBER 26TH

PUTNAM COUNTY SWCD In conjunction with Dutchess County SWCD Present a CONTRACTOR EROSION & SEDIMENT CONTROL TRAINING The Putnam County Soil & Water Conservation District will be hosting a 4-hour Erosion & Sediment Control Training for Contractors, Developers, Engineers and individuals involved in soil disturbance activities Under the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Stormwater Permit, […]

AT&T Teams Up with Putnam County Executive, Sheriff and County Clerk to Educate the Public on the Dangers of Smartphone Distracted Driving

AT&T Teams Up with Putnam County Executive, Sheriff and County Clerk to Educate the Public on the Dangers of Smartphone Distracted Driving  AT&T’s Nationally-touring virtual reality simulator will make a pit-stop in Putnam County to drive home the message of It Can (All) Wait Behind the Wheel on Tuesday, July 25 WHO/WHY:       AT&T* research shows […]

An Intern’s Perspective: The Importance of Balancing Theoretical Learning with Real Life Career Exposure

An Intern’s Perspective: The Importance of Balancing Theoretical Learning with Real Life Career Exposure Guest Column by Kristen Reilly, Marist College student and Putnam County PILOT Program intern As a rising junior at Marist College, I can personally attest to the importance of internships, shadowing opportunities, leadership programs, and everything in between.  This summer, I […]

Preventing Heat-Related Illness

Brewster, NY- When the temperatures soar this summer, stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed. Anyone at any time, even those who are physically fit, can suffer heat-related illness in extreme temperatures. “Residents should be careful and take precautions during a hot spell lasting a few days. Watch out for your family, friends and neighbors […]

Low Cost Spay and Neuter Services for Cats

This year to date Stray HELP has Handled/handling 71 cats and kittens through our adoption program; includes abandoned, neglected and young enough to socialize kittens. Transferred 12 cats and kittens to local shelters. Working to take another 26 kittens off the street, that we have been alerted to. Spayed/neutered 248 high risk cats. Each one […]