Entries by Brian K. Austin

Putnam Remembers the Soldiers Overseas with Operation Defend the Holidays

CARMEL, N.Y. – During this season of giving, we need to remember that our greatest gift is that of freedom. For the second year, Putnam County Government and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department are working in a joint effort with United for the Troops to raise money to send comfort packages to those serving in […]

“Last Chance” Public Flu Vaccination Clinic Scheduled for December 10 at the Putnam County Department of Health

“Last Chance” Public Flu Vaccination Clinic Scheduled for December 10 at the Putnam County Department of Health Brewster, NY – The influenza season is upon us with flu activity being reported sporadically across the nation. In the United States, flu activity is usually highest between December and February, but cases may linger as late as […]

Putnam Officials Share Thanksgiving Cooking Safety Tips

CARMEL, N.Y. – Staying safe this Thanksgiving Day starts in the kitchen. Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Commissioner of the Bureau of Emergency Services Anthony Sutton urge residents to take the proper precautions when preparing your Thanksgiving feast. “Families come together on Thanksgiving to give thanks and create memories,” said Odell. “We want to […]

Odell Encourages Small Business Owners to Apply for Just Add One Westchester-Putnam

CARMEL, N.Y. – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced openings in Just Add One Westchester-Putnam, an entrepreneurial course, sponsored by the Westchester Putnam Workforce Development Board, designed to help participating small businesses grow and contribute to the economic growth in the region. The deadline to submit an application for enrollment is Tuesday, Dec. 1. The […]

Putnam Accepting Applications for 2016 PILOT Program Student Internship Program

Carmel, NY – For the third year, Putnam County Government will once again offer high school, college and graduate school students the opportunity to apply for paid and unpaid summer internship opportunities throughout its many departments as part of the Putnam Invests in Leaders of Tomorrow (PILOT) Program. “The PILOT program has been a win-win […]