Entries by Brian K. Austin

The passing of Alfred S. Villani Senior Investigator for the Putnam County Sheriff Dept. & member of the Brewster Police Department

It is with deep sadness that I report the passing of, Alfred S. Villani. Al was Senior Investigator for the Putnam County Sheriff Dept. and an active member of the Brewster Police Department. Visitation will be 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Thursday August 11, 2016 pm at Cargain Funeral Home, Carmel. A Funeral Service will be […]

Putnam Hospital Center to receive the Bronze Key Award & Arms Acres to receive Community Champion Award

Putnam Hospital Center to receive the Bronze Key Award & Arms Acres to receive Community Champion Award Carmel, NY The National Council on Alcoholism & Other Drug Dependencies/Putnam (NCADD) will be honoring Putnam Hospital Center at their Golf Outing and 10th Annual Luncheon on Monday, September 12, 2016 for their exemplary contributions to alcohol and drug […]

P.I.L.O.T Intern Cameryn Curry Expresses Appreciation to County Executive MaryEllen Odell

P.I.L.O.T Intern Cameryn Curry Expresses Appreciation to County Executive MaryEllen Odell CARMEL, NY—AUGUST 4, 2016 As the P.I.L.O.T. Program has come to a close for many of the summer interns, Cameryn Curry, an intern in the Office of the District Attorney paid a visit to the County Executive’s Office to extend her thanks for the […]

My Experience at Putnam County Youth Bureau

For the past six weeks, I have had the amazing opportunity to intern at Putnam County Youth Bureau. Through the Putnam County PILOT Program high school, college and graduate school students are able to apply to intern with county departments to gain a hands-on experience in the field that they hope to one day work […]

Fresh Connect: The New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs has launched the third consecutive year of its Fresh Connect Checks program

Fresh Connect: The New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs has launched the third consecutive year of its Fresh Connect Checks program. Through this program, Veterans, Servicemembers, and their immediate family members (including surviving spouses of Veterans) are eligible to receive one set of 10 Fresh Connect Checks, each one bearing the cash equivalency of […]

Veteran Suicides – Good News?

The Department of Veteran Affairs recently issued a report say-ing that on average, 20 Veterans a day took their own lives. This number is down slightly from the previously used number of 22. Officials however are wary of saying the problem of Veteran sui-cide is getting better. It seems that using a better method of […]

Dying Veteran Emotional Last Request

Dying Veteran Emotional Last Request By Steve Goetsch, Public Affairs Specialist, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio Like many other young men in the late 1960s, Roberto Gonzalez answered when Uncle Sam called. He was drafted by the Army for service in June of 1969, a week after finishing school. Gonzalez, from South […]

Meet the Bozanic Family

Summer memories are special. Most of us should remember school assignments where we had to write about our summer vacation. Some of us took trips to exotic places, some stayed at home enjoying the local scene and actually some of us worked the entire summer. There is not one of us that could not narrate a […]

“Our Boots Are Made For Walking” at the Office for Senior Resource’s New Senior Walking Club

“Our Boots Are Made For Walking” at the Office for Senior Resource’s New Senior Walking Club The seniors at the Putnam County Friendship Centers enjoy various daily activities such as bingo, cards, exercise classes and socializing with each other.  This is something that the summer interns working at the Office for Senior Resources are learning.  As […]

PUTNAM COUNTY WELCOMES NEWEST CITIZENS PUTNAM COUNTY CLERK MICHAEL C. BARTOLOTTI SWEARS IN 36 NEW CITIZENS AT NATURALIZATION CEREMONY JULY 2016

PUTNAM COUNTY WELCOMES NEWEST CITIZENS PUTNAM COUNTY CLERK MICHAEL C. BARTOLOTTI SWEARS IN 36 NEW CITIZENS AT NATURALIZATION CEREMONY ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016 AT PUTNAM COUNTY HISTORIC COURTHOUSE   Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti hosted a Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 a 10 a.m., at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse, Carmel, New […]