Entries by Brian K. Austin

GOLDEN MILE WALKERS : March of Dimes

GOLDEN MILE WALKERS : March of Dimes The Retired Senior Volunteer Program, sponsored by the Putnam County Office for Senior Resources, held a “Golden Mile Walk” raising money for the March of Dimes. On June 7th, thirty-two seniors from RSVP participated in the 22nd annual “Golden Mile Walk”.   Seniors met at the William Koehler Senior Center […]

Putnam County Moves Forward on Commitment to Butterfield Development

Putnam County Moves Forward on Commitment to Butterfield Development PUTNAM COUNTY, NY (June 14, 2016) – County Executive MaryEllen Odell announces progress towards the redevelopment of the former Butterfield Hospital Center in Cold Spring.  Architectural design firm, Todd Zwigard Architects (TZA), was awarded the contract to redesign the Lahey Pavilion, which will house a new […]

Talking to Your Child about the Shooting

Talking to Your Child about the Shooting June 13, 2016, Brewster, NY—Shootings are tragic events that provoke heavy emotions across the country. These emotions spread into the homes of many, raising thoughts and questions within society. Children often struggle emotionally when they hear of such tragedies; they may not understand or know how to deal […]

CARMEL SPORTS ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH DEDICATION TO THE SULLIVAN FAMILY AND MURIEL CORNISH CARMEL, NEW YORK- JUNE 18, 2016

CARMEL SPORTS ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH DEDICATION TO THE SULLIVAN FAMILY AND MURIEL CORNISH CARMEL, NEW YORK- JUNE 18, 2016 Upon its 20th anniversary, the Carmel Sports Association, in conjunction with the grand re-opening of Camarda Park, will hold its NO PLACE LIKE HOME celebration on Saturday, June 18th from 12:00pm to 4:00pm, with a […]

Ken Clair Named Putnam County Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Services

Ken Clair Named Putnam County Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Services Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell announces the appointment of Ken Clair as Deputy Commissioner of the Bureau of Emergency Services.  This is a second Deputy position added to improve workload management associated with Putnam County’s 911 Center, Fire & EMS Training, special teams, as well […]

Putnam County Makes History Accessible Online Treasures of Putnam’s past to be published online with Hudson River Valley Heritage

Putnam County Makes History Accessible Online Treasures of Putnam’s past to be published online with Hudson River Valley Heritage April 13, 2016, CARMEL, NY – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and County Historian Sarah Johnson, Ph.D., have announced the County’s participation in the New York State regional scanning initiative called Hudson River Valley Heritage or […]

Public Health Summit VI Convenes Record Number of Community Partners; Nearly Three Dozen Community Interventions Highlighted

Public Health Summit VI Convenes Record Number of Community Partners;Nearly Three Dozen Community Interventions Highlighted Brewster, NY—More than 78 public health partners from 47 different community agencies convened at Putnam Hospital Center (PHC) on Tuesday, June 6, for the Sixth Annual Public Health Summit, organized by the Putnam County Department of Health with support from […]

PUTNAM COUNTY ROW OF HONOR NOVEMBER!

PUTNAM COUNTY ROW OF HONOR TO FLY THROUGH NOVEMBER 23RD “The Row of Honor is a beautiful way to show gratitude to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our safety and freedom,” says Putnam County Executive, MaryEllen Odell, “This biannual tradition means so much to both veterans who have risked their […]