Entries by Brian K. Austin

LIVING WELL WORKSHOP SERIES TO BEGIN MAY 9

 LIVING WELL WORKSHOP SERIES TO BEGIN MAY 9  BREWSTER, NY—Putnam County residents can attend a free six-week Living Well workshop series, beginning May 9, at Putnam Hospital Center. Individuals living with or caring for someone with a chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, asthma, chronic pain or obesity, will learn ways to […]

Residents Report More Poor Mental Health Days

Residents Report More Poor Mental Health Days; Putnam’s Mental Health Month events highlight message: problems common but treatable BREWSTER, NY— Mental health problems are terribly common: one in five Americans experiences mental illness in a given year. In Putnam County the numbers are similar, and may be rising. In a recent national survey, Putnam residents […]

D.A. & SHERIFF WARN AGAINST SCAM IRS CALLS: SENIOR CITIZENS AMONG THOSE TARGETED

D.A. & SHERIFF WARN AGAINST SCAM IRS CALLS: —SENIOR CITIZENS AMONG THOSE TARGETED— CARMEL, NEW YORK – APRIL 27, 2016:  Putnam County District Attorney Robert Tendy and Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith are warning area residents to be on guard against an IRS tax collection scam that has bilked victims throughout the nation.  In recent […]

County Executive MaryEllen Odell is once again pleased to invite Putnam County residents to the Children’s Expo & Public Safety Day, on Saturday, May 14th

Children’s Expo & Public Safety Day Brewster, NY, April 26, 2016—County Executive MaryEllen Odell is once again pleased to invite Putnam County residents to the Children’s Expo & Public Safety Day, on Saturday, May 14th from 11 to 3 at the County’s TOPS (Training and Operations) building on the Donald B. Smith Campus, 112 Old […]

Spring has sprung! That means some of Putnam County’s best attractions are about to re-open after a long winter

Spring has sprung! That means some of Putnam County’s best attractions are about to re-open after a long winter Boscobel : April 1st Wednesdays-Mondays 9:30am- 5pm Boscobel is one of Putnam’s top destinations that is about to open for the season. Visitors can tour the Boscobel House built in the 1800’s, walk through the blooming gardens and […]

Putnam County 4-H Fair is coming in July!

Putnam County 4-H Fair 2016 FAIR DATES: JULY 29-31 The Putnam County 4-H Fair is a 3-day weekend of fun and learning for everyone. Enjoy talented local musicians and dancers.  Have fun with games, crafts and animal exhibits.  Experience a country fair with an old-fashioned flair- the Putnam County 4-H Fair! Relax at the Shady […]

The warmer weather is here, and so is boating season! Our Sheriff’s Department is offering Boater Safety Courses, as well as Vessel Inspections

The warmer weather is here, and so is boating season! We want you to stay safe here in Putnam County. Our Sheriff’s Department is offering Boater Safety Courses, as well as Vessel Inspections at the Garrison Yacht Club, Oscawana Lake Marina, Mahopac Marina and MacDonald Marina. 2016 Boater Safety Course Vessel Inspection Schedule Garrison Yacht Club […]