Entries by Brian K. Austin

Seniors Moved to Knights of Columbus as Renovations of the Carmel Friendship Center are Underway

CARMEL, NY –  Putnam County MaryEllen Odell announced that the County has begun the renovations of the Carmel Friendship Center at the Donald B. Smith Campus in Carmel. The new configuration of the building will allow additional services, more room for recreational activities, a larger dining area and an updated kitchen facility. While the work […]

PUTNAM COUNTY CLERK MICHAEL C. BARTOLOTTI SWEARS IN 48 NEW CITIZENS AT NATURALIZATION CEREMONY ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018

PUTNAM COUNTY WELCOMES NEWEST CITIZENS PUTNAM COUNTY CLERK MICHAEL C. BARTOLOTTI SWEARS IN 48 NEW CITIZENS AT NATURALIZATION CEREMONY ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018 AT PUTNAM COUNTY HISTORIC COURTHOUSE Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti hosted a Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse, Carmel, New York.  Clerk Bartolotti administered […]

Heat Wave Brings Health Problems

Brewster, NY- When the temperatures soar, health problems can arise. Staying cool and hydrated is the key to staying healthy and safe in a heat wave. Even those who are young and physically fit can suffer heat-related illness in extreme temperatures, especially when the hot weather lasts a few days. During hot weather, outdoor activities […]

Putnam’s Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers Moves Forward

CARMEL, NY – Putnam County’s lawsuit to hold the opioid manufacturers and distributors responsible for the rampant heroin and opioid abuse and deaths in our communities can proceed after several Motions to Dismiss were rejected in State Supreme Court in Central Islip, NY, on Tuesday, June 19. State Supreme Court Justice Jerry Garguilo denied several […]

Blue-Green Algae Arrives Early, Again

BREWSTER, NY— Blue-green algal blooms have arrived early for the second consecutive year. So far this year, seven public beaches in Putnam County have been closed due to harmful growth. Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are more than a simple nuisance. They can present a serious health hazard. Residents should be cautious when swimming, boating, or […]

Revised Road Work Schedule 6/18-6/22

***UPDATED REVISION*** Revision to the revision: Paving will commence during the day on Monday June 18, 2018 9am to 4pm, mon – fri Only the loop work will be occurring at night 8pm – 6am. Mon – thurs. Week of 6/24-6/29 Loops will continue sun – thurs 8pm-6am Any remaining milling & paving, shoulder backup, […]