Entries by Brian K. Austin

The Putnam County Youth Bureau & Youth Board held its “33rd Annual Youth Awards Dinner” on Friday, April 13th, 2018.

The Putnam County Youth Bureau & Youth Board held its “33rd Annual Youth Awards Dinner” on Friday, April 13th, 2018. The Youth Board recognized seventeen youth and one adult for their outstanding community service efforts in Putnam County. This year we were very fortunate to have Master Daniella Leifer from UMAC to be our Keynote […]

Putnam County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Scheduled for Saturday, May 5

BREWSTER, NY—Putnam County will hold a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Day for Putnam County residents on Saturday, May 5. The Putnam County Department of Health and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are co-sponsoring the FREE event, scheduled from 9 am to 12 noon (rain or shine) in the Canopus Beach parking […]

Odell Demands State DOT Fix Route 6

CARMEL, NY – With safety being the No.1 priority of her administration, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell demanded the repairing of Route 6 be a priority in a recent meeting with the New York State Department of Transportation. Senator Terrence Murphy and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne also attended the meeting. “State roads are the responsibility of […]

NYS Department of Public Service March 2018 Winter Storms & Related Power Outages Fact Sheet & Notice of Public Hearing

Dear Community Leader/Elected Official: The New York State Public Service Commission is sponsoring a series of public statement hearings regarding. To ensure full public participation, the Commission will hold the public statement hearings to solicit input and comments from your community concerning the utilities’ performance regarding the storm events. The hearings are open to members […]


Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti and County Executive MaryEllen Odell will be partnering with Donate Life NYS during Donate Life Month to increase enrollment in the New York State Donate Life Registry. Donate Life Month is a national month-long observance aimed at raising public awareness of the critical need for organ, eye, and tissue […]

Gonorrhea Cases Rise: PCDOH Urges Testing During STD Awareness Month and Afterwards

BREWSTER, NY— Cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) continue to rise in Putnam County and around the U.S.  In 2017, gonorrhea cases in particular rose in Putnam—nearly 60 percent, with an increase from 17 to 27 reported cases from 2016 to 2017. At the same time both chlamydia and syphilis numbers remained relatively stable, after […]


CARMEL, NEW YORK – March 20, 2018: Putnam County District Attorney Robert V. Tendy announced today the conviction after trial of 29 year old Connecticut resident Anthony Magliocco for the crimes of Burglary in the First Degree and Bail Jumping in the Second Degree. On August 28, 2014 the defendant arrived unannounced at the victim’s […]

Putnam County Passport Saturdays for April 2018

The Putnam County Clerk’s Office is extremely proud to host two Putnam County Passport Saturdays this coming April; one at its office located at 40 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, New York on Saturday April 7, 2018 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm, and at the Patterson Town Hall, 1142 Route 311, Patterson, New York on Saturday, […]

Putnam County Welcomes 48 New Citizens the the United States at the 3.14.2018 Naturalization Ceremony in Putnam, N.Y.

Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti hosted a Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse, Carmel, New York. Clerk Bartolotti administered the Oath of Allegiance to 48 new citizens from 32 different countries. The Naturalization Ceremony was opened by the American Legion Post 1080 Color Guard. […]