Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti Swears in 32 New Citizens at the Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 atPutnam County historic courthouse in Carmel, New York

Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti hosted a Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse, Carmel, New York.  Clerk Bartolotti administered the Oath of Allegiance to 32 new citizens from 20 different countries.

Prior to the ceremony, the County Clerk’s Office greeted the new citizens and presented them with important information about passports and voter registration.

The Naturalization Ceremony was opened by the American Legion Post 1080 Color Guard.  The Hon. James T. Rooney, Acting Justice of the Supreme Court and Putnam County Court Judge served as the officiating Supreme Court Justice and offered court remarks.  Undersheriff Paul Boscia led the opening prayer.  Mr. Art Hanley, Deputy Director of Putnam County Veterans Affairs led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Mr. William Becker, an organ donor recipient and outspoken champion in the organ donation movement, gave the Keynote Speech.  Samantha Altman, a senior at Carmel High School, presented the gathering with beautiful renditions of the “Star Spangled Banner” and God Bless America.”

After the ceremony, a coffee and cake reception was held to welcome our newest citizens.

Any citizens wishing to view photos and video of the ceremony are encouraged to visit www.putnamcountyny.gov/county-clerk or visit our Facebook page.

 

Twenty (20) Nations

Nation/Number of Cases

  • ALBANIA – 1
  • BRAZIL – 2
  • BULGARIA – 1
  • CANADA – 1
  • COLUMBIA – 2
  • ECUADOR – 2
  • GEORGIA – 1
  • GUATEMALA – 1
  • HONDURAS – 1
  • INDIA – 2
  • ITALY – 4
  • KOSOVO – 1
  • MEXICO – 1
  • NEPAL – 1
  • POLAND  – 3
  • SLOVAKIA – 1
  • SPAIN – 1
  • UKRAINE – 4
  • UNITED KINGDOM – 1
  • URUGUAY – 1

 

  • TOTAL PERSONS NATURALIZED                   32

For further information, call:

Office of the Putnam County Clerk at 845-808-1142 Ext. 49301