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. The Hon. Victor G. Grossman, Justice of the NYS Supreme Court served as the officiating Supreme Court Justice and offered court remarks. The Hon. Robert L. Langley, Jr., Putnam County Sheriff, offered welcoming remarks. District Attorney Robert V. Tendy led the opening prayer. Mr. Art Hanley, Deputy Director of Putnam County Veterans Affairs, led the Pledge of Allegiance. Mr. William Becker, representative from LiveonNY and an organ donor recipient, 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 citizen wishing to view photos and video of the ceremony please see below!

Thirty-two (32) Nations

NATION NUMBER OF CASES

  • ALBANIA 2
  • AUSTRALIA 1
  • BELGIUM 1
  • BRAZIL 1
  • CHINA, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF 2
  • COLOMBIA 1
  • CZECH REPUBLIC 1
  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 1
  • ECUADOR 2
  • EL SALVADOR 3
  • GEORGIA 2
  • GERMANY 1
  • GUATEMALA 3
  • INDIA 3
  • IRELAND 1
  • ITALY 1
  • JAMAICA 1
  • JORDAN 1
  • KOSOVO 3
  • MEXICO 1
  • MOROCCO 1
  • NEW ZEALAND 1
  • NICARAGUA 1
  • PANAMA 1
  • PERU 1
  • PHILIPINES 1
  • POLAND 2
  • PORTUGAL 3
  • REPUBLIC OF KOREA 1
  • SLOVAKIA 2
  • TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 1
  • UNITED KINGDOM 1

TOTAL PERSONS NATURALIZED 48

For further information, call:
Office of the Putnam County Clerk at 845-808-1142 Ext. 49301