Entries by Brian K. Austin

Carmel Country Club Strikes Gold

As the season of tan lines and ice pops reaches its peak, we go back to a time when the blazing summer heat would drive local townspeople to their community lakes and pools.  In 1933, however, the sun was not the only reason locals flocked to the water, for it was in the town of […]

Putnam County Economic Development Corporation Announces Kathleen Abels as new President

Carmel, NY – The Putnam County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) today announced that Kathleen Dennehy Abels has been named President effective July 1, 2019. Abels has decades of experience in public relations, customer service, marketing, construction and project management. She recently completed a noteworthy career at NYSEG, culminating as their Manager of Community Outreach and […]

Holiday heat wave predicted

Summer is officially here and with it comes the possibility of soaring temperatures and high humidity. Staying cool and hydrated is the key to staying healthy and safe in a heat wave. A heat-related illness can affect anyone–even those who are young and physically fit, but those at highest risk are infants, young children and […]

The Red Mills Historic District Celebrates the 4th!

Remembering the Red Mills &  Falls of Mahopac Some history on the names Red Mills and Mahopac Falls According to Charles A. Raymond’s 1976 Historic Carmel, Mahopac and Mahopac Falls: a bicentennial profile, the region’s first mill, “Kirkham Mill”, was built around 1740 located in what we now refer to as The Red Mills Historic […]

County Clerk Michael Bartolotti Swears in 43 New Citizens at Naturalization Ceremony June 26, 2019

PUTNAM COUNTY WELCOMES NEWEST CITIZENS PUTNAM COUNTY CLERK MICHAEL C. BARTOLOTTI | SWEARS IN 43 NEW CITIZENS AT NATURALIZATION CEREMONY ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2019 AT PUTNAM COUNTY HISTORIC COURTHOUSE Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti hosted a Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse, Carmel, […]

Health Department and Putnam Hospital Center Host Public Health Summit IX

Health Department and Putnam Hospital Center Host Public Health Summit IX; Community Partners Collaborate in Planning BREWSTER, NY— More than 80 representatives from 44 agencies gathered together at Putnam Hospital Center for Public Health Summit IX on June 19. The goal was to review data and brainstorm plans for improving community health. While community health […]

Full Volume Test for Indian Point Sirens Set for Tuesday, June 18th, 2019, at 6:00 PM

Entergy is conducting a full-volume test of the Indian Point siren system in Westchester, Rockland, Orange and Putnam counties on Tuesday, June 18th at approximately 6:00 PM. During the test the sirens will sound for four minutes. WHUD Radio (100.7 FM) will test the Emergency Alert System immediately following the siren test. County officials will […]