Entries by Brian K. Austin

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Putnam County Restaurants

JOIN US MARCH 11 TO THE 24TH OVER 200 RESTAURANTS IN THE MID- AND LOWER- HUDSON VALLEY OFFER SPECIAL 3-COURSE MEALS FOR A FRACTION OF THE PRICE DURING THIS TWO-WEEK EVENT. NO TICKETS REQUIRED. LUNCH: $22.95, DINNER: $32.95. SEE DIRECTORY ONLINE FOR PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS. RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. VISIT VALLEYTABLE.COM/HVRW FOR MORE INFORMATION. PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS IN […]

Putnam County continues to monitor the weather as strong winds move into our area. NYSEG & Central Hudson on standby. Gusts up to 36 MPH are possible

The Putnam County Emergency Operations Center is monitoring the strong winds that will transition into our area this evening. Winds are expected to pick up in intensity through the night with gusts of up to 36 MPH possible by 4 PM Monday evening. Winds are expected to diminish by early Tuesday morning. “Our Emergency Operations […]

A mix of snow, sleet and rain is expected in our area that will persist through the night. At this time we are not expecting any delays or cancelations. Employees should use caution when traveling.

Snow will continue shifting through over the next few hours, continuing through 8-10pm. Afterwards, a changeover to freezing rain is anticipated as temperatures slowly warm up through the overnight/early morning hours. It is expected that there will be a changeover back to rain/snow just before dawn. Conditions are then expected to dry out after dawn. […]

Full Volume Test for Indian Point Sirens Set for Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, at 10:30 AM

Full Volume Test for Indian Point Sirens Set for Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, at 10:30 AM Entergy is conducting a full-volume test of the Indian Point siren system in Westchester, Rockland, Orange and Putnam counties on Wednesday, February 20th at approximately 10:30 AM. During the test the sirens will sound for four minutes. WHUD Radio […]

Due To the Storm All Putnam County Offices With the Exception of Essential Services Will be Closing at 12 Noon Today, Tuesday February 12, 2019

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell met with her Executive ICS Team to discuss the current weather conditions. The forecast calls for steady snow throughout most of the day changing to sleet and ice as the evening approaches. These conditions will make travel dangerous as the day progresses. Due to these conditions, Putnam County with the […]

Football Memories: A Brewster High School Throwback

As we approach Super Bowl LIII this weekend, here’s a throwback from Brewster High School’s football team. 70 years ago the Brewster Bears had a winning season of 5-1-1 and they were crowned County Football Champions.  Some of the great players that year included quarterback Jim Casey, left halfback Doug Ruffles and fullback Doug Scolpino.  […]

Dangerous cold front has moved into our region bringing lows of -1 F and wind chills of -15 F. These temperatures will pose a danger to humans and animals

As the day progresses we will see the outside temperature dip to a low of -1 F and wind speeds increase. This combination will create dangerous wind chills of -15 F during the overnight. These temperatures are dangerous for humans as well as pets. The Putnam County Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor the situation. […]