Entries by Brian K. Austin

From Carmel to Clemson: Remembering “Marie”

Putnam County Archives, February 19, 2020 – Recently, the Putnam County Historian’s Office was contacted by Mari Rosalie Noorai, Curator of Education & Interpretation, Department of Historic Properties at Clemson University, South Carolina. She was pursuing the identity of “Marie”, an African American servant featured in a photo in Clemson’s archives. Noorai’s department researches black […]

If you worked at or visited Salsa Fresca in Carmel NY on You may have been exposed to COVID- 19

HEALTH ALERT If you worked at or visited Salsa Fresca in Carmel, NY on July 7 from 7pm-8pm You may have been exposed to COVID-19. A member of the public who has tested positive for COVID-19 visited the restaurant during this time. Please watch for symptoms of COVID-19 which include fever, chills, shortness of breath […]

HEALTH ALERT | If you worked at or visited Tom & Jerry’s Bar & Grill in Brewster, NY on July 6 from 1:30pm-3pm  You may have been exposed to COVID-19.

If you worked at or visited Tom & Jerry’s Bar & Grill in Brewster, NY on July 6 from 1:30pm-3pm  You may have been exposed to COVID-19. A member of the public who has tested positive for COVID-19 visited the Bar & Grill during this time. Please watch for symptoms of COVID-19 which include fever, […]

Coronavirus Pandemic Disrupts Routine Vaccination, Putting Children at Risk;

Coronavirus Pandemic Disrupts Routine Vaccination, Putting Children at Risk;   Important to Get Kids Back on Track   BREWSTER, NY—Health officials have a new concern resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. While the practice of social or physical distancing has been quite effective in slowing the spread of that disease, there has been a significant decline in vaccination rates for the 14 preventable childhood diseases. The Putnam County […]

Phase 4 reopening | UPDATED TO REFLECT THAT MALLS WILL OPEN FRIDAY IN REGIONS THAT HAVE REACHED PHASE 4

Museums, exhibitions, historical sites and low-risk entertainment venues are now allowed to reopen in Putnam County as the Mid-Hudson region enters Phase 4 of the state’s reopening plan. Social gatherings of up to 50 people will also be allowed as will low-risk youth sports including baseball, softball, gymnastics, field hockey, cross country and track, with […]

HEALTH ALERT – If you worked at or visited TOPS Friendly Markets in Carmel, NY on July 2 from 5:30am-10:30am July 5 from 5:30am-8am You may have been exposed to COVID-19.

HEALTH ALERT If you worked at or visited the deli counter at TOPS Friendly Markets in Carmel, NY on   July 2 from 5:30am-10:30am July 5 from 5:30am-8am   You may have been exposed to COVID-19. Please watch for symptoms of COVID-19 which include fever, chills, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or […]