Entergy is conducting a full-volume test of the Indian Point siren system in Westchester, Rockland, Orange and Putnam counties on Wednesday, November 28th at approximately 10:30 AM. 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 […]
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Celebrating National Influenza Vaccination Week, the Putnam County Department of Health will be offering a Last Chance Flu Vaccine Clinic for anyone who lives or works in New York State ages 18 years and older on Tuesday, December 4 from 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the Health Department’s main office, 1 Geneva Road, Brewster, […]
The winter storm of November 15, 2018 – November 16, 2018 has left the area with a mix of snow, sleet and rain. To ensure the safety of our seniors County Executive MaryEllen Odell has closed all Office for Senior Resources’s senior activities including Senior Nutrition Programs. “We were able to deliver emergency food supplies […]
The Trauma, PTSD and Suicide: Helping Professionals at Risk Presentation on 11/15/18 from 6-9 has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
BREWSTER, NY—Putnam County will hold a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Drop-Off Day for Putnam County residents on Saturday, December 1. The Putnam County Department of Health and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are co-sponsoring the FREE event, scheduled from 9 am to 12 noon (rain or shine) at Fahnestock State Park, Canopus […]
Carmel, NY – Putnam students may soon apply for paid and unpaid summer internships in county government through the Putnam Invests in Leaders of Tomorrow (PILOT) Program. Accepted students gain hands-on professional experience in areas such as finance, criminal justice, engineering, communications, information technology, law, health, psychology and more. The concept of the PILOT Program […]
CARMEL, NEW YORK – November, 2018: Putnam County District Attorney Robert V. Tendy announced today that on Wednesday, November 7, Andrew Hickey, of Carmel, NY was convicted after a jury trial of three counts of Burglary in the Second Degree and one Count of Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree. Tendy personally handled the trial. […]
BREWSTER, NY— Plastic film is everywhere: Store “carry-out” bags are made of it and paper towels come wrapped in it. Unfortunately most of it is not recycled, but the Putnam County Department of Health is trying to change that. Thursday, November 15 is America Recycles Day, and the health department is holding its Third Annual […]
BREWSTER, NY— It has been a long road, but Tobacco 21 is finally law in Putnam County. The new legislation, which goes into effect early in 2019, makes it illegal to sell tobacco, nicotine and vaping products to anyone under the age of 21. Previously the legal age to buy these products had been 18. Putnam […]
CARMEL, NY – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Putnam County Sheriff Robert Langely have released the following statement about the hate crime reported in Nelsonville on Oct. 30. “We have met regarding the hateful incident in Nelsonville. We are working together to make sure all resources are being deployed to apprehend those responsible for […]