Entries by Brian K. Austin

Cold and Flu Season Arrives: Antibiotics are not always the answer, warns health department

Cold and Flu Season Arrives: Antibiotics are not always the answer, warns health department BREWSTER, NY— As the cold and flu season swings into full gear, visits to doctors’ offices will undoubtedly rise. To receive the best care, patients as well as doctors should stay informed about proper use of antibiotics. Two studies this year […]

250 Flags Frame Lake Gleneida in Honor of Veterans Day Row of Honor Raises Funds and Gives Thanks to our Military Vets

250 Flags Frame Lake Gleneida in Honor of Veterans Day Row of Honor Raises Funds and Gives Thanks to our Military Vets Completing its fourth year, the Row of Honor continues a Putnam County tradition of respect and gratitude for those who have served in the military this Veterans Day. The Row of Honor is […]

Putnam County Golf Course/Jim Woods, PGA The Transformation of Putnam County Golf Course Putnam County Golf Course – One of a Kind

Putnam County Golf Course/Jim Woods, PGA The Transformation of Putnam County Golf Course Putnam County Golf Course – One of a Kind Having been a PGA Golf Professional for over 20 years I have never seen such a transformation as I have at Putnam County Golf Course (PCGC) over the past four years.  When I […]

The Sewing Group that meets at the Putnam Valley Friendship Center wanted to find a new idea to do something to give back to the community and they did!

The Sewing Group that meets at the Putnam Valley Friendship Center wanted to find a new idea to do something to give back to the community.  Since all of the seniors love their pets, an idea came into play.  In the past, this group has made many pillows which were given out during the holidays […]

Lead Screenings and Water Testing Help Protect Children

Lead Screenings and Water Testing Help Protect Children Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Commemorated October 23-29 Brewster, NY—Children who are exposed to the toxin lead can have serious, long lasting health problems. That is why public health law requires testing lead levels in children’s blood at age one and again at two. It is also why […]

Putnam County Stands with Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center Against Domestic Violence FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20th at 1:30PM

Putnam County Stands with Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center Against Domestic Violence CARMEL, NY – On Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1:30pm, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and county employees will stand together on the steps of the Historic County Courthouse with the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center (PNWWRC) in an effort to raise awareness […]

Odell Presents 153.1M Budget and Sets Record Straight on County Fiscal Policies Proposed Budget Falls within NYS Property Tax Cap of 1%

Odell Presents 153.1M Budget and Sets Record Straight on County Fiscal Policies Proposed Budget Falls within NYS Property Tax Cap of 1% County Executive MaryEllen Odell unveiled her proposed $153.1 million budget for 2017 on Thursday, October 6, at the Putnam County Golf Course. At the widely attended meeting of the County Legislature, Odell’s presentation […]