Entries by Brian K. Austin

Karl Rohde Presents First Public Reading of “Hero’s Highway” at Arts on the Lake

Karl Rohde Presents First Public Reading of “Hero’s Highway” at Arts on the Lake KENT, NY (November 16, 2016) – On Veteran’s Day, The Arts on the Lake, Lake Writers Group hosted its annual reading.  Members of the group gathered to take in an array of writing genres from their peers, including memoirs, poetry, novel […]

Office of Senior Resources Annual Holiday Party is Coming in December!

Please join us for our annual HOLIDAY  PARTY to be held at the Putnam County Golf Course.  Our Mahopac Friendship Center will attend on Monday, December 5th.  Our Putnam Valley and Cold Spring Friendship Centers will attend on Tuesday, December 6th.  Our Carmel Friendship Center will attend on Wednesday, December 7th.  Doors open at 10:00 a.m. and lunch will […]

Workers Repair Pillars to Historic Putnam County Courthouse

CARMEL, NY — As the second oldest county courthouse still in use in New York State, it’s no surprise that the Putnam County Courthouse requires structural repairs from time to time.  On November 14, 2016, Putnam Highway Department workers, Joe Murdock, Justyn Lewis and Mark Semo, repaired pillars, which were added to the Courthouse during […]

Putnam Accepting Applications for 2017 PILOT Program Student Internship Program

Putnam Accepting Applications for 2017 PILOT Program Student Internship Program Carmel, NY – Putnam County Government will once again offer high school, college and graduate school students the opportunity to apply for paid and unpaid summer internship opportunities throughout its many departments as part of the Putnam Invests in Leaders of Tomorrow (PILOT) Program.  The […]

Last Chance Public flu clinic for Fall 2016 Final

The Putnam County Department of Health is offering a public seasonal flu vaccine clinic for Putnam County residents, 18 years of age and older on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, from 2:00pm -6:30pm at the Putnam County Department of Health, 1 Geneva Road, Brewster, NY. Flu is already being diagnosed in Putnam County, so take advantage of […]

Cold Spring Site Added to Health Department’s “Caught-in-the-Act” Contest on America Recycles Day

BREWSTER, NY— By popular demand, a third location—FoodTown in Cold Spring—has been added to the Caught-in-the-Act” Contest, commemorating America Recycles Day. From 2 to 4 p.m., on November 22, the recycling coordinator from the health department will be looking again for residents who recycle and rewarding them with a free reusable shopping bag, and social […]

MEDICARE  OPEN  ENROLLMENT  IS  HERE – October 15 – December 7, 2016

  This is the time of year that all people with Medicare can make changes to their health and prescription drug plans with new coverage to begin January, 2017. Medicare Advantage Disenrollment – January 1, 2017 through February 14, 2017:  if you are in a Medicare Advantage Plan, you can leave your plan and switch to Original Medicare.  […]

Senator Murphy Announces Securing $550,000 Grant for Renovations to OSR Friendship Center

Senator Murphy Announces Securing $550,000 Grant for Renovations to OSR Friendship Center On October 27, 2016, Senator Terrence Murphy came to the Carmel Friendship Center to  announce that he has secured a $550,000 grant to renovate the center.  County Executive MaryEllen Odell along with OSR Director Patricia Sheehy, Legislator Carl Albano,  Undersheriff Peter Convery, Judge […]

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Opens November 14, 2017

HEAP  Opens November 14, 2017 The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)will open on November 14th.  You may be eligible for a HEAP benefit if your income meets monthly income guidelines.  You may contact Marlene Hanley, HEAP Coordinator, at 845-808-1700 ext. 47121 for more information or to make an appointment.  Beginning November 14th, new clients may pick up an application […]