Entries by Brian K. Austin

“Our Boots Are Made For Walking” at the Office for Senior Resource’s New Senior Walking Club

“Our Boots Are Made For Walking” at the Office for Senior Resource’s New Senior Walking Club The seniors at the Putnam County Friendship Centers enjoy various daily activities such as bingo, cards, exercise classes and socializing with each other.  This is something that the summer interns working at the Office for Senior Resources are learning.  As […]

PUTNAM COUNTY WELCOMES NEWEST CITIZENS PUTNAM COUNTY CLERK MICHAEL C. BARTOLOTTI SWEARS IN 36 NEW CITIZENS AT NATURALIZATION CEREMONY JULY 2016

PUTNAM COUNTY WELCOMES NEWEST CITIZENS PUTNAM COUNTY CLERK MICHAEL C. BARTOLOTTI SWEARS IN 36 NEW CITIZENS AT NATURALIZATION CEREMONY ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016 AT PUTNAM COUNTY HISTORIC COURTHOUSE   Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti hosted a Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 a 10 a.m., at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse, Carmel, New […]

July 12 was Mosquito Control Day in Putnam County

July 12 was Mosquito Control Day in Putnam County. Public Health Sanitarian Mike Luke shows Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Michael Nesheiwat, MD, Interim Health Commissioner, right, and Eric Gross, left, the mosquito larvae he had collected from a storm drain. One had developed into an adult flying mosquito in the jar in just a […]

Blue-Green Algae Arrives Early in Putnam County

Blue-Green Algae Arrives Early in Putnam County BREWSTER, NY— Algal blooms have arrived early in Putnam County lakes this year, due to the recent mild winter. So far this year, at least six beaches have been closed due to harmful growth. Algae can be more than a simple nuisance and may present a serious health […]

July 12 Set as Mosquito Control Day in Putnam;

July 12 Set as Mosquito Control Day in Putnam; Zika Education Bags Arrive at Town Halls BREWSTER, NY—Tuesday, July 12, has been designated “Mosquito Control Day” by County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Michael J. Nesheiwat, MD, Interim Commissioner of Health, calling residents to action to dump all standing water on their property. Zika “education bags” […]

County Executive Odell Names Zuckerman as Putnam County Representative to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board

County Executive Odell Names Zuckerman as Putnam County Representative to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board CARMEL, NY [July 5, 2016] — Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell has named Neal Zuckerman of Garrison to represent Putnam County on the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Zuckerman has served on the Metro North Railroad Commuter Council […]

MOODY’S ASSIGNS Aa2 BOND RATING TO $4.2M 2016 PUTNAM COUNTY BOND ISSUE

MOODY’S ASSIGNS Aa2 BOND RATING TO $4.2M 2016 PUTNAM COUNTY BOND ISSUE Solid Financial Operations Cited as Key Factor for Positive Rating CARMEL, NY (July 5, 2016) — County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced today that Moody’s Investors  Service has  assigned a bond rating of Aa2 for the recent $4.2 Million Putnam County  bond sale.  This […]

Health Department and Hospital to Residents: You Talk, We Listen! TAKE OUR SURVEY!

Take the survey. Tell us what you think about community strengths, and health-related issues and concerns. The Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) is being updated by the Putnam County Department of Health, Putnam Hospital Center and other public health system partners. The input of residents and those who work in Putnam is also important to […]

Putnam’s Hopes Raised Again for Back-to-School Tax Free Holiday Shopping

Putnam’s Hopes Raised Again for Back-to-School Tax Free Holiday Shopping A bill that would eliminate the county portion of sales tax in Putnam over a 10-day period in August passed the State Senate this week. The legislation, which was requested by the Putnam County government, would mean shoppers enjoy a 50 percent sales tax reduction, […]

Putnam County Youth Bureau is offering “FREE” Adventure Camp Program at Camp Herrlich. Slots are still available for kids, ages 9-15 years old.

Putnam County Youth Bureau is offering “FREE” Adventure Camp Program at Camp Herrlich. Slots are still available for kids, ages 9-15 years old. It is an opportunity for kids to build leadership skills through various activities, such as team building exercises and outdoor adventures. 2016 Registration 2016 liability 2016 MEDICAL FORM 2016