Entries by Brian K. Austin

Matthew DeRosa, a graduate of Mahopac High School and sophomore attending St. Anselm College became the youngest to get a hole in one in Putnam County Golf Course history.

MAHOPAC, NEW YORK—JULY 1, 2016 On Friday, July 1st Matthew DeRosa, a graduate of Mahopac High School and sophomore attending St. Anselm College became the youngest to get a hole in one in Putnam County Golf Course history. “Being the youngest player to ever get a hole in one in Putnam County Golf Course history […]

Take a look at the CTC Summer Newsletter

Take a look at the CTC Summer Newsletter! The Summer Newsletter 2016    Communities That Care (CTC) is a five step comprehensive prevention approach that provides research-based tools to help communities identify and address risk and protective factors associated with substance abuse, delinquency, teen pregnancy, school dropout and violence. This approach was developed by researchers […]

Water Emergency in Mahopac; County Executive and Health Department Step In

Water Emergency in Mahopac; County Executive and Health Department Step In BREWSTER, NY— A public health emergency was in the making according to Interim Health Commissioner Michael Nesheiwat, MD. On Thursday, with the Chateau Ridge well water system in Mahopac barely functioning and with no hope of immediate repair, County Executive MaryEllen Odell authorized an emergency […]

Summer Activities Increase Risk for Foodborne Illness; PCDOH Advises “When in Doubt, Throw it Out”

Summer Activities Increase Risk for Foodborne Illness; PCDOH Advises “When in Doubt, Throw it Out” Brewster, NY – Each year, 1 in 6 people get food poisoning nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, meaning approximately 48 million Americans get sick by consuming contaminated foods or beverages, and 3,000 of them die. […]

GOLDEN MILE WALKERS : March of Dimes

GOLDEN MILE WALKERS : March of Dimes The Retired Senior Volunteer Program, sponsored by the Putnam County Office for Senior Resources, held a “Golden Mile Walk” raising money for the March of Dimes. On June 7th, thirty-two seniors from RSVP participated in the 22nd annual “Golden Mile Walk”.   Seniors met at the William Koehler Senior Center […]

Putnam County Moves Forward on Commitment to Butterfield Development

Putnam County Moves Forward on Commitment to Butterfield Development PUTNAM COUNTY, NY (June 14, 2016) – County Executive MaryEllen Odell announces progress towards the redevelopment of the former Butterfield Hospital Center in Cold Spring.  Architectural design firm, Todd Zwigard Architects (TZA), was awarded the contract to redesign the Lahey Pavilion, which will house a new […]

Talking to Your Child about the Shooting

Talking to Your Child about the Shooting June 13, 2016, Brewster, NY—Shootings are tragic events that provoke heavy emotions across the country. These emotions spread into the homes of many, raising thoughts and questions within society. Children often struggle emotionally when they hear of such tragedies; they may not understand or know how to deal […]

CARMEL SPORTS ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH DEDICATION TO THE SULLIVAN FAMILY AND MURIEL CORNISH CARMEL, NEW YORK- JUNE 18, 2016

CARMEL SPORTS ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH DEDICATION TO THE SULLIVAN FAMILY AND MURIEL CORNISH CARMEL, NEW YORK- JUNE 18, 2016 Upon its 20th anniversary, the Carmel Sports Association, in conjunction with the grand re-opening of Camarda Park, will hold its NO PLACE LIKE HOME celebration on Saturday, June 18th from 12:00pm to 4:00pm, with a […]

Ken Clair Named Putnam County Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Services

Ken Clair Named Putnam County Deputy Commissioner of Emergency Services Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell announces the appointment of Ken Clair as Deputy Commissioner of the Bureau of Emergency Services.  This is a second Deputy position added to improve workload management associated with Putnam County’s 911 Center, Fire & EMS Training, special teams, as well […]