Entries by Brian K. Austin

Seventy Veterans and Residents Attend Row of Honor Kick-Off on Armed Forces Day

CARMEL, N.Y. – Armed Forces Day, a national commemoration of Americans serving in the five U.S. military branches, marked the kick off of Putnam County’s annual Row of Honor season at the Carmel VFW Hall, located on Route 52 in Carmel, N.Y. Preceded by a pancake breakfast organized by the Putnam County Joint Veterans Council […]

Good Day Hudson Valley visits Putnam’s largest business expo. Host, Lisa Kaslyn, interviews County Executive MaryEllen Odell and more!

Good Day Hudson Valley visits Putnam’s largest business expo. Host, Lisa Kaslyn, interviews County Executive MaryEllen Odell, former NY Jet football player and ESPN announcer, Marty Lyons, former Voice contestant, Amanda Ayala and several local business exhibitors, including Skin Serendipity, Boyd Artesian Wells and DMC Interiors

Annual Putnam Children’s Expo & Public Safety Day Draws Record Crowds

Annual Putnam Children’s Expo & Public Safety Day Draws Record Crowds Demonstrations, Food, Games, and Entertainment Make Learning about Safety Fun CARMEL, NY (May 24, 2016) – On Saturday, May 14th, the 11th annual Children’s Expo and Public Safety Day drew record crowds to the County’s TOPS (Training and Operations) building on the Donald B. […]

Memorial Day Events & Festivities Around Putnam County

Friday , Saturday , Sunday, May 27,28,29, 2016 Putnam County Joint Veterans Council- John Morris Memorial Watchfire Vigil, each night 6 PM-6AM May 27,28,29 Opening Ceremony Friday the 27th at 7:00 PM Flag Retirement through out the Vigil. Sunday May 29, 20156 VFW Post 1374 & Auxiliary, Carmel & American Legion Post 270- 9:00 AM Ceremony […]

Senior Luau 2016 Wednesday June 1st!

Please join us for our Annual Putnam County Senior Citizen Picnic to be held at the Putnam County Veterans’ Memorial Park Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This year’s theme: Luau Food, Entertainment/Music, Dancing, 50/50 Raffle We hope you can come and enjoy the fun. Be sure to wear your best Hawaiian […]

Putnam County Clerk Encourages Veterans to Take Advantage of Return the F.A.V.O.R Discount Program

CARMEL, N.Y. – As the county prepares to celebrate Veterans Day, Putnam County Clerk Michael Bartolotti reminds Putnam residents, who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, to participate in the Return the F.A.V.O.R. Discount Program to get year-round savings as a small token of appreciation. “Putnam County has always been a very patriotic community […]

GEORGE D’ALESSANDRO and GLORIA TROY Named “OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEERS” Among Putnam’s Senior Citizens

  George D’Alessandro of Carmel and Gloria Troy of Mahopac are the County’s 2016 Outstanding Volunteers, according to County Executive MaryEllen Odell.  Both Mr. D’Alessandro and Ms. Troy were recognized by the County Executive and Director of Office for Senior Resources, Patricia Sheehy, at the R.S.V.P. Luncheon held on May 6, 2016 at the Putnam […]

CARPE DIEM!

District Attorney Robert Tendy returned to his former job as Putnam Valley Supervisor for a few moments to help release Sterile Grass Carp into Putnam Valley’s Lake Oscawana. This was part of multi-faceted program to control weeds in the lake, and it was one of the last projects Tendy completed before he left Putnam Valley […]