Entries by Brian K. Austin

Traffic Safety Board Red Light Offenders

Dear Parents and Community, Recently, the Putnam County School Bus Transportation Supervisors of the surrounding districts met with the Putnam County Traffic Safety Board. We met to discuss how we can work together as a team to effectively reduce the incidences of illegal passing of school buses. We have noticed an increase in these incidents […]

All Putnam County Government Offices, with the exception of essential services will be opening on a 2 hr delay for Mon 3/4/19

After meeting with the ICS Team and evaluating the impact of the current winter storm, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell has delayed the opening of all Putnam County Government Offices with the exception of essential services for 2 hours on Monday, March 4, 2019. Offices that normally open at 8:00 will open at 10:00 AM […]

Putnam County Emergency Operations Center is currently monitoring a winter storm that will impact our area beginning at 4 – 6 PM this evening

The Putnam County Emergency Operations Center is monitoring a winter storm that is moving into our area starting around 4 – 6 PM this evening. Heaviest snowfall amounts are expected to be during the overnight hours. Accumulations are estimated between 4” – 8”. Temperatures are expected to remain at or above freezing which will cause […]

County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti to Swear In New Citizens at Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, March 13

Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti to Swear In New Citizens at Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse in Carmel Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti will host a Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse, […]

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Putnam County Restaurants

JOIN US MARCH 11 TO THE 24TH OVER 200 RESTAURANTS IN THE MID- AND LOWER- HUDSON VALLEY OFFER SPECIAL 3-COURSE MEALS FOR A FRACTION OF THE PRICE DURING THIS TWO-WEEK EVENT. NO TICKETS REQUIRED. LUNCH: $22.95, DINNER: $32.95. SEE DIRECTORY ONLINE FOR PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS. RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. VISIT VALLEYTABLE.COM/HVRW FOR MORE INFORMATION. PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS IN […]

Putnam County continues to monitor the weather as strong winds move into our area. NYSEG & Central Hudson on standby. Gusts up to 36 MPH are possible

The Putnam County Emergency Operations Center is monitoring the strong winds that will transition into our area this evening. Winds are expected to pick up in intensity through the night with gusts of up to 36 MPH possible by 4 PM Monday evening. Winds are expected to diminish by early Tuesday morning. “Our Emergency Operations […]

A mix of snow, sleet and rain is expected in our area that will persist through the night. At this time we are not expecting any delays or cancelations. Employees should use caution when traveling.

Snow will continue shifting through over the next few hours, continuing through 8-10pm. Afterwards, a changeover to freezing rain is anticipated as temperatures slowly warm up through the overnight/early morning hours. It is expected that there will be a changeover back to rain/snow just before dawn. Conditions are then expected to dry out after dawn. […]

Full Volume Test for Indian Point Sirens Set for Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, at 10:30 AM

Full Volume Test for Indian Point Sirens Set for Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, at 10:30 AM Entergy is conducting a full-volume test of the Indian Point siren system in Westchester, Rockland, Orange and Putnam counties on Wednesday, February 20th at approximately 10:30 AM. During the test the sirens will sound for four minutes. WHUD Radio […]