Entries by Brian K. Austin

PUTNAM COUNTY’S AGRICULTURAL & FARMLAND PROTECTION BOARD RELEASES NEW “KEEP PUTNAM FARMING” REPORT

PUTNAM COUNTY’S AGRICULTURAL & FARMLAND PROTECTION BOARD RELEASES NEW “KEEP PUTNAM FARMING” REPORT Original Research Includes Current Data on Farmers, Farmland and Local Community Access to Farm Products; Recommendations Identify Opportunities for a Vibrant and Diverse Agricultural Sector in Putnam County Cold Spring, New York – May 9, 2016 – Founded in 1997, the Putnam […]

Thank you for making this year’s Heart Walk amazing!

Our County Executive MaryEllen Odell revived a very nice Thank You message from Dawn Dorien – Chair, 2016 Putnam Heart Walk Executive Committee  Hi MaryEllen, You did it! This year’s Putnam Heart Walk was our best ever — thanks to you. Thousands of passionate, caring people came together to send a message: We want healthier lives, free of heart diseases and […]

LIVING WELL WORKSHOP SERIES TO BEGIN MAY 9

 LIVING WELL WORKSHOP SERIES TO BEGIN MAY 9  BREWSTER, NY—Putnam County residents can attend a free six-week Living Well workshop series, beginning May 9, at Putnam Hospital Center. Individuals living with or caring for someone with a chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, asthma, chronic pain or obesity, will learn ways to […]

Residents Report More Poor Mental Health Days

Residents Report More Poor Mental Health Days; Putnam’s Mental Health Month events highlight message: problems common but treatable BREWSTER, NY— Mental health problems are terribly common: one in five Americans experiences mental illness in a given year. In Putnam County the numbers are similar, and may be rising. In a recent national survey, Putnam residents […]

D.A. & SHERIFF WARN AGAINST SCAM IRS CALLS: SENIOR CITIZENS AMONG THOSE TARGETED

D.A. & SHERIFF WARN AGAINST SCAM IRS CALLS: —SENIOR CITIZENS AMONG THOSE TARGETED— CARMEL, NEW YORK – APRIL 27, 2016:  Putnam County District Attorney Robert Tendy and Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith are warning area residents to be on guard against an IRS tax collection scam that has bilked victims throughout the nation.  In recent […]

County Executive MaryEllen Odell is once again pleased to invite Putnam County residents to the Children’s Expo & Public Safety Day, on Saturday, May 14th

Children’s Expo & Public Safety Day Brewster, NY, April 26, 2016—County Executive MaryEllen Odell is once again pleased to invite Putnam County residents to the Children’s Expo & Public Safety Day, on Saturday, May 14th from 11 to 3 at the County’s TOPS (Training and Operations) building on the Donald B. Smith Campus, 112 Old […]

Spring has sprung! That means some of Putnam County’s best attractions are about to re-open after a long winter

Spring has sprung! That means some of Putnam County’s best attractions are about to re-open after a long winter Boscobel : April 1st Wednesdays-Mondays 9:30am- 5pm Boscobel is one of Putnam’s top destinations that is about to open for the season. Visitors can tour the Boscobel House built in the 1800’s, walk through the blooming gardens and […]

Putnam County 4-H Fair is coming in July!

Putnam County 4-H Fair 2016 FAIR DATES: JULY 29-31 The Putnam County 4-H Fair is a 3-day weekend of fun and learning for everyone. Enjoy talented local musicians and dancers.  Have fun with games, crafts and animal exhibits.  Experience a country fair with an old-fashioned flair- the Putnam County 4-H Fair! Relax at the Shady […]