MTA Payroll Tax Decision Ruling MTA Payroll Tax Unconstitutional “The MTA payroll tax was created in May of 2009 as a mechanism for the MTA to dig itself out of a projected $1.8 billion budgetary shortfall, which created an unjust and inequitable burden on the taxpayers of Putnam County. In light of this unfair treatment, […]
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MERCHANT ALERT 08-21-12 DON’T FALL VICTIM TO UNREGISTERED PAVING COMPANIES Putnam County Director of Consumer Affairs, Jean Noel, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith issue this consumer alert: Information received by law enforcement agencies throughout northern Westchester and Putnam Counties indicate that paving companies, that are not registered with […]
Putnam County Youth Bureau Pegasus program is About: Understanding alcohol and drug dependency Coping skills Fun activities New friends Pegasus is held on Thursday nights beginning October 11, 2012 at the Putnam County Youth Bureau from 6 pm to 7:30 pm A free confidential program for children ages 6 to 14, who have a parent […]
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Another Fabulous Celebration was had at Putnam’s Bicentennial Celebration. We had a special event at Constitution island with a wonderful boat ride, food, music and a great fireworks display. Here are some images from the festivities! Please Enjoy the slide show of the pictures provided by Russell Cusick photographer/painter/multiple medium artist
2012 County Health Ranking The County Health Rankings is the most comprehensive report of its kind to rank the overall health of nearly every county in all 50 states. The report uses a standard way to measure how healthy people are and how long they live. The County Health Rankings report helps residents understand how […]
If you would like to get a preview of what is going to be discussed at an up coming legislative meeting, look no further! Click here to see the current listing of up coming meetings with their respective agendas.
With people hitting the beaches this summer, many will try surfing and swimming to stay in shape. It is important to remember that rip currents are dangerous and can reach speeds of 8 feet/ second. June’s National Rip Current Awareness Week is an opportunity to remind us to stay safe in the sea.
Green tea has health benefits which are largely due to its high content of flavonoids — plant-derived compounds that are antioxidants. Some studies have found an association between consuming green tea and a reduced risk for several cancers, including, skin, breast, lung, colon, esophageal, and bladder.
With temperatures predicted to reach the 90s in parts of the area, the Putnam County Department of Health is urging residents to stay out of the heat. If you must be outdoors in sweltering conditions there are precautions you can take to avoid heat-related illness. Anyone at any time, even those who are physically fit, […]