CARMEL , N.Y. – Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park is known for many things. It hosts the annual 4-H Fair and the Daniel Nimham Pow Wow and is home to the Putnam County Veterans and Military Museum as well as related military artifacts and monuments. It may now be known to those in the canine […]
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Having the right people there at the right time turned what could have been the worst day for a New Jersey man into a fortunate situation. Robert “Bob” Beggs, a 78-year-old Riverdale New Jersey resident, was playing a round of golf at Putnam County Golf Course in Mahopac on Tuesday, July 14 when he went […]
Carmel, N.Y. – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and other elected officials participated in the groundbreaking ceremony of the Butterfield redevelopment project and the dedication of the Roger Ailes Senior Center on Wednesday, July 8 in Cold Spring. The Roger Ailes Senior Center will be a senior friendship and nutrition center, run by the Putnam […]
Brewster, NY – Warm summer weather, picnics and barbeques can present challenges to ensuring food safety. Food may be improperly cooked or stored, or simply left out in the sun too long, giving bacteria a chance to grow. Foodborne illness is a serious matter resulting in approximately 3,000 deaths nationwide each year. “Meat always must be cooked […]
County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Sheriff Donald B. Smith and Commissioner of the Bureau of Emergency Services Anthony Sutton are warning residents that although this year marks the first time that certain fireworks are legal to purchase and use in Putnam County, it does not mean they are harmless. “Independence Day is a joyous celebration of […]
Carmel, N.Y. – To the delight of its seniors, the Carmel Friendship Center recently expanded their exercise room, which holds a multitude of classes and events. The project was promised to the seniors by Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell when she declared 2014 “The Year of the Senior.” “If you want to know how your […]
Brewster, NY—After last year’s successful launch, the Annual Eat Smart Restaurant Week is back. The two-week event starts on Sunday, September 27 and runs through Sunday, October 11, giving customers an easy opportunity to enjoy delicious and healthy meals at participating Putnam eateries. One of last year’s crowd pleasers was spicy cavatelli with zucchini, leeks, extra virgin […]
The Federal Hockey League (FHL) announced that a new team, called the Stateline Whalers, will be playing the 2015-16 hockey season out of the Brewster Ice Arena, located in Brewster, New York. The team is owned by long-time minor league hockey operator Barry Soskin, a Chicago native. “Brewster is a fantastic location for our league,” […]
Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell recognized the efforts of 17-year-old Jasmine Rodulfo of Patterson, who completed more than 7,000 hours of volunteerism. “A role model to us all, Jasmine has accomplished more in terms of volunteerism than most do in their entire lifetime,” said Odell, whose volunteerism was the foundation of her career in government. […]
Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell went to Manhattanville College in Purchase on Tuesday to show her support of a four-point plan proposed by Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino to improve Gov. Cuomo’s campus sexual assault bill, which is pending in the State Legislature. “While we can all agree with the governor that rape and sexual […]