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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Roger Ailes Senior Center in Cold Spring at Butterfield

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 […]

Food Safety Concerns Rise During Summer Months

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 […]

Putnam Expands Carmel Senior Center Program Room

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 […]

Eat Smart Restaurant Week Returns September 27 through October 11; Food Establishments Encouraged to Sign Up Early

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 […]

Pro Hockey Team, Stateline Whalers, to Call Putnam Home

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,” […]

Odell Honors Patterson Teen for Outstanding Volunteerism

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. […]