County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti Swears in 29 New Citizens at Naturalization Ceremony September 14 2022

Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti hosted a Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Brewster High School, New York. Clerk Bartolotti administered the Oath of Allegiance to 29 new citizens from 22 countries.

The Honorable Anthony Molé served as the officiating Putnam County Judge and offered court remarks. Brewster High School NJROTC advanced the colors, and the Brewster High School Chamber Singers performed the Star-Spangled Banner. Sheriff Kevin McConville did the Prayer and Art Hanley, Deputy Director of Veterans Services of Putnam County led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance. Carlos Rodriguez, Assistant Principal of Brewster High School did the welcoming remarks and Milinda Mejorado, BSN, RN Renal Transplant Coordinator for Westchester Medical Center was the guest speaker. A rendition of God Bless America was sung by Brewster High School student Arianna Arocho. Pictures from the ceremony can be found on our website at


Nation                                                                         Number of Candidates

Albania 3
Argentina 1
Belize 1
Colombia 2
Dominican Republic 1
Ecuador 2
El Salvador 1
Guatemala 1
Honduras 2
Ireland 2
Italy 1
Jamaica 1
Japan 1
Kosovo 1
Mexico 1
Philippines 1
Poland 1
Portugal 1
South Korea 1
Uganda 1
Ukraine 1
United Kingdom 2


For further information, call:   Office of the Putnam County Clerk at 845-808-1142 Ext. 49301