Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti hosted a Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse, Carmel, New York. Clerk Bartolotti administered the Oath of Allegiance to 50 new citizens from 22 different countries.
The Naturalization Ceremony opened by the posting of the colors by American Legion Post 1080 Color Guard. The Hon. Victor Grossman, Supreme Court Judge, Ninth Judicial District, NY, served as the officiating Supreme Court Justice and offered court remarks. The Hon. Robert V. Tendy, Putnam County District Attorney, offered welcoming remarks. Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. led the opening prayer. Mr. Art Hanley, Deputy Director of Putnam County Veterans Affairs, led the Pledge of Allegiance. Isabella Ciatto, a junior at Carmel High School, presented the gathering with beautiful renditions of the “Star Spangled Banner” and God Bless America.”
After the ceremony, a coffee and cake reception was held to welcome our newest citizens.
Any citizen wishing to view photos and video of the ceremony they can be found at the bottom of this post or visit our Facebook page.
Twenty-two (22) Nations
NATION NUMBER OF CASES
CZECH REPUBLIC 1
EL SALVADOR 1
UNITED KINGDOM 5
TOTAL PERSONS NATURALIZED 50
For further information, call:
Office of the Putnam County Clerk at 845-808-1142 Ext. 49301