Putnam Officials Share Thanksgiving Safety Tips

CARMEL, N.Y. – Staying safe this Thanksgiving Day starts in the kitchen. Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Commissioner of the Bureau of Emergency Services Anthony Sutton urge residents to take the proper precautions when preparing your Thanksgiving feast. “Families come together on Thanksgiving to give thanks and create memories,” said Odell. “We want to […]


Odell Encourages Small Business Owners to Apply for Just Add One Westchester-Putnam

CARMEL, N.Y. – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced openings in Just Add One Westchester-Putnam, an entrepreneurial course, sponsored by the Westchester Putnam Workforce Development Board, designed to help participating small businesses grow and contribute to the economic growth in the region. The deadline to submit an application for enrollment is Tuesday, Dec. 1. The […]


These People Think She's Making a Difference

… MaryEllen Odell has a vision and that vision is get more people to Putnam and for those who live in Putnam County to discover what they have.

Bernadette Castro

We now have a government worthy of the people of Putnam; and that makes me proud and I think it makes the people of Putnam proud.

George Pataki


County Exec. MaryEllen Odell Inauguration Speech 123114

County Executive MaryEllen Odell gives her inauguration speech at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse in Carmel, NY on December 31, 2014.