Some Gifts are too Large to Wrap

It was Christmas Day and a soldier came home from the war with nothing but the clothes on his back. Not having time to buy any presents, he avoided coming across anyone he might know, out of the embarrassment of being emptyhanded. While walking down the street an elderly couple saw the young man.  They invited […]

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Putnam Awarded REDC Money for Cooperative Feasibility Study

CARMEL, N.Y. – County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced on Thursday, Dec. 10, that Putnam County was granted funds through the fifth round of the New York State Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative to develop a cooperative county-wide blueprint for the future.  The state is supplying $50,000 for Putnam to lead a feasibility study with […]

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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

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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.