Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day! Though most of us are patriotic all year round, the Fourth of July gives us a chance to truly celebrate our independence. As we spend time with our friends and families at parades, barbecues and fireworks displays, I ask that everyone take a moment to remember all the Americans who served throughout […]


Putnam Officials Urge Fireworks Safety When Celebrating Independence Day

County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Sheriff Donald B. Smith and Commissioner of the Bureau of Emergency Services Anthony Sutton are warning residents that although this year marks the first time that certain fireworks are legal to purchase and use in Putnam County, it does not mean they are harmless. “Independence Day is a joyous celebration of […]


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 […]


Thank You to the Golf Outing Sponsors

Lunch Sponsors Paleen Construction Corp. 293 NY-100, Somers, NY 10589 (914) 277-8084 Garon Fence Co. 323 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 (914) 666-5596 Cocktail Hour Sponsors Spain Agency 625 Route 6  Mahopac, NY 10541 (845) 628-4500 Highway Rehab Corp. 2258 Route 22, Brewster, NY 10509 (845) 278-9645 Beverage Cart Sponsors Roemer Wallens Gold & […]


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,” […]


These People Think She's Making a Difference

…she is not only good at listening to us, she has been very good at delivering on it too.

Bob Tendy

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.