Odell to have First Responders Lead the Search for New Emergency Services Commissioner

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell held a meeting on Saturday morning at the TOPS building in Carmel with first responders from throughout the County to go over the process for appointing a new Commissioner of the Bureau of Emergency Services. Past Commissioner Adam Stiebeling, who was appointed to the position on Sept. 12, 2012 by […]

MaryEllen Odell Reaffirms Commitment to the People of Putnam

County Executive MaryEllen Odell reaffirmed her commitment to the residents of Putnam County during her inauguration speech during the swearing-in ceremony hosted by the Putnam County Legislature at the historic courthouse on Wednesday, Dec. 31. She took her Oath of Office earlier in the day surrounded by her family and friends in a private ceremony. […]

Statement from County Executive MaryEllen Odell on the swearing in of Senator Terrence Murphy

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell issued the following statement regarding attending the official swearing-in ceremony of state Senator Terrence Murphy in Albany on Wednesday. I am honored to have witnessed state Senator Terrence Murphy take the Oath of Office to represent the 40th senate district in Albany on Wednesday. He is more than a political […]

360 Comfort Packages Shipped to Soldiers Overseas Thanks to Putnam County

Comfort packages to 360 men and women serving overseas in the U.S. Armed Forces will be sent through United For The Troops, thanks to a campaign supported by the Putnam County Government employees. The initiative, known as Stockings for Soldiers, was the brainchild of County Executive MaryEllen Odell. “During the season of giving, it was […]

Putnam Saves More Than $1M with Prescription Discount Card

Joining the ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program in February of 2013 has proved to be a pennywise proposition for Putnam County residents. This week, County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced that since Putnam joined the Pro-Act Prescription Discount program, residents have had more than 16,500 prescriptions filled and have saved over $1 million. “Activating this program […]

Western Putnam Scores Big in Economic Development Awards

Projects based Cold Spring and Garrison in western Putnam County and impacting Putnam Tourism scored high yesterday when the state announced its fourth round of Regional Economic Development Council Awards on Thursday in Albany.  The Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council (MHREDC) received the largest amount of funding, $82.8 million, of the 10 statewide councils. The […]