Putnam Awarded $3.5 Million for First Responders Communication Improvements

CARMEL, N.Y. – County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced that New York State has awarded Putnam County $3.5 million to enhance its vital emergency communications systems under the fourth round of the Statewide Interoperable Communications Grant (SICG) program. The SICG is a competitive grant program seeking to establish best practices for interoperability within and between counties […]

Neuhaus invites Odell to assist with stunt at New York Air Show

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus invited Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro to teamed up and help with an air stunt during the 2015 New York Air Show held at Stewart International Airport in Newburgh on Saturday, Aug.  29. The demonstration was featured on the first day of the two-day […]

Taxpayers save as Putnam Hwy Dept. does drainage work on Route 9D in Cold Spring

Carmel, N.Y. – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra went to the worksite where Putnam County is helping the Village of Cold Spring complete a portion of the restored Multi-Modal Drainage Project (MMDP) on Route 9D near Craigside Drive. The Putnam County Highway Department is currently replacing drainage pipes and catch basins […]

Cold Spring-Beacon Shuttle Highlights Regional Collaboration between Putnam and Dutchess Communities

CARMEL, NY – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro celebrated the launch of an inter-county shuttle service offered between the Village of Cold Spring and the City of Beacon including stops at Mount Beacon, Main Street, the Metro-North Train Station and Dia. The new service provides a critical regional tourism […]

Heat Wave to Continue in Putnam; Protect Yourself, Check on Seniors

Carmel, N.Y. – The long-range weather forecast shows that Putnam County will be subject to high temperatures and humidity levels through next week. County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Dr. Allen Beals, Commissioner of Health and Anthony Sutton, Commissioner of Emergency Services, are asking residents to take the proper precautions to protect themselves and to check on […]

44th Annual Putnam County 4-H Fair Opens at Veterans Memorial Park

CARMEL, N.Y. –  County Executive MaryEllen Odell and other dignitaries celebrated the start of the 44th annual Putnam County 4-H Fair on Friday, July 24 at Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park in Kent. The fair, which is presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County, will run through Sunday, July 26 and features games, crafts […]