Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Roger Ailes Senior Center in Cold Spring at Butterfield

Carmel, N.Y. – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and other elected officials participated in the groundbreaking ceremony of the Butterfield redevelopment project and the dedication of the Roger Ailes Senior Center on Wednesday, July 8 in Cold Spring. The Roger Ailes Senior Center will be a senior friendship and nutrition center, run by the Putnam […]

County Leaders Elect Putnam’s Odell Second Vice President

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell was elected Second Vice President of the New York State Association of Counties’ (NYSAC) at the Association’s recent Board of Directors meeting. Previously an at-large member of the Board of Directors, County Executive Odell will now hold a position on the executive committee. Odell has served on the NYSAC board […]

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 […]

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,” […]

Odell Honors Patterson Teen for Outstanding Volunteerism

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell recognized the efforts of 17-year-old Jasmine Rodulfo of Patterson, who completed more than 7,000 hours of volunteerism. “A role model to us all, Jasmine has accomplished more in terms of volunteerism than most do in their entire lifetime,” said Odell, whose volunteerism was the foundation of her career in government. […]

Odell Supports Astorino’s Plan to Improve Sexual Assault Bill

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell went to Manhattanville College in Purchase on Tuesday to show her support of a four-point plan proposed by Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino to improve Gov. Cuomo’s campus sexual assault bill, which is pending in the State Legislature. “While we can all agree with the governor that rape and sexual […]