Odell Encourages Small Business Owners to Apply for Just Add One Westchester-Putnam

CARMEL, N.Y. – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced openings in Just Add One Westchester-Putnam, an entrepreneurial course, sponsored by the Westchester Putnam Workforce Development Board, designed to help participating small businesses grow and contribute to the economic growth in the region. The deadline to submit an application for enrollment is Tuesday, Dec. 1. The […]




Putnam Accepting Applications for 2016 PILOT Program Student Internship Program

Carmel, NY – For the third year, Putnam County Government will once again offer high school, college and graduate school students the opportunity to apply for paid and unpaid summer internship opportunities throughout its many departments as part of the Putnam Invests in Leaders of Tomorrow (PILOT) Program. “The PILOT program has been a win-win […]




Odell to Honor Two Veterans during Putnam’s Row of Honor Opening Ceremony

Putnam County’s Row of Honor has become a cherished tradition in the lower Hudson Valley. To recognize the efforts of the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell will present two Veterans, Bob Palmer of Brewster and Ryan Lepore of Putnam Valley, with flags sponsored on […]




Putnam Hosts Fourth Annual Disability Mentoring Day

CARMEL, N.Y. – About a dozen individuals with special needs spent the day working within one of Putnam County Government’s departments on Wednesday, Oct. 21 as part of the fourth annual Disability Mentoring Day.  Coordinated for the fourth year by Tina Cornish-Lauria, Executive Director of CAREERS for People with Disabilities, the annual event is much-anticipated […]




County Executive MaryEllen Odell honored with the Bronze Key Award

The National Council on Alcoholism & Other Drug Dependencies/Putnam (NCADD) honored Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell at their annual fundraising luncheon on October 16, 2015 for her exemplary contributions to alcohol and drug prevention in Putnam County. County Executive Odell received the NCADD Bronze Key, which is a national recognition award granted by the National […]




Varricchio Starts as New Putnam EDC President

Jill M. Varricchio, a successful marketing entrepreneur and community leader, is taking the helm of the   Putnam County Economic Development Corporation (EDC). Varricchio has been hired as the new president of the EDC. The position was vacant since Meghan Taylor left the position earlier this year to become the regional director of the Empire State […]




2016 Budget Address to be held Thursday, Oct. 1

CARMEL, N.Y. – County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Chairman of the Putnam County Legislature Carl Albano invite Putnam County residents to mark their calendars and plan to attend the unveiling of the 2016 Putnam County Budget.  Odell will present her 2016 Budget Address at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1 at the Putnam County Golf […]




Putnam to host Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Sept. 24-27

CARMEL, N.Y.  – Honoring the sacrifice of those who have served in the U.S.  Armed Forces is important to Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell.  To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, the Putnam County Joint Veterans Council, in cooperation with Putnam County Government, will host the Traveling Wall at Putnam County Veterans Memorial […]