Dr. Nesheiwat Named Acting Commissioner of Putnam County Health Department

CARMEL, N.Y. – County Executive MaryEllen Odell has named Dr. Michael Nesheiwat Acting Commissioner of the Putnam County Health Department. “Dr. Nesheiwat has been an asset to the Putnam County community for many years,” said Odell. “I am confident that he will do an incredible job overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Health Department while […]




Odell Recommends Recording a Gift That Will Keep Giving for Years to Come

CARMEL, N.Y. – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell encourages families to take the opportunity this holiday season to bridge the gap between your family of today and your family of yesteryear by recording an oral history during the holidays.  Today’s ever-changing technology allows for ease of recording by old and young alike. So charge up […]




Putnam Awarded REDC Money for Cooperative Feasibility Study

CARMEL, N.Y. – County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced on Thursday, Dec. 10, that Putnam County was granted funds through the fifth round of the New York State Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative to develop a cooperative county-wide blueprint for the future.  The state is supplying $50,000 for Putnam to lead a feasibility study with […]




Putnam Remembers the Soldiers Overseas with Operation Defend the Holidays

CARMEL, N.Y. – During this season of giving, we need to remember that our greatest gift is that of freedom. For the second year, Putnam County Government and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department are working in a joint effort with United for the Troops to raise money to send comfort packages to those serving in […]




Putnam First Responders Conduct Emergency Exercise with Metro-North

CARMEL, N.Y. – County Executive MaryEllen Odell observed the full-scale joint emergency exercise between the first responders of Putnam County and the MTA Metro-North Railroad that was held on Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Metro-North Railroad Brewster Yard. The Brewster Fire Department was the host department of the event. “We never want to see the […]




Putnam Officials Share Thanksgiving Safety Tips

CARMEL, N.Y. – Staying safe this Thanksgiving Day starts in the kitchen. Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Commissioner of the Bureau of Emergency Services Anthony Sutton urge residents to take the proper precautions when preparing your Thanksgiving feast. “Families come together on Thanksgiving to give thanks and create memories,” said Odell. “We want to […]




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 County Golf Course Caterer Featured in WAG Magazine

CARMEL, N.Y. – Homestyle Caterers, the official caterer of the Putnam County Golf Course, is spotlighted in the November 2015 issue of WAG magazine. In the article, “Homestyle Caterers: With Tradition on the Menu,” Al Ciuffetelli talks how he and his brother Joseph, who is also his business partner, contribute a significant portion of their […]




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 Orders Putnam’s Historic Courthouse to be Lit Blue, White and Red in Solidarity with France

CARMEL, NY – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell has ordered the Historic Courthouse in Carmel to be illuminated in blue, white and red lights to represent it county’s solidarity with France in the wake of the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks on the county. “Our hearts go out to the victims and their families and friends,” […]