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OSR WELCOMES MICHAEL LAMBE

| January 16, 2017

The Office for Senior Resources has hired Michael Lambe in the position of Wellness Coordinator/OSR Nurse.   Michael recently retired as a Registered Nurse from Westchester Medical Center after working there for 22 years.  Looking to continue using his experience after retiring, he came to OSR to work  with the seniors helping to keep them healthy […]

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Women’s March on Washington January 21

| January 16, 2017

The “Women’s March on Washington” will take place on January 21st at 10am.   According to their website “In the spirit of democracy and honoring the champions of human rights, dignity, and justice who have come before us, we join in diversity to show our presence in numbers too great to ignore. The Women’s March on […]

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Entergy, NY Officials Agree on Indian Point Closure in 2020-2021

| January 15, 2017

Entergy, NY Officials Agree on Indian Point Closure in 2020-2021 Decision driven by sustained low power prices  BUCHANAN, N.Y. – The two operating units at the Indian Point Energy Center will close in 2020-2021 after powering New York for more than four decades with clean, safe, and reliable electricity. The early and orderly shutdown is […]

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Candidate Packets are now Available for 32nd Annual Youth Awards

| January 14, 2017

The Putnam County Youth Board and Youth Bureau will host our 32nd Annual Youth Awards Dinner on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Putnam County Golf Club.  We will recognize Youth Volunteers for their exemplary community service efforts that benefit Putnam residents that evening. In addition, an adult will be honored at this event for his/her […]

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Plan Approval will allow for Chromebooks Purchase for Brewster Schools!

| January 13, 2017

Smart Schools Review Board Approves BCSD Smart Schools Investment Plan Earlier today (January 13), the Brewster Central School District’s Smart School Investment Plan (SSIP) was approved by the NYS review committee. The committee, consisting of the NYS Director of the Budget, the NYS Education Commissioner and the SUNY Chancellor approved sixty other public school plans, […]

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County Renews and Amends Camp Herrlich Lease to Ensure Long-term Care of Property and Infrastructure Improvements

| January 13, 2017

County Renews and Amends Camp Herrlich Lease to Ensure Long-term Care of Property and Infrastructure Improvements CARMEL, NY – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced today that the legislature passed a resolution to amend the County’s lease with Camp Herrlich. Amendments, featuring a guaranteed 20- year lease term, were sought by Camp Herrlich to ensure […]

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Health Department Releases 2016-2018 CHA and CHIP

| January 12, 2017

Health Department Releases 2016-2018 CHA and CHIP Five community-wide coalitions and 91 community organizations joined the Putnam County Department of Health in compiling and issuing a joint Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan for the years covering 2016 through 2018. “Our community coalitions, and our individual partner organizations and agencies have been of […]

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Brewster Mayor and County Executive Announce Phase I of Brewster Revitalization

| January 11, 2017

Brewster Mayor and County Executive Announce Phase I of Brewster Revitalization Massive Transit Oriented Development Seeks to Bring Back Millennials and Brewster’s Distinction as Hub of Harlem Valley BREWSTER, NY – At a press conference last Thursday, January 5th, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Village of Brewster Mayor James Schoenig with Covington Development, LLC, […]

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Brewster Troopers Arrest Danbury residents for possessing handguns and drugs following traffic stop

| January 11, 2017

On January 5, 2017, New York State Police from the Brewster barracks arrested Careem C. Campbell, age 28, and 24-year-old Ashley L. Mann, both of Danbury, Connecticut. Campbell was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, a Class C Felony, and Criminal Possession of Marijuana 4th Degree, a Class A […]

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Andrew Krivak’s Motion for a New Trial Denied

| January 10, 2017

Andrew Krivak’s Motion for a New Trial Denied Earlier today a Justice of the County Court denied Andrew Krivak’s motion to set aside his conviction for his role in the brutal 1994 rape and murder of 12-year-old Josette Wright. Krivak had been found guilty by a jury of Murder in the Second Degree and Rape […]

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