Residents, many from Philipstown, cheer Putnam’s new sheriff at the swearing-in ceremony Friday evening in Carmel. Photo by Eric GrossFriday evening, the winners in Putnam County’s elections in November were sworn in, with a few others taking their oaths in smaller ceremonies earlier or later. There was a good crowd on hand. And the evening tells us a couple of things. First, it is refreshing, again, at how orderly this is. It’s how we do things.