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Shrub Oak Hangs on to Win GHVBL Championship

August 17, 2017

DANBURY, C.T. — After a series of gasps for air and action-packed moments, Shrub Oak’s 9-and-under baseball team prevailed in a 7-5 victory over the Greenwich Thunder-Red in the Greater Hudson Valley Baseball League ‘B championship game Sunday, July 30, at Rogers Park in Danbury.

Thomas Imperati gave up a leadoff triple to start the bottom of the sixth inning while the Storm ...

10U Indians capture softball championship

The Mahopac Indians 10-and-under softball team won the WPBA summer travel league championship. The Indians finished their season undefeated with a record of 13-0-1. The Indians faced tough competition from Carmel, Somers, Cortland A and East Fishkill teams.

Starting pitcher Riley Evers led the team, pitching 47.5 innings and recording 103 strikeouts. Additional defensive support was provided ...

14U Mahopac Softball Team Captures Title

The Mahopac 14-and-under girls softball team won the WPBA North Division title on July 31.

Photo caption: Top row, from left: coach Paul Galizia, Dominique Gagne, Kiara Donovan, Caitlin Duffy, Megan Hoag, Lauren Zecca, coach Ron Zecca. Bottom row: coach Mike McKenna, Carolyn Galizia, Catherine Senatore, Ava Copeland, Ela Riccabono, Emily McKenna, Isabel Omboni. Missing: Victoria McKenzie, ...

Town Moves to Ensure Grants for Park Upgrades

August 15, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Town Board passed a resolution last week that will pave the way for it to receive two state grants totaling $350,000 that will be used to complete some major renovations at two town parks.

The State and Municipal Facilities Program (SAM) grants will be used to perform a complete overhaul of the facilities at Airport Park and to renovate tennis and basketball courts at ...

Mahopac Kids are Happy Campers

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - It’s just like school … only better.

Every year, as summer kicks in, hundreds of Mahopac kids head off to one of the school district’s three elementary schools for summer camp. These camps, sponsored by each school’s PTO and run by teachers, are not your father’s summer camps. While the emphasis is always on healthy fun, there is often a little ...

Putnam County 4-H Fair Brings Fun, Food and Lots of Animals!

CARMEL, N.Y. - The 46th annual Putnam County 4-H Fair was held at the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park in Carmel last weekend, sponsored by the Cornell Cooperative Extension. Thousands of folks came out to the three-day event held under sunny skies to check out the myriad exhibits, live music, demonstrations, games and entertainment. The fair featured a live country auction, barbecue chicken ...

Mahopac Kids are Happy Campers

August 11, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - It’s just like school … only better.

Every year, as summer kicks in, hundreds of Mahopac kids head off to one of the school district’s three elementary schools for summer camp. These camps, sponsored by each school’s PTO and run by teachers, are not your father’s summer camps. While the emphasis is always on healthy fun, there is often a little ...

School Board Names New Middle School Principal

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Board of Education has named a Carmel High School graduate as the new principal of the middle school.

Tom Cozzocrea was appointed to the post last week. He will take the place of Vince DiGrandi, who resigned earlier this summer to take a principal position in the North Salem School District.

Cozzocrea is 1992 graduate of Carmel High School and has lived most of ...

Putnam County 4-H Fair Brings Fun, Food and Lots of Animals!

CARMEL, N.Y. - The 46th annual Putnam County 4-H Fair was held at the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park in Carmel last weekend, sponsored by the Cornell Cooperative Extension. Thousands of folks came out to the three-day event held under sunny skies to check out the myriad exhibits, live music, demonstrations, games and entertainment. The fair featured a live country auction, barbecue chicken ...

Putnam County 4-H Fair Brings Fun, Food and Lots of Animals!

August 4, 2017

CARMEL, N.Y. - The 46th annual Putnam County 4-H Fair was held at the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park in Carmel last weekend, sponsored by the Cornell Cooperative Extension. Thousands of folks came out to the three-day event held under sunny skies to check out the myriad exhibits, live music, demonstrations, games and entertainment. The fair featured a live country auction, barbecue chicken ...

Town Moves to Ensure Grants for Park Upgrades

August 15, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Town Board passed a resolution last week that will pave the way for it to receive two state grants totaling $350,000 that will be used to complete some major renovations at two town parks.

The State and Municipal Facilities Program (SAM) grants will be used to perform a complete overhaul of the facilities at Airport Park and to renovate tennis and basketball courts at ...

Fox That Attacked Mahopac Woman Tests Positive for Rabies

August 9, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The fox that attacked a Mahopac woman last week has tested positive for rabies, according to the Putnam County Department of Health.

Merlin Padilla was attacked by a gray fox at her Agor Lane home on Saturday, Aug. 5, when she was returning home from an errand. She told ABC News that the found the fox standing on her porch, glaring at her and baring its teeth. Padilla tried to ...

Mahopac Woman Bitten by Fox at Agor Lane Home

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - A Mahopac woman was bitten by a fox at her home Saturday evening and the animal then pursued her as she fled into her home.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office said that the woman was in the yard of her home on Agor Lane at about 5:45 p.m. when a gray fox emerged from nearby woods and attacked her. The animal bit her on the left ankle and clawed her right ankle ...

Putnam County 4-H Fair Brings Fun, Food and Lots of Animals!

August 4, 2017

CARMEL, N.Y. - The 46th annual Putnam County 4-H Fair was held at the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park in Carmel last weekend, sponsored by the Cornell Cooperative Extension. Thousands of folks came out to the three-day event held under sunny skies to check out the myriad exhibits, live music, demonstrations, games and entertainment. The fair featured a live country auction, barbecue chicken ...

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Cuomo's Real Fiscal Record

Since Gov. Cuomo has been in charge, 194,000 people have moved out of the 50 counties north of us. Even though we are being told that unemployment upstate has dropped, it is NOT because more people are finding work; it is because they have stopped looking for work, according to studies. So, as on the national level, they are not counted. The governor has touted that the real truth is unemployment ...

Unfit to Govern

If my father were alive today, just the mention of the current Republican Party and Donald Trump would leave him utterly disgusted.  A truck driver and union man (with a charitable soul), he was a progressive for more than 50 years before that term became fashionable.  He believed that the purpose of government was to make life for its citizens better, not harder; and that the power of ...

Who Are the Real Robots?

What is the meaning of life?

Search me, but where cosmic queries are concerned, here’s a new one: If humans are becoming as easily manipulated by digital impulses as are robots, is that a form of evolution or devolution?

We marvel at the onset of artificial intelligence (AI) as if it’s right around the corner. It’s not. It’s here, painting each of us into a corner of ...

Sleeping with the Enemy

Whenever my husband goes out of town, I cheat. I figure, what he doesn’t know, won’t hurt him, and since there’s no way for him to find out that I cheated, why not have some fun while he’s out of town?

Do I feel guilty about this? Maybe a bit. But only because I know that my indiscretions may eventually catch up with me in the end. You see, I don’t just have one ...

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