Arts & Entertainment

Putnam County’s Got Talent!

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The contestants gather for a final bow. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Third place winner, Sydney Leary; second place winner, Isabelle Drouin; and first place, for the second year in a row, Amanda Eppolito Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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The judges, Teo Ricciardella, “The Romantic Tenor,” Angelina Mendes, singer and English teacher for Carmel School District and Felix Cristofaro, aka, Don Felice, applaud the efforts of the performers. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Guest judge Don Felice closes the competition with his version of “I Did It My Way.” Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Zach Perna, who was accomanying Mary Johson for the song, “Locked Away” Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Mary Johnson performs a violin solo in the song “Locked Away.” Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Martina Rossi, from Brewster, plays piano for her rendition of “Cry Me a River.” Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Mahopac Middle School student Veronica Bilinski sings “Daddy Lessons” by Beyoncé. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Sydney Leary sings “How Far I’ll Go” from the soundtrack of the Disney movie, “Moana.” Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Mahopoac High School junior Amanda Eppolito took first place with her rendition of “House of the Rising Sun.” Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Ossining’s Santino Garufi Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Putnam County’s Got Talent, a talent show sponsored by the Italian American Club of Mahopac, was held  Sunday, Feb. 26, at the IAC clubhouse on Buckshollow Road. An array of young performers, including singers, dancers, and musicians, from all over the region squared off on stage for trophies and cash awards. And, of course, since it was the Italian-American Club, plenty of great food was served!

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