MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Santa flew in from the North Pole to attend two Candy Cane Runs, one hosted by the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department, and the other by the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department. Santa and Mrs. Claus, along with volunteers from the two fire departments, stopped by dozens of neighborhoods, handing out candy canes and posing for pictures with excited children.
Santa Claus Comes to Town for Candy Cane Runs!
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By ROB DIANTONIOFebruary 18, 2018
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By BOB DUMASFebruary 18, 2018
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By BOB DUMASFebruary 17, 2018
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By ROB DIANTONIOFebruary 17, 2018
MAHOPAC, N.Y.-It’s been a regular season to remember for Mahopac’s hockey team. The Indians finished the 20-game schedule with a 14-6 record and captured the League B title.
In its final regular season game, Mahopac handily defeated Brewster/Yorktown 5-1 on Friday, Feb. 9, at Brewster Ice Arena.
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By BOB DUMASFebruary 16, 2018
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By DOMINICK DEPOLEFebruary 16, 2018
MAHOPAC, N.Y.-It’s been a middle of the road girls basketball season for Mahopac, but the Indians put the regular season in the books with excitement after defeating the visiting Carmel Rams, 47-43, on Saturday.
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