Star Wars Day: The Force Comes to Mahopac!

October 20, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac Library celebrated Star Wars Day 2017 Saturday filling the building with characters from the legendary movie franchise to the delight of fans both young and old. Star Wars fanatics came out to meet R2D2 and Darth Vader, as well Jedi Knights and Stormtroopers. Also on hand and signing autographs were Star Wars authors Helen Keier (co-author of “Star Wars: The New ...

Everybody Loves a Parade!

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The annual Putnam County Columbus Day parade went off without a hitch on Sunday, Oct. 1, as Mother Nature cooperated this year with warm temperatures and sunny skies. Last year, inclement weather resulted in the parade’s cancellation, the first time in the event’s history that that has happened.

But this year, hundreds of people lined Route 6 to watch the parade, ...

Mahopac Celebrates at the Street Fair

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mother Nature cooperated Sunday as the sun shone brightly in Mahopac and hundreds of residents poured into the business district along South Lake Boulevard for the 15th annual Street Fair. The fair is administered by the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce and an eclectic blend of vendors and businesses lined the sidewalks to promote their wares and services. There was ...

Local Artist’s Passions Come Together

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - For Scott Garrette, it’s all about the synergy.

Originally from Kansas City, Mo., Garrette relocated with his family to Mahopac in 2008.  Since then, he’s been balancing a managerial job with UPS with aspirations to become a full-time artist. He also has a business idea conceived to teach kids about business. And there’s his work for the Brieant Youth ...

Putting the ‘Fun’ in Dysfunctional

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— When Margaret Josephs was at Austin Road Elementary School back in the ‘70s, she liked to stand out.

“I always dressed sort of funny, trying out the newest styles,” she recalled. “There were a few times when I was sent home for wearing stuff that wasn’t appropriate for school.”

Little did she know at the time, her penchant for fashion ...

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