Mahopac Grad First in U.S. to Win Competition

October 16, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Capturing an international first prize while competing against more than 200 teams is an impressive feat. Becoming the first from the United States to do it after just one try is remarkable.

Vincent Favale, a 2008 MHS graduate, and his teammates were victors in an online competition known as Enginuity, which pitted teams against one another by asking them to run a ...

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 ...

Reinventing Pizza on Route 6 in Mahopac

MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Domino’s Pizza, which held its grand opening last Saturday at 926 Route 6 in Mahopac. This Domino's establishment is Mili Bhuyan's fourth franchise. Call Domino's at 845-314-1400.

Chamber Names New Executive Director

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Greater Mahopac/Carmel Chamber of Commerce has named Michael Celestino as its new CEO/executive director.

Celestino, a long-time Mahopac resident and 1974 MHS grad, took the helm on Sept. 11.

He replaces Erin Meagher, who was fired from the position in March after she was caught using a chamber debit card to make more than $3,000 in unauthorized personal purchases.

Mahopac-Carmel Chamber Launches Hurricane Relief Effort

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce is leading the charge in Putnam County to help relief efforts in the aftermath of Florida’s Hurricane Irma by organizing a donation drive.

“Robert DeLucia, a chamber board member who will be helping in the recovery effort in Florida, approached the board of directors with the idea of doing a donation drive to help those ...

Town Looks to Gain More Control Over Placement of Telecom Equipment

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Town Board is considering a new ordinance it hopes will give them more control over the appearance and placement of wireless equipment, such as antennae, around the community.

“We just felt having an ordinance to regulate this equipment and these communication companies that request to install it is important,” said Supervisor Ken Schmitt. “We should have ...

Residents Lose Major Health Insurance Option After CareConnect Announces Closure

SOMERS, N.Y. -- Less than two years after Health Republic of New York withdrew from the health insurance market, another new player on the scene is calling it quits.

Northwell Health announced today that its popular insurance product, CareConnect, is folding.

“It has become increasingly clear that continuing the CareConnect health plan is financially unsustainable, given the ...

Gianna Ferranti Takes the Helm of Somers Smiles

Gianna Ferranti, DDS, is pleased to announce her acquisition of Somers Smiles located in the Heritage Hills Shopping Center. 

Dr. Ferranti, a Somers resident, brings with her expertise in all areas of general dentistry, including cosmetics, pediatrics, endodontics (root canals), periodontics, prosthodontics, Invisalign and oral surgery. She also offers sedation dentistry for those who are ...

Plan for New Route 6 Sewer District Hits Snag

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - A plan to create a new sewer district in Mahopac that would provide service to businesses and housing developments along Route 6 from the county line to Buckshollow Road has been a dealt a setback after the town of Somers said it would not allow a privately owned sewage treatment plant in one of its sewage districts to be used for the project.

Deputy County Executive Bruce ...

County Proposes Plan for New Route 6 Sewer District

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - In what could be a game-changer for the business community along the Route 6 corridor in Mahopac, a proposal is on the table to create a new sewer district that would run along the highway from Union Valley Road northward to Buckshollow Road near Wallaurer’s Paint and Hardware.

The plan was presented to the Carmel Town Board last week by Deputy County Executive Bruce ...

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