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Community Rallies Against Cell Towers

November 3, 2018

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - In a standing-room-only meeting at the Mahopac Library’s community room on Sunday (Oct. 28) residents showed up to learn more about two proposed cell towers and how they can stop them—or at least get them moved to another location.

Danbury-based Homeland Towers went before the Planning Board last month seeking site plan approval for two towers—a 157-foot pole ...

Green's Natural Foods Coming to Baldwin Place

SOMERS, N.Y.  Green's Natural Foods, a health food chain, plans to open a new store in early 2019 in the Crossroads Shopping Center in Baldwin Place, Somers.

This location comes in addition to a store at 12 Triangle Center, Yorktown Heights, and the business, which has rebranded itself from Mrs. Green’s, said it plans to expand beyond Somers as well.

"The business is ...

Can Medicaid Take my Home and Life Savings?

On a regular basis, clients express their fear that if they ever go into a nursing home and/or need long-term care, the Medicaid program will take their home and life savings. 
While it is prudent to be concerned as to what will occur if you or a family member needs long-term care, Medicaid does not seize the Medicaid recipient’s home, its contents and his or her life savings upon ...

Two Cell Towers Planned for Mahopac

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Planning Board is entertaining two site-plan applications for cell towers in Mahopac—one on Dixon Road near McDonough Park, the other on Croton Falls Road—which Verizon says are needed to fill in coverage gaps.

Homeland Towers will build the towers for Verizon but other providers will also be allowed to rent space on the structures. Representatives from Homeland ...

New Visions Kitchen and Baths Builds Dreams

RIVERDALE, N.Y. - Rose and Jim Paciullo know their way around a home remodel. And they have the resume to prove it.

The couple owns New Visions Kitchen and Baths, and while their showroom is located on Mosholu Avenue in Riverdale, they draw customers throughout Westchester and Putnam counties.

“People are always traveling to shop, and our showroom location has never been a ...

Kmart in Mahopac to Close in Wake of Bankruptcy

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Kmart store in Lake Plaza Shopping Center in Mahopac and the Sears in the Jefferson Valley Mall in Yorktown have been targeted for closure in the wake of Sears’ Chapter 11 filing on Monday, Oct. 15.

Kmart Holding Corporation and Sears, Roebuck and Co. merged into a new retail company named Sears Holdings Corporation in 2005.

Sears filed for bankruptcy on ...

Tompkins Mahopac Bank Employees Walk For a Cause

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The employees of Tompkins Mahopac Bank love to go for walks. And if it helps to raise money for a good cause, so much the better.

The folks at Tompkins Mahopac Bank stepped up this year and signed on to be a sponsor of the Oct. 7 Support-A-Walk, the annual fundraiser for Support Connection, a Yorktown-based not-for-profit organization that provides emotional, social and ...

Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Business at Lakeside Mixer

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce held a networking mixer last Thursday at Mahopac Marina and welcomed a new business into its fold. The new business, Party Staffing Inc., provides waitstaff and bartenders and other services for affairs such as weddings and parties and marked the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The mixer was catered by Grand Central Market.

Schmitt Calls for End of Door-to-Door Soliciting

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Avon calling!

If Supervisor Ken Schmitt has his way, you won’t be hearing those words, or any other kind of come-on from door-to-door solicitors in the town of Carmel ever again.

Schmitt said he’s received numerous complaints from residents who say the number of door-to-door peddlers has grown to the point that it’s become an intolerable nuisance. At last ...

Volz’s Jeep Fest Raises Money For a Good Cause

CARMEL, N.Y. - Jeep fans had a chance to celebrate their love of the iconic vehicle Sunday, Aug. 5, and show off their souped-up customized versions while helping to raise money for a couple of good causes.

It was the fourth year in a row that Volz Auto Group’s Meadowland of Carmel (owned by Kenn, Jenn and Barbara Volz) held “Jeep Fest,”— an event that is part car show, ...


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