Business & Finance

November 17, 2018

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - More than three years in the making, the new Stop & Shop store in the Lake Plaza Shopping Center celebrated last week with a grand-opening party on Thursday evening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday morning. The location, on Route 6 in Mahopac, is Stop & Shop’s first ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. -  Plans to build a distillery at the former Guideposts location (currently the Paladin Center) on Seminary Hill Road in Carmel took a major step forward last week when the Planning Board granted the project applicants site plan approval. Alexandrion Group plans to invest more than ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - Plans to convert the old Guidepost property on Seminary Hill in Carmel (now the Paladin Center) into a distillery took a small step forward last week when the applicant—the Alexandrion Group—laid out its plans for the property during a public hearing before the Planning ...

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MAHOPAC FALLS, N.Y. - After more than five decades of service to the community, an iconic Mahopac business is changing hands. Red Mills Market on South Lake Boulevard in Mahopac Falls was sold on June 28. Its longtime owners, Ron and Regina Jedlicka, decided to retire and sold the business to ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - There are lots of reasons Mavis Discount Tire has been a fixture on Route 6 in Mahopac for over 30 years, but the biggest one is an Italian immigrant with a love for people—and a knack for doing things the right way. Born in Italy, Vinny Papa arrived in the United States with his ...

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BREWSTER, N.Y. - Advanced Copier Technology Inc., (ACT) is turning 35 years old this summer, and it’s no accident that the business has lasted nearly four decades. ACT’s president and founder, Sal Altavilla, says the reason for their success is the personal touch they bring to their commercial ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - Town and county officials say that a $100 million project that will bring an internationally known distillery to the town of Carmel will provide a boost to the local economy and add hundreds of new jobs. Representatives for Alexandrion Holdings LTD (Alexandrion Group), a Romanian ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - A plan to extend sewer service down the Route 6 corridor in the heart of Mahopac is moving forward despite some confusion over one option that involves connecting the project to a treatment plant in Heritage Hills in neighboring Somers.  The sewer project, which County Executive ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Putnam County Traffic Safety Board has recommended that parking be prohibited on the shoulders of Route 6 a distance of 30 feet on each side of a restaurant’s entrance and exit in the area known as Restaurant Row in Mahopac. The Town Board has enthusiastically endorsed the ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-Halston Media continues to beat the odds. While other newspaper companies continue to shrink or fold, Halston, the parent company of Mahopac News, continues to grow. On March 8, Halston rolled out its fifth publication—The Katonah-Lewisboro Times, which now joins the family of ...

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SOMERS, N.Y.-In an effort to fill the 540,000 square feet left vacant in Somers by PepsiCo in 2016, Sebastian Capital CEO Roxana Girand is marketing the town of Somers and surrounding Westchester County as much as the building itself. One of the first things she did to spotlight the community is ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - “We noticed,” said Thomas O’Leary of Mahopac during his introduction of William and Donna Pope as the 2017 Business Person of the Year honorees at The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce awards dinner held on Tuesday, Jan. 30, and Putnam County Golf Course in Mahopac. “We saw ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce will recognize four local business leaders whose business and volunteering efforts have made a positive impact in the Mahopac-Carmel area at its Business Person of the Year awards dinner on Tuesday, Jan. 30. “With people having to ...

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For more than 20 years, Amy Zingarelli’s face was the first one that greeted customers who walked into the Allstate office on Route 6N in Mahopac.  Zingarelli came to Allstate and is now celebrating her 25th anniversary with the Grimaudo-Zimmerman agency.  “I have been here so long that I’ve ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - With possible changes in the federal tax law, some residents have contacted the Carmel tax assessor’s office regarding prepayment of 2018 property taxes. Those who wish to prepay the 2018 town and county taxes, the tax receiver must receive payment by Dec. 29. The tax office at ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-Officials of the Greater Mahopac/Carmel Chamber of Commerce say they will continue to pressure the Town Board to update the master plan and begin to move forward with an array of improvements that are needed to help both business owners and taxpayers. Earlier this year, chamber ...

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