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Mahopac Falls FD Kicks Off the Holiday Season

December 15, 2018

MAHOPAC FALLS, N.Y. - The Mahopac Falls Fire Department held its annual tree-lighting festivities Friday, Nov. 30, which featured a visit from St. Nick.

With cookies and refreshments at the ready, people were welcomed to the firehouse off Route 6N with the sound of sirens in the distance meaning that Santa was indeed keeping his promise to stop by. Pulling up on a firetruck, Santa bid hello to ...

Residents Hire Attorney to Fight Cell Tower Plan

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Banding together, some Mahopac residents have hired an attorney to help them prevent a 180-foot cell tower from being erected in their neighborhood.

Danbury-based Homeland Towers has two applications before the Planning Board. One would build a tower on residential property on Dixon Road and a second would build at 254 Croton Falls Road, property owned by Richard ...

Holiday in the Park (and Santa) Comes to Mahopac

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce held its annual Holiday in the Park celebration at the Chamber Park on Nov. 24. Festivities included caroling, the tree-lighting, menorah lighting, a bouncy house and, of course, a visit from the big guy himself, Santa Claus, who was accompanied by Mrs. Claus. Kids had the opportunity to sit on Santa's lap and share their ...

Mahopac Falls FD Visits Pine Grove Country Day School

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - October was Fire Safety Month and firefighters from the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department marked the occasion by visiting area elementary schools and pre-schools to teach them about fire prevention and safety. The young students had the opportunity to check out a fire truck up close and personal and see the firefighters decked out in their coats and helmets. On Oct. 18, the ...

Water Main Break at Airport Park Leaves Nearly 100 Homes Without Water

MAHOPAC FALLS, N.Y. - On the night before Thanksgiving, a contractor performing work at Airport Park broke a water main, leaving customers in the Lake MacGregor portion of Water District No. 14 without water and the Red Mills area with low water pressure.

The town is renovating the park to include new athletic fields, outbuildings, a playground and other amenities. Officials held a ...

Mahopac Celebrates Veterans Day

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - On Sunday, Nov. 11, at the 11th hour, a remembrance service was held in Mahopac in honor of Veterans Day.  It began with a parade stepping off in front of the Mahopac VFW on East Lake Boulevard and terminating at Memorial Circle down the road. 

Local dignitaries—including Putnam County legislators Neal Sullivan and Amy Sayegh, Judge Tom Jacobellis, Highway ...

Alzheimer’s Walk Raises More Than $60,000

CARMEL, N.Y. - The 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Putnam County was held on Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Veterans Memorial Park in Carmel as hundreds of walkers, including local dignitaries and elected officials, came out to support the cause.

The event raised more than $61,000 and more money is still being raised through online contributions.

The leading individual fundraiser ...

Ghosts and Goblins Come out to Celebrate at Harvestfest!

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Recreation and Parks Department held its annual Harvestfest at Sycamore Park on Sunday, Oct. 28. Festivities included a haunted house, pony rides, petting zoo, games, bouncy house, vendors and a Trick-or-Treat Parade with kids and parents in their Halloween costumes. The weather cooperated and the park overflowed with attendees helping to make the annual celebration a ...

Mahopac FD Holds Annual Open House

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Fire Department held its annual Open House on Saturday, Oct. 20. Residents were greeted by members of the fire department, emergency medical services and fire police, in addition to many friends from neighboring agencies. There were all kinds of demonstrations, from car extractions to forcible-entry displays, and the kids even got a chance to operate a fire ...

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