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Sculpture Art Walk Comes to Red Mills Park in Mahopac Falls

May 11, 2022

MAHOPAC FALLS, N.Y. - Beginning this month, Collaborative Concepts will present an outdoor sculpture art walk at Red Mills Park in Mahopac Falls. The art walk will feature sculptures set against the Old Red Mills streams and gazebo. The event is a Collaborative Concepts production at Red Mills Park, by invitation from the Carmel Parks and Recreation Department.

The sculptures will give a quiet ...

Library To Present $3.2m Bond Referendum

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - On June 7, the Mahopac Public Library will hold a $3.2 million bond referendum vote to fund significant improvements necessary to maintain the nearly two-decades-old building. Approval of the bond initiative will not increase the tax rate for Mahopac residents, but it will allow the library to address some long-standing weatherization issues, as well as proactively position the ...

EGG-citement Returns to Mahopac

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - With pandemic restrictions lifted, Mahopac and Carmel kids turned out in drovers for the Recreation & Parks Department’s annual Easter egg hunt, held this year at Sycamore Park. It was a perfect early spring day for the event and hot dogs and other treats were made available to whet hungry appetites. And, of course, there was a special appearance by the Easter Bunny ...

Hope Mantovi Succumbs to Her Injuries

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Hope Mantovi, the 23-year-old Mahopac woman who was struck in the head by a passing train while she waited on a Woodlawn train platform in the Bronx with friends, has died.

Mantovi passed away Friday morning (April 8) at St. Barnabas Hospital in the wake of the accident that took place on Saturday, March 19, at approximately 8:30 p.m., according to Aaron Donovan, deputy ...

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When Liberty is Also Hypocrisy

May 13, 2022

If someone doesn’t like the rules, and chooses not to follow them, and actively tells others not to follow them, is that liberty? Would we apply this standard to those who choose not to obey street signs, or signs that say, “no loitering,” or “yield?”

In this American democracy, we elect and appoint people to establish rules (and laws) to ensure domestic ...

Is It Time to Move?

May 10, 2022

To the editor,

We visit family in Florida and South Carolina each year and it gets harder and harder to return.   This area is geographically one of the nicest areas in the country, however, this town keeps voting to tax us into oblivion.   Relocation for many is a real consideration.

To level the federal tax playing field “SALT” (state and local taxes) was ...

On Stage: Let’s Do the Twist

Aspiring playwrights are taught the use of reversal. Something unexpected happens that catches both the protagonist and the audience off guard and can lead to upending our expectations and the character’s subsequent actions. It’s also known as the “third act twist.”

Writer Lauren Gunderson has learned that lesson especially – and effectively – well. There is ...

Northwell Health Walk Returns to Westchester  

May 4, 2022

The event will benefit both Northern Westchester Hospital and Phelps Hospital

MOUNT KISCO, NY – The Northwell Health Walk will be on Sunday, May 22, at 10 a.m. at the Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park in Yorktown Heights and will unite thousands of people across five different New York locations who believe in supporting quality health care that’s close to home. And ...