Chamber Organizes Raffle to Fund Scholarships

February 24, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Enter to win a prize and you can help a student better afford college. The Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce has organized The Chamber Scholarship Raffle to benefit its scholarship fund. The Chamber has teamed up with its member businesses to provide prizes, such as a boat, that appeal to the community at large.

“This raffle gives the Chamber an opportunity to ...

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The area finally had its first significant snowfall of the year, giving kids a day off from school and closing several businesses.

EnerShe Fitness Celebrates Grand Opening

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Surrounded by family, friends and employees, Mahopac resident Karly Schneider celebrated the grand opening on Sunday morning of her new women's-only fitness club, EnerShe Fitness.

The gym, located at 989 Route 6 in Mahopac, in the K-Mart Shopping Center, is a state-of-the-art fitness center founded on the principal of helping women, both young and mature alike, to ...

A Little Wizardry Comes to Mahopac

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Harlem Wizards’ high-flying interactive basketball act will come to Mahopac High School on Thursday, Feb. 23, to help raise funds for the girls basketball program. The Wizards will take on a team of teachers and principals and hijinks are guaranteed to ensue.

Last Thursday, Feb. 2, a representative from the Wizards—Seth Franco, aka Mr. Hip—came to the ...

Italian American Club Installs 2017 Officers

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Last month the Italian American Club held a special installation-of-officers dinner and ceremony at its clubhouse on Buckshollow Road to induct its new and re-elected leaders.

The officers and board members for 2017 include: Giulio Cefaloni (president); Guido Boniello (vice president); Lucy DeFeo (treasurer); Joseph Correti (financial secretary); Linda Cefaloni ...

Mahopac Woman is this Year's Heart Walk Honoree

BREWSTER, N.Y. - Mahopac heart disease survivor Robin Zencheck will be the honoree this year at the annual American Heart Association (AHA) Heart Walk event, which is set for Sunday, April 23, at Brewster High School.

Zencheck was introduced last Thursday at the AHA volunteer kick-off breakfast at The Plaza at Clover Lake in Brewster. 

The event kicked off American Heart Month ...

Renowned Cardiologist To Speak At Putnam Ridge Feb. 16

BREWSTER, NY — Dr. Patrick Thomas, chief of cardiology and chairman of medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital, will be the featured speaker during a free "Healthy Heart Dinner Lecture" at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Putnam Ridge, 46 Ebo Road North, in Brewster.

Dr. Thomas will be speaking about heart disease prevention and will be teaching people ...

Mahopac Cub Scouts are Off to the Races with Pinewood Derby

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac Cub Scout Pack 271 held its annual Pinewood Derby event, Saturday, Jan. 21, at Austin Road Elementary School as Scouts in grades K through 5, along with their parents, packed the room and cheered for their favorite Pinewood racecar. Pinewood Derby racecars are made primarily out of wood and are constructed from kits that participating Scouts receive each year. They ...

Erin Bentivegna Loses Her Battle with Cancer

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Erin Bentivegna, the Mahopac High School senior who has fought an ongoing battle with cancer since she was 4 years old, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 30, at the age of 18.

Bentivegna might be best known for being named a Woman of Distinction when she was in seventh grade by then-state Sen. Greg Ball in 2012.

Ball said she was being recognized for her ...

Breaking Boards for the PTOs and PTAs

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The sixth annual Board Breaking Championship fundraiser, sponsored by Chung Ma’s Taekwondo in Mahopac, was held Friday, Jan. 20, at Putnam Valley Elementary and featured students from Lakeview, Austin Road and Fulmar Road elementary schools (as well as Putnam Valley). The kids battled it out while raising money for their schools’ PTOs and PTAs.

All Chung ...

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