Sun Shines on Carmel Spring Fair

May 25, 2018

CARMEL, N.Y. - The second annual Carmel Spring Fair was held last month along Glenieda Avenue in the hamlet of Carmel and the great weather brought an impressive crowd.

The event was sponsored by the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce and featured local organizations and businesses showcasing their services and products.  There plenty of games and activities for the ...

State, Town Officials: Get Ready for Route 6 Rehab

CARMEL, N.Y. - It’s going to get noisy, dirty and congested along a good chunk of Route 6 in Carmel this summer, but in the end, it all will be worth the hassle, says the state Department of Transportation (DOT).

Once the DOT completes milling, filling and re-striping the heavily trafficked road, motorists will no longer have to dodge its potholes and cracked asphalt, engineer-in-charge ...

Town: Asbestos at Swan Cove Not An Issue

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Town officials say plans to build a passive park at the property once known as Swan Cove on South Lake Boulevard have not been hampered by the discovery of asbestos in some of the dilapidated bungalows located there.

The town purchased the land, the last remaining public parcel on Lake Mahopac, from developer Frank Cotaj for $1 million in March. The plan is to tear down the ...

Weary Putnam Slowly Recovering After Violent Storm

PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. - County Executive MaryEllen Odell led Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state representatives through the storm-ravaged areas of Putnam County on Wednesday, May 16, to show the damage incurred from Tuesday’s storm that created a trail of destruction throughout the Hudson Valley and left thousands without power and blocked roads with hundreds of downed trees.

The ...

Temple Beth Shalom Celebrates 65th Anniversary

NORTH SALEM, N.Y, - Temple Beth Shalom of Mahopac marked its 65th anniversary with a gala celebration at the Salem Golf Club in North Salem on May 6.

The event not only celebrated the temple’s anniversary, but honored members Stev and Patti Bettman and Ron and Marilyn Arsham for their years of dedication, devotion and service. Ron Arsham is a past president and longtime member of its ...

Mahopac Paints the Town Purple

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - You may have noticed that Mahopac has taken on a slightly purple tint recently. That’s because Friday (May 4) was Paint the Town Purple Day—a day to remind people of the upcoming Relay For Life, the American Cancer Society fundraiser slated for Saturday, June 2, at the high school. It will be the 20th anniversary of the Mahopac event.

On Friday, business owners ...

Temple Beth Shalom Pays Tribute to First Responders

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Area first responders were given a big hug and thank you from Temple Beth Shalom during Shabbat services Friday evening at the synagogue. Members of the Carmel Police Department, Sheriff’s Department, Mahopac Fire Department and EMS were on hand in their dress uniforms to hear Rabbi Sarah Freidson’s sermon on community service and receive certificates of ...

Rotary Hopes Tree-Planting Becomes New Mahopac Tradition

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - One of Mahopac’s parks has a new tree in its landscape thanks, in part, to the Lake Mahopac Rotary Club.

The club held a ceremony on, appropriately enough, Arbor Day—Friday, April 27—at Chamber Park on South Lake Boulevard to mark the planting of a new maple tree as part of what members hope will become an annual tradition.

Earlier this year, the Rotary ...

Area Residents to NYSEG: Fix Your Infrastructure

SOMERS, N.Y. - For many, the persistent power outages caused by the March nor’easters meant spoiled food, days off school and no internet and TV. But for those with relatives in nursing homes or without water or heat in senior communities such as Heritage Hills in Somers, the consequences were much more dire.

More than a dozen people attended a public forum Thursday, April 19, at Kennedy ...

Celebrating Hudson Valley’s Food and Wine for a Good Cause

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center held its annual Hudson Food & Wine Experience on April 11 at Villa Barone Hilltop Manor in Mahopac. Attendees were able to taste the bounty of the Hudson Valley that featured elegant food preparations, desserts, wines, brews, and spirits. The annual event helps to support the agency's mission to put an end to ...

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