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MHS Juniors Celebrate Prom with Glitz and Glamour

April 29, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— MHS juniors celebrate prom with glitz and glamour.

Efforts Under Way to Bring Lions Club Back to Mahopac

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac has become known as a community rich in altruism, with a population that embraces charitable causes and civic activism. So, it seems odd that the Lions Club—one of the country’s most recognized civic organizations—doesn’t have a presence here.

That may be about to change.

Angelo Purcigliott, the membership director for the Lions’ ...

Mahopac Runners Finish Strong!

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Taconic Road Runners—a running club based in Westchester—held its annual St. Patrick’s Day 2-mile and 10k races on a very chilly day in FDR Park in Yorktown last month. The races featured plenty of runners from Mahopac.

In fact, some Mahopac runners acquitted themselves quite nicely in the two races that were held. In the 2-mile race, 15-year old Liam ...

Frank Gunn Readies to Travel a New Road

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac school bus driver Marion Tucker can tell you lots of stories about her boss, transportation supervisor Frank Gunn, but there is one in particular that sticks out.

“There had been a fire and they had to close the road, so the school bus couldn’t get through,” Tucker recalled. “There was a little girl on the bus who lived on the street. So, ...

Mahopac’s Richie Duffy Obtains Rank of Eagle Scout

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Spring is here and that means baseball season. And that means the ball fields at Jimmy McDonough Memorial Park will be filled with players, fans and families as the new season gets under way.

Those entering the park may notice something different this year. The old signs leading into the facility are gone and have been replaced by a brand new one. You can thank Mahopac Boy ...

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

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center held its 19th annual Hudson Valley Food & Wine Experience earlier this month 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 ...

For Young Mahopac Scientist, the Future is Now

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac 7th grader Geo de Clermont thinks about the future and imagines a world of jet packs and hovering cars.

“Science and math are my favorite subjects,” he said. “I was always drawn toward science, making something or drawing something. I like science fiction books—books that talk about the future. There will be plenty of advancements in ...

You Gotta Have Heart

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The poet John Keats once wrote, “Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.”

For Robin Zencheck, nothing could be more real than a heart transplant. She’s experienced two of them. And if that’s not enough, throw in a kidney transplant for good measure.

But Zencheck, a 35-year Mahopac resident, is a survivor. Despite her medical challenges, ...

Officials Look to Stamp Out Anti-Semitism Before it Begins

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Between Jan.18 and Feb. 20, there were 176 incidents of anti-Semitism in the United States, ranging from vandalism and graveyard desecrations, to bomb threats at Jewish Community Centers. Twenty-eight of them were in New York State.

While none of those crimes took place in Mahopac or its neighboring municipalities, community leaders are being proactive to make sure such ...

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