MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Carmel Recreation and Parks Department held its annual Breakfast with Santa event at Sycamore Park in Mahopac on Sunday, Dec. 11. Kids had the opportunity to come out with their parents, chow down on some delicious pancakes and then meet with with Santa and Mrs. Claus, as well as some of his elf helpers from the North Pole.
Kids Have Breakfast With Santa at Sycamore Park!
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January 23, 2017
MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Last year, the Mahopac Italian American Club’s Gaetano “Nino” Carbone constructed a replica of the World Trade Center’s twin towers made entirely out of wine corks.
Coming in at 11.75 feet, the sculpture set a Guiness World Record for the tallest cork structure. On Sunday, the IAC held an official unveiling of the sculpture, which was attended by ...
MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Denise Russell only had nine days’ worth of heart medicine left, but because she wasn’t able to pay off the balance on her medical bills, her health-care provider wouldn’t allow her to see a doctor or renew her prescription.
More than six years ago, Russell, who co-owns Crossroads Deli in Mahopac, was diagnosed with cancer. She went through the requisite ...
MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Applying to college in the 21st century can be an intimidating task for high school students and their parents. It can cause stressful days and sleepless nights as families try to wade through the morass of paperwork and the often-complex application process.
But Dr. Deborah Hardy is here to help. Hardy is an educational consultant, or as she likes to say, a “mobile ...
MAHOPAC, N.Y.— A new town ordinance that would allow Carmel/Mahopac residents to keep chickens on their property took another step toward fruition last week when the Planning Board offered a positive recommendation of the proposed legislation.
However, Town Board members said there is still work to do on the law because it needs to tweak some of the language in the version that the ...
MAHOPAC, N.Y.— As the Town Board continues to move toward creating legislation that would regulate the use of ice-retardant systems, sometimes referred to as bubblers, on Lake Mahopac (and other lakes in town), the Lake Mahopac Park District has offered some recommendations on the use of the devices that officials will consider when crafting a new law.
At its Jan. 11 meeting, the board ...
MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Hailey Pereira, an eighth-grader at Mahopac Middle School and also a member of NY Xtreme FC and the Region 1 Girls Olympic Development Program Team, has been invited to participate in the U.S. Youth Soccer ODP National Training Camp to be held in Phoenix, Ariz. at the end of January, 2017.
Pereira has been selected after making the state team and progressing through ...
MAHOPAC, N.Y.— For the first time in eight years, mortgage tax revenue—an important source of revenue for municipalities when preparing budgets—has climbed past the million-dollar mark in the town of Carmel, according to comptroller Mary Ann Maxwell.
Figures released by Maxwell show that 2016 mortgage tax revenues in Carmel topped out at $1,012,000, more than $300,000 above ...
MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Carmel police have issued several citations to a driver who crashed his car on Wixon Pond Road in the early morning hours of Monday, Jan. 9, and left the scene, only to be found several hours later wandering down Route 6 and suffering from the effects of the frigid temperatures.
Bill Nikisher, first assistant chief of the Mahopac Fire Department, said that the call for the ...
MAHOPAC, N.Y.— With three key seniors returning from injury, the Mahopac girls basketball team is back in full swing and notched two-straight wins last week.
In a back-and-forth rivalry matchup with visiting Arlington on Thursday, Jan. 12, Mahopac pulled away in the fourth quarter to win by the score of 70-56 in front of an electric crowd.
“It was really fun to beat them and go ...
Mahopac senior Carleigh Ashnault is a captain on the ski team. She also plays defense on the varsity soccer team.
How old were you when you started skiing and how did you get started?
I started skiing as soon as I could walk. I started racing when I was around 7 at Thunder Ridge. At 13 I started racing in Vermont on the weekends. I started skiing because of my dad—he raced when he was ...