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Mahopac Woman is this Year's Heart Walk Honoree

February 6, 2017

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 ...

Troops to Get 500 Care Packages Thanks to County Initiative

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Comfort packages to 500 men and women serving overseas in the U.S. Armed Forces will be sent by United for the Troops thanks to the county’s Defend the Holidays initiative.

“During the season of giving, it was important to remember that our greatest gift is that of freedom,” County Executive MaryEllen Odell said. “I launched the Defend the Holiday ...

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 ...

The Great Unveiling of a World Record!

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 ...

Love Truly Holds Life for Two Mahopac Women

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 ...

Pine Grove Holds Annual Pajama Drive

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— More needy children will be able to snuggle up in some warm pajamas this winter thanks to the staff, students and their parents at Pine Grove County Day School.

The preschool held its annual pajama day Wednesday, Dec. 21, at all five of its locations in support of the Pajama Program, a nonprofit organization that collects books and PJs for needy kids.

With the support ...

The Twin Towers Rise Again

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— For Gaetano “Nino” Carbone, the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center were especially heart-rending.

The Mahopac resident had once worked for an import/export office at 21 West St. in Manhattan, not too far from the twin towers, and often did business there.

“[The World Trade Center] was just a stone’s throw away from our office,” Carbone ...

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