Putnam Heart Walk Kicks Off Sunday

April 22, 2017

BREWSTER, N.Y.— American Heart Association Putnam Heart Walk will be held Sunday, April 23, at Brewster High School, 50 Foggintown Road. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the Walk kicks off at 10 a.m.

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of Americans and stroke is No. 5. The American Heart Association helps the community by supporting programs and funding lifesaving research to help save ...

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 The old signs leading into the facility are gone and have been replaced by a brand new one.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 ...

A Cause for Paws

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Mahopac High School Dance Company presented “Cause for Paws” April 1 at the high school—a fundraiser for the Putnam County Humane Society. Dance troupes from through the area were invited to take part in the worthy cause, including Dance for Joy, A&E Dance Studio, Kelly Oster’s School of Irish Dance, Lakeland High School and Darcy’s ...

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 ...

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, ...

Go Bald or Go Home!

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Mahopac Inn was packed Saturday night as people lined up to get their heads shaved and raise money for childhood cancer research.

It was all part of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation’s annual fundraiser, which this year took in more than $40,000 for the cause at Saturday’s event.

Mahopac’s Zach Semenetz was the lead organizer for the event, which ...

Relay for Life Kick-Off Draws Packed House

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Relay for Life, the annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, held its Kick-Off event at the Putnam County Golf Course in Mahopac Thursday, March 23.

The Kick-Offs are used as an avenue for recruiting teams, sponsors and participants for the upcoming Relay for Life, which will be held Saturday, June 3, at Mahopac High School. The Kick-Off event on Thursday drew a ...

Shamrock Auction Raises Money for St. Pat’s Science Lab

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The ninth annual Shamrock Auction Dinner Dance hosted by the St. Patrick’s School Parent Association was held Saturday, March 18, at Villa Barone in Mahopac. This year’s theme was “Masquerade.”

The Shamrock Auction event has raised more than $350,000 since its inception and all money raised directly benefits the students of St. Patrick School. In ...

Lakeview Fifth Graders Fundraise for Children of Aleppo

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— After learning about the children of war-torn Aleppo in Syria, Mary Kurtz’ fifth-grade class at Lakeview Elementary School took to making crafts for a fundraiser.

Last month, the class sold clay charms, stress balls, magnets, lapel pins, bookmarks, bracelets and more during school and raised more than $540 for Save the Children to help the kids of ...

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