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Mahopac’s Ryan Finch Honored by United Way

October 10, 2018

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - United Way of Westchester and Putnam’s Emerging Leaders Alliance is honored the efforts of Ryan Finch, a Mahopac resident, at its United We Rock event, held on Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Whitby Castle in Rye Finch is one of five recipients of the United Way’s Rock Star Award, which recognizes young professionals who are active for the good of their ...

Tompkins Mahopac Bank Employees Walk For a Cause

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The employees of Tompkins Mahopac Bank love to go for walks. And if it helps to raise money for a good cause, so much the better.

The folks at Tompkins Mahopac Bank stepped up this year and signed on to be a sponsor of the Oct. 7 Support-A-Walk, the annual fundraiser for Support Connection, a Yorktown-based not-for-profit organization that provides emotional, social and ...

Mahopac’s Joy Degl ‘Goes the Distance’ at Fundraiser Walk

VALHALLA, N.Y. - Joy Degl of Mahopac was one of three former Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital patients who served as ambassadors to the 2018 “Go the Distance” Walk and Family Fun Day on Sunday, Sept. 16.

The weather was perfect, and everyone got to enjoy complimentary food and drinks, bounce houses, face painting, games and more.

Joy was born 17 weeks early back in 2012 ...

Eighth Graders Pitch In To Clean Up Town Hall

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - If you’ve driven past the Town Hall on McAlpin Avenue near Croton Falls Road recently, you may have noticed that the grounds surrounding the building look a little cheerier and a bit cleaner.

You can thank the 67 eighth graders from Mahopac Middle School who, along with some teachers, school administrators and town officials, descended upon the property on Saturday, ...

Mahopac Grad Targets Distracted Driving

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - According to statistics compiled by the Department of Transportation, 37,461 lives were lost on U.S. roads in 2016, an increase of 5.6 percent from 2015. Of that total, 3,450 were attributed to distracted driving. Studies show that drivers under age 20 are not only texters, they are also responsible for more than 58 percent of teen crashes and comprise up to 27 percent of the ...

The 6th Annual TYathlon Comes to Mahopac

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Athletes from all over the region converged upon Mahopac Saturday, Sept. 15, to raise money for a cause.

The event was the sixth annual “TYathlon” – which combined swimming, running, and biking into a grueling competition. This year’s event raised $43,000 for the Ty Louis Campbell Foundation, a nonprofit organization that funds research and clinical ...

From Canada to Mahopac to Coney Island

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac hosted some very special guests last week when two unassuming cyclists from our neighbors to the north were given a police escort through town.

Chris Potvin and his 10-year-old son, James, were making the arduous 620-mile trek from Whitby, Canada, a suburb of Toronto, to Coney Island. James, who is autistic, came up with the idea for the ride as a way of raising money ...

Mahopac Scouts Earn Eagle Awards

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - After seven year of hard work, many milestones and achievements Dylan Halmy and Theo Martine of Boy Scout Troop 371 were presented with their Eagle Scout awards earlier this summer.

Through their time in scouting, they participated in many activities, service projects and camping trips. On their way to Eagle Scout, they learned many skills such as camping, cooking, first aid, ...


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