Pine Grove Turns Purple for Relay for Life

May 21, 2018

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Pine Grove Country Day School in Mahopac got into the spirit of things on May 4 when it joined in the Paint the Town Purple Day.

The event is used to promote the upcoming Relay For Life, the annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. This year’s relay will be held Saturday, June 2, noon to midnight, at Mahopac High School.

For Paint the Town Purple Day, the ...

Mahopac Paints the Town Purple

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - You may have noticed that Mahopac has taken on a slightly purple tint recently. That’s because Friday (May 4) was Paint the Town Purple Day—a day to remind people of the upcoming Relay For Life, the American Cancer Society fundraiser slated for Saturday, June 2, at the high school. It will be the 20th anniversary of the Mahopac event.

On Friday, business owners ...

Rotary Hopes Tree-Planting Becomes New Mahopac Tradition

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - One of Mahopac’s parks has a new tree in its landscape thanks, in part, to the Lake Mahopac Rotary Club.

The club held a ceremony on, appropriately enough, Arbor Day—Friday, April 27—at Chamber Park on South Lake Boulevard to mark the planting of a new maple tree as part of what members hope will become an annual tradition.

Earlier this year, the Rotary ...

Austin Road Students Run the 'Color Run'

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Austin Road Elementary PTO and SEPTO held its annual “Color Run” fundraiser at the school on Saturday, April 28, to raise money for SEPTO (Special Education PTO) and for numerous activities and programs for the students.

In one of the most colorful fundraisers imaginable, the students ran through a pre-made course—a distance of a little less than a mile.

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

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center held its annual Hudson Food & Wine Experience on April 11 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 ...

Mahopac Schools Gripped by Their Own 'March Madness'

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac school’s annual community benefit basketball festivities—Mahopac March Madness—was held Saturday, March 24, and as usual, the high school gym was packed.

This year’s event featured basketball games between the three elementary schools—Austin Road, Fulmar Road and Lakeview—and was organized by the Mahopac High School Student Athletic ...

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