Pine Grove Holds Annual Pajama Drive

January 11, 2017

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 ...

MHS Students Donate Toys to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Students from teacher Jennifer Degl’s Mahopac High School class got into the altruistic holiday spirit last Thursday when they delivered 99 toys to Maria Fareri Children's Hospital. It's something that has become an annual traditional at MHS.

Interim high school principal John Augusta gave permission for a group of 10 students, along with Degl, to use a mini ...

Mahopac Kid Turns Into Santa for Hospitalized Children

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— A few weeks ago, Sebastian Bilinski’s parents asked him to write out his Christmas wish list. So, the 9-year-old Austin Elementary School student put pen to paper and drew up his list.

What was on it caught his mom, Aneta Bilinski, totally off-guard. Her son asked for $1,000…in order to buy presents for kids who are in the hospital during the holidays and ...

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