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Giving Back

June 27, 2022

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Boy Scouts Zack Couzens, Matthew Cropsey, Matthew DePaso, Michael Horan, David Kaprielian, Stephen Nealon and Bryant Pappas of Troop 371, Mahopac, were honored and awarded the rank of Eagle Scout—Scouting’s highest honor—at a Court of Honor held June 9 at Four Brother’s Restaurant ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- You nurtured them for 18 years!  Share your family's accomplishments in our Special High School Graduation Pullout on June 30th. Tuesday, June 21, is the last day to send a message. Also, Let's Not Forget the 8th Graders are Movin' On Up! Moving up from middle school to high ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - A quilt created by members of the Butterfly Quilters has been installed in the central stairway, between the first and second floors at Mahopac Public Library. Designed by the Quilters in 2020, the Ice Cream Cone quilt was intended to pay homage to the original location of the ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Community Cares held its annual Little Black Dress party May 5 at the Putnam County Golf Course as attendees put on their snazziest attire to party and raise money for a good cause. Community Cares is a not-for-profit organization that provides help in managing normal household ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - The Putnam County Mother’s Day Weekend fundraiser to help the Ukrainian refugees in Poland was a big success, organizers said. “So many people donated and so many people volunteered to help, it was just amazing,” said Sylwia Wojcik, a Mahopac resident and native of Poland, who ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- The community is rallying around a Mahopac woman, Hope Mantovi, who remains in critical condition after she was struck by a Metro-North train in Yonkers on St. Patrick’s Day. Family friend Jonathan Schneider has started a Go Fund Me for the family, as they work towards her ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Bruce Heller, a business development specialist with Halston Media, pareht company of Mahopac News, is the chair of the Arthritis Foundation’s 2021 Jingle Bell Run at Westchester Community College in Valhalla. As chair, Heller will provide leadership to help the community reach ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Hundreds of people turned out for the second annual prayer walk in Mahopac Sunday to honor police, as well as other first responders and frontline workers such as firefighters, nurses and EMTs. The event was created by community activist Marianne Chaluisan last year to show ...

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Current and retired FDNY firefighters from Mahopac will take a 9/11 memorial bikeride to remember the New York City Fire Department heroes who died in the World Trade Center Attacks. The FDNY members of Engine 50, Ladder 19, and Battalion 26 have organized an annual bicycle trip on the ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- Eamon Cummins, an operating engineer, worked the night shift as a subcontractor for Con Edison.  On Sept. 11, 2001, he clocked out at 5 a.m. and went home to a peaceful, if brief, sleep in Carmel. For the next six months, he worked every day using heavy equipment to aid the ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Lillian Jones is known for her perseverance—getting things done despite the challenges, whether it’s as a political operative for the local Democratic Party, or throughout her storied career with the American Cancer Society. “What impresses me is her persistence,” said Marsha ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - United for the Troops (UFT), the venerable Mahopac charity that sends care packages to American troops overseas, reached a milestone earlier this month when it shipped its 25,000th box. The event was marked with a proclamation from the Town Board at its Aug. 4 meeting in front of ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Elena Diaz-Palatucci wanted to pay it forward. As the child of a former single mom, she knows what it’s like to experience food insecurity and other struggles. But now that things are better, she wants to help those going through the same thing. Elena celebrated her 10th birthday ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Nicola DiMarino and his best friend Sal LoBrutto could be found every morning at around 9:30 having breakfast together at the Mahopac McDonalds—sometimes including other members of the community. It was eventually dubbed the McDonalds Breakfast Club and DiMarino made many friends ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Emmaely Rivera, a 10-year-old with a ready smile who loves soccer, dogs and considers math her favorite subject, is a cancer survivor. She was in Mahopac on Monday, July 26, for a boat ride around Lake Mahopac with her family to celebrate. Emmaely was there along with her ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Sons of the American Legion Post 1080 held its annual pig roast on Saturday, July 31, at the Legion Hall on Buckshollow Road, drawing a capacity crowd of nearly 150 people. The feast featured a whole roasted pig, steamed and raw clams, deep fried turkey, chili, burgers, ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The children’s faces were “priceless,” said Marianne Chaluisan, founder of Mahopac Moms Facebook page and the Back the Blue march for police last summer. Chaluisan was talking about a well-attended event Thursday (July 22) honoring local law enforcement and giving kids a chance to ...

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