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Town Reaches Settlement on Cell Tower Issue

May 24, 2020

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Two controversial cell towers once planned for residential neighborhoods in Mahopac have been relocated in an out-of-court settlement with Verizon Wireless and Homeland Towers.

The Town Board voted 3-0 to accept the settlement at its May 13 meeting. Councilman Mike Barile, citing a potential conflict, abstained and Councilwoman Suzi McDonough was absent.

Barile said he ...

Governing in the Pandemic: Exclusive Interview with Supervisor Schmitt

MAHOPAC, N.Y. Mahopac News sat down last week with Supervisor Ken Schmitt for a phone interview to discuss how town business is proceeding with the coronavirus shutdown in effect.

Topics ranged from how Town Board meetings are now being conducted to how the pandemic could impact the town budget to the supervisor’s personal health as he recuperates from open-heart surgery.

MAHOPAC ...

School Budget Still Unclear; State Aid Remains Tenuous

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Mahopac School District voters will have to vote on the 2020-21 school budget and Board of Education candidates by mail this year. An executive order from Gov. Cuomo last week decreed that there will be no in-person voting.

Additionally, voters will have but one opportunity to pass the budget. Should it fail, the school district will be ...

Cuomo: Schools Will Stay Closed For Remainder of Academic Year

Mahopac News will have more on this story as details develop.

County Endorses Governor’s Order on Face Masks

CARMEL,N.Y. - The one constant with COVID-19 seems to be the rapidly changing evolution of information and science. Experts continue to research and learn more about the novel coronavirus. Recent studies have confirmed that individuals who are ill but have no symptoms can still spread the virus to others and yesterday Gov. Cuomo issued an executive order requiring face coverings for everyone ...

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Virtual Presentation: Planning For Pandemics and Beyond at Somers Library

May 27, 2020

Join us for an informative webinar for top lessons learned around proactive strategies to take, and key documents to have in place for life's expected - and unexpected events.

Speakers:
Lauren Enea, Elder Law & Estate Planning Attorney, Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP
Judi McAnaw, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

June 2, 2020 12:30 – 2:00 PM The Somers Library To register ...