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EnerShe Fitness Celebrates Grand Opening

February 12, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Surrounded by family, friends and employees, Mahopac resident Karly Schneider celebrated the grand opening on Sunday morning of her new women's-only fitness club, EnerShe Fitness.

The gym, located at 989 Route 6 in Mahopac, in the K-Mart Shopping Center, is a state-of-the-art fitness center founded on the principal of helping women, both young and mature alike, to ...

Hospital Celebrates Three Kings Day

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. - Northern Westchester Hospital hosted its annual Three Kings Day Holiday Party last month. 

For more than 10 years, NWH staff has worked alongside a growing number of community partners to create a joyous and meaningful Three Kings Day celebration at the hospital for Latino families that reflects NWH’s commitment to serving this often underserved ...

Mahopac Woman is this Year's Heart Walk Honoree

BREWSTER, N.Y. - Mahopac heart disease survivor Robin Zencheck will be the honoree this year at the annual American Heart Association (AHA) Heart Walk event, which is set for Sunday, April 23, at Brewster High School.

Zencheck was introduced last Thursday at the AHA volunteer kick-off breakfast at The Plaza at Clover Lake in Brewster. 

The event kicked off American Heart Month ...

Renowned Cardiologist To Speak At Putnam Ridge Feb. 16

BREWSTER, NY — Dr. Patrick Thomas, chief of cardiology and chairman of medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital, will be the featured speaker during a free "Healthy Heart Dinner Lecture" at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Putnam Ridge, 46 Ebo Road North, in Brewster.

Dr. Thomas will be speaking about heart disease prevention and will be teaching people ...

Starting 2017 Off on the Right Foot

Winter is upon us. Shorter days provide less and less sunshine, the holidays usually add more pounds to the scale, and the stresses of everyday life continue with every passing day. Whether you feel as if “it’s the most wonderful time of the year” or not, your mind, body and soul may be facing neglect. Do you exercise regularly, if so, is it effective exercise? Does your diet ...

A Parent’s Guide to Cuts, Breaks, Bruises and Burns

A parent’s worst nightmare—an accidental tumble during a snowball fight, or an unfortunate bout of curiosity with the stove during dinner time and your child runs into your arms, in pain and inconsolable. As parents, it is assumed that our job is to be the superhero and prevent our children from getting injured. Often though, our precious little ones bump into situations that we ...

Beating the Winter Weight Gain

The winter season is upon us, along with the wind chills, comes the ever-dreaded winter weight gain. It’s all too easy to unconsciously pack on the pounds during winter.

After all, we’re likely to spend most of our time indoors taking part in sedentary activities and eating comfort foods. The best way to put a stop to winter weight gain is to combat its effects before it even ...

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