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Mahopac Schools Upgrade Security Presence

May 15, 2022

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac schools are taking part in what officials call “best practices” by employing the services of an outside security firm to work alongside its resource officers and monitors.

“Some years ago, the conversation started about security throughout the district and the high school [in particular],” said Gary Ziegelhofer, assistant principal at the high ...

Alleged Drug Dealer Charged in Murder Of Carmel Woman

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - A Patterson man has been charged in the death of a 59-year-old Carmel woman, as well as with a litany of drug allegations, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced last week.

Besides being charged with the murder of Lori Lee Campbell of Carmel, Dwayne Pulliam, 59, of Patterson, faces one count of traveling in interstate commerce and using a ...

Grant to Help CPD Expand Plate-Reading Capability

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - A $50,000 grant to purchase license plate readers for the Carmel Police Department has been approved and the investigative technology should be ready to install in patrol vehicles this spring.

The grant project was started several years ago by Supervisor Mike Cazzari when he was police chief.

“We recently received an approval for a State and Municipal [SAM] Facilities ...

Mahopac’s SROs Playing Vital Role in Keeping Students Safe

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - During his “Spotlight on Mahopac Schools” online program last week, Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo extolled the work done by the district’s school resource officers (SRO) and the role they play in keeping students safe.

“It’s a tremendous partnership,” DiCarlo said. “It is something the community has embraced. They understand the ...

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When Liberty is Also Hypocrisy

May 13, 2022

If someone doesn’t like the rules, and chooses not to follow them, and actively tells others not to follow them, is that liberty? Would we apply this standard to those who choose not to obey street signs, or signs that say, “no loitering,” or “yield?”

In this American democracy, we elect and appoint people to establish rules (and laws) to ensure domestic ...

Is It Time to Move?

May 10, 2022

To the editor,

We visit family in Florida and South Carolina each year and it gets harder and harder to return.   This area is geographically one of the nicest areas in the country, however, this town keeps voting to tax us into oblivion.   Relocation for many is a real consideration.

To level the federal tax playing field “SALT” (state and local taxes) was ...

Tales of Ties and Tails

That headline-grabbing, delinquent supply chain has now wormed its wayward way into graduation ceremonies, of all things. In some cases, cases of caps and gowns and hoods (those sash-ish affairs that denote academic degree) are backlogged in production or in transit, leaving schools to scramble to ensure their alumni-in-waiting are decorously adorned, as tradition dictates.

Shortages of sashes ...

PCSB Bank Partners with United for the Troops

May 20, 2022

Yorktown Heights, NY, May 20, 2022: PCSB Bank has announced it will partner with United for the Troops by launching a drive to provide those serving in the armed forces with much-needed donations.

PCSB will have red collection bins at all of its 14 branch locations to accept donations until May 31, 2022. A wish list of non-perishable items can be found at Wish List - United for the ...

Your Next Chapter: Estate Planning Considerations for the Newly Retired

Congratulations on your retirement!

Like many, you probably have a bucket list of things you would like to accomplish such as travel the world, spend more time with your grandkids and take up a new hobby. While these are all excellent ambitions, the milestone of retirement is also a good time to ensure your finances, beneficiary designations, estate planning, and long-term care strategy are in ...