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Mahopac Man Charged in Superstorm Sandy-Related Fraud

March 23, 2017

TRENTON, N.J. - A Mahopac man was charged in New Jersey on Thursday, March 23, with third-degree theft by deception and fourth-degree unsworn falsification after investigators from the state attorney general’s office say he filed fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy. 

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino alleged that Dominic M. Moccia, ...

Chamber CEO Erin Meagher Charged With Felony Larceny

[Editor's note: This story has been updated.]

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Erin Meagher, the CEO/executive director of the Greater Mahopac/Carmel Chamber of Commerce and a trustee on the Brewster Village Board, was arrested Tuesday afternoon (March 21) and charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department said that a joint investigation with the ...

Town, Police Union OK New Collective Bargaining Agreement

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Carmel Town Board and the police union (Police Benevolent Association) have come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) that will extend the contract for police officers, sergeants and detectives through 2021.

The police had been working without a contract for several years, which led to an arbitration hearing two years ago when they subsequently inked ...

Lake Casse Parents Concerned About Sex Offender Living Nearby

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Parents in the Lake Casse Park District and surrounding vicinity are troubled by the news that a convicted sex offender has moved into the neighborhood and are trying to raise awareness.

Mahopac News learned that Erik Dean Reifschneider, 43, moved from Kansas to Russ Street in Mahopac recently after serving nearly 13 years in state prison. According to the state Division ...

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