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MFVFD Holds Installation of Officers Dinner/Dance

December 9, 2018

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department recently held its annual installation of officers gala. The event, which was attended by local dignitaries and elected officials, took place at Villa Barone Hilltop Manor and featured a cocktail hour, dinner and dancing along with the official introduction of the new officers.

Influx of Counterfeit Money Plagues Local Businesses

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Merchants are being put on notice to watch out for counterfeit currency—especially $100 bills—as a slew of fake money has infiltrated the area during the busy holiday season.

Last week, a local store fell victim when a man came into Cardsmart and Gifts of Mahopac and passed a bogus C-note.

Terry Fokine, the store’s co-owner, said she was alone at the ...

Video Game Store Robbed at Gunpoint

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Carmel police are looking for a man who robbed the Video Game Plus business at 2 Clark Place Saturday afternoon and assaulted the owner.

Police said that at around 1:15 p.m. a man walked into the video game store brandishing a handgun and demanded money. He then struck the owner of the store in the head with the weapon, grabbed the cash register and fled.

Witnesses told ...

Mahopac Falls FD Visits Pine Grove Country Day School

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - October was Fire Safety Month and firefighters from the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department marked the occasion by visiting area elementary schools and pre-schools to teach them about fire prevention and safety. The young students had the opportunity to check out a fire truck up close and personal and see the firefighters decked out in their coats and helmets. On Oct. 18, the ...

Fire Damages Mahopac Home

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - A fire has seriously damaged a Mahopac residence and investigators say the cause was a gas-powered generator that malfunctioned.

Just before 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, the Mahopac Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on Ann Road. First responders arrived on the scene and reported a heavily involved structure fire. Chief Bill Nikisher immediately assumed incident ...

Kids Learn About Fire Prevention With MFFD

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The month of October brought a smile to the faces of the many firefighters of the Mahopac Falls Fire Department (MFFD) because that is when they got to interact with the children of the school district. Rolling out on a well-tuned schedule prepared by firefighter Bill Lindsey, MFFD fire prevention coordinator, Lindsey’s assistants greeted the many children brought ...

Mahopac FD Holds Annual Open House

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Fire Department held its annual Open House on Saturday, Oct. 20. Residents were greeted by members of the fire department, emergency medical services and fire police, in addition to many friends from neighboring agencies. There were all kinds of demonstrations, from car extractions to forcible-entry displays, and the kids even got a chance to operate a fire ...

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