Religions and Spirituality

May 9, 2020

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - As Mahopac continues to shelter in place during the pandemic, local churches and synagogues continue to search for ways to tend to their flocks, hold services, deliver their spiritual messages and find fellowship in an era where social distancing has made that incredibly ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Mahopac residents—and the faithful all around the world—were forced to celebrate Easter and Passover under quarantine this year. But it didn’t stop folks from making the best of a challenging situation. Readers sent us plenty of holiday photos to ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - More than 60 community members attended a special panel discussion entitled “Hate in the Age of Multiculturalism” that was hosted by State Sen. Pete Harckham last month at the Mahopac Public Library. The diverse group of panelists included Amy Erard from the Hudson Valley Islamic ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The bells of the little stone church on the shores of Lake Mahopac have spoken to both the faith and secular community for nearly 100 years. In a precious few days, they will be ringing, sadly not to call worshippers to Sunday services, but to herald the church’s deconsecration—a ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Lauren Privitera lost her son, Nicholas, to a heroin overdose on Feb. 8, 2015. He was just 23 years old. Since then, Privitera has sought to end the scourge of the opiate-addiction epidemic by shining a light on the problem and removing the stigma often attached to the ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The first day of school will be a little brighter for some underprivileged kids in the Mahopac School District this year thanks to the efforts of the congregation of Temple Beth Shalom. The temple collected money and used it to purchase backpacks and supplies that will go to 25 ...

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