Camper Airlifted Following Fall at Summer Camp

A boy attending Camp Herrlich in Patterson was airlifted to the Westchester Medical Center Monday following a freak mishap at the year-round facility along Deacon Smith Hill Road. State Police said the child, who was not identified, fell and cracked his head and became unconscious. Camp personnel, who were nearby, administered to the injured child while 911 calls were made. […]


Busted: Illegal Aliens Brought Down by Drug Deals

Already, July has seen three (count them, three) drug arrests for the distribution of cocaine in Brewster and Southeast’s public places. After an undercover investigation in the works since April, 22 year-old Ever J. Monroy, of Lake Carmel, was arrested on July 1. A release from the Putnam County Office of the Sheriff reported that the deputies assigned to the […]

Zumba Classes at The Brewster Public Library

Time to get fit and ready for summer! It’s fun! It’s fitness! It’s ZUMBA! Zumba uses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves- a one-of-akind fitness program that will blow you away. Classes led by Kim Olmo Join us on Thursday, July 29th, August 5th and August 12th at 7pm. All are welcome, no prior dance training necessary! Participants should wear […]

East Road Motors, A Family Affair

For years its owner Bill Zacotinsky said it was known as Mahopac’s best kept secret. Located on Carolan Road, off of Route 301, East Road Motors is a “unique” place. This “dual shop” offers both auto and lawnmower repairs. “We do it right, we do what the other shops can’t do. We’ve been in business for a long time and […]

CHS Class of 1970 Remembers

One hundred sixty-three students graduated from Carmel High School in 1970 and 40 years later many of the graduates returned to the hallowed halls of a revamped, modernized and updated Carmel High for their 40th reunion. Last weekend’s event began at Smalley’s Inn for a Friday night supper. On Saturday, graduates toured the school with Stu Pratt, a member of […]

From the Police Blotter

Summer Keeps Police Busy

With summer in full swing members of the Carmel Police Department have been kept extremely busy in recent days. A property damage crash on Circle Drive in Mahopac led to the arrest of RAFAL KUC, 19, of Mahopac, on drug charges after Police Chief Michael Johnson said the occupant of the car was found to be in the possession of […]

Reidy Tapped to Head School Administrator Group

Former Mahopac Superintendent Dr. Robert Reidy has been appointed as executive director of the New York State Council of School Superintendents. Reidy, 64, who resides in Mahopac with his wife Michelle, retired from public education two years ago after serving the educational community for 40 years, thirty-one of which as superintendent. The former teacher, central office administrator and assistant superintendent […]

Board of Education Reorganizes

The Mahopac Board of Education annual reorganizational meeting held July 6 in the Lakeview School, lasted all of five minutes but covered a lot of ground. Although schools are out of session, they are currently being cleaned and prepped for September. Both Penny Swift and Patricia Greenwood O’Keefe were reelected as president and vice president of the board, respectively. Dorothy […]

Locals Charged in Yorktown

Several Mahopac residents face hearings in Yorktown later this month following their arrests by Yorktown Police. Cops charged SYLVESTER SALZANO, 19, of Mahopac, last week on felony charges of criminal possession of a forged instrument, unlawful possession of marijuana and failing to keep right after on Crompond Road in Yorktown Heights. Salzano was arrested for possessing a driver’s license that […]

VA is Accepting New Patients at the Carmel Clinic

If you have served in the military, VA is accepting new patients at its Carmel clinic located at 1875 Route 6, above the Provident Bank. The Carmel Clinic offers primary care, podiatry, optometry, EKG, lab, nutrition, social work services as well as mental health Please call or stop by; we can be reached at 845-228-5294