Man Charged With Not Paying Taxes



A Mahopac man and two of his masonry supply companies were charged with felony tax charges this week for allegedly failing to report or remit money to the state and county. William Dring, 55, of 28 Bonniewood Drive, faces 21 counts ranging from grand larceny to fraud. Dring and his former company Taconic Stone, better known as Putnam Stone and […]

Baptist Church Continues Black History Month Study



How much do you know about the role African Americans played in America’s political history? Here is a short quiz: 1. Who was the first African American to give a speech in the U.S. House or Representatives? 2. Who was the first black U.S. Senator? 3. Who was the first African American to preside over a national political convention? 4. […]

Patterson Meetings



Wednesday, March 2: The Park Advisory Board will hold a Special Meeting at 7:30pm at the Patterson Town Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the multi use permit for Veterans Memorial Park on Maple Ave. All interested parties are welcome.

School Board Trustee Meets with National Lawmakers



Mahopac School Board Trustee Richard LaFredo met with New York Congressional delegates Nan Hayworth, Nita Lowey, and Eliot Engel to discuss key issues affecting local schools during the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) 38th annual Federal Relations Network (FRN) Conference in Washington, D.C., from February 6 through 8. LaFredo is a participant in NSBA’s Federal Relations Network, a national grassroots […]

Police News



Hang Up and Drive A cell phone call spelled trouble for a Mahopac man who was operating his car in downtown Danbury. Danbury Police said when the phone rang last week, Victor Gangale, 38, became distracted and slammed into the car in front of him. Gangale was charged with failing to drive a reasonable distance apart as well as operating […]

Mahopac Meetings



Tuesday, March 1Board of Education Buildings & Grounds Committee Meeting, 7pm

Council Campaigns Kick Off



It’s been said that during the past three years Southeast Town Board meetings were the “best show in town.” The councilmen of Southeast are often observed battling with each other over such issues as the town’s refuse contract, budget plans, and the employment of town attorney Willis Stephens. Three council positions are open for election this year, with the terms […]

Colonial Fair at C.V. Starr School



Combine creativity, hard work, and teachers collaboration with finding support from the Brewster Education Foundation and the result is an annual Colonial Fair. Last week students at the C.V. Starr Intermediate School in Brewster participated in two days of hands-on workshops and presentations designed to immerse them in the life and times of the colonial period. The days began with […]

It’s All Down Hill From Here: Education Foundation Fling Set for Thunder Ridge



The Brewster Education Foundation’s annual gala benefit dinner takes place this year at the Thunder Ridge ski resort in Patterson. Organizers announced plans for the April 2 event last week that will be recognizing the efforts of five Brewster educators—Cindy Lockwood, Monica Larca, Michelle Maselli, Pat Frische, and Ann Marie McLeod. Dinner chairwoman Jill Jacobs- Quinn said due to the […]

Worship Services



Send information regarding worship services to courier@pcnr.com. Please put “WORSHIP” in the subject line. ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 225 East Lake Blvd, Mahopac 845-628-2006 Saturday Vigil Mass. 5:30pm, 8pm – Mass in Spanish – OLQA, Sunday: 7:30, 8:45, 10:45am, 12 Noon & 5:30pm, 10:15am – Mass in Polish – OLQA, Weekdays: 6:35, 9am, 12 noon, 7:30pm – […]