2019-05-21 E-Edition

School Bus Crash in Mahopac Falls

Friday was a difficult one in the greater Mahopac Falls area when two serious crashes, one involving a school bus with children, closed heavily traveled roads for hours. The first mishap occurred at 2:30 pm on Baldwin Place Road in front of Mahopac High School when, according to the Sheriff’s Department, an auto containing four young men aged 16 and […]

Memorial Day Observances Continue Sunday and Monday


The unofficial beginning of summer – Memorial Day – is days away and officials on the state, county, town and village levels are encouraging residents to take time and attend a Memorial Day observance. Locally, ceremonies begin on Friday evening when the Putnam Joint Veterans Council conducts the John Morris Watchfire Vigil throughout the weekend from 6 pm to 6 […]

Carlos Is Newest Member of ’Pac School Family

Carlos has been welcomed with ‘open paws’ in the Mahopac School District. The 4-year-old Black Labrador Retriever, which originated from Guiding Eyes for the Blind, has become the newest member of the Mahopac Academy, a therapeutic program for secondary school students with social and emotional needs. Greg Stowell, Mahopac Assistant Superintendent of Schools, described Carlos as a “comfort service dog.” […]

Sheriff’s Patrol Boat Named In Honor Of Marine Corps Vet and Retired Sheriff’s Sergeant

U.S. Marine Corps veteran and retired Putnam Sheriff’s Dept. Sergeant Charles Moore received an honor of a lifetime Wednesday when a Sheriff’s patrol boat was christened the ‘Sgt. Charles J. Moore USMC’ at a ceremony at the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park in Kent. The lifelong Putnam resident, who served in Vietnam and is a man who is currently battling […]

HealthCare Forum Planned for Thursday in Mahopac

The League of Women Voters is sponsoring a healthcare forum Thursday dealing with New York State single-payer healthcare coverage. Putnam County LWV President Eileen Reilly called healthcare “critical for all and with the ongoing national discussions related to healthcare, our discussion comes at an opportune time.” Three healthcare experts will be discussing current state proposals to extend healthcare coverage for […]

High Achievers

Melissa Barletta from Mahopac recently graduated from Emerson College, receiving a BA degree in Media Arts Production on Sunday, May 12. Send school news of all kinds to us at editor@pcnr. com!



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