2020-01-14 E-Edition

Addonizio & Sullivan to lead Putnam Legislature in 2020

Montgomery makes presence known at organizational meeting

The Putnam Legislature conducted its annual organizational meeting last Tuesday evening before a sparse audience at the historic Putnam Courthouse. Legislator Toni Addonizio of Kent was appointed as chair and Legislator Neal Sullivan of Mahopac as vice-chair. Both votes to appoint were unanimous with Legislator Ginny Nacerino absent. Addonizio, a five-year veteran of the legislature, was nominated for the post […]

Love Wins: No Room for Hate

Christians and Jews united in fellowship Sunday when some 125 men and women gathered in downtown Mahopac for a rally tabbed: ‘Love wins: No Room for Hate’ organized by houses of worship throughout the greater Mahopac-Carmel- Mahopac Falls area. The Rev. Casey Carbone, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Mahopac known as the Church on the Hill, who helped […]

Barile Pleads Guilty to Disorderly Conduct

Carmel Town Councilman Michael Barile has pleaded guilty to one count of disorderly conduct in full satisfaction of an arrest warrant issued after he threw a water bottle at a reporter for a Westchester-based newspaper, then took the reporter’s phone and threw it into the street. The Sheriff’s Department originally charged Barile with felony grand larceny, misdemeanor criminal mischief as […]

Ohio Boy Pleads Guilty to Kent Swatting Incident

A 17-year-old Ohio youth who committed dozens of nuisance alarms across the United States including one in western Kent in the summer of 2018 admitted in court last Thursday to making the hoax phone calls and, upon the recommendation of an Ohio prosecutor, will receive a one year sentence with credit given for time served. The unidentified youth, a resident […]

A Call for Hope at Dr. Martin Luther King Vigil in Carmel

Americans celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day next Monday and in remembrance of the civil rights leader, Putnam County residents will be gathering on the steps of the historic Putnam Courthouse in Carmel for a brief vigil calling for peace and justice. Organizers say the gathering will serve as a sign of hope that what the late Dr. King envisioned […]

Town of Carmel Christmas Tree Pick-ups Announced

Now that Christmas is a fond memory and holiday wrappings and decorations packed away for next year, Carmel officials have announced dates for holiday tree collection in the greater Mahopac Falls, Carmel and Mahopac area. Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt said residents served by AAA Carting must place their tree at curbside free of lights, tinsel and ornaments on Jan. 15 for […]

First Naturalization Ceremony of the Year To Be Held Next Wednesday

The New Year promises to be a busy one when it comes to naturalization ceremonies, since seven are planned for 2020 with the first taking place next Wednesday, January 22. Since 2015, following a 20-year hiatus, hundreds of newcomers have taken their oaths of allegiance thanks to the efforts of County Clerk Michael Bartolotti. Bartolotti reported last week that 200 […]

Vacancies Exist On Carmel Planning Board and Board Of Assessment

Interested in serving your community by volunteering in municipal government? The Town of Carmel is seeking interested and qualified individuals to fill vacancies on the town’s Planning Board and Board of Assessment. Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt has asked interested residents to send a resume to his office at Carmel Town Hall, 60 McAlpin Avenue, Mahopac, NY 10541 by month’s end. Resumes […]

Things to Do

Missing The Heat Now; Will Hate It Later

2020-Drug Crisis in our Backyard Spotlight Family Support Group. More info: drugcrisisinourbackyard.org, ssal@drugcrisisinourbackyard.com, 845-842- 1212. Open to the public. No registration required. Jan- Donald Longabucco art exhibit at Kent Library Jan 2-30 (Thurs) 10am- 12pm Watercolor with Janine at Reed Lib, Carmel. More info/reg: carmellibrary.org Jan 3-Feb 7(Fridays) 2pm “Move Every Day” class at Reed Lib, Carmel. More info/ reg: […]