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Mahopac News 07.02.20

VOL. 11 NO. 18 Visit for the latest news. THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2020

A Parade
of Seniors!

Roll PAC!

A parade honoring Mahopac’s
graduating Class of 2020 was held on
Friday evening along Route 6. Each class
member was driven along the parade route
from Croton Falls Road to the Lake Plaza
Shopping Center (Stop & Shop) as they
were cheered on by family and friends. e
event culminated “Blue & Gold Week,”
which began on Monday with the high
school’s commencement exercises. For
more Parade of Seniors photos, see the

centerspread on pages 14 and 15.

Town Board condemns racism

Unanimously passes resolution that ‘rejects all forms of hatred’

BY BOB DUMAS attended the rally in the park, of Carmel. We condemn and will will not tolerate discrimination. continues to manifest today in
EDITOR along with councilmen Frank not tolerate it. “We are all equal, we are all one mistrust between minority com-
Lombardi and Robert Shanill, munities and law enforcement;
e Town Board unanimously said the board wanted to let the “We wanted to make the state- people,”she said.“And it would be and
passed a resolution last week community know it stood strong ment by resolution, so the resi- a much better world if we all just
condemning all forms of racism on the issue. dents know that their town board worked together.” Whereas, citizens and the
throughout the town Carmel. opposes any racism in the town,” government of the town of Car-
“ e board felt it was extremely he continued. “We came out with e resolution reads in full as mel have long embraced the basic
e resolution, which comes in important and appropriate that this [resolution] so you under- follows: premise of American society that
the wake of a march and rally held we make this statement,” he said. stand that.” all people are created equal; and
last month in Chamber Park by a “It’s a very strong statement that Resolution condemning and
group known as Mahopac for Ra- we are making here for the com- Deputy Supervisor Suzi Mc- rejecting all forms of racism dis- Whereas,many great civil rights
cial Justice, was read and approved munity, that we strongly condemn Donough said she’s live in Ma- crimination and oppression leaders from Harriet Tubman and
at the board’s June 25 meeting. any form of racism, discrimina- hopac all her life and believes it’s Frederick Douglas, to Rosa Parks
tion and oppression in the town a wonderful community, but as a Whereas, slavery, racism and
Supervisor Ken Schmitt, who resident and board member she racial discord have stained Amer- SEE RACISM PAGE 4
ican history from its earliest days
and the progeny of this legacy

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A rare, early 20th-century view of the one-
room Tilly Foster schoolhouse and children
at play, overlooking the Middle Branch
Reservoir and former Tilly Foster community
and mine store - from the Hill Collection.


A sampling of the “farm diaries” and
photographs included in the Charles
Sherwood Hill Jr. collection in the Putnam
County Historian’s Collection.

“Living History”

time capsule

and Kevin,
Austin Road

School in

Charles Sherwood Hill Jr., donor of the collection
of diaries, photographs and ephemera from the
Hill, Dykeman, Bloomer and Townsend families
from Carmel, Kent, and Brewster

Putman celebrates 208th birthday virtually

Austin Road students contribute special COVID-19 time capsule

Friday, June 12, marked the “I am happy to report that the that features great history, spe- a long-time volunteer with the to Putnam County! e 10- and

208th birthday of Putnam Historian’s O ce has been busy cial guests, and the unveiling of Historian’s O ce who per- 11-year-olds were asked to par-

County, a celebration of a new working with local historians, the Charles Sherwood Hill, Jr. suaded Charles Hill to donate ticipate based on their age.

county in a new country. Un- historical societies, and schools collection at the Historian’s Of- his family’s collection. Amato “ ey will hopefully be the

fortunately, the annual observa- to record the experiences of this ce.” passed away in April. ones around to tell the story of

tion of Putnam County Day at time. We are truly living history e Hill collection features Fifth-grade students from how Putnam County fared dur-

the Historic Courthouse had to and this year’s virtual celebration an array of turn of the century across the county were recruited ing the pandemic 50 years from

be cancelled due to the ongoing will be yet another record for the farm diaries, photographs and to take part in the virtual cere- now,” said Bartolotti. “ ey play

COVID-19 pandemic as the archives.” ephemera from the Hill, Dyke- mony by attending classes online an incredible role in this celebra-

Hudson Valley region strives to Putnam County Day is an an- man, Bloomer and Townsend or by recording themselves dur- tion.

reopen. However, a virtual cel- nual event that typically includes families from Carmel, Kent, and ing their time spent in “distance “I trust that with time and the

ebration is available online. a ceremony, historic presenta- Brewster. It includes a stunning learning.” eir projects includ- continued dedication of medical

“ is traditional day of cer- tion, and awards for outstanding and rarely, if ever, seen photo of ing leading the ceremony in the experts throughout our country

emony and celebration was people, projects and publications the Tilly Foster area in the Town Pledge of Allegiance, providing we will once again gather next

canceled this year due to the that enrich and record Putnam of Southeast. is video is avail- history on the founding of Put- year at the Historic Courthouse

COVID-19 pandemic. Putnam County’s history. able to the public on the county nam County, creating a special to celebrate our great history,” he

County is rich in history and “ is year we observe Putnam website, www.putnamcountyny. COVID-19 time capsule en- added.

this year is no exception given County Day virtually,” said Bar- gov. titled “Living History,” such as

this unprecedented time,” said tolotti. “ e Historian’s O ce is year’s celebration was Austin Road Elementary, and Article courtesy of Putnam County

Michael Bartolotti, county clerk. has created a video presentation dedicated to Gregory Amato, even singing “Happy Birthday” Historian’s O ce & Archives


My father’s ag

OF HUMAN he was when I taped a peace rusty nail, sitting pointy side up. thought. But my father’s death would have been if he’d lived. In
INTEREST sticker onto an American ag e nail went right through my didn’t surprise the doctor. He all likelihood, as did my father,
during the Vietnam War. He took a long time to explain how he’d fought in World War II
LORENZO was very much against the war sneaker. I turned the mower o , smoking damages the heart. and felt as disgusted with the
GARO but didn’t like my gesture. Men fell to the ground and yanked decision as my father would
fought and died for that ag the nail and the 2-by-4 from “Your father knew he was have felt. I had to be honest.
If I hadn’t stepped on a rusty and mothers grieved for them, the heel of my foot. en I very sick,” Dr. DelCampo said.
nail, June 21, 1989 would he reminded me, passionately. limped to the truck and went “He didn’t want you to worry “I thought I was hearing
have come and gone like straight to Dr. DelCampo to get about him.” things,” I told him. “Men fought
any other day. I turned on the Before leaving for work one a tetanus shot. and died for that ag. How do
radio that morning and heard morning, he angrily told me Dr. DelCampo cleaned my their mothers feel when they
that the Supreme Court, in a that if a man didn’t love his Dr. DelCampo had been my wound and then applied an see someone burning it?”
landmark First Amendment country, he didn’t love anything. father’s doctor. He was at the anti-bacterial and a Band Aid.
decision, upheld the rights of hospital the day my father had Before giving me a tetanus shot, So, I guess standing in front
protesters to burn the American at was after I refused to his rst heart attack. I walked he listened to my heart and of the television and saluting
remove the peace sticker. ose into the ICU and saw the lungs. the ag before all those Yankee
ag. I was almost glad that my words stung, because I knew breathing tube and all these games had some e ect, after all.
father wasn’t around anymore to what he really meant: If I didn’t monitors, my father heavily “Sounds like you’re up to a Because if I were to sit down
hear the news. love my country the way he had sedated, and gured this was pack a day,” he said. and think it through, rationally,
taught me to, I didn’t love him. it. But Dr. DelCampo gave me without giving in to emotion,
He wasn’t one of those gung- hope. If my father quit smok- He then gave me a long lec- my view would be that in a
ho patriots who want to go to So, I went to work on the ing, with the proper medica- ture, promising that I would die free society nobody should be
war at the slightest provocation. morning of June 21, 1989 and tions, he’d be OK. A year later, the same way my father had if I put in jail for expressing an
Having been in one, he hated completely forgot about the though, he had the “big one.” didn’t give up smoking. Finally, idea. e ag is only a symbol,
war. But from an early age, I He just keeled over and died. he gave me the shot and said, “I right? And yet the young men
recall how he would get me and ag, having more important hope this hurts.” and women who have died
my brother to salute the ag things to worry about. I had Afterward, I went to Dr. Del- in war, and all of those who
as the national anthem played three acres of thigh-high grass Campo and asked what hap- In an o handed way, he asked have grieved for them, are not
before Yankee games. And I to mow and had to use an old pened. I was kind of mad. But if I’d heard about the decision symbols.
remember how disappointed brush cutter to do it. Wrestling he was so compassionate and that “made it legal,” was how he
with Hulk Hogan would have understanding, even while per- put it, to burn the ag. Even a free society has limits.
been easier. ceiving that I may have wanted Common decency and compas-
to blame him. Maybe he could “I heard it on the radio this sion need not be among them.
All kinds of surprises lurked have done something more, I morning,” I answered.
in the tall grass, including a 2-
by-4 with the aforementioned “What did you think?”
Dr. DelCampo was in his
late 60s, the same age my father

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Do real men wear meggings?

I didn’t get you meggings for ous prints doing various things. can wear them to do yoga.” I would certainly understand if
ere were magenta meggings “Only if I want to o end my husband didn’t want to have
TRACY Father’s Day?” to ask a salesperson where the
and mustard meggings, meg- everyone in the yoga class,” he mirdles were in the department
“Maybe,” he said, “If I knew gings with monkeys and meg- said. store. Not that he needed one…
gings with mallards, meggings just hypothetically speaking, of
BECKERMAN what meggings were. Is it a for muscular men and meggings “But they have one called Vel- course.
for medium-sized men. Men vet Elvis Meggings!” I exclaimed.
new kind of egg?” who were microwaving in their Ultimately, I thought I could
meggings and others who were “Nope. Not gonna happen,” understand his reluctance. We
“No. Meggings are leggings meditating in their meggings. he said, grabbing the dog’s leash don’t give specialty female
to take him for walk so they names to women’s apparel,
for men.” ere was a megging for every could have some male solidarity. although there are some drug
man and every activity. It was store items that are named for
He looked at me and made a whole new megging-wearing “You could also wear your meg- the female parts that they treat,
mega-world. gings to walk the dog!” I shouted which is unfortunate.
Doting wife that I am, I the same face he makes when as the door closed behind them.
was concerned that my I showed my husband the However, we do have men to
husband was disap- the dog has bad gas. pictures so he could see what he I decided that it probably thank for one very important
“Are you serious?” he nally was missing. After he recovered wasn’t the concept of the meg- name in the beauty world…
from what I had surmised was gings that bothered my husband
said. a megging-induced stroke, he as much as it was the name. He e manicure.
spoke. was somewhat disturbed by the
pointed that I didn’t get him a “Yeah. I see them on all the term, murse (man’s purse), and You can follow Tracy on
“Forget giving them to me as truly horri ed by the name, Facebook at
pair of meggings for Father’s Day. guys these days. ey look really a present. You couldn’t pay me mantyhose (man’s pantyhose). LostinsuburbiaFanPage and
enough to wear those.” sign up for her newsletter at
Meggings seemed to be a really comfortable.” ere were also manties, man-
“Why not?” I asked. “ ey pris, and manscara, which were
hot trend right now for men, “I don’t care how comfortable look super comfortable and you probably taking the whole man-
parrel thing to the extreme, and
and I would feel terrible if my they are. I would never in a mil-

husband was the only guy in the lion years wear leggings. Espe-

city wearing chinos when the cially not leggings made for men.

rest of the male population was What does that even mean?”

wearing meggings. Not wanting “I’ll show you,” I replied.

him to think I was indi erent to I went online and looked

his fashion needs. I decided to up meggings. Tons of images

ask him. appeared of athletic men in

“Honey, do you feel bad that skintight leggings with vari-

Coping with aftermath of remote learning

Dear Dr. Linda, school in September, if there is regular they had to learn overnight how to teach STRONG
My friends and I have a question for school? We truly feel that our children online. LEARNING
didn’t learn anything with online learning.
you. What do we do with our kids over We’re not blaming the teachers because Parent Group DR. LINDA
the summer to be sure they’ll be ready for SILBERT
Dear Parent Group,
NORTHWOOD INN Restaurant ment as well as social and emotional
& Bar Did you see the recent column in the learning because they involve problem
Wall Street Journal entitled, “ e Results solving, development of patience and
“Serving TRADITIONAL POLISH DISHES are in for Remote Learning: It Didn’t good sportsmanship, provide practice fol-
And AmericAn FAvoriteS” Work”? Problems ranged from students lowing directions, etc.
not having the correct technology to not
Dine Indoors showing up to class to teacher training to en nd online games to keep ad-
or grading to computer programs that didn’t dition, subtraction, multiplication, and
work to overworked parents at home and division facts fresh in their minds. Some
On Our more. children may enjoy “math-a-minute”
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Since children and teens haven’t actu- would rather play a math game. Put on
TAKE-OUT ally been in school for many months, plays to promote memory skills or have
& the summer slide may be worse this year. them read their part which promotes
reading uency. Have your children read
DELIVERY erefore, you may want to review or billboards and signs as you drive around
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845-621-4222 school when it reopens. on a rainy day. Finally, don’t forget to read
14 Frances Kiernan Place & Rt 6 Carmel-Mahopac CAUTION! If you don’t have the tem-
perament to work with your child or the Grades 6-8: Focus on hands on activi-
subject background, nd someone who ties that involve planning, organizing,
does. It’s hard enough for children and problem solving and time management.
teens to have lost months of schooling—
they don’t need or deserve a teacher who ese are essential skills middle schoolers
does not know the subject, does not fully will need now, in high school and beyond.
understand child development, and/or Cooking involves all those skills in addi-
does not know how to teach so that the tion to math skills when doubling recipes
student learns the material while building or cutting recipes in half.
con dence and a feeling of self-worth.
Find someone who can tutor your child Read a book with a sixth grader, about
online in a one-on-one environment. the Middle East, Greece or Rome during
ancient times because they’ll be learning
Meanwhile, here are some suggestions about that time. For seventh and eighth
of what you can do at home over the graders, who will be learning U.S. history,
summer: read historical novels together focus-
ing on a particular time in history. My
Grades K-5: Focus on playing! Re- Brother Sam is Dead is ideal for students
search has shown that children learn
more when they’re having fun—because SEE DR. LINDA PAGE 13
they’re engaged. And engaged children
learn. Playing games such as Hide and
Seek, Twenty Questions, Clue, Battleship,
Memory, Double Solitaire, Monopoly,
Scrabble are just a few of the thousands
of games that promote brain develop-


DR. LINDA sequentially, it’s important to History: A golden oppor- only a golden opportunity for OP-ED
keep up. erefore, if your child tunity to work with your high the parent who knows the
FROM PAGE 12 was taking algebra, geometry, schooler if you love history. language. Otherwise, get help. FROM PAGE 9
etc., get help for them over the Read together, talk together Each year builds on the past
living in New York and Con- summer (if they need it) so they and debate your points of view. year. the truth now or in the past.
necticut who will learn about don’t fall behind. Watch documentaries on televi- If we want to discuss racism
the Revolutionary War. sion and discuss. And remember no matter
English: is is a good time what the subject area, it’s dif- of a few that may cause fear and
Keep math skills fresh in their to catch up with writing skills. Science: Probably not a discomfort, it should be viewed
minds by reviewing the four Online learning works well when golden opportunity to work cult to go forward if your child not as the connection with one
arithmetic skills, but especially learning how to write papers or with your high schooler. Even has missed what’s taught before. political party or another, but
multiplication facts because even essays for college admis- though science does not follow rather we should as leaders of
they’ll need to have them auto- sions, Also, check that your child a sequential order, if your child Dr. Linda all stakeholders in our com-
matic to make learning frac- read the books he or she was struggles in science, get help for munity examine ourselves as
tions, decimals and percentages supposed to during the previous them over the summer so they Dr. Linda is co-author of “Why individuals and how we can
more easily. year and get a head start read- don’t fall behind when school Bad Grades Happen to Good eliminate any evidence of the
ing next year’s books—even if it starts. Kids” and director of Strong few who harbor racial divide
Grades 9-12: Focus on indi- means you read them together. Learning Tutoring and Test Prep. that discredits the work of so
vidual subjects. Foreign Language: is is Send your questions to [email protected] many institutions in the Ma- hopac community.
Math: Since math is learned
Too much e ort has been
KOSBERG criminal, criminal—I can’t help but together.” -Desmond Tutu “What happens to a dream rendered by so many before and
suspect myself.” -Ross Gay “In this country, American deferred? Does it dry up… or fester after me over the years to bring
FROM PAGE 8 like a sore…or does it explode?” our community together and I
“For years now I have heard the means white. Everybody else has -Langston Hughes refuse to remain silent. By remain-
unconsciously stu ed something in word, ‘Wait!’ It rings in the ear of to hyphenate.” -Toni Morrison ing silent of our true condition
them. Nearly every time I’ve been every Negro with piercing famil- “Change will not come if we of tolerance and acceptance of all
pulled over, I’ve prayed there were iarity. is ‘Wait’ has almost always “ e ultimate measure of a wait for some other person or within our community only gives
no drugs in my car, despite the fact meant, ‘Never.’” -Martin Luther person is not where one stands in some other time. We are the ones validity to the loud few.
that I don’t use drugs, I don’t even King Jr. moments of comfort and conve- we’ve been waiting for. We are the
smoke pot. All my life I’ve heard nience, but where one stands in change that we seek.” -Barack Let us come together now
about black people—criminal, “My humanity is bound up in times of challenge and controversy.” Obama as our schools will reopen in
yours, for we can only be human -Martin Luther King Jr. the fall and allow everyone to
know that their children and
Editorial Submissions families are truly welcomed in
Press releases and photos should be submitted to Mahopac News by the Thursday before the next publication date. our community. We certainly
Submissons can be emailed to [email protected] or mail it to Mahopac News, Bailey Court, 334 Route 202, can work together with better
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and a former town councilman.

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HURSDAY, JULY 2, 2020 Blue and Gold Week concluded Friday evening PAGE 15
(June 26) with a parade down Route 6 to honor the
eniors graduating Class of 2020. The parade—aptly named
the Parade of Seniors—began at the Mahopac
firehouse and proceeded to the Lake Plaza
Shopping Center. The seniors were driven down the
highway in decorated cars and their names were
called out as they passed the reviewing stand.

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Mahopac college student roundup

e following Mahopac resi- industry), --- Lauren Lincks was named to lison Munch, Gianna Nardini,
dents are being recognized for the Dean’s List at Bloomsburg Kailey O’Connor,ToniAnn Pan-
their achievements while attend- Jack Greenberg (communica- Shelby Grosso was recently University of Pennsylvania for the ny, Jessica Russo.
ing college, from graduation to spring semester.
Dean’s List and various other ac- tion studies), Stephanie Grossi recognized for attaining leader- ---
complishments. --- David Keogh has been named
(early childhood/childhood ed), ship milestones through SUNY Valentina Duhani graduated to the Dean’s List at Curry Col-
Matthew Montera was named with Bachelor of Science in nurs- lege.
to the Dean’s List for the spring Shelby Grosso (early childhood/ Oneonta’s LEAD (Leadership ing from Ohio University. She was ---
semester at the University at Buf- also named to the Dean’s List.
falo with a 4.0 GPA.He is a mem- childhood ed), Caleb Johnson Education and Development) --- e University of Scranton an-
ber of the Class of 2021, and an Christian Donahue received nounced that Alissa M. Cope-
aerospace engineering major. (environmental sustainability), program. [email protected] is a a Bachelor of Arts degree from land, a senior physiology major
Hamilton College. in the University’s College of Arts
--- Patrick McGee (sport manage- comprehensive leadership pro- --- and Sciences, and Michael P. Di-
Aileen Burt, Cathleen Doyle, Emeline Berthelon was named Lullo, a sophomore kinesiology
Veronica Iraola and Nick Man- ment), Kristen Papitto (digital/ gram based on current research to Susquehanna University’s major in the University’s Panuska
cusi were named to the spring Dean’s List for the spring semester. College of Professional Studies,
semester Dean’s List at Siena Col- studio art), Melissa Suydam (so- and guidelines from the Council --- were named to the Dean’s List.
lege. Ryan Dugan and Annalee
--- ciology). for the Advancement of Standards Hammel, both exercise science ---
Deirdre Kokasko was named majors, were named to the Dean’s Jonathan Manahan (computer
to the Siena College President’s --- in Higher Education. Students List for the spring semester at engineering program), Kristin
List for the spring 2020 semester. Ithaca College. Komendowski (mechanical en-
--- Eric Dammeyer was named to can attain a silver, gold or platinum --- gineering program), Amelia Ruf-
Mia Kilker and Ryan Shev- falo (packaging science program)
lin, both music education majors, the SUNY Oneonta Provost’s List level. To attain each level, students omas Zappavigna graduated were named to the Dean’s List at
were named to the spring semester with a Bachelor of Science from the Rochester Institute of Tech-
Dean’s List at the State University for the spring 2020 semester. must meet a mix of programmatic Western New England University. nology (RIT).
of New York at Potsdam. ---
--- --- and experiential leadership re- --- Ariella Cristina Ruggiero
Gianna Brigante has been Monica Hughes, Kiely Hoyt, graduated summa cum laude from
named to the spring Dean’s List e State University of New quirements, including completion Robert Hoyt and Julie Santoi- Western New England University
at Bu alo State College. Gooding emma were named to the Dean’s with a BSBA in accounting.
is majoring in speech-language York at Potsdam named Allison of online courses, attendance at List for the spring semester at the ---
athology. University of New Hampshire. Alin Basuljevic graduated from
--- Dubbioso to the spring semester educational events, and member- --- the Zicklin School of Business at
Joseph Swetz was named to Baruch College with a BBA.
e following students received Dean’s List where she is a geology ship and leadership in one or more the Dean’s List at Worcester Poly- ---
Dean’s List honors from SUNY technic Institute (WPI) where he Matthew Gulbin, a member
Oneonta: Bianca Bonanno major. of SUNY Oneonta’s 100-plus stu- majors in computer science, and of the Class of 2021 majoring in
(fashion and textiles), Michael interactive media and game devel- computer science at Worcester
Capasso (professional account- --- dent-run clubs and organizations. opment technology. Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was
ing), Kimberly Conran (fashion --- a member of a student team that
and textiles), Louis Gabay (music Keary M. Hewitt (health- Grosso, who is studying early Spring eld College has named completed a research project titled
Marella Verde to the Dean’s List e Many Faces of COVID.
care management) and Stepha- childhood/childhood ed, earned for the 2020 spring semester. Joseph Swetz, also a member
Verde is studying aports biology. of the Class of 2021 majoring in
nie A. Phillips (legal studies) Platinum, Gold and Silver levels. --- computer science, interactive me-
dia and game design technology
were named to the Dean’s List at --- e following students re- at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
ceived Dean’s List honors from (WPI), was a member of a student
SUNY Canton. Matthew Martirano and Dan- the University of Rhode Island: team that completed a research
Kristina Barry, Lindsey Ci- project titled E-Resources for the
--- iel Downes were named to the vita, Catalina Fleming, Anna London Project Center.
Gamgebeli, Hanna Iarussi, Ash-
Nicole Maccariello graduated Dean’s List at Belmont University ley Macri, Heather Magliari, Al-

from the University of Alabama for the spring 2020 semester.

with a Bachelor of Science in hu- ---

man environmental sciences. Christopher Kocovic graduat-

--- ed from Hobart College in Gene-

Hannah Lieto, an English ma- va N.Y. last month with a degree

jor, was named to the Dean’s List in economics. He also played foot-

at East Stroudsburg University of ball for two years while attending

Pennsylvania (ESU) for the spring Hobart.

2020 semester. ---

--- Ryan Sullivan graduated from

Nicole DeMascio was named Union College during with a

to the Dean’s List at Mercy Col- Bachelor of Arts degree. He ma-

lege where she majors in psychol- jored in managerial economics.

ogy. ---

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Sayegh defeats Town declares emergencies in
LoBue in GOP two Mahopac water districts
county primary
BY BOB DUMAS long string of weather without rain rors and the like

EDITOR and the water district facilities are (2) e cleaning or washing of

working very hard to keep up with the outside of buildings or other

e Town Board has declared the demand. Because of the lack of structures using water or steam

BY BOB DUMAS emergencies in two of its wa- rain, it’s really caused some issues (3) e bleeding of supply lines
ter districts, restricting water use in water districts 7 and 12.” except for the purpose of main-

there until further notice. Schmitt said some rain will be taining a constant ow to prevent

While absentee ballots are e board passed the resolution necessary before the emergency freezing
yet to be counted, it appears
that incumbent Amy Sayegh declaring the emergencies at its orders can be rescinded. (4) e ooding of outdoor
has defeated challenger Dini
LoBue in the GOP primary June 24 meeting. “Let’s all hope for rain soon,” skating rinks
for the District 8 county leg-
islature seat. e districts in question in- he said. “It’s very hot and very dry (5) e lling of swimming

According to uno cial re- clude Water District No. 7 (Ivy and I am sure you can notice that pools, portable and otherwise,
sults from the county Board of
Elections, Sayegh received 149 Hills) which is in the Mahopac in your own lawns. But we need except swimming pools designed
votes, while LoBue garnered
83. ere are still 138 absentee Falls hamlet near Vineland Road to declare these emergencies to and used exclusively for medical
votes yet to be counted.
and Concordia Road, and Water save the water for potable drink- treatment.
In a statement she made on
her Facebook page, Sayegh District 12 (Farmview Estates), ing water. We’ve done this in the (6) e use of automatic plumb-
thanked her supporters, in-
cluding her husband. also in the Falls hamlet, which in- past during dry spells.” ing ush xtures or apparatus, and

“ ank you to everyone cludes Agor Lane, Jennifer Lane, During this emergency, all the maintenance of constant ow
who supported me and voted
and had con dence in me and Tommy Court, Alona Drive and nonessential use of water is pro- from showers and similar appara-
my message,” Sayegh wrote. “I
could not do this without your Amy Sayegh FILE PHOTO several other roads. hibited, including all car and tus
support, especially the support
of my secret weapon, John Supervisor Ken Schmitt said building washing, lawn and shrub (7) e use of hose, spout and
Sayegh, my husband, sign guy
and all-round biggest cheer- the town had been advised by its watering and lling of swimming similar pressure-bathing appara-

leader and supporter. contract operators, Bee and Jay pools. It is unlawful for any person tus, and the maintenance of con-
“No one does this alone and
Plumbing & Heating (District 7) to use water supplied by water dis- stant ow from showers and simi-
I have to thank you all for your
help,”she added.“Although it’s and Inframark (District 12) that tricts 7 and 12 for a nonessential lar apparatus
not a lot of votes, in this envi-
ronment, it was a lot of work. the current usage is overtaxing the purposes. (8) e new installation of re-

anks to Mahopac for show- wells that supply water to those e Carmel Police Department frigeration and/or air-condition-
ing up.”
communities. will enforce the prohibitions. ing equipment requiring the use
Sayegh will now run unop-
posed in the general elections “ is is extremely important. During the state of emergency, of water
this November.
All our water districts are taxed the following nonessential use of (9) e watering of lawns and

right now because of the dry water will be prohibited: private gardens and the operation

weather we’ve been experiencing,” (1) e washing of motor vehi- of ornamental ponds, pools and

Schmitt said. “We have had a cles, except for windshields, mir- fountains.

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Little Hair Shop stylist team,
Area salons from left, Traci Edwards,
reopen, owner Lisa Lawrence, and
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no-touch Legislator Amy Sayegh gets her
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thermometers Shear Lounge before entering the salon.

As the Mid-Hudson region in New York State begins to Sayegh, right,
open small businesses closed since March due to the corona- presents Salon
virus pandemic, the NYS Division of Homeland Security and
Emergency Services has provided 100 no-touch thermom- Uccelli owner
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On Saturday, June 20, County Legislator Amy Sayegh, Tomlinson with
chair of the Health Committee, representing Mahopac and a no-touch
Mahopac Falls, visited area salons to distribute the no-touch
thermometers and face masks to local businesses. termometer.

Mahopac salon owners Rebecca Bistany from Shear PHOTOS COURTESY
Lounge Salon, Stephanie Tomlinson from Salon Uccelli, OF AMY SAYEGH
and Lisa Lawrence from Little Hair Shop, were grateful for
the support. Tomlinson gave a tour of her salon and showed
Sayegh the safety guidelines they have in place based on the
New York Forward plan.

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In nal act, Miele retires
numbers of Fleming,

Members, past and present, of the Mahopac baseball program


With the sports world at a

standstill, there is perhaps no

better time to remember the past.

at’s what Mahopac High

School did on Saturday, June 27,

when the baseball program re-

tired the jersey numbers of Dave

Fleming (No. 16) and C.J. Rief-

enhauser (No. 7)—the only two

Indians to play Major League


Fleming, a 6-foot-3 left-

handed pitcher, graduated from Frank Miele presents C.J. Riefenhauser with his No. 7 Mahopac jersey. PHOTOS: BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER
Mahopac in 1987 after posting
Frank Miele shows off the pitching mechanics of Chris Tantalos.
a 7-0 record with a 0.26 ERA

his senior season. He walked just curveball, he’d throw whatever.” a rookie in 1992, Fleming went unable to attend the ceremony, ries, but a great foundation as

9 batters that year, said Frank Fleming went on to pitch for 17-10 with a 3.39 ERA, nishing held near the baseball eld at the well,” Riefenhauser said. “ is is

Miele, his high-school coach. the University of Georgia, lead- third in Rookie of the Year voting. Mahopac Falls School. where I fell in love with the game

“I’ve had pitchers throw 9 ing the Bulldogs to their only He played several more years with Mahopac’s other sensational and here is where I learned all

walks in 5 innings,” Miele said. College World Series win in the Mariners and the Kansas City southpaw, C.J. Riefenhauser, re- about life. is is a special place

“He’d throw anywhere that he 1990. at year, he was taken Royals, nishing his Big League membered that eld fondly. for me.”

wanted to. He’d hit the corner, in the third round of the MLB career with 38 wins in 97 starts. “Stepping back on this eld not SEE RETIREMENT PAGE 22

he’d throw inside, he’d throw a Draft by the Seattle Mariners. As Fleming, now a teacher, was only reminds me of great memo-

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Frank Moloney, former baseball player and coach, introduces C.J.

John Fleming, Dave’s brother, accepts the No. 16 Mahopac jersey on his brother’s behalf. PHOTOS: BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER

Ted Lawrence, whose jersey number was retired in 1985

RETIREMENT Tampa Bay Rays in the 20th round of went missing. Norwalk Community College, he won
the 2010 MLB Draft. He made his Big “I don’t know if they walked away. I the 1998 NJCAA Division III Baseball

League debut in 2014 at Yankee Sta- don’t know what happened to them,” World Series. He was training toward

Miele, the retiring athletic director dium, retiring all four batters he faced. Miele said. “So, I said, before I leave, a pro career, catching the eye of Major

whose second stint with the district A reliever, Riefenhauser pitched in 24 we’re going to bring those three numbers League teams, when he was killed in a

ended on Tuesday, said he wasn’t sure games for the Rays in 2014 and 2015. back at the same time we are going to car crash in 2000.

how a couple of Major Leaguers would Riefenhauser thanked his coaches, add two nal pieces—as of right now.” “Sometimes they say, somebody takes

feel about having their high-school jer- friends and family for allowing him to Miele invited Lawrence back for the the good people rst. Maybe that’s why

sey numbers retired. follow his dream. rededication of his jersey number. I’m standing and he’s gone. His life was

“I swear to God, it was almost like I “ ey always reminded me: once an “Ted Lawrence was the rst and cut a little too short,” Miele said. “When

gave them the MVP,” Miele said. “ ey Indian, always an Indian. And that will only person who played for me for four I think about him, it’s almost like he’s

were so honored and humbled.” stay with me forever,” Riefenhauser said. years,” Miele said. “In my 22 years, he right here and I can still see him on that

Riefenhauser, who is now the varsity “Just seeing my number on here is some- was the nest catcher that I was associ- mound. All I know is, when I needed

baseball coach at neighboring Yorktown thing special, and I thank everyone here ated with.” that one pitch, that one inning, it was

High School, played for Miele’s succes- for being a part of this.” Lawrence was drafted by the Detroit Chris Tantalos.”

sor, Frank Moloney. Presiding over the well-attended jersey Tigers in 1985 and played for the orga- Last up was Miele, who was in no

“It feels like yesterday that I watched retirement ceremony was one of Miele’s nization’s minor-league a liates. hurry to start a life away from Mahopac

him pitch for the rst time as a ninth nal acts as athletic director. He gradu- “I attribute my greatest growth as a sports. As the nal speaker of the day,

grader up on that eld at the middle ated from Mahopac High School in player and person to playing for Frank Miele broke his own 2-minute rule that

school,” Moloney said of his captain and 1967 and then worked 39 years for the Miele,” Lawrence said. “To me hav- he imposed on other speakers.

All-Section pitcher. “I knew instantly district in various roles: physical educa- ing my jersey retired in 1985, the year “It’s not raining yet. Relax,” Miele said

when I saw his demeanor on the mound tion teacher, assistant principal, football I was drafted by the Detroit Tigers, was to the crowd as he told stories of the

that he was special. As a player, he was coach, baseball coach, and athletic direc- the single most culminating event that past. “ is is my last go-ahead. I won’t

a tremendous leader and tenacious com- tor. He retired in 2011 but returned last could happen to me as a player. It meant ever have a mic again.”

petitor. He would get better as the situ- summer as interim athletic director. that you were among the very best to Miele coached Mahopac baseball

ation became more tense.” Miele, pointing to the out eld score- play for a legendary coach and baseball from 1979 to 2000, winning 375 games,

After graduating from Mahopac, board, said it once displayed three retired program.” 15 league titles, ve section titles and

Riefenhauser suited up for Chipola Ju- numbers: Ted Lawrence’s No. 9, Chris Tantalos, another promising pitcher, three regional titles.

nior College—whose team name is also Tantalos’ No. 25 and Miele’s No. 20. At helped lead Mahopac to two section ti- “I’ve had the greatest life that anybody

the Indians. He was then drafted by the some point, Miele said, the numbers tles and two regional championships. At could ever have,” Miele said.


Can I kick it?
Yes, you can (with some exceptions)

BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER going to manage toward getting cial distancing more naturally than FILE PHOTO/KEN BOOTH
SPORTS EDITOR everybody out to the elds. We’re sports like soccer, where physical
following the guidelines of what contact is an unavoidable regular Soccer will be allowed to resume on July 6 in regions that have
Organized sports such as soc- New York State provided and the occurrence. reached Phase 3 of New York State’s reopening plan.
cer, baseball and softball—among town as well.”
those considered to be low or mod- e Greater Hudson Val- registered for this summer’s 42- rmed that interest remains high
erate risk by New York State—are ough it is possible to keep ley Baseball League, the largest
set to resume play on Monday, distance in drills, matches are league in the area with over 700 game schedule—and they reg- despite the health risks.
July 6, in regions that have reached more di cult. “I think you can teams participating throughout
Phase 3 of the state’s four-phased control some of it—until you’re the year, was scheduled to play its istered about a month ago, well “Everybody who showed inter-
reopening plan. keeping score,” he said. “Once
you’re keeping score, I think the rst game in Connecticut on July into the pandemic. est pre-COVID is playing post-
It will be business as usual for game’s going to be the game” 2, and games are set to begin in
many sports, which can resume New York on July 6. “I was surprised at the amount COVID,” said Jordan Brooks, of
all games and practices, except Rietsch, a father of three, said
for tournaments or events with he understands why some parents “New York has done a great job of teams registered. I thought North Salem Youth Baseball and
multiple games in one day. are reluctant to send their kids managing the curve,” said David
back on the eld. Zaslaw, GHVBL founder and some might hesitate,” Zaslaw Softball. “ ere are a lot of par-
SOCCER president.
Soccer was a late addition to the “We’re certainly hearing some said. “Right now, we have 440, ents, including me and my wife,
people being nervous about the Zaslaw said that the league’s
list of moderate-risk sports. It was return,” he said. Still, more than schedule depends on town and which is unreal, that’s unbeliev- who are taking COVID very,
initially placed in the high-risk cat- 50 families have registered their county o cials opening the elds
egory with football, wrestling, ice children for the club’s ve-week so teams can play. School elds able. I’m shocked, and pleasantly very seriously. But we feel if the
hockey, rugby, basketball, volleyball, program. are o the table until Phase 4.
contact lacrosse, martial arts, and surprised.” rules are followed and the kids are
competitive cheer/dance. ose Coaches will wear masks, but “Some towns are ready to open
sports can only resume individual the players will not. “In 85- to practices and then have games,” outside and spectators are limited
or distanced group training. Prac- 90-degree heat, you can’t run he said. “And some (lower West-
tices and games are still prohibited. around with a mask on,” Rietsch chester) aren’t quite ready. It really INTEREST REMAINS HIGH
said. But coaches will monitor depends on the town...All of the Other youth sports o cials con- SEE YOUTH SPORTS PAGE 24
“We’re going to hit the elds distancing on the benches and Mid-Hudson region will be able
on July 7,” said Chris Rietsch, the sharing of equipment. to play baseball by [ July 6]. And
president of John Jay Futbol it’s up to the coaches to come up
Club and varsity soccer coach at BASEBALL/SOFTBALL with the elds to play on. But I
John Jay High School. “We’re Diamond sports—baseball and have very high con dence they
will get elds.”
softball—lend themselves to so-
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On top of guidance from the lo-

and there are no sun ower seeds cal, state and federal governments,

being spit and 10 hands in the youth leagues will have their own

same bag of seeds and gum, there set of rules teams must follow.

has to be some semblance of nor- In the GHVBL, practices and

malcy until it’s shown not to be games will follow new protocols,

safe at all.” including only three players at a

Kevin Marcus, president of the time inside the dugout, only 12

Somers Youth Sports Organiza- players (per team) allowed to come

tion, echoed Brooks’ sentiments. to the eld for each game, and um-

“ e kids need it. ey really pires and coaches must wear masks

do,” Marcus said. “ e data tells at all times. Two parents or specta-

us that children are very, very low tors are allowed from each family,

risk of serious illness from this and a universal “no-touch” rule also

disease. Yet in some ways, they’ve applies to players, coaches, and um-

been the most hard hit by it be- pires.

cause of the changes to their lives “ e no touching and socially

in schools, sports, and all other distancing will be the toughest to

things.” enforce,” said Mike Ambrosecchia, FILE PHOTO/CRISTINA BILCHUK

Many Somers parents, Marcus coach of Mahopac’s 17U team. Baseball and softball will also be allowed to resume on July 6.
said, are eager for the season to “Kids are playing with their friends.

begin. It will be very interesting.”

“ ere are always exceptions. Zaslow believes the adults on the I think they will get acclimated to “We have to be very exible in and do what makes sense for us in

ere are some who have con- eld can keep things on track. the new rules very quickly. terms of changing and modifying terms of what’s 1) required and 2)

cerns,” he said. “But the vast ma- “I feel like the coaches can keep But no matter how thorough what we’re doing to the chang- what’s appropriate in terms of miti-

jority that I have heard from are the kids under control,” Zaslaw youth sports organizers are, new ing directives and interpretations,” gating risks.”

very excited and frankly anxious said. “And kids are fast learners, so guidance is likely to keep coming Marcus said.“What we’re trying to Brooks said many unanswered

to get going.” I don’t think it will be a problem. until opening day. do is synthesize all that information questions remain.

“What if a kid on the team is

There is no better place diagnosed or a parent is diagnosed?
What’s the protocol?”Brooks asked.
“If I nd out that one of my son’s
teammates parents has COVID,
are we going to feel comfortable

with that kid being on the team?

to go than Probably not. Are we going to go
into a quarantine for 14 days? Let’s
say we have 50 teams signed up, if

SCHNEIDER there’s any sort of degree of relation
to somebody who tests positive
for COVID, is that going to shut
down the league? I think that’s the
challenge. How is that going to be

FINANCIAL addressed?”
Ultimately, Marcus tells parents,

“you need to make decisions that
are appropriate for your family.”But
he doesn’t believe they’re choosing

GROUP between their children’s physical or
mental wellbeing.

“ e idea that we can do it in a
relatively safe way is where the com-
fort level comes in,” Marcus said “It

shouldn’t come down to making

tradeo s toward your health on one

for professional, sound advice side as it relates to COVID risk and
your health on the other side as it
relates to being sedentary, having

on your business or personal kids locked into their devices and
never leaving their house. I think
you can accomplish both.”

tax and financial situation Bill Consiglio, executive director
of Shrub Oak Athletic Club base-
ball, told his coaches to prioritize

safety over winning. If opposing

teams are refusing to comply with

the guidelines,he said,“We told our

team to protect their families and

leave the game. ey can keep the

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