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Business Profile: Amore Ristorante, Mahopac

Business Profile: Amore Ristorante, Mahopac

Along Route 6 in Mahopac, when customers walk into Amore Ristorante, they might mistakenly believe they took a trip oversees to a fine Italian eatery. While that isn’t the case, the food served makes it seem that way. Amore Ristorante, which opened at the start of this month, is striving to serve the most authentic […]

Business Profile: High Five Discount Store, Mahopac

Business Profile: High Five Discount Store, Mahopac

Denise Pellegrino knows better than many others that it’s never too late to try something new. With three kids and plenty of responsibilities that any suburban mom has, the Mahopac resident opened a new discount store along Route 6 in the town she resides. Opened since October 1, High Five Discount Store offers a wide […]

Business Profile: Fiamma Wood Fire Tavern, Mahopac

Business Profile: Fiamma Wood Fire Tavern, Mahopac

  Mahopac resident Nick Fusco said last week wood fired pizzas are distinctive from typically hot pies. Fusco’s oven, which is powered by wood, gets as hot as 800 degrees. As a result it typically takes only 90 seconds to fully bake a crisp crusted thin pizza, which is faster than other methods of preparing […]

Pair Charged With Selling Heroin to Undercover Cops

Pair Charged With Selling Heroin to Undercover Cops

A task force comprised of county and local police officers and FBI agents arrested two men on Wednesday following a six-month investigation into heroin sales in Westchester and Putnam counties. Neil Mena, 30, of Hatting Place in the Bronx, was arrested at home on Sept. 14 and found to be in possession of a loaded […]

Business of the Week: Our Town Bagels & Bakery, Mahopac

Business of the Week: Our Town Bagels & Bakery, Mahopac

Christina Evans’ town is Mahopac, where she has lived all her life and is active in the community. And with her sister, Stephanie, she owns Our Town Bagels & Bakery, which opened in her hometown about 18 months ago. “We’re really into the community,” she said. Evans said she and her sister are especially active […]

Business Profile: Epic Dance Center, Mahopac

Business Profile: Epic Dance Center, Mahopac

Raising three children that enjoy dancing—one son and two daughters—Sue Solazzo used to shuttle the trio to dance studios going back to pre-school. But last September, Solazzo decided when she drove them to dance she was actually driving to her new business, Epic Dance Center in Mahopac along Route 6. Knowing how much her children […]

Business Profile: Am2Pm Boutique, Mahopac

Business Profile: Am2Pm Boutique, Mahopac

Marianna Ashley doesn’t want to follow fashion trends; she’d rather start new ones. And that’s part of the reason Ashley opened Am2Pm Boutique. “I just don’t follow what the celebrities are wearing,” Ashley said. “I really put in what I like. What I think what everyone else will like and that’s just how I do […]

Business Profile: Pulse-MD Urgent Care, Mahopac, Mohegan Lake

Business Profile: Pulse-MD Urgent Care, Mahopac, Mohegan Lake

Hopewell Junction resident Dr. Faisal Ashraf is helping to provide an alternative to a hospital emergency room for individuals who have a minor illness or injury through his family-owned business. Pulse-MD Urgent Care opened its original location in Wappinger Falls in 2011; started its second facility in Mahopac in 2013; and in November 2015 opened […]

Business Profile: NOW Hair Salon, Mahopac

Business Profile: NOW Hair Salon, Mahopac

Cutting and designing hair has been a lifelong passion for Mary Heady. For approximately 20 years and at various salons, Heady has been a hairdresser that women (and men) in the area have been going to in order to get the best look.  Between graduating from college with a business degree and then raising four […]

Business Profile: Custom Interior Remodeling, Mahopac

Business Profile: Custom Interior Remodeling, Mahopac

Mahopac resident John Malzone is celebrating a special anniversary in 2015. This is the 25th year for the company he created, Custom Interior Remodeling in Mahopac. “I do kitchens, bathrooms, basements, hardwood flooring, tiles, sheet rock, painting, all interior work is what I do,” Malzone said last week. “I only do one job at a […]

Business Profile Unique Interpretations, Mahopac

Business Profile Unique Interpretations, Mahopac

When Chip Rahe does carpentry work, he doesn’t want to be limited to a certain mold or design. After 20 years as a carpenter in which he would mostly board up homes and other cut and dry tasks, Rahe decided to open his own store that would lead to a more innovative side to him. […]

Business Profile: Putnam Yoga, Mahopac

Business Profile: Putnam Yoga, Mahopac

  When Christine Dodge talks to possible new students wary of whether to try yoga, Dodge always conveys to them, “If you can breathe, you can do yoga.” “Anybody’s body can do it,” Dodge, a fitness guru and owner of Putnam Yoga, said. “Old, young, fit, not fit, active, not active, anybody’s body can do […]

Business Profile: Yellow Shed Antiques, Mahopac

Business Profile: Yellow Shed Antiques, Mahopac

When Mark Liff was still in college in Brooklyn, he realized buying and selling antiques and other collectibles could result in turning a small profit. It was the mid-1970s and if he ultimately earned a four or $5 dollar profit, it was a good deal. While it seems like only a small sum of money […]

Business Profile: Bear Mountain Coffee Roasters, Mahopac

Business Profile: Bear Mountain Coffee Roasters, Mahopac

The only thing that gets most people out of bed in the morning is the sweet aroma of coffee soon to be sipped as another workday approaches. For Jonathan Baratz, owner of Bear Mountain Coffee Roasters, his job is to help others prepare to take on everyday stresses with a quality cup of joe. He’s […]

Business Profile: Super Star Signs and More, Mahopac

Business Profile: Super Star Signs and More, Mahopac

Only 20-years-old, newly minted business owner Nick Luposello is proving his natural knack for creativity and self-motivation easily outweighs how old–or how young he might be. While he can’t buy an alcoholic beverage just yet, Luposello’s talent to create eye-catching signs and stickers has proven all he needs as Super Star Signs and More continues […]

Business Profile: Sclafani Oil and Propane, Mahopac

Business Profile: Sclafani Oil and Propane, Mahopac

On roadways all throughout Putnam County, the sight of Sclafani Oil and Propane trucks is a familiar one dating back to when oil prices were dramatically cheaper. Covering a 42-mile radius, Sclafani, owned and operated by Maureen and Jerry Sclafani, offers its services to northern Westchester County, all of Putnam County, and southern Dutchess County, […]

Business Profile: Iconic Hair, Color, Cut & Style, Yorktown, Mahopac

Business Profile: Iconic Hair, Color, Cut & Style, Yorktown, Mahopac

Unlike many young people, it was not difficult for Peter Morfea to choose a profession. He decided to follow in his father’s footsteps. Morfea, who resides in Rhinebeck Village, is a barber and owner of Iconic Hair, Color, Cut & Style, with locations in Yorktown, Mahopac and Rhinebeck. Morfea’s father, Antonino, opened the family’s first […]

Business Profile: The Parting Glass Irish Pub & Grill, Mahopac

Business Profile: The Parting Glass Irish Pub & Grill, Mahopac

  Damien Nolan, co-owner of The Parting Glass Pub & Grill, which opened in Mahopac earlier this month, has brought his nearly three decades’ worth of experience working in the restaurant industry to his new business. “I’ve worked in something like 30 high end places in the city,” Nolan said on Monday. Nolan was born […]

Business Profile: Smart Fix Phone Repair, Mahopac

Business Profile: Smart Fix Phone Repair, Mahopac

By Tiffany Jansen Nick Young has been tinkering with electronics for as long as he can remember. “I’ve always liked seeing how everything works,” he says. After a while, he starte building computers for himself, “just as a hobby.” So it seemed only fitting for the 23-year-old Cortlandt resident to turn fixing everything from iPhones […]

Business Profile: Ristorante Spadafora, Mahopac

Business Profile: Ristorante Spadafora, Mahopac

Walk into Ristorante Spadafora on any given evening, and it’s easy to feel like family. Inside the Mahopac restaurant, an intimate space owned by Antonino Cannavo, a family atmosphere awaits for hungry customers ready for appetizing Italian and Sicilian food and a welcoming smile from a friendly staff that money can’t buy. On a strikingly […]

Business Profile: Ristorante Spadafora, Mahopac

Business Profile: Ristorante Spadafora, Mahopac

Walk into Ristorante Spadafora on any given evening, and it’s easy to feel like family. Inside the Mahopac restaurant, an intimate space owned by Antonino Cannavo, a family atmosphere awaits for hungry customers ready for appetizing Italian and Sicilian food and a welcoming smile from a friendly staff that money can’t buy. On a strikingly […]

Business Profile: il Laghetto Continental Restaurant, Mahopac

Business Profile: il Laghetto Continental Restaurant, Mahopac

By Tiffany Jansen If anyone knows how to run a restaurant, it’s Victor Kapiti and Tony Veshta. With a combined 55 years in the business, they own four restaurants between the two of them. And in November of last year, they brought their expertise to Mahopac in the form of il Laghetto – their first […]

Business Profile: CoZi’s Barber Shop, Mahopac

Business Profile: CoZi’s Barber Shop, Mahopac

Bobby Cobelli-Zizolfo believes every barbershop owner has a distinct vision for his shop. Cobelli-Zizolfo wants to foster a place where “gentlemen of all ages” can come in, relax, socialize with each other, listen to great music, and get a great haircut. He wants it to be a center of the community. “When you think about […]

District, Teacher’s Union Reach Contract in Mahopac

District, Teacher’s Union Reach Contract in Mahopac

After working without one for more than a year, Mahopac school teachers and the district have reached terms for a new contract. The Mahopac Board of Education unanimously passed a new deal for the Mahopac Teacher’s Association (MTA) at its monthly board meeting Wednesday, putting an end to contract negotiations that at times got tense. […]

Byram Hills Lax Classic Sparks Big Turnout for Wounded Warrior

Byram Hills Lax Classic Sparks Big Turnout for Wounded Warrior

Usually when lacrosse teams face each other at any one of the area high schools, there is pressure to come out on top. Everyone who played on Sunday at Byram Hills High School in Armonk was on the same side. The school hosted its inaugural No Man Down Fall Lax Classic, an event that attracted […]

Mt. Kisco's Griffin Chosen for Veterans Hall of Fame

Mt. Kisco’s Griffin Chosen for Veterans Hall of Fame

George Griffin Jr. has been a fixture in Mount Kisco for many years. He owned his own business and has been the village’s deputy mayor after serving on the planning board for more than seven years. Now the rest of the region will have an opportunity to get to know him. The 11-year village trustee […]

Business of the Week: The Lash Loft Beauty Bar, Mahopac

Business of the Week: The Lash Loft Beauty Bar, Mahopac

By Tiffany Jansen Just last month, The Lash Loft Beauty Bar opened in Mahopac. As you’d expect, the beauty salon is located upstairs and specializes in Xtreme eyelash extensions – in fact, it’s the only place in the area where you can get them. “It’s been so nice to see old friends again and to […]

Business Profile: Mahopac Auto Body

Business Profile: Mahopac Auto Body

Jerry Cosenza wanted to work closer to home. After spending 25 years commuting to Mount Vernon in southern Westchester County from his Cortlandt home, the auto mechanic wanted to own a business where the drive would be short and he could spend more time with his family each day. That’s when, driving along Route 6, […]

Business Profile: Spotlight Studios, Mahopac

Business Profile: Spotlight Studios, Mahopac

When Kristi Tumminia teaches dance, she puts everything she has into it. That’s not hard for her though, considering the passion she has for performing everyday and the desire to see her students excel. “I’m all about working for it and living through your dancing,” Tumminia, the owner of Spotlight Studios in Mahopac, said. Spotlight […]

Business Profile: Sairani Market, Mahopac

Business Profile: Sairani Market, Mahopac

 When Rose Naeem moved from Pakistan to the United States in 1999, she wasn’t awfully homesick because much of her family was already in the states. But still, nothing could replicate the food and culture that she experienced while living and growing up in the Middle East. “I miss it,’ Rose said of the culture. […]