The owner of Olympic Diner said he thought the smoke was the heating system that he had turned on earlier because of the cooler temperature on Saturday morning.
Ray Cote made the comments as he replied to a question asked by a trustee, apparently not realizing it was in front of an open mic and streaming live on the school district’s website.
A high school basketball coach has resigned in the wake of a racially charged social media controversy that broke out after Mahopac was defeated by Mount Vernon High School.
Five more students have been suspended in connection with racist Twitter rants at a high school basketball game in Westchester County, and allegations were mounting Friday that players used racial slurs too.
Officials said it happened after Mount Vernon defeated Mahopac on Feb. 27. Students and school officials said scuffles erupted in the stands and the racial slurs were posted afterward.
Some high school students in Westchester County were under fire Wednesday evening, after their basketball team lost a close game.
Police say a teenager has died after crashing a car into a suburban New York high school.
A 15-year-old Westchester County boy got an unwelcome surprise this week while eating a piece of toast, according to a published report.
Residents in sleepy Mahopac were talking Saturday about an arsenal of explosive materials, weapons and ammunition that were found in a neighbor’s home.
Jonathan Orser, 41, of Mahopac was found dead of a shotgun wound to the chest after his wife returned to their East Lake Boulevard home from a social engagement around 11:35 p.m. Tuesday night, police said.
The idea of teens drinking at a party is nothing new, but when a mother buys the keg for her child and his friends, which is what police said happened inside a Putnam County home on Friday night, it’s a crime.
Two New Jersey police officers escaped serious injury when their cruiser was rear-ended early Sunday by an allegedly intoxicated New York motorist.
Police charged a man with murder in the stabbing death of his wife in Putnam County.
Gloria Zhingri, 19, was found stabbed to death in the Mahopac apartment she shared with her husband at the rear of her parents’ home.
The 74-foot, 12-ton norway spruce was cut down at a home in Mahopac in Putnam County.