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  •  Wings Fly at Tuck’d Away Grill, Tuckahoe

    Wings Fly at Tuck’d Away Grill, Tuckahoe

    By Morris Gut –  Michael Cuozzo, a young energetic veteran of the food service business, has opened Tuck’d Away, a casual grill and bar offering tempting comfort foods and networking on Yonkers Avenue just steps away from Tuckahoe Metro North. He is joined by Chef Ken Austria, a graduate of the former New York Restaurant […]

  • Grapevine: With the Best Intention and in the Interest of Full Disclosure

    Grapevine: With the Best Intention and in the Interest of Full Disclosure

    Drinking responsibly can be a daunting task. The vernacular meaning tends to focus on the level of alcohol consumption. I view this well-worn phrase as a reminder, a self-directive, if you will, to be mindful of not only the alcohol I ingest, but also of the type and level of the other components in the […]

  • The Accidental Writer: Does Size Matter?

    The Accidental Writer: Does Size Matter?

    Unfortunately, I think it does. Different genres have general length guidelines professionals in the industry pay attention to. I don’t think they function as set rules, but more like rules of thumb. Still, for a new author, violation of a rule of thumb probably lands his or her query at the bottom of a long […]

  • Make Sure Your Portfolio is a Mixed Bag of Treats for Maximum Performance

    Make Sure Your Portfolio is a Mixed Bag of Treats for Maximum Performance

    By Kevin Peters As a kid, my favorite holiday was Halloween, and my favorite part of Halloween was its aftermath. Deciding on a costume (usually some animal, athlete or television character), gathering materials for it, arguing with my mom about wearing a jacket underneath and dutifully marching around the neighborhood ringing doorbells and yelling “trick […]

  • Instead of Mounds of Candy, Healthy Halloween Treats to Consider

    Instead of Mounds of Candy, Healthy Halloween Treats to Consider

    By Dr. Kenneth Magid Every Halloween kids take joy in trick-or-treating and revel in the many great treats they’ve collected. You’re not going to be able to stop them from getting the candy but when trick-or-treaters come to your door this year, you can provide healthy alternatives that can also be a big hit. Joy […]

  • Huskies play well in Conference 2 tourney, but can’t crack sectionals

    Huskies play well in Conference 2 tourney, but can’t crack sectionals

    By Skip Pearlman The Harrison High tennis team had several players in the Conference 2 Tournament last week at Harrison High School, but none of the Huskies made it past the second round, and none advanced to next week’s Section 1 Tournament, also to be held at Harrison HS. In singles action, Huskies seventh-grader Deana […]

  • Woodlands boys soccer team beats Dobbs Ferry behind Kermue’s four-goal outburst

    Woodlands boys soccer team beats Dobbs Ferry behind Kermue’s four-goal outburst

    By Skip Pearlman The Woodlands High boys soccer team came up with a 5-2 victory over Dobbs Ferry last Thursday, but followed with a 4-1 home loss to Hasting Saturday in a non-league meeting. Saturday at Woodlands (6-9), the Falcons ran into a solid Yellow jackets squad (11-5) that built a 3-0 lead by intermission. […]

  • Harrison girls battle Pirates to scoreless tie in Play for a Cure game

    Harrison girls battle Pirates to scoreless tie in Play for a Cure game

    By Skip Pearlman The Harrison High girls soccer team had their hands full last Thursday at home, trying to keep the visiting Pirates of Pearl River out of their goal. The Huskies’ defense – anchored by standout net minder Cailyn Burgos – did its job, holding the Pirates scoreless throughout regulation and two 10-minute overtime […]

  • Playoff-Bound Pleasantville Beats the Bears to End a Losing Skid

    Playoff-Bound Pleasantville Beats the Bears to End a Losing Skid

    By Monica D’Ippolito A game seemingly meaningless on paper was all that mattered Saturday morning as two schools whose campuses are less than two miles apart renewed their friendly rivalry. Pleasantville needed a win a little more than Briarcliff/Hamilton did, as the Panthers playoff hopes were still alive heading into the matchup, despite a two-game […]

  • Turnovers Prove Costly as Fox Lane Loses to the Admirals

    Turnovers Prove Costly as Fox Lane Loses to the Admirals

    By Andy Jacobs The Fox Lane football team showed it could move the ball on Friday night against a quality opponent. Unfortunately for the Foxes, they also showed they could turn the ball over. With turnovers putting an end to four lengthy drives, Fox Lane wound up on the losing end to host Arlington, falling […]

  • Grid Notebook: Yorktown, Somers, Panas Qualify for Class A Playoffs; Mahopac to Face New Ro’ in Class AA Opening Round

    Grid Notebook: Yorktown, Somers, Panas Qualify for Class A Playoffs; Mahopac to Face New Ro’ in Class AA Opening Round

    By Ray Gallagher Examiner Sports Editor The playoffs are upon us, folks, and there are several local teams with a legit shot at contending for the Class A crown, including both top-seeded Yorktown and No.2 Somers who will host their respective opening-round games this Friday (7:00 p.m.). Panas will hit the road for its playoff […]

  • 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 […]

  • Putnam Bridge Renamed to Honor Disabled Vets

    Putnam Bridge Renamed to Honor Disabled Vets

    After being out of the public eye for the past few months, state Senator Greg Ball, along with Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, unveiled the name to a new bridge meant to honor veterans that were scarred, mentally and physically from the toll of war. The Disabled American Veterans Bridge was officially named Friday morning and celebrated […]

  • New Castle Eyes Creation of Recreational Pedestrian, Bike Path

    New Castle Eyes Creation of Recreational Pedestrian, Bike Path

    New Castle officials are taking to heart public sentiment voiced earlier this year to make the town a more pedestrian-friendly place that encourages walking and biking instead of driving. The town is considering the creation of a new recreational path now referred to as the ChapLine that would extend from North Greeley Avenue in Downtown […]

  • Generations of Musicians to Gather and Perform Beethoven's 5th Symphony

    Generations of Musicians to Gather and Perform Beethoven’s 5th Symphony

    The new Westchester Symphony Orchestra (NewWSO) under the direction of conductor Benjamin Niemczyk is bringing together musicians from all over Westchester, ages 10 to 86, in a concert this Sunday at White Plains High School. The program and the intergenerational component are meant to highlight the joy of music and Beethoven’s 5th was selected as […]

  • Home Guru: Be Glad That Real Estate isn’t as Sexy Anymore

    Home Guru: Be Glad That Real Estate isn’t as Sexy Anymore

    By Bill Primavera Real estate isn’t as sexy as it once was, and it probably won’t be for a long time to come, according to the pros. Why would I relate real estate to sex, you might ask? Well, you know the game of association, right? I’ve been thinking about Donald Trump lately, someone who’s […]

  • After Delay, Mahopac Wrestling Coach Appointed as Season Nears

    After Delay, Mahopac Wrestling Coach Appointed as Season Nears

    After speculation from parents and students that a Mahopac high school wrestling coach’s job was in jeopardy, varsity head coach Dennis DiSanto was in fact appointed to the coach the team this season, according to Mahopac Superintendent Brian Monahan. Anger and confusion were on full display during an Oct. 14 school board meeting when residents […]

  • Stepinac Beats St. Anthony’s for First Time Since 1983, Stays Undefeated

    Stepinac Beats St. Anthony’s for First Time Since 1983, Stays Undefeated

    St. Anthony’s High School football program in Melville, New York, is a class operation lead by legendary Head Coach Rich Reichert. It is not just that the Friars have won 11 of the last 13 CHSFL AAA Titles that earns them that respect, Friars sportsmanship is as respected as their winning percentage on the field. […]

  • P'ville Considers Banning Dogs From Next Year's Farmers Market

    P’ville Considers Banning Dogs From Next Year’s Farmers Market

    A family outing to the Pleasantville Farmers Market may no longer be able to include the family dog after concerns were raised by village officials regarding potential incidents. Village Administrator Patricia Dwyer said the agency that provides insurance for the market recommended against allowing dogs to attend the weekly event on Memorial Plaza due to […]

  • Harrison Office Parks Could Become Residential Rentals

    Harrison Office Parks Could Become Residential Rentals

    At the October meeting of the Harrison Town Board representatives of Normandy Real Estate Partners, owners of 1.5 million square feet in about 15 buildings along the I-287 corridor in White Plains and Harrison, presented an unprecedented residential development plan for two combined sites located at 103 and 105 Corporate Park Drive, Harrison. Currently a […]

  • Opening of Lincoln Depot Museum Celebrated in Peekskill

    Opening of Lincoln Depot Museum Celebrated in Peekskill

      Eleven years of planning to mark an historic moment in the City of Peekskill and the history of the United States was celebrated Saturday with the long awaited opening of the Lincoln Depot Museum on South Water Street. Local officials participated in a celebratory ribbon-cutting ceremony for the museum, the only one of its […]

  • Picketers Seek to Keep GCA in White Plains

    Picketers Seek to Keep GCA in White Plains

    On Monday, the coldest morning of this season so far, the staff of Good Counsel Academy High School stood outside the campus entrance at 52 North Broadway, White Plains at 8 a.m. demanding to be noticed. They were joined by students who had the day off from school, parents, and other supporters and stood holding […]

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