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  • Precautions, Not Panic, Needed to Prevent the Spread of Ebola

    Precautions, Not Panic, Needed to Prevent the Spread of Ebola

    Preparation and control by health care professionals are the keys to preventing the spread of Ebola, one of the region’s leading infectious disease experts said on Friday. During an hour-long presentation to doctors and staff at Phelps Memorial Hospital, Dr. Harish Moorjani, the director of the Infections Disease Clinic at Westchester Medical Center and a […]

  • Business Profile: Suburban Wines  and Spirits, Yorktown

    Business Profile: Suburban Wines and Spirits, Yorktown

    Mount Kisco resident Lance Cerutti is continuing a tradition as the latest owner of Suburban Wines & Sprits, which is an institution in Yorktown. The store has been in existence for the past 55 years, Cerutti noted last week. “I bought this store 10 years ago,” he said. “I was always passionate about wine and […]

  • Restaurant Examiner: Winston Restaurant, New American Cuisine With a Rooftop Lounge

    Restaurant Examiner: Winston Restaurant, New American Cuisine With a Rooftop Lounge

    Winston Restaurant, an American fare eatery with bold architectural features, service on three levels, 81 table seats and a view of Mount Kisco’s horizon from a rooftop lounge opened last Friday in the village’s downtown. The restaurant’s interior look is impressive—steel, brick and wood detailing an atrium skylight, portraits of Winston, executive chef Michael Williams’ pit bull for which the restaurant is […]

  • Nick Antonaccio

    Grapevine: My Moderate Consumption Your Excess? Or Not?

    Recently, I’ve been reporting on the negative effects of alcohol consumption, specifically in two areas: alcohol levels and calorie count. I focused on the gradients of alcohol levels as controlled by nature and by winemakers. My suggestion: seek out lower alcohol wines – and consume in moderation. For calorie content, I focused on the dietary […]

  • Head Over Wheels Salon, Millwood

    Head Over Wheels Salon, Millwood

    Helping cosmetologists find their way in a competitive industry is what Dominique Simons had in mind when she opened the high-end Head Over Wheels Salon in Millwood offering cutting edge styles, color, makeup and facial services. The salon’s European-style décor features white counters and cabinets and LED lighting that complements the hair styling services provided […]

  • WPPAC’s Production of Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street

    WPPAC’s Production of Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street

    Perfectly timed for an autumn run with Halloween fright and horror in the air, White Plains Performing Arts Center’s production of Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a chilling thrill of an evening. The eerie feel begins as you walk through the front doors of the theater – but we won’t tell […]

  • North Castle Sets Ward System Proposition Vote for Nov. 13

    North Castle Sets Ward System Proposition Vote for Nov. 13

    The North Castle Town Board has scheduled a special election for Nov. 13 so the public can vote on propositions asking whether to establish a ward system and increase the size of the board. Faced with a dwindling amount of time to hold the vote after receiving an Oct. 9 letter from the Westchester County […]

  • Hendrick Hudson Athletics Announces its 2014 Hall of Fame Class

    Hendrick Hudson Athletics Announces its 2014 Hall of Fame Class

    On Friday, October 17, 2014, the Hendrick Hudson Hall of Fame Committee will induct its Class of 2014 into the Hen Hud Athletic Hall of Fame. In the ninth annual banquet, the inductees will celebrate their enshrinement at the Hollowbrook Country Club at 7:00 pm. Hall of Fame weekend at Hen Hud is always one […]

  • Home Guru: Fixtures, Getting Weird About What Stays and What Goes

    Home Guru: Fixtures, Getting Weird About What Stays and What Goes

    By Bill Primavera Buyers and sellers who seem perfectly nice and normal throughout the sales transaction can suddenly lose their cool when the seller asks at the last minute that a modest chandelier over a kitchen table be excluded among the fixtures included in the sale. “Oh no, you don’t,” the buyer might say, “it […]

  • Kevin Whitted Named Inaugural Head Coach of the Westchester Knicks

    Kevin Whitted Named Inaugural Head Coach of the Westchester Knicks

    On Thursday, Oct. 9, the Westchester Knicks took another step in solidifying their new NBA Developmental League Team, before the start of their inaugural season, at the Westchester County Center. The Westchester Knicks introduced Kevin Whitted, as their inaugural Head Coach at Children’s Village in Dobbs Ferry before he and General Manager Allan Houston led […]

  • Harrison girls play well, but still fall to Horace Greeley, 3-2

    Harrison girls play well, but still fall to Horace Greeley, 3-2

    By Skip Pearlman The Harrison High girls soccer team had a solid game last Thursday at Greeley, but gave up a second-half goal that ended up costing them the game in a 3-2 loss to the Quakers. Harrison tied the game at 2-2 just 10 minutes into the second half, with Maya Simad converting a […]

  • Harrison football team pounds Hendrick Hudson, 49-13

    Harrison football team pounds Hendrick Hudson, 49-13

    By Skip Pearlman The Harrison High football team picked up its second win of the season Friday night, rolling to an easy, 49-13, win over Hendrick Hudson in a game played at Harrison High School. The Huskies went up 35-0 by halftime, and sailed home from there. “We forced some turnovers, and their quarterback got […]

  • Grid Notebook: Mahopac Handles Carmel; Yorktown Seeks No.1 Seed; Surging Somers Peaking When it needs to; Do or Die Time for Panas

    Grid Notebook: Mahopac Handles Carmel; Yorktown Seeks No.1 Seed; Surging Somers Peaking When it needs to; Do or Die Time for Panas

    By Ray Gallagher Examiner Sports Editor It’s hard to imagine a Mahopac vs. Carmel football game as insignificant as the one we saw last Saturday; the one which Mahopac won by a 27-7 score but meant nothing — squat, nada, zero, zilch – in terms of the Section 1 Class AA playoffs. It’s hard to […]

  • Harrison volleyball team plays well, but can’t top Byram Hills, 3-2

    Harrison volleyball team plays well, but can’t top Byram Hills, 3-2

    By Skip Pearlman The Harrison High volleyball team was hoping to avenge an earlier, close loss to Byram Hills when the two teams met again last Thursday in Armonk. But the Bobcats again found a way to prevail, coming up with a 3-2 win over the Huskies in a league meeting at Byram Hills High […]

  • Third-Quarter TDs Doom the Vikings in a Loss to Haldane

    Third-Quarter TDs Doom the Vikings in a Loss to Haldane

    By Andy Jacobs Valhalla football coach Stephen Boyer must have liked the way the second half of Friday night’s game started. He had barely finished climbing back up to his eagle’s-eye perch in the school’s brand new press box when a fortuitous roll on a squib kick by his Vikings pinned visiting Haldane all the […]

  • Foxes’ Early Lead Disappears as Mamaroneck Rolls to a Win

    Foxes’ Early Lead Disappears as Mamaroneck Rolls to a Win

    By Andy Jacobs Fox Lane’s Lucas Beni gathered in a screen pass from Will Wortmann near midfield late Saturday afternoon and suddenly it was apparent there was no one in front of him as he picked up speed along the left sideline. In an instant, the huge, overflowing Homecoming crowd rose to its feet and […]

  • Boys & Girls Club to Void Land Deal With Mt. Kisco

    Boys & Girls Club to Void Land Deal With Mt. Kisco

    The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester is set to cancel its January 2014 contract with Mount Kisco that called for the village to buy a portion of its land and use it for recreation and open space. At the Oct. 6 village board meeting, Charles Martabano, an attorney representing the club, said the […]

  • Business Profile: Ski Haus, Brewster

    Business Profile: Ski Haus, Brewster

    Since he was a little kid, Ross Nichols has held a passion for skiing. And for the past 43 years, he’s been able to sell that passion to thousands of his customers. Open since 1962, Ski Haus in Brewster has provided ski equipment, from the latest skis and snowboards, to the warmest clothes to brave […]

  • Costco Project Takes Step Forward in Yorktown

    Costco Project Takes Step Forward in Yorktown

    A proposed Costco Wholesale Club on Route 202 in Yorktown cleared one hurdle last week after the Yorktown Planning Board voted unanimously to accept a revised Final Environmental Impact Statement for the project. Written comments on the FEIS can still be submitted to the Planning Department. Many of the issues raised by residents and Planning […]

  • Building Renovations Proposed With Brewster School System

    Building Renovations Proposed With Brewster School System

    Capital projects that could cost about $40 million may be needed within the Brewster Central School District over the next few years, according to a report presented to the board of education last Tuesday. Russell Davidson of KG&D Architects, who worked with members of the facility planning task force in Brewster, showed the board multiple […]

  • Dr. Jaime Black

    Parenting Pep Talk: A Quick Guide to Baby Sleep Training Methods

    New parents have lots of decisions to make about how to raise their children, and with so much advice out there it can be tough to know what is right. Finding the right way to help your baby to sleep is one of those tough decisions. Should he cry it out? Should she be comforted […]

  • Hundreds Come Out to Find Alternatives to Good Counsel Campus Sale

    Hundreds Come Out to Find Alternatives to Good Counsel Campus Sale

    On Thursday evening a distressed, emotional and concerned gathering of several hundred, parents, students, teachers, associates and members of the general Westchester community gathered in the Chapel of the Divine Compassion on the grounds of the Good Counsel Academy (GCA) High School campus in White Plains. The call that brought them together was a town-hall-style […]

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