Westchester elected officials, community members and undocumented workers held a rally in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. statue in White Plains on Oct. 12 to call on Gov. Kathy Hochul and state lawmakers to expand the Excluded Workers
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The pandemic has changed so many lives, including how and where we work. Until the last year-and-a-half, nursing was a profession that seemed to always attract enough young adults to the profession. But COVID-19 has seemingly changed all of that,
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“You are the reason that I can sleep peacefully in my bed at night…keep going strong!” “Your valiant efforts help keep the country safe and improve the lives of millions.” “I wish you a safe journey through whatever you do
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Brewster High School junior Franceska Drejaj will represent Putnam County on the New York State Governor’s Youth Council. The Youth Council gives young people a voice on important issues, ensuring that the governor and other policymakers hear their opinions. Every
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A White Plains woman who tried to drown her infant child at the Coachman Family Center in 2019 has pled guilty to attempted murder. According to Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah, La’Quanaya Ward, 30, pled guilty on October
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The KLBS Blue Storm 12U softball squad captured the championship at the Hudson Valley Raptors 12U Pink October Fastpitch tournament, held Oct. 16-17 at Sprout Brook Park in Cortlandt Manor. The Blue crew stormed its way to an undefeated 6-0
Over the past few weeks, I’ve been focusing on the virtues of organically produced wines, those that are simpatico with the natural order of agriculture, grown and produced in a symbiotic relationship with the multitude of environments that influence the
Before another word is read, a solid goodbye to a giant of Irish traditional music, Paddy Moloney, a founding member of The Chieftain, who left us on Oct. 11, a young 83. We’ll give him his full due in a
Two weeks ago, we explored the numerous claims made for food and wines that are “natural” or “organic.” Producers and marketers use these terms loosely and indiscriminately. This art of making wines in harmony with nature was once prevalent across
By Ray Gallagher, Examiner Sports Editor @Directrays State-ranked Class AA (No.12) CARMEL and Class A (No12) SOMERS clinched their respective league titles last weekend and both remain on the fast track for their respective sectional title tilts on November 12/13
By Ray Gallagher, Examiner Sports Editor @Directrays YORKTOWN’s George Popovic certainly drilled some of the biggest goals of the regular season last week, including last Tuesday’s OT stunner over visiting SOMERS when the state-ranked (No.13) Huskers (14-1-1) knocked off the
By Tony Pinciaro Midway through preseason, HEN HUD senior and captain Taeghan Dapson realized the varsity field hockey team had the potential for a promising season. “Truthfully, at the start of the season, we had a lot of new players
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If you haven’t noticed, there’s been a trickle-down effect to all the wicked divisiveness within our country these days. Even our kids are feeling it. Folks everywhere, it seems, are just hating on one another, and the in-fighting is out
By Ray Gallagher, Examiner Sports Editor, @Directrays Ever since I was five, sports has always been a great unifier, something that brought my dad and I together… even during those tough early years I thought we’d never survive #LoveYouPop. When
By Ray Gallagher, Examiner Sports Editor @Directrays So, it looks like local school districts are going to let our kids play ball – at least for now. A week after rendering some distressing guidance regarding COVID-19 and the Delta variant