Mike Kaplowitz Explains State’s Approval for Affordable Housing at Hunt’s Place

By Eileen Gallagher Returning to town hall for his 14th year, Chairman of the Westchester Board of Legislators Mike Kaplowitz addressed Supervisor Rob Greenstein and the town board in his recap of 2014. Kaplowitz spoke of the “bipartisan mode” … [Read more...]

Governor Cumo Defends Juno Storm Strategy to Err on Side of Caution

Travel ban lifted; Mass transit to operate by 9 a.m today on a Sunday 60% Schedule; Normal service to resume by Wed a.m. All bridges and tunnels reopened. Heavy flight cancellations still being reported. While noting at the outset of a … [Read more...]

Potential Dog Park at Gedney Considered: a Possible “Haven from Coyotes”

gedney playground

By Eileen Gallagher During a work session Tuesday, town board members and town administrator Jill Shapiro discussed the possibility of a dog park at Gedney. Two possible locations are the area behind the pond and the area further back in the park, … [Read more...]

Pace Consultants re Master Plan: “Here to Empower, Not Steer.”

By Eileen Gallagher In a joint meeting on January 20, the town board and master planning steering committee listened to a presentation by Tiffany Zezula and Kevin Dwarka of Pace Land Use Law Center. As one of five respondents to the town’s … [Read more...]

“Transit Oriented Development” to be Explored as part of Master Plan

By Eileen Gallagher During the town board meeting of Jan 14, the main topic was once again the master plan. Supervisor Rob Greenstein mentioned as part of his report that the town is considering hiring Pace to facilitate the next phases of the … [Read more...]

Local KenKen Champ Triumphs Again at Chappaqua Library Tournament

Mack Meller and Will Shortz. Photo Credit: KenKen

By Dawn Evans Greenberg How do you become the reigning KENKEN champion and the 6th-ranked SCRABBLE® player in North America, all at age 14? The answer is "Board Vision" -- the ability to view the entirety of the SCRABBLE board or the KenKen … [Read more...]

“Fitness Disguised as Fun” as the New Rockin’ Jump Swings Opens its Doors

A Rockin' Jump Team.

Article and Photos by Eileen Gallagher There’s a new gig in town, and it isn’t just for kids! Rockin’ Jump opened its doors to the public on Friday, January 9th. Co-managers Evan Murphy and Andrew Leahy led their enthusiastic staff … [Read more...]

Board Vote OKs Retail at Chappaqua Crossing

Whole Foods rendering

By Eileen Gallagher The majority of the town board voted last night to approve retail at Chappaqua Crossing, the former home of Reader’s Digest. Supervisor Rob Greenstein and board members Adam Brodsky, Jason Chapin, and Elise Mottel voted “aye” … [Read more...]

Chelsea in Chappaqua – Artists Guild Show this Sunday December 7th

Northern-Westchester-Artists-Guild-Show-2014

By Beth Besen The Northern Westchester Artists Guild is thrilled to host their first art show, this coming Sunday December 7th from 1-4:30 p.m. at the New Castle Community Center. Come see and support works by a group of local artists whose goal … [Read more...]

Lighting the Way for Local Shopping

Light Up Your Town

By Beth Besen More than 25 New Castle merchants take gifting and giving to a new level of local this holiday season. “Light Up Your Town,” launching on Small Business Saturday (November 29th), and continuing through the holiday season, is the … [Read more...]

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