Reusable Bag Art Contest Winners!

By Casey Davidson

By the New Castle Sustainability Advisory Board Congratulations to all the New Castle students who submitted entries to the New Castle Sustainability Advisory Board (NCSAB)’s Reusable Bag Art Contest! Through their artwork they have shown a … [Read more...]

At the 9/9 New Castle Town Hall Meeting…

By Eileen Gallagher The town board announced a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony Thursday evening which will take place at 6:30pm at Gedney Park. According to the town board, the program will include an invocation, musical selections, Robert Castelli as the … [Read more...]

Teenage Drinking: Parents’ Responsibility AND Liability for “Hosting”


By Robert Romano, Esq. I’m hearing this more and more lately.... Some parents with older teenagers feel that if their kid(s) want to throw a “bash” with alcohol, they would prefer to have them drinking at their own home with their friends, … [Read more...]

Honoring “Gabby” Gabriel Rosenfeld

Eric, Susan and "Gabby"

By Grace Bennett A village turned out for a service Sunday at Chappaqua's Temple Beth El to honor the much beloved and colorful  "Gabby" Gabriel Rosenfeld.  New Senior Rabbi Jonathan Jaffe led the service and offered a moving tribute to one of … [Read more...]

Hillary Clinton Reminds CSSP Grads to “Pay Kindnesses Forward”

In a keynote address to the 2014 graduates of the Chappaqua Summer Scholarship program, Secretary Clinton first offered a formula for personal success. She then emphasized the importance of passing along acts of kindness to the kids back in their own communities “so they can turn out to be just as sassy as you all are here.” Ari Bennett Photo

Following Seven Teens’ Fun and Heartfelt Speeches By Grace Bennett Photos by Ari Bennett Like any teenager anxious about culinary choices in a new environment, Jejomar Ysit was taking no chances. “I packed an ample supply of Twizzlers and … [Read more...]

Debate Ensues over Proposed Mosque on Pines Bridge Road

By Eileen Gallagher A packed house and several public comment sign-up sheets foreshadowed a long Wednesday night for the zoning board. At issue was the application of the Upper Westchester Muslim Society for a Special Use Permit to build a … [Read more...]

Westchester Officials Stand Firm In Support Of Israel

"Let us be clear: Westchester stands with Israel in this difficult time." State Assemblyman David Buchwald as he opened his address--the first of many offered by a bipartisan gathering of public officials early this eve at White Plains City Hall."

(Compilation of statements here supplied by David Buchwald's office) Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester), along with Congresswoman Nita Lowey and Congressman Eliot Engel, hosted a press conference with federal, state, county and local … [Read more...]

A Major Splash Fighting Cancer

Kiara Cekic

By Richard Mintzer Swimmers of all ages hit the water early on Sunday to take part in the third annual Swim Across America at the Chappaqua Swim and Tennis Club. The money raised--close to $40,000 was anticipated at this posting--goes for cancer … [Read more...]

Chappaqua Women Rally to Support “Cycle for Survival”

A local Chappaqua baseball team sponsored by Cycle for Survival.

By Alicia Sands Cycle for Survival, an annual life-affirming, national team cycling event and fundraiser that supports cutting-edge cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), has found growing popularity and support right … [Read more...]

Hillary Clinton: All in a Day’s Signing

Secretary Hillary Clinton takes a few moments to pose, smile and wave to the press before sitting down to sign well over 1,000 books today.

Article and Photos By Grace Bennett and Beth Besen A hot morning sun could not deter hundreds upon hundreds from lining up at the Chappaqua Library on Sunday for a chance to shake hands and receive a signed copy of Hard Choices by Secretary (and … [Read more...]

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