A Proposed Recreation Path, dubbed “The ChapLine,” in Discussion at Town Hall, plus other news

By Eileen Gallagher At Town Hall Tuesday, New Castle resident Dan Googel presented his concept for a recreation path leading from Horace Greeley High School to the downtown, calling it the “ChapLine.” As a member of the Master Planning Commercial … [Read more...]

New Castle Budget Talk Underway; a “Wish List” for 2015

By Eileen Gallagher Preliminary budget talks are underway at Town Hall. The first part of the budget process involves hearing department summaries as well as plans and “Wish Lists” for the coming year.  Recreation and Parks, Police, Town Clerk, … [Read more...]

Charlotte’s Basket

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By Grace Bennett In the midst of all the excitement gearing up for the Chappaqua Children's Book Festival (CCBF), little Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky arrived in the world of course.   The day after, and on the day of the festival itself, the CCBF's … [Read more...]

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”

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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...]

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