Introducing: Inside my New Castle

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We are proud to introduce "Inside my New Castle," an all encompassing guide about the joy of living in New Castle, produced in collaboration with the Town of New Castle. Each of the articles are available on our web site … [Read more...]

Esther Miller Turns 100

Esther Miller

Article and Photos By Marianne A. Campolongo What do Esther Miller and Bill Clinton have in common? They both live in Chappaqua and share a birthday, August 19, although Miller has a few years on the former president. She just turned 100. Feted … [Read more...]

“Totally Awesome” Ronald Reagans Big 80s Show Brings Down the House at Summer Concert Series

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Article and Photos by Matt Smith As Jimmy McFly shreds a chord on the guitar, lead vocalist Beckie Gibson flips back her bangin’ teased-and-dyed-pink hair and throws up a peace sign. “Hello, Chappaqua!” she screams into the mic. “Are you ready to … [Read more...]

New Castle Seeks to Offer Empty Nesters More Good Reasons to Stay

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By Grace Bennett And then one day, my kids both flew the coop, and I joined the ranks of the “Empty Nest.” But here I am, going on 19 years of residency in my hometown of Chappaqua—just like a full 55 percent of the community who reside here … [Read more...]

Empty Nester Needs

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"How to Keep Empty Nesters in the Community" is a second subject area to be addressed on Thursday, July 30, 7:30-8:30 p.m., during a Second Roundtable Discussion at the Chappaqua Library. Town Supervisor Robert Greenstein states that "these … [Read more...]

(Side)Walk this Way

House of 29’s Lily Moss helps out owner and sister, Sarah, while Hip-Kid’s owner Trish Kallman shares, “It’s my very first day – this is it!”

Article and Photos By Beth Besen What glorious days these are for Chappaqua to kick off its annual Sidewalk Sale event. Town is hopping with shoppers, and merchants have lots of great buys to tempt one and all. The Chappaqua-Millwood Chamber … [Read more...]

A Book Signing Honoring Chappaqua’s Richard Laster

Richard Laster with a copy of “... And it Went So Fast”. Photo by Zarah Kavarana.

“He represents all that is good and enduring within our community.” Rabbi Jaffe By Zarah Kavarana For years, Chappaqua resident Richard Laster was urged by his granddaughter to share his most memorable life stories and experiences. Finally at … [Read more...]

Greeley Grad Scott Silver Tells How he Overcame Adversity to Launch “Macula Designs”


Editor’s Note: After running Deirdre Cohen’s article about a group of incredible Greeley entrepreneurs in the June 2015 edition, we heard from recent Greeley graduate Scott Silver about his own: Macula Designs. I liked the jpgs he sent and asked … [Read more...]

Adieu to Chappaqua Schools’ Retirees

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2015 Retirees of the Chappaqua Central School District Education Center Theresa Markley – Secretary to the Superintendent/District Clerk Horace Greeley High School Beth Aviv – English Elise Chadwick – English Sally Cochran – … [Read more...]

The End of an Era


Saying Goodbye to Greeley’s Latest Retirees By Lindsay Hand During high school, you often wonder about the need for so much work. Will the endless hours of studying actually pay off? As a rising college sophomore, I’m surprised to be able to … [Read more...]