Expressions of Support

By Grace Bennett At this juncture, my heart and mind (as is true for the vast majority of her neighbors and friends) are squarely with Hillary Clinton in appreciation of her exemplary spirit and hard fought campaign and its unwavering message of … [Read more...]

Graceful Gratitude

By Grace Bennett I recently started a “Mindfulness Boot Camp” with Jodi Baretz, whose etcetera column in this edition is an excellent reflection on gratitude. I’m not sure I can add more value on the subject than Jodi, but interesting to note: Jodi … [Read more...]

Choosing on November 8: The Only Logical and GREAT Choice is Hillary Clinton

By Grace Bennett There has never been more at stake over who we grant power to over our futures, and whose words we allow to wield power over us, too. Do we want to hand the world’s most critical mantel of power to as volatile an individual as … [Read more...]

Keeping it Fun

By Grace Bennett I’m so dizzy, my head is spinning–with all the fun stuff we’ve packed into this edition. First and foremost, I’m super proud of having covered the Democratic National Convention together with reporter Susan Youngwood. A … [Read more...]

No Shortage of Adventures in New Castle

A single weekend in May might be enough to convince any visitor that “the adventurous spirit” (our issue’s theme) is alive and well in New Castle. The weekend of May 14th and 15th, as we headed into our print close, had no fewer than five major … [Read more...]

New Castle 10k/5k: A Family Affair

The New Castle 10k/5k is one of the most anticipated events in town each year thanks in large part to the hard work of the town’s Recreation & Parks Department. Many families have more than one member participating, too. Runners/walkers were … [Read more...]

Just Between Us – Reflecting on Hillary & to your GOOD HEALTH!

In the midst of closing editions and approaching the New York primary–and with Chappaqua being understandably a place of such keen interest–I was interviewed by two very inquisitive reporters; the opportunity allowed me to reflect a bit on why I … [Read more...]

Reflecting on Hillary

In the midst of closing editions and approaching the New York primary–and with Chappaqua being understandably a place of such keen interest–I was interviewed by two very inquisitive reporters; the opportunity allowed me to reflect a bit on why I … [Read more...]

Real Life

I often wait last minute to write this column, as I’m busy getting the rest of this issue “just so.” As I was getting started yesterday, the phone rang, and it  was my 93 year-old dad. “I feel burning in my chest.” A looming deadline be damned, I … [Read more...]

At a “Breakfast with Hillary”

By Ann Styles Brochstein On January 28th, I had the privilege of attending the “Breakfast with Hillary” event in White Plains. Hillary took a short break from campaigning in Iowa to come back to Westchester for this key fundraiser. While waiting … [Read more...]

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