Expressions of Gratitude to First Responders during New Castle’s 9/11 Ceremony

 Article and Photos by Grace Bennett A spirit of appreciation filled the bucolic space of Gedney Park’s 9/11 Memorial today as New Castle and Westchester public officials and clergy expressed their gratitude to First Responders while also … [Read more...]

State Senate Hopeful Alison Boak Receives Effusive Endorsements from Fellow Democrats

Alison Boak: "I'm interested in solving problems, not playing politics." By Grace Bennett Mount Kisco, September 7--Citing especially Alison ('Ali') Boak's record of  advocating for "the most vulnerable victims," and offering a host of other … [Read more...]

Ali Boak and Child Sex Abuse Victims Rally to Push for Passage of Omnibus Child Victims Act

Article and Photo by Grace Bennett Mount Kisco--When Jean Farber, a trustee for the village of Mount Kisco, heard that state Senate candidate (40th District) Alison Boak would be gathering a group of child sex abuse survivors and children victim … [Read more...]

In Memoriam: Donald Michael Lunetta, Sr., January 10, 1940-July 15, 2016

“Thou canst not stir a flower, without troubling of a star.” ~ Francis Thompson From the family of Donald Michael Lunetta, Sr.: With full hearts, we share the news of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend Donald Michael Lunetta, … [Read more...]

A Time of Grief and Sadness Brings Community Together Again

Article and Photos By Kelly Leonard Chappaqua, NY, July 11--Four weeks after the Town of New Castle community gathered at its gazebo to mourn the loss of 49 souls gunned down in the Orlando Pulse nightclub terrorist attack, the community … [Read more...]

Chappaqua Summer Concert Series Kicks off July 7 with the Mike Risko Band

The annual New Castle Summer Concert Series kicks off this Wednesday, July 6th at 7PM with a performance by the Mike Risko Band. So, bring your blanket or lawn chair, a picnic dinner or snack, and get ready for some great music and fun for adults and … [Read more...]

The Greyston Foundation–We Are Open Hiring

By Janine Crowley Haynes It was a beautiful evening last Wednesday for the Greyston Foundation’s 2016 Gala held at Chef Peter Kelly’s X2O Xaviar’s on the Hudson. Approximately 250 people came out in support of the Foundation and over $275,000 was … [Read more...]

Love Triumphs at Chappaqua Vigil for Orlando Victims

Story and Photos by Grace Bennett Chappaqua, June 13--On the steps and floor of the South Greeley Avenue gazebo or on the soft field of grass, and under a gradually darkening sky, Chappaqua residents stood together either silent or in song … [Read more...]

Chappaqua’s 2016 Memorial Day Parade Honors Vets

In a record turnout at Chappaqua's 2016 Memorial Day Parade: Veterans, First Responders, Marchers, and esteemed parade attendees including the Clintons and Governor Cuomo...first and foremost, honored our vets. By Justin Ellick Photos by Grace … [Read more...]

Preview: 2016 Memorial Day Parade in Chappaqua

Excitement builds as town officials and residents prepare for the annual celebration. By Justin Ellick Photos by Grace Bennett Chappaqua, NY-- Memorial Day weekend is often looked at as the official start of summer. That's no different here in … [Read more...]