Upcoming Events


Mon, May 30

North Salem

Memorial Day Parade


Wed, June 1, 8:00 AM

North Salem

Board of Education Meeting


Fri, June 10, 6:30 PM

North Salem

Light Up the Night Girls Dance

Boxed in

May 23, 2022

My friend who has just moved and I were sharing horror stories the other day, and she was still shaking almost 10 days after the event. No matter how much one plans, moving does not go smoothly. My worst move lasted eight months of living among boxes.

My husband, daughter, son and I returned to North America and rented a small house north of Toronto while I looked for a house to buy. My ...

Tales of Ties and Tails

That headline-grabbing, delinquent supply chain has now wormed its wayward way into graduation ceremonies, of all things. In some cases, cases of caps and gowns and hoods (those sash-ish affairs that denote academic degree) are backlogged in production or in transit, leaving schools to scramble to ensure their alumni-in-waiting are decorously adorned, as tradition dictates.

Shortages of sashes ...

Phelps Hospital once again receives prestigious Baby-Friendly® designation continuing the highest standards of infant feeding care

May 25, 2022

SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY – Phelps Hospital announced today that it has again earned the highly prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® birth facility for upholding the highest standards of infant feeding care in the precious first days of the child’s life.

Every five years the hospital, which delivers nearly a thousand babies each year, goes through a rigorous review ...

Your Next Chapter: Estate Planning Considerations for the Newly Retired

Congratulations on your retirement!

Like many, you probably have a bucket list of things you would like to accomplish such as travel the world, spend more time with your grandkids and take up a new hobby. While these are all excellent ambitions, the milestone of retirement is also a good time to ensure your finances, beneficiary designations, estate planning, and long-term care strategy are in ...