Upcoming Events


Sun, August 14, 9:30 AM

Muscoot Farm, Katonah

Muscoot Farm Farmers Market


Mon, August 15, 9:00 AM


6th Grade Student Orientation 2022 - at SMS


Tue, August 16, 9:00 AM


6th Grade Student Orientation 2022 - at SMS

Chipmunk Crossing

August 4, 2022

I enjoy watching the many visitors stopping by outside to munch on the grass or search for nuts, berries and nectar. The brown bunny, squirrels, geese, cardinals, blue jays, hummingbirds and butterflies appear in my yard on a daily basis. 

My favorite visitor is the chipmunk. Those adorable little brown furry animals with large dark eyes and distinctive black and white stripes down their ...

An Endorsement for Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

August 10, 2022

To the Editor,

I enthusiastically endorse Sean Patrick Maloney for the Democratic primary for Congress.

Through my years on the Bedford Town Board, Bedford Town Supervisor and now as an Assemblymember, I have known and worked with Congressman Maloney for virtually the entire time he has served in Congress. He has proven to be a strong, reliable and effective advocate for the communities he ...

A Little Bird Told Me

I consider myself an amateur ornithologist, which is someone who studies birds just for fun. I don’t get paid for most of the things I do on a daily basis, so for instance, I also take out the garbage and do the dishes “just for fun.” Birds are all around us, offering clues about our history and about our future on this planet. Their migratory habits are affected by climate ...

Life, the Audition Edition

If Paul McCartney is the iconic Beatle, never was John Lennon’s mischievous role as the ironic Beatle more evident than in his famous utterance after the world’s most successful band played its last gig – “I hope we passed the audition.”  

As a moonlighting thespian, I know a little something about auditions – very little, judging by the results. Let ...

Northwell Appoints Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery for Westchester

August 11, 2022

MOUNT KISCO, NY – Northwell Health today announced the appointment of Parul J. Shukla, MD, as regional chief of colon and rectal surgery for Westchester County, serving Phelps and Northern Westchester hospitals, as well as the Northwell Health Physician Partners medical practice in Chappaqua Crossing. This new position will be responsible for building a robust colorectal surgery program for ...

Estate Planning for Digital Assets

As someone who grew up during the introduction of electronic banking, text messaging, and social media, I live in the cross-roads of storing records “the old-fashioned way” (in cabinets and closets in my home) and storing records “on the cloud” (whatever that means!).

Regardless of the preferred record-keeping mode, most people have some sort of digital footprint, ...