Sustainable Green Living

Natural cleaning or “green cleaning” is a way to clean your home using fewer cleaning products and safer alternatives. This produces less waste and reduces the need for artificial chemicals that can be harmful to your family and the environment. Unlike conventional cleaning products, green cleaning products are created using safe, non-toxic, and biodegradable products. Making smart ...

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Mon, June 13, 6:00 AM

Northern Westchester Hospital, Mount Kisco

CPR for friends and family is this month’s ...

Obituaries

Jan 20, 1941 - Apr 26, 2022
William G. LaPierre passed away peacefully on April 26 at Glens Falls Hospital following a ...
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Marcy Yvonne Grabrovac, born in 1930, in New York, New York, passed away after living contentedly ...
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Dec 13, 1931 - Feb 16, 2022
Audrey S. Longo of Poughquag and formerly of Ossining passed away peacefully on Feb. 16 after a ...
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The Diary of a 7-Year-Old

May 25, 2022

A few weeks ago, I was invited to attend Thomas Jefferson Elementary School’s Career Readers Day and speak to some fourth and fifth graders about my job. I can’t compete with the cops, firefighters, or other uniformed professionals, but they’re a pretty easy group to impress — I just had to tell them that I once got to take pictures at Yankee Stadium (I left out the part ...

Districts Should Purchase Electric Buses

May 21, 2022

We adults have a responsibility to our children and grandchildren to reduce our reliance on fossil fuel. The war in Ukraine has added yet another reason, national security, to a long list of scientific reasons why this responsibility is so important.

As it turns out, clean energy is cheap energy, much cheaper than burning heating oil or diesel fuel – witness the solar panels going up all ...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

It is natural for us to be inspired by a moving piece of literature. I recall fondly, in my youth, being moved by the lawyer and father, Atticus Finch, in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Later, in my early 20s, Edward Bellamy’s classic book, “Looking Backwards,” convinced me to dedicate my adult life to promoting social justice. Along the way, several of ...

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 ...

Sustainable Green Living

Natural cleaning or “green cleaning” is a way to clean your home using fewer cleaning products and safer alternatives. This produces less waste and reduces the need for artificial chemicals that can be harmful to your family and the environment. Unlike conventional cleaning products, green cleaning products are created using safe, non-toxic, and biodegradable products. Making smart ...

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 ...

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 ...