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Obituaries

Jun 25, 1943 - Sep 29, 2021
Jack K. Cohen, a loving and caring husband, brother, father, and grandfather, died suddenly on ...
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Mar 3, 1944 - Sep 12, 2021
Robert E. Loughran Jr. of Brewster died unexpectedly on Sunday, Sept. 12. He was 77 years old. He ...
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- Aug 19, 2021
Antonio (Tony) Cuccovia passed away peacefully on Aug. 19, at home, surrounded by his family. He ...
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Yorktown100: Food Is Medicine for Ourselves and Our Planet

October 14, 2021

We can heal ourselves and our planet through our food, which I will expand on in this post under three headings: Why should I care? What can I do? How can I get myself motivated?

Why should I care?

You can reduce major sources of global-warming emissions—animal-agriculture and the pharmaceutical industry.

Combat Climate Change: Animal-agriculture contributes 14.5 percent of global ...

Esposito Has a Lot to Answer For

October 16, 2021

Do we want our elected officials selling guns? One of the candidates running for Town Board, Sergio Esposito, sells guns and runs a gun business right here in Yorktown. The name of the company is American Arms. This is alarming to me given the amount of school shootings and gun violence across our country.

Residents want to know how a gun store contributes to our community? Will Mr. Esposito ...

Playing Dice with the World

Everyone loves a good mystery. I know I do! Recently, I enjoyed trying to figure out the murderer in the recent television production, “Clickbait.” Of course, I failed miserably. But much like my endeavor, science attempts to figure out the mysteries of our universe by finding patterns even where none may be apparent. Of course, many scientific conundrums make ...

‘The October Storm’ Lights up Hudson Stage

One of the primary challenges for a dramatist is to create for the audience a palpable sense of time and place. Another is to draw characters that are at once believable yet larger than life, to captivate an audience and hold it in thrall until the curtain falls.

In Hudson Stage’s production of “The October Storm,” playwright Joshua Allen accomplishes all of the above, and ...

How to Support Your Mental Health as the Seasons Change

As the days get shorter and colder and we welcome the festivities of fall, many older adults notice that they experience a change in energy levels and mood that feels like depression. If you’ve noticed a decline in your mental health when the seasons change, you’re not alone. Here’s a basic guide to understanding seasonal depression, its symptoms, and most importantly, how to ...

How to Clean and Care for Your Gutters

Being a homeowner means weekends doing chores or finding reliable service companies to take on tasks for you. Gutters play an important role in protecting your home and should be added to your bi-annual home maintenance schedule.

Cleaning gutters yourself is typically not difficult, depending on the size of your home, your physical ability to climb ladders, and the current condition of your ...

Add These Spooktacular Sides to Elevate Your Halloween Party

Fall brings yearnings for warm and cozy gatherings with friends and family. If hosting a Halloween party is on your agenda this year, you are in luck! From alarming appetizers and devilish dips to spooktacular salads, we have gathered some of the most delicious and fun recipes for creepy fun.

 

Appetizers

Set the mood for your party right from the start with Halloween-themed ...

Steps to Minimize Your Chances of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has affected millions of women worldwide, and chances are you or someone you know has been impacted by this disease.

Though there is no known way to prevent or cure breast cancer, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk, especially if you take action while you’re younger and healthier. Here is a list of things you can do and lifestyle changes that could reduce the ...

Yorktown Lions Club, Town Sponsor Halloween Activities

October 15, 2021

The Yorktown Lions and the town of Yorktown are preparing for an exciting Halloween season. The Lions have decorated Yorktown Town Hall, and then will co-sponsor an outdoor movie, the second annual “Halloween Crawl,” and the annual “Halloween Parade and Carnival” with the Yorktown Parks and Recreation Department.

Catch the “Halloween Spirit” by driving by ...

Super Lawyers Recognizes Five Attorneys at Westchester County Elder Law Firm Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP

Anthony J. Enea, Esq. honored for fifteenth consecutive year

Somers, N.Y. (September 30, 2021) – The law firm of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP, located in Somers & White Plains, N.Y., is pleased to announce that two members and three associates have been recognized in the 2021 New York Metro edition of Super Lawyers. Members Anthony J. Enea and Sara E. Meyers have ...