Can Cryptocurrency Harm the Environment?

Let’s start with some basics — like what is cryptocurrency and how does it differ from other currencies? Most currencies up until now were issued and backed by a specific nation. Cryptocurrency is an entirely digital currency that is not associated with or controlled by any nation, bank, or other financial institution. It is entirely virtual. The first cryptocurrency — Bitcoin ...

Does Recycling Really Happen?

What happens to your recyclables after you put them in the bins for curbside collection?

We have all heard the news that China stopped taking imported recyclables and most of our recyclables end up in landfills.

But here in Westchester County, that is not the case. More than 90% of the county’s recyclables collected at the curb are recycled and turned from waste into usable products.

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Yorktown Lions Concerts – The Showtime Dance Band

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Sun, July 17, 6:00 PM

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Yorktown Lions Concerts – The Rave-Ons ’50s Radio ...

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Sun, August 7, 6:00 PM

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Obituaries

Oct 18, 1918 - May 11, 2022
It could easily be said that Angelina Friedman lived a full life. A survivor of both the Spanish ...
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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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Milestones

Graduation

June 17, 2022

Congratulations to Ryan Patrick Casey for graduating from St. John's University with a summa cum laude in Business. 
Congratulations to Emily Marie Casey for graduating from Carnegie Mellon University with a Masters Degree in Literature and Cultural Studies. 
 

Matt Slater: New York State's Spending Crisis

June 17, 2022

The grim reality of the worst inflation in 40 years and a broken supply chain that is causing the rising cost of living is on the minds of every American. We are breaking records for the cost of gasoline at the pumps and the price of everyday staples, like meat, milk, and diapers continue to skyrocket.

According to new Labor Department data, the cost of groceries were up 12% in May compared to ...

Hate

June 15, 2022

I read and listened to many comments regarding hate speech and racism recently. While I agree that we have a problem both locally and nationally, I find that some of the commentary is one-sided.

In many instances, comments made by one racial or ethnic group are called hateful or racist while similarly made comments by another ethnic or racial group are accepted. This hypocrisy creates more ...

Summer reading musts

The beginning of July has forever inspired me to create a summer reading list. Over the years, shifts in my concerns, values, and interests have been mirrored in the books I have chosen to devour during this, my favorite time of year. In my earlier years, I favored fiction’s lighter fare: murder mysteries, courtroom dramas, science fiction, etc. As I age, I’ve gotten a tad more ...

Can Cryptocurrency Harm the Environment?

Let’s start with some basics — like what is cryptocurrency and how does it differ from other currencies? Most currencies up until now were issued and backed by a specific nation. Cryptocurrency is an entirely digital currency that is not associated with or controlled by any nation, bank, or other financial institution. It is entirely virtual. The first cryptocurrency — Bitcoin ...

Somers Elder Law Firm Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP Announce New Member Samantha A. Lyons

Somers, N.Y. (May 23, 2022) – The law firm of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP, with offices in Somers and White Plains, N.Y., is pleased to announce South Salem resident Samantha A. Lyons has become a member of the firm. Ms. Lyons joined Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano as an associate attorney in 2013.

Named a Rising Star in the 2021 New York Metro edition ...

Drug Crisis in Our Backyard Announces Scholarship Winners

June 23, 2022

Drug Crisis in Our Backyard recently announced the winners of its Hope for Recovery Scholarship in memory of Justin Salomone and Erik Christiansen. This program provides $500 scholarships to local seniors who are interested in further study at a college or credentialing agency in the fields of social work, mental health and/or substance use (addiction). The awardees were nominated either by their ...