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Katonah Village Improvement Society 5K

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Add to My Calendar 09/18/2021 8:00am America/New_York Katonah Village Improvement Society 5K

The 20th annual Katonah Village Improvement Society 5K will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, at 8 a.m. (adults) and 9 a.m. (kids one-mile). The race start and check in are at the corner of Edgemont Road and the Parkway, Katonah.

5K: Pre-registration for adults (ages 19 and up) costs $30. If you sign up after Sept. 17, the price increases to $35. 5K registrants aged 13-18 pay $20 to ...

Edgemont Road Katonah, NY 10536

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Obituaries

May 15, 1939 - Oct 6, 2021
Michael Joseph Repp Sr., 82, of Somers, formerly of Katonah, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 6, at ...
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May 20, 1950 - Aug 25, 2021
With great sadness we mourn the passing, but celebrate the life of our brother, father, and friend, ...
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Nov 24, 1939 - Aug 18, 2021
It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of lifetime Yonkers resident Michael ...
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Get Outdoors with Us: Learn About Lewisboro's Old Field Preserve

October 16, 2021

With over two miles of well-marked hiking trails, the Old Field Preserve on Mead Street in Lewisboro makes a terrific autumn destination. Dogwood trees and blueberry shrubs turning a deep scarlet color dot the older fields—there are seven fields in total—while golden little bluestem grass and white asters grace the younger meadows. Walk all the way to the east end through mature ...

Lewisboro Needs Diversity of Thought

October 20, 2021

Recently, I encouraged people online to watch or attend Town Board meetings to educate themselves and get a first-hand impression of what’s going on in our town. Surprisingly, this neutral information was censored. It was repeatedly flagged by a small group of individuals that it triggered Facebook’s algorithms and my post was removed.

One can agree to disagree, but the lack of ...

Following the Supply Chain

I pushed the grocery cart around the supermarket and headed for the bread aisle. The delivery man for my preferred brand of raisin-cinnamon bread was filling up a display of packaged English muffins.

“No raisin bread this week?” I asked the delivery guy.

As he continued to stack his product on the display shelves he replied, “Supply problems this ...

Memories in My Button Jar

Like many young brides-to-be, I could hardly wait to start accumulating the necessities of married life. My future husband and I bought all new furnishings for our adorable first apartment, registered for china, silverware, and crystal, and I even gathered together the usual bridal trousseau.

In those first days, I was eager to start collecting anything that would later be shared memories with ...

Next Boor

No doubt by now you’ve heard of the neighborhood virtual village green called Next Boor (I may have gotten a letter or so wrong there, but you get the drift).

It’s where folks with a lot of free time on their hands go to find out all kinds of neat stuff, some of which they could more reliably learn about through a quick Google search, but hobnobbing online with others is more ...

Purchase College Hosts Legendary Cartoonist Lynda Barry

October 21, 2021

- Barry named this year’s Roy & Shirley Durst Distinguished Chair in Literature -

Purchase, NY, October 20, 2021: Purchase College-SUNY will present Lynda Barry in conversation with Professor Robin Lynch - The Unthinkable Mind: Why Art Persists, on Thurs., Oct. 28, 2021, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. The program, which is free and open to ...

How Exercise Can Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Though preventing breast cancer entirely is not possible, there are many steps you can take to reduce your risk of development. Perhaps the biggest thing you can do that studies show correlates to preventing breast cancer is exercise. And thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do to get moving and live an active lifestyle.

Regular physical activity regulates hormones including estrogen ...

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 ...

Rich Colors and Natural Textures: 7 Fall Centerpiece Ideas

As you begin to decorate your home for fall, try a simple DIY centerpiece for your table this year. By focusing on the colors and textures of the season, you can easily incorporate natural items and décor that you already have to achieve a stunning look for less!

Here are seven easy ideas to inspire your creations.

Glass Cloche

The best thing about using a glass cloche for a ...

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 ...

5 Benefits of Video Doorbells (and 5 Buzzworthy Brands!)

There’s arguably no better use of smart home technology than keeping your family and valuables safe, and a video doorbell offers a variety of home security benefits.

This small yet powerful surveillance equipment records video footage as visitors arrive—great for security whether you are home or away. Plus, the device’s sleek design hides its impressive functionality in an ...

Top Halloween Costumes for 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning costumes for the whole family! Whether you’re trying a DIY look for your crew, hosting a party for friends, or trying to win the office costume contest, knowing this year’s hottest looks will give you the edge. Here are some of the costumes sure to be popular for kids and adults this year.

Space Jam: A New ...

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 ...

It’s Pumpkin Season! 5 Healthy Fall Recipes You’ll Love

Hello, pumpkin season!

Pumpkin is not only tasty, it’s also a superfood because it is high in Vitamins C and A, which help with eye health, boosting immunity, heart health, and more! Below is a list of five creative and tasty recipes that include this delicious and nutritional fall produce.

Pumpkin Muffin

Who doesn’t love a muffin on a crisp fall morning? These muffins are ...

Don't Make These Common Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Hope you're sitting down for this one.  A 2021 report from Top Design Firms says 28% of small businesses don't have a website.

Of the 72% who have a website, maintaining it can be a full-time job all by itself. Customers have elevated expectations and the website has to match that.  Small business owners often don't have that time.  Forbes has some suggestions ...

Behind the Headlines: How a Text Message Led a TAPinto Franchisee to Get Answers for His Community

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The text message was straight and to the point.

“Hey they have all of our (expletive) and we can’t get it out.”

That certainly got John Mooney’s attention.

Then the TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood franchisee saw a post on Facebook and started asking some questions.

“They said ‘hey this is going on — we’re going to ...

Email is Key to News Publishers Clawing Back Advertising Dollars from Social Media

Many news publishers are struggling to produce enough advertising dollars to be sustainable, with many now erecting paywalls or going the non-profit route to attempt to stay in business. However, publications would be wise to think about what advantages that they can bring to a potential advertiser that social media cannot offer. One such tool is email.

Any publisher who has stayed on top of ...

How a Change of Plan Led TAPinto's Newest Franchisee to Stay in Princeton

PRINCETON, NJ -- Richard Rein had a 4-month plan.  He was going to work with a Princeton University professor, who was teaching a class on expository writing.  After that, head north.

“My original plan was to move to New York City where the action was,” Rein said.

That was nearly 4 decades ago.  He never left.

Today, Rein is still in ...