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Dec 16, 1926 - Dec 26, 2021
Howard Lockwood, of Naples, Florida, passed away on Dec. 26. He was born in Brooklyn and grew up in ...
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- Nov 29, 2021
William J. Reilly, a long time resident of Katonah, NY, died peacefully at home in the comfort of ...
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May 30, 1933 - Nov 15, 2021
Virginia “Ginny” Enright died on Nov. 15. She was the widow of William F. Enright Jr., ...
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Forty-Degree Days

January 13, 2022

Last month, the New Yorker wrote a story about the acting methods of Jeremy Strong, who you might know from HBO’s “Succession” or films like “Big Short” or “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”

Written in sort of a mocking tone, the first-person profile—titled “On ‘Succession,’ Jeremy Strong doesn’t get the ...

Freeman Contributes to Divided Nation

January 13, 2022

I am writing in response to Brett Freeman’s opinion piece in the Dec. 30 issue of The Katonah-Lewisboro Times. It is exactly Mr. Freeman’s belief and attitude that has brought the nation and community to a great national divide. 

No one is suggesting or advocating revisionist history; rather complete history is required. All learn (or should be learning) the evils of slavery; ...

Winter Snacking

The holiday cookies have been eaten, not a piece of cake in sight. But these cold winter days and nights call for snack food while we hunker down and hibernate. Whether you consider yourself a “salty” type gravitating to chips, pretzels, and popcorn as your snacking choice or you are a “sweets” type, like me, craving anything chocolate and sugary, I’m sure your ...

Pleasures We Took for Granted

It hit full force in mid-March of 2020—Covid-19 that is. With its arrival went so many of life’s pleasures. Normally, I would greet a family member with a kiss or hug, especially if I had not seen them in a while. As the virus put a vice-like grip on the whole of mankind, close encounters evaporated. We had to stay at least six feet away from the other person and wear a mask if they ...

An Appetite for the Arts

“If music be the food of love, play on.”

That Shakespeare guy had a knack for coming up with mouth-watering metaphors, such as that one, linking the art of music to the basic sustenance that keeps us alive.

The arts indeed are a vital form of nourishment. Food for the soul is one way to look at it.

An effort is being undertaken in Yorktown to add literal meaning to that ...

Westchester Elder Law Attorney Anthony J. Enea Explores the Estate Implications of Divorce Later in Life

New ‘Talking Seniors’ podcast episode features matrimonial attorney John A. Pappalardo of Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari

Westchester County, N.Y. (December 10, 2021) – Westchester County elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, Esq., member of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains and Somers, N.Y., recently welcomed matrimonial attorney John A. Pappalardo, Esq., ...

PCSB Bank Donates $20,000 to Girls Inc. Westchester

January 7, 2022

PCSB Bank has announced a donation of $20,000 to Girls Inc. Westchester to support the organization’s work to empower young girls to succeed and achieve healthy lives. This was the bank’s third installment in support of a successful program Girls Inc. has developed for girls at the Benjamin Turner Middle School in Mount Vernon. As a community-focused bank, PCSB has a proud history of ...

TAPinto Recognizes Local Sites in Annual Awards

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is recognizing three of its local news sites for excellence in 2021.

"TAPinto's 2021 award winners best exemplify the characteristics that are key to success here at TAPinto:  a commitment to providing high-quality objective local news, a passion for entrepreneurship, and a dedication to teamwork," Michael Shapiro, Founder and CEO of ...

TAPinto Recognizes Local News Sites With One Million Plus Pageviews in 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro is congratulating eight TAPinto local news sites with more than one million pageviews in 2021.

"The site traffic of these TAPinto sites is tremendous and a testament to the high-quality, original local news stories each of them produces every day," Shapiro said.  "It demonstrates once again that ...

TAPinto Announces State News Section: 'News Around New Jersey'

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto has launched a new section for statewide news in New Jersey.  News Around New Jersey has stories that impact residents all over the state - from decisions made by state and local leaders to pending legislation in Trenton to business newsmakers in New Jersey.

Veteran journalist and New Jersey native Kristina Behr reports on original content ...

TAPinto Ridgewood Publisher Jason DeAlessi Talks About His Passion for the Community & Its Future

RIDGEWOOD, NJ — If there's one thing you need to know about TAPinto Ridgewood publisher Jason DeAlessi, know this:

He loves Ridgewood.  And it's been that way for a long time.

"As a kid, we used to go down to the county park in Ridgewood and then eat at the old Country Pancake House, and my dad would take me bike riding," DeAlessi said.

DeAlessi, ...