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Sep 17, 1923 - Jul 5, 2021
Frederick Van Dyke Siefke, 97, of Ithaca, and South Salem, and lately of New Canaan, CT, passed ...
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Holding My Head High and My Shoulder Straight

July 29, 2021

I lead a pretty fulfilling life. I have a job I enjoy, a wife I love, and hobbies that keep me busy. So, why does a stein-holding contest from two years ago sometimes keep me up at night?

In October 2019—a long, long time ago, in the pre-COVID times—I attended an Oktoberfest event at Captain Lawrence with a few friends. As we were sampling different beers, a waiter walked up and ...

Lewisboro Should Take Advantage of Lake Revitalization Program

July 31, 2021

The Neighbors United Waterfront Revitalization plan will restore the health of our local lakes, some of which are rated by New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation as among our state’s most impaired waterways.

In 2017, the governor signed legislation designating lakes Katonah, Kitchawan, Oscaleta, Rippowam, Truesdale, and Waccabuc as inland waterways for purposes ...

Summer Treats

When I was a child, the Good Humor Man in his white truck and jingly bells brought afternoon treats every summer. The chocolate éclair ice cream pop was my favorite. If that was sold out, I would choose a chocolate fudge pop or chocolate and vanilla cup with the small wooden spoon or maybe a toasted almond bar.

On family vacations, I looked forward to stopping at Howard Johnson’s ...

Homegrown Appetite for Restaurant Delivery Apps

How many of you reading this have used one of those take-out delivery apps, which felt more like a necessity than a convenience during the cloistered months of the pandemic?

According to research service Sense360, that portion is 25 percent, meaning one in four of you has ordered meals through DoorDash, Uber Eats, or GrubHub, to name the most prominent brands.

There are other delivery apps, ...

Empire City Casino to Host 2021 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on August 1

July 29, 2021

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts executives, and the family of late Yonkers native Pat Quinn will host the 2021 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, trackside at Empire City Casino’s Yonkers Raceway. The annual event, co-founded by Quinn after his diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in 2013, became a global phenomenon in 2014 as ...

5 Minute Intervals Or 30 Minutes At Once: Which Is Better?

Squeezing in time to exercise can be challenging, especially if you juggle a hectic schedule. But staying physically active is one of the most important things you can do for your health as you age.

Given the increasing popularity of 5-minute interval workouts (or High-Intensity Interval Training – HIIT), swapping short bursts of moderately intense and vigorous aerobic exercise followed ...

8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

Spending quality time with your grandkids (and kids) adds joy and laughter to any given day. Just basking in a child’s boundless energy and carefree silliness can boost your mood and make you smile. But joining in the fun also keeps you physically and mentally active – and research shows that multigenerational interaction is good for older adults and kids.


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Bring the Sunshine Indoors With These 4 Simple Décor Ideas

As summer approaches, everyone is eager to spend more time outside enjoying the sun. It’s also the perfect time to transition your home décor to reflect the added daylight and brightness outside. If you’re ready to bring more of the sunshine inside this season, here are four great ways to easily update your décor for a lighter and brighter feeling.

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How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.


Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

Lifelong Journalist Finds Way To Keep News Passion Alive By Launching TAPinto Chatham

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - To reporters, news is more than a job, it’s a passion. For Ed Barmakian, news is his whole life. And when he saw his passion was in danger, he found a way to evolve to meet the times rather than lose what he loves. 

Barmakian launched TAPinto Chatham in July of 2013. He had recently retired from the Star Ledger after 33 as a sports journalist and editor. His ...

Summer Ad Trends That Help Your Business Beat The Heat And The Competition

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Summer is back and so are customers! With the worst of COVID-19 hopefully behind us, people are more excited than ever to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. For your business, this could be a huge opportunity to draw in new customers and gain additional revenue you may have lost during last year’s lockdown. 

With consumers looking to shop locally now more ...