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Think Twice Before Shredding Account Statements

November 30, 2018

It was not too long ago that we were told we would be living and working in a paperless society. 

I envisioned my desk not having a shred of paper on it. As I look around my office today, I think it is safe to say that the predictions of a “paperless society” were as accurate as those of the Y2K computer apocalypse.

Perhaps, most illustrative of how paper intensive a ...

Katonah Mother-Daughter Team Launches Fashion Business

KATONAH, N.Y. – It is a startup story that one could easily imagine on an episode of “Shark Tank.” A telegenic mother-daughter team who came up with an original idea for a fashion item and took the concept all the way from sketches to a manufacturer—and now have a debut collection for their recently launched online business called OverLay Fashion.

Denise Cirillo, a ...

Weekenders Breathe Easy: Ken Gilman Home Management Provides Peace of Mind

KATONAH-LEWISBORO, N.Y. - A significant number of Northern Westchester homeowners spend a considerable amount of their time in New York City, which is often where they live and work. Come the weekend, they escape northward to enjoy life at their home in the country.

But owning a home in which you reside only part-time can have its downside. Things can go wrong while you’re away … ...

Can Medicaid Take my Home and Life Savings?

On a regular basis, clients express their fear that if they ever go into a nursing home and/or need long-term care, the Medicaid program will take their home and life savings. 
While it is prudent to be concerned as to what will occur if you or a family member needs long-term care, Medicaid does not seize the Medicaid recipient’s home, its contents and his or her life savings upon ...

KATONAH, N.Y. – Katonah’s small-business community is bracing for the economic consequences of a county mandate to pay their employees when they’re out sick.

A new law, requiring all but the smallest establishments to provide paid sick leave, has the Chamber of Commerce “very worried” about its impact on the mom-and-pop boutiques that make up so much of Katonah ...

Lewisboro Chamber President Chuck Tator Is a Fixture of Local Business

LEWISBORO, N.Y. – As proprietor of the oldest business in Lewisboro, it is fitting that Chuck Tator serves as president of the town’s Chamber of Commerce. He should know a thing or two about commerce in the area—his family has been running Tator’s Garage (formerly Tator’s Dodge) since 1908—and over a lifetime here in South Salem, he has seen his beloved ...

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