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Did I scare you?

Last week I wrote about Baby Ruths and Good & Plentys and the fun-filled Halloweens of the past.  After submitting my column, I thought of the Halloween party I’d had so many years ago.  To me, I thought my creativity was the highlight of my imagination at that age.

I think I might have been about 11 or so when, after much begging, my parents agreed that I could have a ...

What are you so afraid of?

Is it a pumpkin? That big round orange thing with a goofy smile on its face? People voted for much the same thing for president before they knew how frightening it really was. What is so scary about pumpkins? The only thing scary about pumpkins is that someone might come along and try to make beer out of them. But there they are every Halloween, part of the American legend on an evening dedicated ...

Paying for kindness

My sister Nelle was shopping at one of her favorite discount stores recently.  One of Nelle’s mantras is “When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping”…even if it isn’t tough she enjoys puttering around and finding clothing she likes, taking them home for a second look, and bringing them back if they don’t work with the rest of her wardrobe.

On Stage: The Champagne of Jukebox Musicals

“An American in Paris,” on stage at Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford (N.Y.) through Nov. 24, has the kind of purebred pedigree that would make a French poodle proud. (Ticket info: 914-592-2222;

This show’s resplendent roots reach back nearly a century to a jazz-infused symphony by George Gershwin that was the basis for a 1951 MGM movie musical ...

Concerned Citizens of Lake Shenorock and Lake Lincolndale

November 1, 2019

EDITOR’S NOTE: A clarified Map, Plan and Report has been developed that will address many of the issues stated below and is expected to be presented at the Town Board’s Nov. 7 meeting.

Letter of Response to Supervisor Rick Morrissey’s Letter from Linda Luciano of Lake Shenorock and Lisa Healy of Lake Lincolndale:

We would like to address the inaccurate ...

Don't be Enraged; be Informed

November 7, 2019

Last week, on Oct. 29, the New York State Assembly’s Committee on Health opened up the floor to discuss a bill that would bar children 12-and-under from playing tackle football.

The result, as expected, was hundreds of bare-bones articles slapped together in 10 minutes containing nothing but a few paragraphs and a headline (something like: “New York Considers Banning Tackle ...