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My Time, Part II

Last week, I promised to share with you my personal view of the meaning of life. As our discussions over the past several weeks have shown, answering this “ultimate question” is not an easy task. As I sat down at my computer to compose my answer, I was reminded of one of my favorite paintings, Andrew Wyeth’s “Christina’s World.”

“Christina’s ...

On Stage: 'Baby' Love

A compact musical like “Baby” is tailor-made for a local theater company like the Armonk Players.

Best described as a cross between a book musical and a revue, “Baby” essentially is a series of sketches that are by turns compassionate and comic, chronicling the adventurous journey expectant mothers and their mates take toward the “miracle of birth.”

This ...

Why Water Usage Rates are Being Increased

May 16, 2019

YORKTWON, N.Y. - Our water district is in trouble. Money trouble. It doesn’t have the money it needs to maintain an aging water distribution system. It’s a problem that started in 2013.

Between 2013-2016, the district experienced a staggering operating deficit to the tune of $3.6 million. To fill the gap, previous town boards:

• Tabled scheduled infrastructure projects and ...

Attack of the Frozen Forehead

About five years ago, I noticed that the shallow lines on my forehead had started to morph into wandering rivers. Since I wear my hair very short, there wasn’t really any way to cover them up and I complained to my husband that I was starting to look old.

“How old do you think you look?” he asked.

“Around 50,” I replied.

“You are 50,” he ...

Slater for Supervisor

May 16, 2019

I grew up Yorktown Heights, and I just recently moved back here from White Plains with my wife. I was very excited to hear Matt Slater was running for town supervisor, as he grew up here and has a vested interest in seeing the town succeed.

I’ve been frustrated about the direction the town has been going. I’m enthusiastic about Matt’s pro-business ideas and plans modernize ...

YSBA Announces Third Annual Small Business Symposium

May 17, 2019

The Yorktown Small Business Association is hosting the third annual Small Business Symposium, which will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 29, at Mercy College’s Yorktown campus, 2651 Strang Blvd.

This year’s theme is entrepreneurship with a spotlight on women and minorities in business. Meet local elected officials, business owners, entrepreneurs, and area resources for ...