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Making The Best of Things @ Home!

People and Businesses Offer Creative Ways to Fill Our Days   By Barbara Moroch First, the bad news: Coronavirus pandemic (COVID–19) is upon us and has virtually upended the way we live, work, and interact with one another. Home is now a mandatory shelter for a... More »

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New York State’s PAUSE order: Who Can Stay Open?

Here are the guidelines for which business entities can and cannot remain open:   This guidance is issued by the New York State Department of Economic Development d/b/a Empire State Development and applies to each business location individually and is intended... More »

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Regeneron in Trials with Potential COVID-19 Treatment

By Barrett Seaman Tarrytown-based Regeneron Corporation announced on Monday that it has launched a clinical program to evaluate the effectiveness of Kevzara® (sarilumab) as a treatment for severe COVID-19 infections. The double-blind Phase 2/3 trial plans to e... More »

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Summer Camp 2020

Ah, to be a kid in the summer…a time to say goodbye to the classroom and hello to fun in the sun! Summer camps and programs abound in Westchester County, where children can immerse themselves in in an environment that suits their interests, abilities and sched... More »

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Stitch Away Stress by Knitting in the Rivertowns

by Annabelle Allen –  Knitting dates back to the fifth century. For close to 1,500 years people have knit clothes for sustainability, creativity, and basic human necessity. Yet in this web-driven, social-media crazed time, it seems almost counter-intuitive tha... More »

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Teen Benefit for Australia Slated February 8 in Dobbs Ferry

Local teens are hosting a fundraiser for fire-relief in Australia on Saturday, February 8, at 7 p.m. at South Presbyterian Church, 343 Broadway, in Dobbs Ferry. Proceeds will help the Cobargo Wildlife Sanctuary in New South Wales rebuild after bushfires devast... More »

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Community Coalition Celebrates 10 Years

by Charlene Weigel –  Fifteen people gathered on a cold January morning for an unusual 10th anniversary celebration. It was 8:30 a.m. on the first Monday of the new year. Congratulations were toasted with coffee rather than champagne. The group spent a moment ... More »

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The Family YMCA at Tarrytown: A Valued Community Resource

by Barbara Moroch –  Any time there is a community need, we have been there to lend a hand and help our neighbors,” said Lesa Dalton, Associate Executive Director of the Family YMCA at Tarrytown. Indeed, the Y’s roots go back to 1903, and since that time, the ... More »

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Curbside Food Scrap Pickup Coming

The Town of Greenburgh and its five villages are slated to get a new service starting later this year or early next: curbside pickup of food scraps. It will start as a pilot program and hopefully expand to all residents. But the town needs to gauge the level o... More »

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Build a Bigger Table February 23 at Irvington Theater

by Clara Firpo-Cappiello –  On February 23rd (from 2 to 4 p.m.), the Irvington Theater will host “Build a Bigger Table,” a free event designed to offer audience members an opportunity to hear from neighbors who have personally experienced the presence of homel... More »