Month: August 2017

County Executive Robert P. Astorino encourages fathers to take their children to work with them on Sept. 19 as part of “Dads Take Your Child to Work Day.” Photo courtesy WestchesterGov.com
Community

Astorino announces ‘Take Your Child to Work’

“Dads Take Your Child to School Day” is taking place on Sept. 19,  and County Executive Robert P. Astorino encourages all dads and school leaders to join in the movement. “Dads Take Your Child to School Day is a great way to get the school year started off right – […]

In honor of Westchester County’s first responders, Playland is offering one free ride wristband and one guest wrist band for first responders on Sept. 9 through Sept. 10 from noon to 7 p.m. File photo
Community

Playland hosts first responders weekend

Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino invites everyone to celebrate the final weekend of the Playland season with a special thank you to police officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel with the First Responders Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9 and Sept. 10, from noon to 7 p.m. “It […]

Eugene Warrington, owner of Walter’s Hot Dogs in Mamaroneck. Photos courtesy Gene-Christian Baca
News

Longtime Walters’s owner dies at 95

Eugene “Uncle Gene” Warrington, owner of Walter’s Hot Dogs in Mamaroneck, died on Saturday, Aug. 26. He was 95. Warrington worked as the owner of Walter’s for more than 65 years, after taking over the business from his father and founder of Walter’s, Walter Warrington. “[Eugene Warrington] made the business […]

1942: A pivotal, memorial year in Rye’s history
Opinion

1942: A pivotal, memorial year in Rye’s history

Staring at the microfilm machine’s screen, I was struck by the juxtaposition of the article, from Friday, Jan. 2, 1942, on the top fold of Section A1 on “Neighboring Communities Honoring Old Rye As It Becomes a City,” with the lead headline of “Manila Lost, U.S. Fights On.” As we […]

The Cookery’s DoughNation food truck in Dobbs Ferry serves wood-fired
Neapolitan pizza. Photo courtesy WeeWestchester.com
Features

Local food trucks battle for title

The first annual Lohud Food Truck Mash-Up is bringing food trucks and families together for an afternoon of food, entertainment and healthy competition. On Sunday, Sept. 10, more than 20 food trucks from New Jersey and New York will battle it out for the title of “Best Food Truck” at […]