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Howard Gershowitz hit for nearly $1.5 million at Empire City in 2015. Photo courtesy Empire City Casino

Empire City jackpot surpasses $1.6M

Empire City Casino, one of New York’s most successful casinos launched a new ad campaign entitled “Real Winners, Real Money, Real Deal.” Who better to enlist as advertising pitch-man for Empire City Casino than its biggest jackpot winner? Howard Gershowitz of Suffolk County, Long Island is back in the “slot-”light […]

A letter to Phil Oliva

A letter to Phil Oliva

To the Editor, This is a letter penned to Phil Oliva, County Executive Rob Astorino’s chief of staff regarding some of his statements on social media as of late. Do his beliefs reflect those of Astorino’s administration, who have remained mute as Oliva becomes more vocal? Mr. Oliva, I write […]

The second annual Taste of Ridge will be held on Thursday, May 18. The shopping center will feature nine of its restaurants, and new this year will be the sampling of wines and spirits. Contributed photo

Ridge Hill to hold tasting event

Celebrate the second annual Taste of Ridge Hill on Thursday, May 18 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This is your passport to visit Ridge Hill eateries for a sample bite and sip of signature flavors—one night, nine restaurants. “We wanted to do something aimed at our adult guests,” said […]

Runners lined up to begin the race. Contributed photo

Rye YMCA celebrates healthy living

Hundreds of runners, families and children enjoyed a breezy, spring day of races and festivities on Sunday, April 30. As a signature community event, the Rye Derby combines road races for all ages with Healthy Kids Day activities in a fun-filled celebration of family, community and health. Runners followed either […]

From left,
Cynthia McClintock,
Suzanne Clary and
Dede Montgomery.
Photos courtesy
Cutty McGill

Daffodils and wine tasting at the Jay house

This year the Little Garden Club of Rye’s Daffodil Show was held in the Jay Mansion on April 20 and paired with a New York state wine tasting. Triumphing over a late snowfall that blanketed Tete a Tetes and Ice Follies, garden club members persevered and created a show that […]