From left, Chris Vlasto, executive producer at “Good Morning America,” Diana Williams, reporter and
anchor for ABC7 “Eyewitness News,” and Andrea Canning, a correspondent at Dateline NBC.

Reporters discuss fake news, media’s future

With the current national political climate placing the press under tremendous scrutiny, five reporters dedicated their evening to giving media consumers a look into the work journalists are doing, and discussing the positive outlook they see for the future of the press. This discussion included how news stories are frequently […]

Daniel Barbarisi, author of “Dueling with Kings: High Stakes, Killer Sharks, and the Get-Rich Promise of Daily Fantasy Sports,” speaks with the audience before his reading. Photos/Andrew Dapolite

Author dives into world of daily fantasy sharks

As part of an event put on by the Vincent Barbarisi Memorial fund, Daniel Barbarisi led a discussion at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library on his new book which explores the world of daily fantasy sports and how he became one of the top gambling sharks. Barbarisi, 37, was […]

Meral Kathwari poses with one of the many rugs that Kathwari of Kashmir sells. Photo courtesy Meral Kathwari

Young entrepreneur takes over family business

After the loss of her father, Meral Kathwari, a junior in college at the time, made the decision to take over her father’s international business, Kathwari of Kashmir. In November 2014, Kathwari, who has lived in Mamaroneck for 10 years, was studying for her B.A. in mass communication and minor […]

Richard Giacovas reports outside Virginia Road Elementary School in Valhalla
after an elementary teacher at the school was arrested on drug charges.
Photos/Andrew Dapolite

Rye alumnus lands dream reporting job

From a young age, Richard Giacovas knew that broadcast journalism was his passion. Now 25 years old, he’s living out his dream while covering local stories for News 12 Westchester. Giacovas began working for News 12 Westchester in September 2013 as a freelance associate producer. He was hired a few […]