Bedford Hills, NY

Baby, 1, Drowns In Backyard Paramus Pool

A 1-year-old boy drowned in a backyard pool in Paramus early Monday evening, authorities said. Officers rushed to a call of CPR in progress shortly before 7 p.m., Deputy Paramus Police Chief Robert Guidetti said. "Patrol units arrived on scene and determined that the infant was found and pulled from...
Time Out Global

Beloved Newtown restaurant Hartsyard has announced its closure

A stalwart of Newtown’s vibrant food scene for a decade, Hartsyard, has announced that it will be closing its doors in August. But don’t worry, the current owners have new digs in their sights. Jarrod Walsh and Dot Lee issued a statement via Instagram saying that the restaurant would “continue the journey in a new exciting space” at the Old Clare Hotel, where the Hartsyard team already offers bar snacks at the hotel’s rooftop, poolside bar.

Susan Campbell (opinion): She quit a CT school board over ‘misogyny and racism’

For Rebekah Harriman, it came down to this: Life is too short. It’s too short to deal with intransigent ideologies and systemic dismantling of hard-fought gains. It’s too short to give up 25 hours a week in a volunteer position in which you don’t feel valued. When she resigned from Newtown’s Board of Education earlier this month, it was only after much discussion with friends and family.
Mid-Hudson News Network

Renovated Hubbard Perkins Loop Trail at Fahnestock reopens

CARMEL – The Hubbard Perkins Loop Trail at Fahnestock State Park in Carmel has been reopened. The two-year, $1.5 million project overhauled 9.5 miles of multi-use trails in the park to better accommodate walkers, hikers, runners, bikers, snowshoers, cross-country skiers, and equestrian users. “Fahnestock State Park is a remarkable...

Yonkers Resident Claims $10 Million Lottery Prize

A Westchester County resident has claimed a $10 million lottery prize. Amer Maayah, of Yonkers, won a top prize from the New York Lottery’s 200X scratch-off game, NY Lottery announced on Friday, June 17. He received his prize as a single, lump-sum payment of $6,327,425 after required withholdings, the...

Connecticut restaurant chain closes multiple locations

A well-known Connecticut restaurant chain has just closed multiple locations throughout the state. The past couple of years have been tough on businesses all over the country, and restaurants have been hit particularly hard. As a result, many popular chains have been forced to close their doors, and Chip's Family Restaurant is the latest casualty.
FOX Sports

Westminster Dog Show 2022: Top moments from Tuesday's competition

The 2022 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is in full swing Tuesday with the first round of Group judging, as four of the seven finalists competing for Best in Show lock down their spots. "America's Dog Show" kicked things off at Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, New York on Saturday, as...

Greater Danbury Outdoor Activity Spots For Family Fun

Summer time is here and outdoor activities are the main focus for many people. Camping, fishing, hiking, biking, boating, picnics, sports games, or any fun activity that happens outside the comforts of your abode are out there and available for you to take advantage of. There are no shortages of...

Paw Prints: Meet shelter pets Buddy, Maple, Journey, Princeton, Thor and Ultra!

Welcome to the sixth edition of Paw Prints, a monthly column for animal lovers dedicated to helping shelter pets find their furever home!. Mark Twain once said, “To get the full value of joy, you must have someone to divide it with.” Who better than your best Buddy? This affectionate, agreeable ten-year-old Terrier mix is the ideal one to share the day to day simple pleasures with, whether it be a stroll in the park or an impromptu gathering with friends. An active member of Little Shelter’s Silver Paw Connection, Buddy knows that you’re never too old to dream. At the top of his wish list is a forever home and a family to love. Life is always better with a Buddy by your side. 631-368-8770, ext. 21.

Community mourns death of popular Rockland restaurant owner

Anthony Apostolico, owner of the Italian Food Center and a popular community leader, died on Father’s Day. Police say Apostolico, his 20-year-old son and 17-year-old daughter were on their way home for a party on Sunday when a tree fell right onto their pick-up truck. They were heading north on the Palisades-Parkway through Stony Point

Isla & Co. Opens in Fairfield CT with Australian Inspired Fare

I had the opportunity to attend a media dinner at the newly opened Isla, a restaurant featuring Australian fare. I wasn’t sure what Australian cuisine was but I was excited to check out this new eatery located in the heartbeat of downtown Fairfield right next to the community theater.