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  1. Cortlandt Man Who Left Home On Snowy Night In Bathrobe Still Missing

    Cortlandt Man Who Left Home On Snowy Night In Bathrobe Still Missing

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- A Cortlandt man who left his home on a snowy night in a jacket and bathrobe has been missing since 1998, according to the nonprofit The Charlie Project on its charleyproject.org website.Frank John DiNardi went missing March 9, 1998, from Cortlandt. At the time, Dinardi was 44, 6-feet tall and weighed 165 pounds, said the report.He is described as Caucasian, with black ...

  2. Metro-North Probes Missing Funds From Alcohol Sales At Grand Central

    Metro-North Probes Missing Funds From Alcohol Sales At Grand Central

    Alcohol and beer will not be sold on platforms at Grand Central Terminal amid a "missing funds" investigation by Metro-North, according to multiple reports.Money - amounts not specified - reportedly was discovered missing from the beverage sales off of bar carts at platform entrances, lohud said, citing officials.Eighteen commissary carts and two commissary counters were ...

  3. Aspiring Teen Authors Get A Master Class In Writing At BOCES

    Aspiring Teen Authors Get A Master Class In Writing At BOCES

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- It isn't often an aspiring young writer gets to collaborate with a professional author.Students from high school across Westchester had the rare chance to work alongside published authors in a master class offered recently at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES.Olivia Grubb, a student at Rippowam Cisqua,  was working on one of her short stories and got a chance to work ...

  4. Mount Kisco's Rose Jewelers, Patronized By Celebs, Closing After 30 Years

    Mount Kisco's Rose Jewelers, Patronized By Celebs, Closing After 30 Years

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Antique, jewelry, custom jewelry and appraisals are hallmarks of Rose Garden Jewelers in Mount Kisco. Owner Shirley Wang, a certified gemologist, said the store has drawn a faithful following for three decades.Among new and existing customers at the South Moger Avenue store, have been celebrities from the area. Bill Clinton, Catherine Zeta Jones and Blake Lively are ...

  5. Lasdon Park In Somers Invites Public To Holidays On The Hill

    Lasdon Park In Somers Invites Public To Holidays On The Hill

    SOMERS, N.Y. -- Kids of all ages will enjoy a public holiday model train display among highlights during the Holidays on the Hill event weekends through Dec. 18 at Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial in Somers.“Get into the spirit of the season at Lasdon, which will be transformed into a magical destination with festive lights, seasonal music, hayrides and a grand model train ...

  6. Mahopac's By Hammer By Hand Celebrates 20 Years Serving Community

    Mahopac's By Hammer By Hand Celebrates 20 Years Serving Community

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- By Hammer By Hand owner Bill Fitzgerald is a seventh generation blacksmith whose trade's origins stem from his Irish ancestors in the county of Limerick.Since 1973, the Katonah native, the first generation American in his family to carry on the tradition here, has worked as a blacksmith.He started out caring for horses and ran a horseshoe business for 30 years, catering ...

  7. Neighbors Link Wins Award For Nonprofit Excellence

    Neighbors Link Wins Award For Nonprofit Excellence

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Neighbors Link in Mount Kisco has received a 2016 New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Award.The winners, which also include the Jewish Board for Family and Children's Services in Manhattan and Per Scholas in Brooklyn, were announced by the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York on Dec. 2 at the New York Academy of Medicine.The recognition looks at ...

  8. Help Provide Heat For Peekskill Nuns

    Help Provide Heat For Peekskill Nuns

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Nuns in Peekskill need help heating their convent this winter.A crowdfunding page called "Heat for the Sisters" has garnered almost $124,000 for the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart in Peekskill.The goal is to raise $350,000 for the 15-year-old convent, which has nonworking boilers and a chapel in need of heating repairs.The sisters are ...

  9. Police Announce Road Closures For Yorktown Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Police Announce Road Closures For Yorktown Tree Lighting Ceremony

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The festive Holiday Light Parade is about to roll into Yorktown.Saturday's parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Front Street, near the Yorktown Highway Department.The parade will travel west on Underhill Avenue to the intersection with Commerce Street, then continue on Commerce to Veterans Road, concluding at the Yorktown Community Cultural Center.The Yorktown Police ...

  10. Artist Reveals 'Hidden Potential,' In Trash Inspires Fox Meadow Students

    Artist Reveals 'Hidden Potential,' In Trash Inspires Fox Meadow Students

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- An artist who makes art out of trash visited with students recently at Fox Meadow Middle/High School.Aurora Robson talked about her art created from trash or what she refers to as  “displaced abundance.”She will return later this year to lead the students in making their own art from discarded materials.A Canadian born artist who has lived in New York for more than 20 ...

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