Month: January 2016

Avery LaBarbera brings the ball upcourt. LaBarbera scored 30 points in Harrison’s 68-63 win. Photo/Mike Smith

Huskies hold on to top Eagles by 5

Despite an explosive start against Eastchester on Jan. 20, Harrison still had to sweat out a tight win against its league opponent, squandering a 14-point lead before righting the ship and holding on for a 68-63 win. According to Huskies’ coach Louis Kail, the victory couldn’t have come at a […]

Let it snow?

Let it snow?

If I may offer a little unsolicited advice for some of our younger readers, especially in light of this past weekend’s blizzard, it’s this: Enjoy your snow days while you can. Once you get a little bit older, they can be a real pain in the neck—and just about everywhere […]

A tutorial on Starbucks-speak

A tutorial on Starbucks-speak

Please pay attention. There will be a quiz. Starbucks recently took out a two-page, fold-out, super-slick ad in The New Yorker to educate us benighted, Folgers-swilling plebes on “The Art of Espresso and Milk.” Using a chart only slightly less complex than the periodic table of the elements (for instance, […]

Swim Tank, Home of Aqua Tots, is looking to extend its business to a second location at 120 Madison St. in Mamaroneck, where the vacant Strait Gait Church currently stands. Photo/Andrew Dapolite

Swim school seeks site in Mamaroneck

Swim Tank, Home of Aqua Tots, is currently seeking approval from the village of Mamaroneck to redevelop a vacant church into a second site for its swim instruction. The swim tank, currently located in West Harrison, caters to families from the lower Westchester and Connecticut areas, and teaches children ages […]

Jessica Hendricks, founder of The Brave Collection. Her jewelry line consists of handmade pieces by Cambodian artisans, and 10 percent of the company’s profits are donated to charities that fight human trafficking. Photos courtesy The Brave Collection

Larchmont native named in Forbes’ under 30 list

The first time Jessica Hendricks traveled to Cambodia, it was to teach English. The college student left the airport in a cab and couldn’t believe her eyes. Her surroundings were unlike anything she was used to in New York. “[In Cambodia] there’s an energy in the streets and a hustle […]