Month: May 2017

Mike Hendler throws a pitch against Eastchester in a May 20 first-round game. Hendler has won each of his two playoff starts.
Sports

Huskies reach semis

As this year’s baseball playoffs have shown, no high seed is safe from an early exit. It is a message that the Harrison Huskies have apparently taken to heart. Throughout the first two rounds this week, the No. 10 seed in Class A has eliminated No. 6 Eastchester and No. […]

Harrison High School was ranked 135th among the top 500 schools in the country, according to a Newsweek study. The school’s graduation rate was in the 99th percentile; its college-bound student rate was in the 96th percentile. File photo
Education Lead Stories

Schools asst. supt. awarded for financial reporting

The Harrison Central School District’s assistant superintendent for business, Bob Salierno, received an award from the Government Finance Officers Association for the school district’s comprehensive annual financial report. CAFR Salierno and the school district were awarded a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting by the Government Finance Officers […]

The unicorn frappucino generation
Opinion

The unicorn frappucino generation

Do you know what a finsta is? Neither did I, because I am not between the ages of 13 and 34. Anyone 13 to 18 is “Gen Z,” and those aged 18 to 34 are the much-discussed millennials. Dan Coates studies them both. His company, yPulse, is a marketing research […]

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
Features

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 […]

DoReMe Farms sells a variety of vegetables including onions, potatoes and
carrots. Photo/Taylor Brown
Features

Harrison hosts first farmers market

The sidewalks of Ma Riis Park were crowded with eager shoppers ready to participate in the launch of Harrison’s first farmers market on May 20. With 12 vendors set up for the farmers market kickoff, customers were able to choose from three farm stands, three bakeries, as well as specialty […]