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Luke Vasilkioti, 4, sits with Roy Aletti in his vintage firetruck. Photo/Andrew Dapolite
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Harrison Fire Department seeks new volunteers

Amid a shrinking number of volunteers, the Harrison Fire Department joined other departments throughout New York state in opening its doors to residents on Sunday, April 24 for its sixth annual volunteer recruitment drive. According to Harrison Assistant Fire Chief Vincent Straface, there are currently 60 volunteer members in the […]

Mamaroneck farmer’s market springs into action
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Mamaroneck farmer’s market springs into action

On a recent Saturday morning at the Mamaroneck Winter Farmers Market, a little girl came to visit Allan Cohen at his Orwasher’s Bakery stand. She waited patiently while he talked to another customer. Her eyes lit up when he finally turned to her and said, “Good morning! Would you like […]

Vincent Miata, his wife, Carly Miata, and their dog, Loki, are excited for Good Shepherd Distillery’s grand opening on Saturday, April 2 from noon to 4 p.m.
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New distillery set to shepherd in locals

The village of Mamaroneck is about to get a lot more spirited, as Port Chester resident Vincent Miata will soon be turning his hobby into a business with the opening of Good Shepherd Distillery. The business, which will be located at 360 Mount Pleasant Ave., will distill vodka, brandy, and—down […]

Ignite Bar and Bistro opened in November 2015 and serves as one of Westchester County’s first LGBTfriendly
dining and drinking locations. Photo/Andrew Dapolite
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New LGBT-friendly bar lights up Westchester

Among the various bars and restaurants that line Mamaroneck Avenue in downtown White Plains, one stands out from the crowd: Ignite Bar and Bistro. Open since November 2015, Ignite is one of Westchester County’s first LGBT-friendly dining establishments—welcome to all, but built to serve as a safe haven for those […]