The Westchester County Health Department is offering free flu shots to college students and residents. Photo courtesy

Astorino announces free flu shots for residents

Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced that the Westchester County Health Department will give free flu shots to college students and residents at two locations next month in Valhalla and White Plains. “Sign up for a flu shot today,” Astorino said. “The earlier you get your flu shot, the […]

Resolve, of the U.S., will defend his title at the Yonkers International Trot on Oct. 14. at Yonkers Empire City Casino. Contributed photo

7 trotters accept International Trot invitation

Seven world-class trotters from six countries have accepted invitations to the 2017 $1 million Yonkers International Trot on Saturday, Oct. 14, at Empire City Casino. Last year’s champion, Resolve, of the U.S., will be defending his title in the 1¼-mile classic. Trainer-driver Ake Svanstedt, who steered the American flag-carrier to […]

The Painters On Location even sold 51 paintings, raising more than $35,000.

Painters On Location raises money for arts center

If you took a stroll on Sept. 15 or 16, you may have spotted one of the 35 artists who set out to paint local landmarks, landscapes, and seascapes for The Rye Arts Center’s 14th Painters On Location, sponsored by Houlihan Lawrence. Some artists set their up easels downtown on […]

City Perch Kitchen + Bar in Rivertowns Square in Dobbs Ferry. File photo

Westchester Tourism has record-breaking year

Westchester County’s travel and tourism industry continues to grow with visitor spending reaching a record $1.82 billion in 2016, a 31 percent increase since 2009. “Once again, these numbers show that tourism continues to be an economic driver for Westchester County,” said Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino. “Year after […]

Michael Chabon. Photo courtesy
Benjamin Tice Smith

SUNY Purchase presents Durst lecture series

SUNY Purchase College will present Michael Chabon: A Reading and Conversation on Sept. 25. The program, which is free and open to the public, will take place at SUNY Purchase in the Natural Sciences Building Lecture Hall located at 735 Anderson Hill Road in Purchase. The bestselling author, who has won […]