For Two Singers, a Chance Encounter Changes Their Lives

For Two Singers, a Chance Encounter Changes Their Lives

By Vincent Abbatecola In a time where Hollywood has been experiencing an overabundance of sequels and prequels, it can be a bit exasperating when looking for something original. However, when it comes to remakes, there’s something about them that makes the prospect interesting, and that’s the ability for a director to take a film and […]

Yeston/Kopit’s “Phantom” Returns to Westchester Broadway Theatre

Yeston/Kopit’s “Phantom” Returns to Westchester Broadway Theatre

BY GEORGINA CASAZZA ELMSFORD – Westchester Broadway Theatre proudly presented their 207th production with the awe-inspiring musical “Phantom”, written by Arthur Kopit with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. Directed by longtime WBT alum, Tom Polum, who was actually in the original WBT production of the show in 1992, with musical direction by Bob Bray, […]

Timelines 10/11/18

Timelines 10/11/18

Upstate Limo Crash Kills 20 The limousine crash killing 20 people last weekend outside of Albany is the deadliest air or land crash in almost 10 years. On Saturday Oct. 6, the SUV-style limo was about 25 miles outside of Albany in the town of Schoharie, in Schoharie County when it crashed into an unoccupied […]

Carlucci’s Column: Flu Shot Clinic On Tuesday

Carlucci’s Column: Flu Shot Clinic On Tuesday

Last week I got my flu shot at Montefiore Nyack Hospital, and it’s imperative that residents in Rockland and Westchester County follow suit. Last flu season, health officials said more than 80,000 people died in the winter of 2017-2018, including 180 children and teens. In New York there were 128,252 confirmed cases of flu and […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Critical Concerns for Changes in Clarkstown’s Mini-trans Bus System

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Critical Concerns for Changes in Clarkstown’s Mini-trans Bus System

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As the Town of Clarkstown faces the ever-challenging task of keeping property taxes stable, Councilman Donald Franchino has suggested eliminating the town’s Mini-trans bus system, which benefits mostly the elderly and disabled, could be a wise decision. The Ombudsman Alert appreciates the budgetary concerns expressed recently by Councilman Franchino, who […]

Hometown Happenings: The Good Our Young People Do

Hometown Happenings: The Good Our Young People Do

By Supervisor George Hoehmann A couple of weeks ago I was surprised to listen to a speaker talk about the poor state of volunteerism in our community, especially among the young. I could not have disagreed more strongly. This past weekend I had the opportunity to reflect upon the good work that some of our young […]

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