Month: January 2016

Let it snow?
Opinion

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 […]

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
Features

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 […]

A tutorial on Starbucks-speak
Opinion

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
News

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 […]

The town of Mamaroneck police headquarters will also have its building alarm systems repaired and external lights for added for better security.  Photo/Andrew Dapolite
News

Police Department to get $1.2M upgrade

Starting in February, the town of Mamaroneck will begin renovations to its Police Department. BLH Construction Inc., a New York City-based company, was awarded the $1.2 million contract by the Mamaroneck Town Council on Jan. 20. The contractor is currently ordering materials for the renovation, according to Town Administrator Stephen […]