Month: August 2016

WFAN radio host Craig Carton takes a cut at the annual WFAN Charity Softball game on Aug. 18 at City Park in New Rochelle. Carton, a New Rochelle native, has come back to his hometown for the softball game for the past five years.  Photo/Mike Smith
Sports

WFAN holds charity softball game

On Thursday, Aug. 18, sports radio personality and New Rochelle native Craig Carton returned home, leading a celebrity-laden team against all-stars from the city in an annual charity softball game at City Park. The game, now in its fifth year, gave area fans a chance to see local softballers square […]

Fantasy overload
Opinion

Fantasy overload

If there’s one piece of advice for all of you fantasy football enthusiasts out there, it’s this: Nobody, and I mean nobody, cares about your fantasy football team. Over the last 10 years or so, fantasy football has become an unavoidable facet of American sports culture. With fantasy-based programing across […]

Is the walk to school really so terrifying?
Opinion

Is the walk to school really so terrifying?

Can we please stop telling parents that it is normal to be terrified for even the shortest periods of time when kids are doing the most mundane activities: Walking to or from school? Because here’s what NBC’s Alyssa Newcomb reported recently in a piece called “Back-to-School Safety Tech That Helps […]

Renovations to Rye Playland take a step forward after a consortium of engineering firms was chosen by the county to lead the redevelopment process. File photo
News

County chooses Playland engineer

The selection of a consortium of engineering firms responsible for overseeing a slew of capital projects at Rye Playland marks a major step forward in actualizing renovations at the outdated amusement park. Earlier this month, following a brief request for proposals, RFP, process, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, […]

No hiding, please!
Opinion

No hiding, please!

To the Editor, At the Sept. 13 Democratic primary, voters will select candidates for village of Mamaroneck trustee positions. Three of the four candidates on that ballot want to hide and misinform, and hope voters will elect them anyway. For example, televised debates are an accepted way to engage and […]