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From left, actors Dominic West and Jennifer Esposito portray Noah and Dennis in Showtime’s “The Affair” in Yonkers. Photos courtesy Facebook.com/WestchesterCountyFilm
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Westchester becomes popular home to Hollywood films

Over the last year, Westchester County has become the backdrop for popular television shows and films for networks like ABC, HBO and FX. But besides the Hollywood appeal, that influx has also helped create jobs and provide tax credits in the film industry, while driving traffic to local businesses in […]

Sophia Gigante, a personal trainer from the Fleetwood section of Mount
Vernon, holds training classes at the Tuckahoe Community Center and at
her gym in Yonkers. Photo courtesy Facebook.com/PTSophia
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Personal trainer lifts clients’ spirits through inspiring journey

After years of going through physical therapy and numerous surgeries, Sophia Gigante, 19, has managed to overcome her own physical limitations and wants to help others do the same. Gigante, a personal trainer from the Fleetwood section of Mount Vernon, received her National Council on Strength and Fitness certification in […]

SUNY Purchase College students meet with the Dalai Lama as part of their study abroad trip in India. Photos courtesy Carly Sorenson
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SUNY Purchase students meet Dalai Lama

During a five-week study abroad trip in Himachal Pradesh, India, 21 students from SUNY Purchase College were able to meet and listen to the teachings of the Dalai Lama. The summer semester trip went from May 27 to June 2, where students stayed in the Norbulingka Institute, an institution that […]

Families lay out beach chairs and towels on Stephen E. Johnston Beach.
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Mamaroneck holds second annual Tiki Invasion

Clear skies and warm temperatures made for an ideal night, as families came out to Stephen E. Johnston Beach for an evening filled with food and entertainment at the second annual Tiki Invasion. On Friday, July 21, Harbor Island Park was filled with tiki torches, a tiki bar and flower […]