Seg and LeeLee, two dogs from the Harrison-based Pet Rescue, pose with the donations collected that were driven down to Texas to help in the aftermath of the hurricane.

Local shelter rescues pets affected by Hurricane Harvey

After being displaced from their shelters in Texas, more than 35 dogs have found a new home with Pet Rescue in Harrison. Pet Rescue, a nonprofit animal rescue made up of volunteers who take in cats and dogs in hopes of finding them safe homes, started working with other rescues […]

From left, U.S. Navy Capt. David Fillis and U.S. Navy Cmdr. Donald Moore conduct port operations in Chuk Samet, Thailand. Photo courtesy Donald Moore

Tuckahoe native advances to U.S. Navy captain

David Fillis, a native of Tuckahoe, was promoted to U.S. Navy captain in August after serving more than 20 years in the Navy Reserves. Fillis was first notified that he was up for promotion six months prior, and attributes this advancement in part to the year he spent working for […]

he Cookery’s DoughNation food truck in Dobbs Ferry serves wood-fired
Neapolitan pizza. Photo courtesy WeeWestchester.com

Local food trucks battle for title

The first annual Lohud Food Truck Mash-Up is bringing food trucks and families together for an afternoon of food, entertainment and healthy competition. On Sunday, Sept. 10, more than 20 food trucks from New Jersey and New York will battle it out for the title of “Best Food Truck” at […]

The Love is Blind app will provide
extensive dating profiles, video clips
and captions to make the dating
app accessible to everyone.
Photos courtesy Facebook.com/LoveisBlind

New app hopes to make dating accessible for all

After experiencing discrimination for being blind while using online dating services, Andrew Kranichfeld decided to create his own dating app in hopes of making dating more accessible for disabled people. Kranichfeld’s brainchild is Love is Blind, LIB, a dating app with a goal of creating a safe space for disabled […]