The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that ridership increased significantly on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad in 2015, giving a significant boost to the economic health of the regions they serve. Metro-North reported all-time record ridership of 86.1 million customers, an increase of 1.6% over 2014, while the Long Island Rail Road remained the busiest regional railroad in the nation, carrying 87.6 million customers, a 2.1% increase over the prior year and the railroad’s highest total since 1949.
Heart Disease is the number one killer of women in the United States with more women dying of heart attacks each year than men since 1984. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is working to educate women on what they can do to reduce their risk.
With this in mind, NewYork-Presbyterian/ Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville will hold a women’s heart health event on Feb. 5 in recognition of national Go Red for Women Day.
In the summer of 1930 the film “All Quiet on the Western Front” was released. It depicted a group of young German men who joined the German Army during WWI. These idealistic men had their patriotism destroyed by the realities of combat.
For the sake of this article no comparison is made to the film. River Journal simply chose the title because in Sleepy Hollow there is a great deal happening “on the western front” — namely, the Edge-on-Hudson site.
The verdict for 2016 is in: Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year is (insert drum roll here)... Simply White! Hmmm. Not especially exciting, is it? In fact, as far as my personal taste goes, an all-white space can feel flat – as if one hasn’t begun decorating or isn’t bold enough to commit to a color. But to many people, a white room represents a soothing, restful reprieve from the constant visual stimulation bombarding us in the outside world.
Last Minute Gift Idea: Name a Roach in Honor of Your Valentine
Love is like a roach – elusive, resilient, and sometimes scary. Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and there is one last minute gift that will last forever. WCS’s Bronx Zoo has brought back the Name-a-Roach – a light-hearted way to make sure your loved one knows your feelings will last a lifetime.
Upcoming February Performances at Westchester Community College
The following three performances will take place this February at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY.
Hope’s Door Supporters Organize V-Day Events in Westchester
V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, which affects one in three women on the planet during her lifetime. V-Day events are celebrated around Valentine’s Day and include performances of Eve Ensler's award-winning play, The Vagina Monologues.
County Mortgage Tax Highest Since 2006
2015 exceeds previous year by $3.44 million
Revenue statistics released by Westchester County Clerk Timothy C. Idoni today indicate the County’s mortgage taxes increased by $3.44 million thanks to a stronger real estate market last year.
The Ossining Children’s Center was the beneficiary of the November 20 and 21 Festive Stroll of Homes, which was sponsored by Holbrook Cottage of Briarcliff... Read more..