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Arnold C. Thiesfeldt

From River Journal: Over the past 15 years, I had the distinct pleasure of working with a man who was fun loving, professional and genuinely interesting.  I will miss him.  ~  Robert Bonvento / Publisher

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A Stagecoach Ride Down By The Riverside

The Wells Fargo Stagecoach made an appearance in Tarrytown to celebrate the Grand Opening of the newest model home at One Lighthouse Way in Hudson Harbor. The Stagecoach is a living symbol of the company’s heritage of service.

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It Takes a Village – A Taxing Look at Where Your Money Goes

Ah, Westchester! The schools – and, come summer, the pools. The many fab restaurants, the neighborhood haunts. The lush abundant greenery – the gorgeous sprawling scenery. Okay, enough bad poetry, let’s get down to brass tacks, er, taxes. The oft-quoted phrase about the only two things anyone can be sure of in life generally refers to death and taxes, meaning income taxes – though in Westchester the bite is just as strong, if not stronger, for property taxes. Note, too, that according to the Census Bureau 61.4% of Westchester housing is owner-occupied.

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Allow Them To Love Us

I have written in this newspaper before about animals – pets, service dogs, horses, etc. I love animals, have done much volunteer work with animals, including newborn guide dogs, and as a child, actually thought I might become a veterinarian.  Or a zookeeper. I had this image of myself with meat on a long stick feeding a lion. Animals are good for our mental and physical health, they work as service and therapy animals, and my own dog did therapy work for several years spreading cheer.

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