A concert pianist living in Somers is preparing for a concert in Manhattan scheduled for later this month to celebrate the release of her debut album.
ShiZ’ka Arkus, who hails from Japan, started her classical piano studies at the age of four. She has worked with a variety of renowned Japanese pianists including Toshimi Sakou, Keita Kosaka, Makoto Yamahata, and Mako Okamoto, helping her to build her repertoire and develop her signature nuanced sound.
At just 17 years old, ShiZ’ka was chosen a...
A nearly 10-month investigation into the alleged distribution of cocaine resulted in the arrest of a 43-year-old man, according to New York State Police.
As convenience and accessibility become increasingly prioritized among electronics developers, many are wondering just how much privacy consumers are willing to sacrifice in order to fully reap the benefits of new technology.
This is particularly the case with Amazon and its Alexa technology. Experts are coming forward and raising valid concerns about how much personal and private data the company is actually collecting on a day-to-day basis.
In fact, NBC News’ Tom Costello says that the e-co...
Tinder, Match, Zoosk, Grindr…the list of apps intended to help you find your next love interest continues to grow.
With the online dating pool available at your very fingertips, it can be appealing to test the waters and try to form a connection with someone you meet.
Of course, that doesn’t mean you should put your own personal safety at risk. HighSpeedInternet.com published a new list of the online dating safety ratings of each state based on factors like violent crime rates, STD rates from...
Want to get a head start on warding off pesky mosquitos from your yard this summer? The Westchester Health Department can help.
The department is offering free minnows to residents with ponds and water features starting Friday, May 3.
A total of 450 pounds of minnows will be available at the Westchester County Airport (2 Loop Road in West Harrison) at the following upcoming times:
Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m....
Close to 100 members of Brewster High School’s Math Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, attended the district’s 10th annual Math-A-Thon to welcome dozens of third-graders from CV Starr while raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The event involves the math honor society students providing guidance and engagement in working with the third-grade students in various math-themed activities.
Students had the chance to complete workbook activities and play interactive mathematics game...
It’s no secret that making an effort to travel and experience life in other places can have profound emotional and mental benefits.
However, a brand-new study has shown that far too few Americans are traveling out of their home state.
The study, which was conducted by market researchers OnePoll and commissioned by travel luggage provider Victorinox , was newly discussed on Forbes. It raises some fascinating questions and addresses some of the potential barriers that are preventing Americans f...
A woman from Arlington has officially been named as the winner of the 18th annual Dutchess County’s School Bus Driver of the Year award.
Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro announced Wednesday, May 1 that Janice Tito of the Arlington Central School District was chosen for the coveted award.
Molinaro noted Tito’s “exemplary service and safety record” as reasons for the award, adding that the award is part of the Dutchess County Traffic Safety Board’s ongoing efforts to promote school bus s...
It’s no secret that the number of online dating apps being developed has surged in recent years: Tinder, Match, Zoosk, Grindr, and plenty of other apps just like them are popping up everywhere these days.
While the idea of forming a connection with someone you meet using a smartphone app may sound appealing, new studies have shown that the use of these apps doesn’t come without its fair share of risks.
HighSpeedInternet.com recently published a list revealing the online dating safety statisti...
A series of recent UFO sightings is beginning to spark concerns among various military organizations, officials say.
The U.S. military has claimed an increase in what it calls “unexplained aerial phenomena,” or more colloquially known as unidentified flying objects, in recent years.
According to The Washington Post , recently observed UFOs have entered military-designated airspace as many as several times each month.
Joseph Gradisher, spokesman for office of the deputy chief of naval operatio...
If you’re looking for a new place to grab your morning cup o’ joe, stop by Maple & Rose in Mamaroneck, an eatery that provides hearty breakfast, lunch and dinner options.
Nestled at 690 Mamaroneck Avenue, Maple & Rose, newly opened in April, crafts its menu around the seasons and uses sustainably-sourced ingredients from local regions, according to the website. The eatery serves breakfast until 11 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., a mid-day meal between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. and dinner betwe...
Looking for a new high-end steakhouse to enjoy a luxury meal? Then Maldon & Mignonette, located at 243 Glen Cover Avenue in Sea Cliff should be on your radar.
The up-and-coming establishment, which first opened in November of 2018, specializes in all things steak and seafood using eclectic flavor profiles that will ‘wow’ your taste buds for sure.
Appetizers include fresh salads, crab cakes and even charred octopus. Guests can also opt for the bacon and peanut butter appetizer, which includes ...
Craving some freshly made Italian specialties? Look no further than Ravenna Osteria, located at 1099 N. Division Street in Peekskill.
The eatery provides savory and traditional Italian fare; from pizza to pasta, soups, salads, veal, eggplant and much more, this top-rated establishment is a dream come true for anyone who enjoys authentic Italian cuisine.
In addition to offering a huge menu chock full of Italian delicacies, the eatery has also made an effort to accommodate guests with a thoroug...
Are you in the mood for an authentic Turkish meal? Head on down to Istanbul Cafe, located at 2139 Middle Country Road in Centereach.
Fresh ingredients fill each menu item with classic and traditional Turkish cuisine flavors.
From Lahmacun (thin dough topped with ground meat and vegetables) and Manti (Turkish mini beef ravioli with yogurt sauce topped with tomato sauce) to Gyro kebabs, tilapia and much more, enjoying a meal at Istanbul Cafe will make you feel like you’ve been transported to Tu...
If you head on over to Carvel for the ice cream franchise’s 85th-anniversary celebration, you will get an added treat.
You can enjoy your favorite flavor at a lower price.
Carvel will be offering its signature soft-serve junior cups and cones for just 85 cents apiece at participating locations.
But don’t worry — if you can’t make it on Thursday, May 2 for celebration day -- you can still stop by on any Wednesday to take advantage of the chain’s weekly BOGO deal: guests can get a free classic ...