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  1. Thanksgiving Turkey Prices Are Higher, Westchester

    Thanksgiving Turkey Prices Are Higher, Westchester

    Turkey prices this year are the highest ever -- but even so, they are lower than industry experts predicted, according to industry site Marketwatch.com.The average price of a 16-lb. turkey this year will be about $23.04, -- a little less than $2 more than last year’s price of $21.65, an informal survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation says.Avian flu was expected to drive up costs ...

  2. It's Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day, Mamaroneck

    It's Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day, Mamaroneck

    Nov. 15 is national Clean Your Refrigerator Day.Although it has been rumored that Clean Your Refrigerator Day was started by the Whirlpool Corporation, the origin of this event is lost in the mists of time. It’s a great reminder that to function effectively, kitchen appliances should be cleaned out periodically.Refrigerators are often taken for granted. They keep food cool and prevent ...

  3. Enjoy Nachos For National Nachos Day, Mamaroneck

    Enjoy Nachos For National Nachos Day, Mamaroneck

    They can be hot. They can be messy.They can range from plain to spicy, served alone as a snack or with a range of toppings for a hearty meal.We’re talking about nachos, of course!It’s said that Ignacio Anaya inadvertently invented nachos in 1943 when hungry guests showed up at the Victory Club, the restaurant where he was working across the Rio Grande River from Texas. The patrons were ...

  4. Red Cross Offers Safety Tips for Halloween

    Red Cross Offers Safety Tips for Halloween

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Halloween is coming, and the Red Cross offers the following safety tips to help trick-or-treaters have fun.Costume safety: Add reflective tape to costumes, and trick-or-treat bags. Light clothing is easier to see. Use face makeup instead of masks, which can obstruct vision, and make sure costumes are constructed of flame-resistant material with no wispy ...

  5. Happy Birthday To Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton

    Happy Birthday To Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Chappaqua’s Hillary Rodham Clinton!Clinton, who has lived in Chappaqua since she and former President Bill Clinton left the White House in 2000, turns 68 on Monday, Oct. 26.The former U.S. Senator and First Lady is continually in the news these days, as the front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary.She is also a new grandmother of one ...

  6. Marijuana Use Among American Adults Soars, Study Finds

    Marijuana Use Among American Adults Soars, Study Finds

    Marijuana use among U.S. adults has increased to 9.5 percent, more than double the levels of use in 2001-2002 when the figure stood at 4.1 percent, says a new report from NBC News.But researchers reported problems for users, especially young adults, have also increased. Addiction is one of those problems, the report says.A majority of Americans also approve of marijuana use. A new ...

  7. New York Metro Area Accounts For A Third Of Tolls Paid

    New York Metro Area Accounts For A Third Of Tolls Paid

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The New York metropolitan area pays the highest tolls in the country, according to The Statistics Portal, statistica.com.Tolls paid by drivers in the tri-state area account for nearly one-third of all the tolls paid in the United States every year, or more than $4 billion, statistica.com said.The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey comes second in ...

  8. It's National Cheeseburger Day, Larchmont, Mamaroneck

    It's National Cheeseburger Day, Larchmont, Mamaroneck

    There can be no doubt that the cheeseburger is America’s favorite sandwich.Friday, Sept. 18 is National Cheeseburger Day -- and as good an excuse as any for millions of hungry fans to down one, or two -- who knows? Maybe more.Lots of people have a favorite cheeseburger place, while just as many prefer to grill them at home. Toppings are probably the No. 1 most discussed and disputed ...

  9. Ethical Culturists Name McDowell Child Educator

    Ethical Culturists Name McDowell Child Educator

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Alexandra Weisman McDowell has been named director of Ethical Education by the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester. “Ali” McDowell is an educator with a master’s degree from Bank Street College of Education. Families are invited to a reception for McDowell Sunday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. to meet her and learn about the curriculum. Following at 10:30 a.m., Richard ...

  10. Beach Is Top Labor Day Destination, Says Report

    Beach Is Top Labor Day Destination, Says Report

    Most Americans head to the beach for Labor Day weekend. Nassau, Bahamas is the first choice for Americans, followed by San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Orlando, Fla., according to Switchfly, Inc., a technology company that powers travel sites.“What we really have here is a short-list of the best beaches that are easy to reach from the major U.S. hubs,” Switchfly CEO Daniel Farrar said. ...

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