Category Archives: Westchester Wanderer

Column: Parents need test prep, too

Spring break means the official start to standardized testing season. If you have a high school student, you may have some of the same questions I do: Whom should I use to help my kids prepare and, with so many options on the market, which one is the right one for my child? When I […]

Column: The sweet smell of success

Women don’t have it easy when it comes to juggling career and family. I can count on one hand the women I know who have been able to accomplish this task seamlessly from the birth of their children to high school graduation. I left the workplace after my third child was born and, when it […]

Column: Sharing my recent obsession

There are dishes I’ve eaten in my life that resonate with me and that I think about sometimes to the point of obsession. I love food and I’m always looking for the next best thing while harkening back to the good old glory days of my past eating experiences. There was the red thai chicken […]

Column: He shoots and everyone scores

I’m always amazed by the power of a grassroots effort. A few local individuals with a great idea fused with limitless passion can affect real change in people’s lives. The story of Backyard Sports Cares is one of those efforts that started in Westchester County in 2007 and now touches the lives of more than […]

Column: Happy birthday, George

Two hundred and eighty-two years ago, this Feb. 22, the father of our country was born and the White Plains Historical Society is throwing him its annual birthday party to celebrate. The festivities will take place at the Jacob Purdy House, one of Washington’s headquarters during the Revolutionary War on Sunday, Feb. 23, from 1 […]