Dining Out–or In? That Is the Question 

When New York State cleared Westchester County restaurants for phased reopening, Brian Doyle, co-owner of J.P. Doyle’s bar and restaurant in Sleep Hollow, was prepared to move quickly.   “When you get the keys to the car, […] Read more »

Behind the Front Lines of   Serving the Disadvantaged 

  When Arthur Holmes took over, in early March, as coordinator of Fred’s Pantry, a food bank for the needy in Peekskill, he inherited a well-established system that had operated for decades.    Within two weeks, everything changed. Amidst the outbreak of COVID–19, he was […] Read more »

Going the Distance: Local Business Owners Anxiously Wait for a Government Lifeline

For many local businesses, help cannot come soon enough In early March, Susan O’Keefe’s baked goods business, Baked by Susan, had just moved into a new, expanded location on South Riverside Avenue […] Read more »