Road to College: Back-to-School Toolkit 

On the Road to College, we have opportunities to start the year anew. January 1st is always a good feeling as adults, as we look forward to a new year with goals... Read more »

Trail & Tunnel Notes: From the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct 

When I noticed several years ago that the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct was awarding badges to those who walked the 26-mile Westchester trail (or all 41 miles, which includes the route... Read more »

A City Girl’s Guide to Loving Suburbia: Chapter 5: Call the Super! Wait, I AM the Super … 

When I lived in the City, my heart belonged to two men—my doorman and my Super. Always there with a happy greeting when I got home and a pleasant farewell as I left,... Read more »

Beyond the Classroom – A New Year Begins 

Each school year brings a sense of hope and change. And many of us want to achieve a quality home-school partnership. What’s best? Do we push more—ask more questions, of more people, more often?... Read more »

Road to College: The Summer

  On the Road to College, summer is a welcome reprieve from the school year. A time to reflect, relax, and recharge. Summer is a time for family and vacation, for gathering... Read more »

Medicare – What to Know Before You Decide

There are two ways to get Medicare. Original Medicare, which includes Part A and Part B. Part A covers hospital stays and Part B covers doctor and outpatient visits. Medicare Advantage plans (Part C) combine Part A and Part B... Read more »

Blog Post 2: Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma – David Janes

On June 29 a small group of amazing individuals from all across the United States came together in solidarity to support research for new medicines to treat multiple myeloma. We also did... Read more »

Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma – David Janes

For the past few months I have been training hard for the hike up Mount Washington. More importantly, I have been raising funds to support new treatments and support for those suffering... Read more »

Trail & Tunnel Notes … From the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct: Walks & Tours

As co-head of Walks & Tours for the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct and a docent at the Keeper’s House Visitor Center in Dobbs Ferry, I am frequently asked the same... Read more »

Road to College: The “Dashboard”

On the Road to College, standardized tests occupy much space in the minds of students. While the message I share with my families is to focus on taking difficult classes while being disciplined and... Read more »