I had the pleasure recently of welcoming several of Isaac Young Middle School’s class officers to City Hall. They were joined by faculty advisor Marty White. Impressive group of youngsters — and not shy about asking pointed questions!
HOPE Community Services is the largest soup kitchen and provider of nutrition assistance in our region. Located at St. Gabriel’s Church, between Washington and Union Avenues, HOPE is a lifeline for hundreds of individuals and families in New Rochelle. This morning, Catie, the boys and I visited HOPE to help distribute Thanksgiving meals. It is … Continue reading Thanksgiving at HOPE
It turns out someone else has noticed my very limited and essentially useless “talent” for map-making: this time WVOX’s Bob Marrone, with whom I co-host a bi-weekly radio program. In a New Rochelle Patch column, he recalls the first time he saw me doodling in his studio and makes a kind comparison to former Mayor … Continue reading More on Maps
For its anniversary edition, the Westchester County Business Journal selected 100 people they deemed worthy of recognition for “personal success” or “contributions to the betterment of the county.” I was flattered and surprised to be included, and my mother could not have written a more generously-phrased profile. Alas, politics requires self-promotion, so with modesty uncomfortably … Continue reading From the Shameless Self-Promotion Department …
All smiles on the opening day of school, as Jeremy and Owen shared a bus ride for the first time. Owen is so tiny that he has to stretch to walk up the big stairs of the bus, but that doesn’t seem to bother him at all. Both are having a wonderful time, and we’re … Continue reading The First Day of School