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Sports Injuries: How to Manage and Protect

Tasting Dates for Fall 2018 at Deprez Wines and Spirits

Saturday 9/22 anytime from 2 to 6pm Free Let’s welcome Fall sipping on the Loire valley’s greatest red grape: Cabernet franc, yielding multi-faceted, joyful wines that express their terroirs like no other. Anjou, Bourgueils, Chinons, St-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil, Saumur-Champigny New producer and new vintages, some special cuvees too… Friday 10/12 at the… Read more »

Summer Time Tax Tips

While you are basking in the beautiful sunshine we are experiencing this summer, you can think about ways to save on your tax bill this year. Here are some deductions and credits you can take advantage of in the summer of 2018: Summer Camp – The cost of day camp… Read more »

Croton-Harmon Booster Club – Show your Tiger Pride

The Croton-Harmon Booster Club invites you to become members for the 2018-19 school year! Show your Tiger Pride by displaying this yard sign on your front lawn! The cost of membership and the sign is $25. As always, proceeds go toward Croton-Harmon athletic programs and our athletes. For parents of… Read more »

The Dangerous Effects of Your Child’s Digital Addiction

Parenting has taken a significant turn in today’s age of digital and electronic gadgets. Laptops, tablets, mobile phones, and other gadgets play an integral role in today’s modern world. Traditional toys and physical activities have widely been replaced by apps, games, and limitless online videos. Undeniably, gadgets allow parents to… Read more »

Baked By Susan Croton-on-Hudson, NY wins Best Bakery 2018 in Westchester County!

Thank you for voting us Best Bakery 2018 in Westchester County! We are  honored! Best of Westchester winner six years in a row! Help us celebrate!  To show our appreciation, we are giving away cupcakes for the entire month of July!  Just show us a copy of this and get… Read more »

4th of July Fireworks Specials!

July 3, Ossining: Louis Engel Waterfront Park. Music starts at 7:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:15 p.m. July 3 Valhalla: Kensico Dam Music Fest and Fireworks. Enjoy a picnic at the park with pre-concert entertainment beginning at 6 pm. A band performance starts at 8 p.m. followed by fireworks around 9:15 p.m…. Read more »

Health Care Proxies and Powers of Attorney: For You, Your Spouse, and Your Over 18 Year Old Children

What do you think would happen if you were in an accident, unconscious, and the doctor told your spouse that there were two surgical routes to consider? Each choice has its potential risks; each choice has its potential benefits. Would the doctor and hospital accept the choice your spouse makes,… Read more »

Pros and Cons of a Bi-Weekly Mortgage

A biweekly mortgage program is an option offered by lenders to allow you to make half your mortgage payment every 2 weeks.  There are 26 weeks in a year, so you end up making 13 payments. That 1 extra payment credited towards principal after many years ends up saving many… Read more »

Sale on Selected Items until May 21 at Hemlock Hill Farm!