Former Westchester County Executive Andrew O’Rourke Dies at 79

Former Westchester County Executive Andrew O’Rourke Dies at 79

Andrew O’Rourke, who served as Westchester County Executive from 1983 to 1997, died Thursday night at the age of 79. He passed away at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx following a long illness. During his time as county executive, O’Rourke expanded a number of things, including the county’s airport, jail and open space. He also […]

What’s Happening

BY GEORGE J. DACRE The Westchester Philharmonic will feature artists Jeremy Denk and Tito Munoz in Wall To Wall Bethoven music as they open their 30th Anniversary season on Saturday, November 10 and Sunday November 11 at the Concert Hall at the Performing Arts College in Purchase. Denk, a pianist and Munoz, the conductor will participate […]

Little Radical Theatrics Performs “Little Night Music” at North Castle Library Theatre

BY GEORGE J. DACRE Little Radical Theatrics, now in its third year, is made up mostly of 20-something young actors from Rockland and Westchester counties making their way to theatrical careers and “Little Night Music” is no exception. Last weekend Little Radical performed “Little Night Music” with outstandingly talented actors from Rockland and Westchester counties. […]

Family Youth Theatre Presents Energetic “Music Man” at Westchester Broadway Theatre

BY GEORGE J. DACRE With great choreography and wonderful costumes, the production of “The Music Man” is full of the great musical’s energy. The production stars Scott Bierko as Professor Harold Hill, who found trouble in River City when he proclaimed that the Indiana town needed a marching band, music, and instruments, then told them […]

Tappan Zee Bridge Will House Bus Lane

The new Tappan Zee Bridge will have an exclusive bus lane during rush hour. This is the first step towards bringing mass transit to the bridge, according to the New York State Thruway Authority spokesperson Andrew O’Rourke. The lanes will operate as bus lanes during the morning and evening rush hour periods. These lanes will […]