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Preserving Port Chester’s history
The newly-elected Executive Committee of the Port Chester Historical Society poses in front of the colonial garden at the Bush-Lyon Homestead at 479 King St. back in September. Back row, from left: President Jordan Allen, Vice President Paul Zaccagnino, Treasurer Toni Sacco, Secretary Carolee Brakewood. Front row, from left: Directors Kikki Short, Frank Caputzal and Miriam Spectre. The recently-rekindled Society has been meeting monthly at the Homestead, organizing the historical house’s collection and planning fun and educational activities for the community. Courtesy of Carolee Brakewood
  • Happy birthday to ever young-looking Heather Paul of Port Chester who celebrates July 6.

  • PCHS student wins $750
in Stock Market Challenge

    Warren Buffet is known as the Oracle of Omaha in investment circles. Orhan Eski proved to be the Oracle of Port Chester High School when he won the Entrepreneurship Club’s Stock Market Challenge. He outperformed his fellow club members and the S&P 500 in a stock simulation that ran from November to May.

  • Theresa Siclare turns 100

    Theresa Siclare of Rye Brook celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends on June 18. 

  • Happy birthday to Lorraine Iasillo of Port Chester who celebrates June 24. Love and best wishes from the family.

  • Gonzalez and Romanello
wed on Greenwich’s Grass Island

    Kenneth Montalvan Romanello, a Port Chester native who graduated from Port Chester High School in 2002, married Leeanna Gonzalez of West Nyack, N.Y. on Sunday, June 5.

  • Happy birthday and all good wishes to Port Chester Village Clerk Janusz Richards who celebrates June 21.

  • Former Rye Brook Mayor Rand
recognized by his high school

    On June 5, former Rye Brook Mayor Larry Rand was inducted into the James Madison High School (Brooklyn) Wall of Distinction.

  • Facts of Life
    John Ramirez of Rye Brook, a student at Blind Brook High School, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Westchester Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America at its annual Blair & Anita Mazin College Scholarship Award ceremony at the Irvington Public Library. 
  • Happy birthday to Sandra Villanova of Port Chester who celebrates June 11.

  • Facts of Life
    Vittorio Sabia, grandson of Salvatore and Rose Ann Sabia of Port Chester, graduated Woodbridge Senior High School with an honors diploma after completing the AP Scholars Program and Project Lead the Way Engineering Specialty Program. 
  • Happy birthday to Ida DiPalma, a lifelong resident of Port Chester, who will celebrate her 95th birthday May 25. 

  • UJA-Federation of New York honors	
philanthropic Westchester residents

    UJA-Federation of New York held its annual Westchester Celebration at Old Oaks Country Club on Thursday, Apr. 28, honoring Arlene Kleinberg and the Kleinhandler family for their leadership and dedicated service to the community.

  • Happy birthday to Westmore News Assistant Editor, Website & Social Media Editor Sarah Wolpoff who celebrates May 20.

  • Hospital celebrates volunteers
as integral part of care team

    Laura D’Estrada began knitting shawls for patients as a way to cope with the stress of having her seriously ill husband at Greenwich Hospital. Nine years later, D’Estrada is still knitting shawls as a volunteer. 

  • Happy 8th birthday to Kennedy Gomez of Rye Brook who celebrated May 4. “May the fourth” be with you always. Love, Daddy, Mommy and Madison.

  • Gelfarb-Binstok tie the knot

    Former Rye Brook residents Lauren Gelfarb and Michael Binstok were married on Mar. 26, 2022 at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase.

  • Facts of Life
    Port Chester Middle School and teacher Allison Silverman were among the 2022 Eco Award Honorees. They were recognized for developing a “Big Ideas of Sustainability” after school program for the school’s Giving Garden Club that teaches students about sustainability and environmental justice. 
  • Andrade-Camacho engaged

    Anna Andrade and Nicholas Camacho of Durham, N.C. plan to wed Oct. 29, 2022.

  • Happy 80th birthday on Apr. 28 to Leovi Fumero of Port Chester. May God continue to bless you! Love always, Carlos, Carli, Lali and all your family who love you very much.

  • Anthony B. Gioffre III named next
managing partner of Cuddy & Feder

    Cuddy & Feder LLP has announced the election of Anthony B. Gioffre III as the firm’s next managing partner. Gioffre will be the seventh managing partner in the 50-year history of the firm where he has served as a member of the management committee since 2013 and chair of the Land Use, Zoning and Development Group for over a decade.

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