An online petition has been circulating, with more than 650 signatures, calling for the Mount Kisco Board of Trustees to remove the Columbus statue located outside the public library. “Mount Kisco is a diverse town, populated with about 10,710 people. It is appalling to see a Christopher Columbus Statue in this town,” organizers stated. “Christophe...

As all of Westchester prays for our first responders and medical staff and personnel as they serve and protect us through the Coronavirus, the recent passing of Eastchester Town Councilman Glen Bellitto shows us that we are all vulnerable. Bellitto, 62, died from COVID-19 on April 2. He was a lifelong resident of Westchester, born and raised in Yon...

When some businesses say "We treat you like family," it's just words. With D'Errico Jewelry, it's a reality. In fact, the store's family orientation is so strong that one of Westchester's leading mediacompanies, Westfair Communications, just named D'Errico Jewelry one of the top family-owned businesses in the region. This is part of a pattern. D'Er...

To Our Valued Members and Guests, as new reports of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to develop, we wanted to update you on some of our operational procedures. For the past few weeks, our team has been frequently discussing the developments and how to handle this developing epidemic. With matters getting worse by the day and the epidemic developing...

Thursday, March 5 at 7:30pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Members $20, Non-Members $30. Register Here. Award-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista will present “Il Signor Jackson,” a story of African American New Yorker Edward Jackson. Born in Harlem and raised in a predominantly Italian American neigh...

White Plains resident Alessandro Crocco opened Papi restaurant in late January on Bank Street in the city, where he moved to from Italy in 2011. “I fell in love with the city and what it had to offer,” Crocco recalled last week. “I chose the restaurant business because I like to be an ambassador of my own culture.” A ribbon cutting ceremony for the...

Saturday, February 22 at 10:30am. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Presented by Toni McKeen. Members $20; Non-Members $30. Register Here. Our scientific world would be very different without the major contributions of people like Enrico Fermi, Guglielmo Marconi, and Alessandro Volta. (Imagine us with...

Thursday, February 13 at 7:30pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Click here to register online. Join us as we trace the fascinating development of the once open-air Vatican necropolis to the socially and religiously revolutionary construction of the Emperor Constantine’s Antica Basilica di San Pietro, a...

Wednesday, January 29 at 7:00pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Hailed by The New York Times as "an artist of the highest caliber,” Italian born pianist Cristiana Pegoraro has performed on the world’s most prestigious stages in Europe, United States, South America, Asia and Australia. She has appeared i...

Brewster resident Jeff Aquilino said last week Catania’s began selling pizza in 1925 almost by accident. Catania’s, which had its initial home on Arthur Avenue in in the Bronx, was originally a bread store, Aquilino said. One day a customer was served a slice of pizza and through word-of-mouth people lined up in large numbers seeking to purchase th...