Grand Isle Ferry

I don’t recall ever being on a roll-on/roll-off (RORO) ferry. The only memory I have of anything that even remotely comes close is being aboard the Circle Line as a child, which was (and still is) a sightseeing cruise that took you around Manhattan in a matter of hours. I think I started becoming enamored…

Jaded YouTubers

Spend enough time around teenagers and you’ll become familiar with the term “YouTubers” and even get to know a name or two. If you haven’t heard the term before, you most likely have this past week, when Lori Loughlin, of “Full House” fame and who has been a Hallmark Channel staple up until now, was…

Oh Deer, A Goat

Since moving out of Westchester, we strangely find ourselves going to Cortlandt Manor and accumulating farm animals. There’s a poultry supply store which has the most patient man you’ll ever meet, and he will help you through whatever you need. We’ve acquired more chickens than we can count from him, often on impulse. Today, we…

Yonkers Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Association

Yonkers Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

Yonkers Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Association Yonkers Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Committee On June 12, 1888, a committee of twenty-five citizens, to be known as the “Yonkers Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Committee,” was formed to insure the accomplishment of the object of their appointment — the erection of a suitable monument in memory of the Union…