Country Bank Holding Co. Inc. (CYHC), parent company of Country Bank, signed a definitive merger agreement Aug. 8 with OceanFirst Financial Corp. Under the agreement, OceanFirst will acquire CYHC and upon completion of the merger, Country Ban…

Construction at the Greenacres School began swiftly following the last day of school June 26 — a project that has been in the works for more than a year, comprising about 44% of the school’s $65 million 2018 bond. The board of education voted…

James Nicholas emerging as the top golfer in the Ivy League for his senior year at Yale wasn’t much of a surprise after he gave up football prior to his sophomore year at Yale. His younger brother, Stephen Jr., becoming one of the better golf…

Inga DeNunzio worried the Scarsdale Town Pool team would have a short stay in its return to Division 1 of the Westchester County Swim Conference this summer. Jackie Cordero thought this might be the year that sent the Greenburgh Swim Team dow…

In less than 24 hours, between Aug. 3 and 4, 34 people were killed in mass shootings, and as such incidents continue to mount, more Americans …

As the summer begins to wind down, we offer this collection of what a few of our favorite men and women of letters have said about the subject.

Like many authors, Lisa Tognola couldn’t help but see a reflection of herself in the characters of her first book. Tognola’s debut novel “As Long As It’s Perfect,” to be released Oct. 15, follows a stay-at-home mom — like the author — as she …

White Plains resident Phyllis C. Murray died June 29 at the age of 81 at the White Plains Nursing Center.