These days there is a lot of news about the decline in bees, many of which are important pollinators of our native and cultivated plants. Colony collapse disorder has devastated honeybee populations and growers can’t find enough bees to ensur…

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…

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…

John Jay had many public roles. He served as president of the Second Continental Congress; principal negotiator of the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Revolutionary War; United States secretary for foreign affairs under the Articles of Confe…

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