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Letter: Conveyance tax increase would penalize the sellers

To the Editor: When will it end? Governor Malloy's proposed budget includes an increase to the conveyance tax for the sale of real estate. What does that mean exactly? If you sell your house, the government taxes you on the sale price. Right now in Connecticut, for all sales $800,000 or less, we pay

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 06:14:02

Girls soccer: Schedule for Wednesday, Sept. 20

I'll be heading out to Orangeburg to see unbeatens Pearl River and Tappan Zee go at it in one of the best crosstown rivalries in the county. Both are currently ranked in the Top 10 of my lohud girls soccer poll. Follow me on Twitter at @Zacchio_LoHud for in-game updates. Be sure to also follow me on

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:03

Bedford Hills prison guard covered up inmate fling with bogus paperwork

Former corrections officer Ruben Illa, 34, is expected to receive probation for the affair.(Howard Simmons/New York Daily News) A former state corrections officer at a Westchester County women's prison pleaded guilty Tuesday to filing false paperwork to try to cover up an illicit affair with an inm

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 01:57:06

Ginsburg Development breaks ground on Peekskill townhomes

Ginsburg Development has broken ground on its latest project in Peekskill, Gateway Townhomes. The company plans to build 16 rowhouse condominiums at 700 Main St. in Peekskill. The new development will include triplex two- and three-bedroom homes ranging from 1,649Martin Ginsburg was joined by a host

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 13:02:01

Wine wisdom: What's the right serving temperature?

Question: At what temperature should I serve my wine? Given the temperature variations of any given day, week or month, the weather, and what temperature you keep your home and your refrigerator, a discussion of temperature is in order as concerns serving wine.What's the right temperature? The answe

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-19 15:28:39

Feds: Nick Tartaglione likely not present when three men fatally shot

Former Briarcliff Manor cop Nicholas Tartaglione, charged in the killings of four Orange County men over a drug deal gone bad, was not present when three of the men were shot, federal prosecutors believe. That bombshell was dropped Tuesday by one of Tartaglione's lawyers at a brief court appearance

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-19 18:10:33

Helen Hayes honors patients who beat the odds

Honoree Shirley Lewis with therapist Tammy Goedken during the Helen Hayes Hospital honors assembly in West Haverstraw Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Peter Carr/The Journal News WEST HAVERSTRAW - It usually isn't until a life-changing accident that people, along with their loved ones, become acquainted wi

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-19 22:30:08

Putnam Hospital Center to expand emergency department

CARMEL - The emergency department at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel will be undergoing a major expansion and renovation. The hospital, part of the HealthQuest family, will break ground on Thursday for a project that will see an additional 8,400 square feet of space to include 11 treatment bays and

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Bridging Art: When a bridge is a muse

Embed x Share CLOSE BRIDGING ART: FOUR WRITERS Video: Bridging Art: Brianna Staudt | 0:22 Brianna Staudt is beginning to dip a toe into writing at the Hudson Valley Writers' Center. Ricky Flores/lohud 1 of 4 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE BRIDGING ART: FOUR WRITERS Video: Eileen Carey draws ins

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:08

Home design: What moms want

Without a doubt, today's working parents and their children are busier than ever before. In fact, in a 2016 study released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 61.1 percent of married-couple families with children had both parents employed. Add these busy demands of working parents to the constant sch

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:06

David 'Skip' Storch charged with sexual assault against child

A 60-year-old New City man faces felony charges after police say he committed sexual offenses against a child under the age of 13 for three years. David A. Storch was arrested Friday by South Nyack-Grand View Police following an investigation by village police, the Rockland County District Attorney'

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-19 15:26:25

GOP Viewpoint: Being a Republican

At our annual dinner honoring the memory of President Ronald Reagan, I highlighted that he was a firm believer in all people working together to better our country, especially Republicans and reminded everyone of his 11th Commandment: Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican. Something we a

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 05:16:51

Boys & Girls Club Day at Whole Foods!

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greenwich, Milford, Ridgefield, Stamford, and the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club are excited to be partnering with Whole Foods Market as the recipient of a Whole Foods Market "5% Day" in Southwestern Connecticut. The community giving day is this Thursday, September 21st, and 5%

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-19 21:51:00

"Empowering Singles" Seminar to be Held at Library TONIGHT

A panel of professional women will address legal, financial, social, and family issues in "Flying Solo Part 3," a free seminar for those who are single, divorcing, or widowed. Co-sponsored by the Ridgefield Brown Bag Network and Ridgefield Library, the seminar will be held on Tuesday, September 19,

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-19 18:35:00

Route 7 bridge will close again Sept. 29-Oct. 2

Work the state is hoping to get done during the Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 closure includes: concrete approach slabs, minor paving, a new metal guide rail, and removal of the temporary barrier curb. State traffic studies done in anticipation of the project put the Route 7 traffic likely to be detoured throu

THEREDDINGPILOT.COM - 2017-09-19 17:13:49

Parenting in the Selfie Generation Spotlights Anxiety

RPS is happy to partner with the Ridgefield Council of PTAs, Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield Youth Commission, Books on the Common, Project Resilience, Town Vibe, and Silver Hill Hospital in presenting this year's series of parent workshops. Coming in October: "Anxiety Awareness: What's All the Angst

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-19 16:48:00

Barlow Lacrosse, Keough's Paint & Hardware organize fund-raiser for hurricane victims

The Joel Barlow Lacrosse program and Keough's Paint and Hardware in Ridgefield are teaming up to provide some relief to victims of the recent hurricanes. The plan is for the hardware store to donate five-gallon flood buckets that people can use to help restore their homes. Included in the buckets ar

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:00:40

CT Pulse: Sen. Slossberg talks GOP budget vote; MGM VP discusses Bridgeport casino

On Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 12:30 p.m. CT Pulse talks with a Democratic senator who helped pass a GOP budget plan and, later, discuss plans and roadblocks for the MGM Bridgeport resort/casino proposal. State Sen. Gayle Slossberg (D-14) - one of three moderate Senate Democrats who broke ranks and vote

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 08:00:49

Dee Snider brings a night of Twisted Sister's rock anthems and more to The Ridgefield Playhouse on September 22

Legendary singer Dee Snider will be performing music from his latest album "We Are the Ones" & classic hits from Twisted Sister at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, September 22 at 8pm as part of the Pepsi Rock Series Powered by Xfinity. He'sbest known as the lead singer of the acclaimed rock band

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-20 02:00:00

Ridgefield resident, Todd Lee Kolb, 86, has died

Todd Lee Kolb, 86, of Ridgefield, CT., died September 13, 2017 at Danbury Hospital, Danbury, Connecticut. Todd was born in Paterson, New Jersey, son of the late Lee Robert Kolb and Barbara Struppmann Kolb. He graduated from Shaker Heights High School in Ohio in 1949. He received the Bill Stern Awar

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-19 23:26:00