Phil Reisman

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This Historic Presidential Election Scandalized New Rochelle

It stands as one of the dirtiest, nastiest, most sensational presidential campaigns ever.

A Brief History of Parking Meters in Westchester County

Can you guess which Westchester city was the first to install parking meters and which one held out for six years?

A Westchester Writer Reflects on Aging and Turning 70

On the 27th of this month at precisely 2 a.m., I will turn the ripe old age of 70, thereby officially joining Westchester’s growing army of septuagenarians.

Are Regents Exams Worth Keeping in Westchester?

Writer Phil Reisman recalls his struggles with Regents testing and reflects upon the potential fate of the exams in New York State.

Confessions of an Overdue Library Book Returner in Westchester

Who hasn't forgotten to return a library book at some point? Writer Phil Reisman accounts for a long-overdue book in Rye.

A Look Into Blind Brook’s Flooding Issue in Westchester

Those acquainted with Mendota Avenue will know of the flooding issues the Indian Village neighborhood faces.

Reflecting on the Highs and Lows of 2023 in Westchester

My major accomplishment in 2023 was losing 35 pounds, though 10 would have been...

A Look at the Westchester Fair Campaign Practices Committee

The Westchester Fair Campaign Practices Committee is a volunteer organization that has served the county for more than three decades.

The Impact of The War of the Worlds Broadcast Around Westchester

The year was 1938 when the Orson Welles broadcast of The War of the Worlds had people believing aliens touched down on earth.

Reflecting on Writing and the WGA Strike’s Impact on Westchester

Writer Phil Reisman reminisces on his father's career as a writer and the impact of the WGA strike on Westchester County.

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