Tom Schreck

Articles by This Author

Why Is The Somers Town Hall Called The Elephant Hotel?

The origin of the popular circus. Plus, John Lennon's connection to Westchester.

Frank Sinatra’s Infamous Westchester Mob Photo

Plus: alligators on the loose, and mysterious ruins at Saxon Woods Park.

Questions Answered: The Economics of a Scarsdale Women’s Indoor Marijuana Cultivation

Plus: the county’s 19th-century cemeteries and coyote-dog hybrids.

Odd Westchester Questions Answered

Jean Harris’ murder defense; Captain Kangaroo, PhD; the bureaucracy of tribute band names, as told by Tom Schreck.

Westchester’s Ties to the Wizard of Oz and UFOs

Answering the county's weirdest curiosities.

What's Going to Happen to the Vacant Borders Bookstores?

Tom Schreck answers questions about Malcolm X's grandson, bankruptcy, and Rye Playland

Hunting the Ghost of Elvis

Discovering Westchester’s history with the King, Indian burial grounds, and one old chinese restaurant

The Facts of The Facts of Life and Learning the Odds at Empire City Casino

Where the classic sitcom was really located, stacking up against the slots at Empire, and the (low) bridges of Westchester County

Being Single on Valentine’s Day and Loving It

No one to love this year? Love yourself and indulge in pampering, chocolate and a good bottle of wine.

Our Wine & Food Festival returns June 4-9!

Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum is March 14!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

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