These Were Your Favorite News and Culture Posts of 2019

We look back on the biggest breaking news stories and top lifestyle posts from the past year.


Westchester was big news in 2019! From arts and culture to travel, local guides, and breaking news, these were your most-viewed web stories of the past year.


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Fun in the Sun: Westchester’s Best Public Swimming Pools, Beaches, and More!

These public pools and beaches are the perfect spots to visit over the summer, whether you’re looking for a place to relax, to take the kids, or just to cool off.

By Maite Elias-Nava​


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Your Summer Guide to Westchester’s Public Beaches

No need to trek to Long Island when there’s plenty of surf and sand in our own county.

By Joseph Carosi, Dave Zucker, and Jake Linden



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4 Local Rappers Are Blowing up YouTube With “So Yonkers”

Cash B, Lady Slim, Keem, and Jaewon — son of Jadakiss — talk making a track to celebrate the Sixth Borough’s many varied neighborhoods.

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By Dave Zucker



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These Westchester High Schools Take Top Spots in U.S. News Rankings

Once again, local high schools are at the top of the class.

By Dave Zucker



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15 Direct Flights You Can Take From Westchester County Airport

These fun and fantastic far-flung vacations are all easily accessible from one of Westchester County’s secret gems.

By Dave Zucker


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This Westchester City Was Just Named the Best Place to Live in New York

Yet again, one local community is being recognized amongst the top in the nation for its idyllic setting and high standard of living.

By Dave Zucker


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27 (Beautiful) Westchester Golf Courses

Here they are, 27 great Westchester courses. Whether you’re looking for some leisure, beauty, or some grueling competition, these are the courses to know—both public and private.


Rendering courtesy of Wegman’s

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Wegmans Westchester Is Hiring Ahead of 2020 Opening

As building nears completion and a grand opening timeframe selected, the beloved grocer is looking to hire more than 500 Westchester workers.

By Dave Zucker


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Louie Lanza to Buy Rest of Peekskill

The last remaining independently owned property agrees to sell, paving the way for a second Peekskill Renaissance.

*An April Fools post that was apparently shockingly believable*

By Dave Zucker


photo by stefan radtke

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10 of the Most Affordable Places to Live in Westchester

Have a great time while making your money go further by calling these towns home.

By Dave Zucker


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