Andy Keir of the Katonah band - The Disappointments - has always had an interest in the bass guitar. That doesn't mean in the pursuit of that interest he ever owned one or any other musical instrument. So about six years ago, he traded in the air guitar strings on his tennis racquet for an actual bass. Its calling, though, still did not arrive until several of his Mahopac High School buddies found themselves faced with the disappointment of midlife and started a band. "They had two guitars, a singer and they needed a bass," Keir said. So his friends told him he had to learn to play the thing, and today 40 (or 45), never sounded so good.
The two powerhouse girls’ lacrosse programs of Somers and Bronxville squared off at Somers High School on Saturday and lived up to their 5th and 11th NYS rankings. Racing up and down the field all afternoon, the Somers Senior Day crowd definitely had their necks tweaked before the Tuskers finally pulled away with a thrilling 13-11 victory.
Donald Trump has been President for three years now, and I so want a new one. I am certainly not alone, and the multitudes can list the reasons ad infinitum. I’m with them. But I have one very selfish reason that elevates above all others. I’m exhausted and need a break.
The Somers Cheerleading Squad just won the Westchester County Cheerleading Invitational at the County Center. Competing in the mixed division, the 20 member team - including James LaRocca - finished first among the four teams competing.
Coming from a family of writers, author Staton Rabin of Irvington can easily point to the connection her family tree represents to her career path. But academically as a preteen, her roots did not initially flower where one would expect. "In the English department, they were always complaining and it took too long to read my work," she remembered. So in order to plant her future in the world of literature and film, she had to find her inspiration elsewhere.