After 37 years as Wrestling Coach at Somers and Mahopac High School, Dennis DiSanto has taken his final fall. So family, friends, and former wrestlers gathered at Reis Park to raise his hand one final time. Also retiring as Guidance Counselor at Mahopac, DiSanto was surprised by the party and reluctantly took the mic. “I’m all speeched out,” Disanto said in referring to all the addresses he’s recently made. But the emotion that DiSanto was overcome by was what really forced the microphone from his hand.
Rye Field Hockey Follows the Passion of Its Captain Emma Brinkman
Clara Shen was sitting in her Tarrytown Studio a few years ago, and had the impetus to go for a ride. Instead, the Chinese immigrant began splattering a colorful sports car road trip alongside the ocean. At the same time, the death of friend's dog provided further inspiration, so a four legged creature signals a joyful yelp at shotgun. But despite a multilevel kaleidoscope call across species—which screams for a buyer—Shen still sees deficiencies, and the pull of perfectionism.
I had the great thrill of interviewing John Mayall in 2013. Here’s a look back before an appearance at BB Kings…