Port Chester author speaks on her third book, “Battle Green Vietnam,” and the lessons it offers to future revolutions By John Donegan This story originally appeared in the 5/21/21 edition of the Westmore News. For the original article, follow the link. It’s been nearly 50 years since 200 fatigue-clad Vietnam veterans embarked on a three-day trek from Concord to Boston. It’s been 10 years since Port … Continue reading Patriots and protest
With the legalization of cannabis, police officers across the state must now learn, enforce and abide by a new set of rules. Continue reading How does legal weed change policing?
Sitting alone at the corner bar, Bharat Patel nurses a can of seltzer. The cook enters from the kitchen, arms gesturing, asking about the order of food preparations. He returns from the kitchen a couple more times, the aroma of carom, cumin, and turmeric bellies up bar side and lulls the senses. Patel’s restaurant, Tandoori Taste of India at 163 N. Main St., is preparing an impressive luncheon—a special lunch for special guests. Continue reading U.S. Rep. Mondaire Jones promises major restaurant aid will come to P.C.
The State of New York passed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) on Wednesday, Mar. 31, becoming the 16th state to legalize recreational cannabis. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the legislation hours after the senate voted 40-23 in favor and assembly approved it 100-49. Continue reading Cannabis is legal: What’s going to change?
Every Monday morning, Michael DiFazio heads to his smoke shop, The Glass Room II, to check inventory and place orders for the week. The store, one of three that he runs, sits tucked along Port Chester’s North Main Street next to several boutiques, salons, and more recently, scaffolds. Continue reading As New York legalizes marijuana, Port Chester bans paraphernalia
Alex Leonzi and his wife bought their 104 Glen Ave. home eight years ago to do what every other American hopes to do: carve out on their quaint plot of land a place for themselves. And while their home was already carved, it needed serious work, especially around the fence line. Continue reading Where all signs point to Port
I covered the transformative week of protests in Richmond, Virginia that led to its order for removal of Confederate Monuments and resignation of police chief. Continue reading It’s 1:59 a.m. and The Fire Is Still Burning
For the original story, follow the link here. Orgasms, apparently, are not always orgasmic. According to a recent study published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, a lot more goes into how people achieve a healthy orgasm than proper technique. “There seems to be a widespread assumption that orgasms during consensual sex are always positive, but research had never explored the possibility that they might be negative … Continue reading Bad Orgasms: Another Study Finds Not All Sex Is Blissful
For the original Story, Follow the link here. Break-ups suck. Virtually everyone goes through at least one. And divorce is even more brutal, especially considering nearly half of couples divorce in the first four or five years of being married. As it is a quintessential human struggle, going through a divorce has been the inspiration for many films and TV series, and these stories are usually complex by … Continue reading Can Watching Fictional Dysfunctional Couples Improve your Relationship?
Condoms suck. We can all agree on that. Lining two grams of latex between points of pleasure can irritate almost anyone, the exceptions being sadists, masochists and those with a fetish for eco-friendly plastic. It’s not like likely that you fit any of those profiles. Instead, you might want to know why in 2019—almost 2020—CNN, Facebook, or whomever you mistakenly get your news from hasn’t … Continue reading Why Don’t We Have a Male Birth Control Pill (or Gel) Yet?