Category Archives: Bronxville

The Bronxville B**** Unwittingly Visits Tuckahoe

A Bronxville-bound woman let her noblesse oblige slip just a bit on the train recently, and the Patch-Bronxville reporter was there to record the rider’s foul behavior. Jay Wilson writes of a recent trip on Metro-North, and a woman on … Continue reading

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Jack Paar’s Daughter Dies on GCT Tracks

Randy Paar, daughter of former Tonight Show host Jack Paar, died over the weekend after falling onto the tracks at Grand Central Terminal. She was 63. As a girl, she was frequently the focus on Paar’s monologues. Writes the NY … Continue reading

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‘Bronxvillians’ Urged to Walk Today

If traffic at the Bronxville train station seemed a bit light this morning, it may be because some residents in Westchester’s choiciest zip code are walking to the station in honor of Earth Day. A memo circulated to residents spells … Continue reading

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Schumer: MTA Should Hurry On Wifi Plans

New York’s low-key senior senator, Chuck Schumer, is urging the MTA to speed up its plans to make both Metro-North and the L.I.R.R. Wifi-enabled, which would mean wireless Internet for all those suitably equipped for it. Schumer, who would go … Continue reading

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The Trainjotting Book Review: ‘How Starbucks Saved My Life’

How Starbucks Saved My Life, Michael Gates Gill’s memoir about how he goes from being an Ivy League son of privilege, working a cushy job as an advertising exec, to being a lonely old man who commutes 90 minutes each way … Continue reading

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The Trainjotting Book Review: ‘How Starbucks Saved My Life’

How Starbucks Saved My Life, Michael Gates Gill’s memoir about how he goes from being an Ivy League son of privilege, working a cushy job as an advertising exec, to being a lonely old man who commutes 90 minutes each way … Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Mount Yearnin’

MOUNT YEARNIN’ \Mowwnt Yerrnin\ noun: Pangs of envy one feels when passing the stops at Bronxville, Pelham, Mount Vernon, etc., that are within 30 minutes of Grand Central. Usage: I had a serious case of Mount Yearnin’ as the 7:22 … Continue reading

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