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Nobody Cares, Work Harder

Nobody Cares, Work Harder

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Those four words truly became something to live by. It was my first month out of the Navy, and like many other veterans, the transition from active duty back to civilian life strikes similarities to...

Bang The Drum Slowly

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

I remember looking in the mirror and saying to myself, “what the hell are you doing with yourself”? It was 2008, I was 18.  Walking the main hallway of my high school was always so depressing....

First Case of Omicron Confirmed in Westchester

First Case of Omicron Confirmed in Westchester

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer December 8, 2021
The latest and reportedly most lethal COVID variant, Omicron, found its way into Westchester County on Tuesday and is causing widespread panic amongst municipalities across the county.
Dobbs Ferry Votes Against Dispensaries, 4-3

Dobbs Ferry Votes Against Dispensaries, 4-3

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

To the applause of those attending both in person and virtually, the Village of Dobbs Ferry narrowly voted against allowing dispensaries within the village with a 4-3 vote, while the vote against cannabis...

Top 10 Most Interesting Athletic Careers

Top 10 Most Interesting Athletic Careers

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

For the most part playing sports, even if it’s only as a child, is a rite of passage. We grow up playing these games and at some point, everyone is told they can no longer play the children’s game....

Local Pub Creates Brew In Honor of Jacob the Warrior

Local Pub Creates Brew In Honor of Jacob the Warrior

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

Spreading awareness of a disease through a local tavern's spirits may be the best way to gather attention in a community.  A local Brewery in White Plains is doing everything within its power...

What Henry Ruggs III Reminded Me

What Henry Ruggs III Reminded Me

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

If you haven’t seen the news on NFL player Henry Ruggs III this week, I’ll politely tell you that you’re living under a rock. In the wee hours of the morning of Nov. 2, Ruggs, an up-and-coming...

Personalizing Your Path to Success

Personalizing Your Path to Success

Henry Blethen, Impact Staff November 2, 2021

Finding out how to naturally utilize zoom, other online video conference applications, and incorporate them into your everyday workplace is to your benefit, according to Mercy's Virtual Career Fair seminar.  Whether...

It’s Football Season and My Team Sucks

It’s Football Season and My Team Sucks

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

Only 7 games into this NFL season, and it looks like my favorite team’s season is already done. How can that be, you ask? Trust me, I just know; I’ve seen this before. Sitting at a record of 2-5,...

OP/ED: Carpool Incentives Program Offers Peace of Mind

Henry Blethen, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

Plan on making it to class on time and can’t find parking? You’re not alone. An ongoing issue on the Mercy College-Dobbs Ferry Campus, has been the parking. A debacle of sorts. With just over 1,000...

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