Category: Non-Fiction Submissions

Waterways in White Plains

Entry is an updated version of the section on “Waterways” in the book: White Plains, New York: A City of Contrasts: Entry is an updated version of the section on “Waterways” from the book: White Plains, New York: A City of Contrasts: WATERWAYS: Many… Continue Reading “Waterways in White Plains”

I Should Be Dead

I lived the first half of my life in pretty good health. I walked, biked, hiked & swam. But, the the yo-yo dieting using the Scarsdale Diet took a toll. I lost 40 lbs each summer only to gain even more in the Fall… Continue Reading “I Should Be Dead”

Reading Comprehension Methodologies & Approaches for the Secondary Learning Disabled Student

Submitted May 20, 1980 in partial fulfillment of requirements for Masters of Science in Reading. I. The Problem A. Introduction Before 1963 the term Learning Disabilities was unknown. Samuel Kirk coined the name at the 1963 Conference sponsored by the Fund for Perceptually Handicapped… Continue Reading “Reading Comprehension Methodologies & Approaches for the Secondary Learning Disabled Student”

Truths I Learned About Religion

God didn’t create religions, men did. Men created and continue to set the rules governing behavior and practices dictated by a religious order, sect or organized religion. What I learned about my own religion is that the Ten Commandments or the laws that God… Continue Reading “Truths I Learned About Religion”

Sports in White Plains: Past and Present

Keeping active, has always been the way White Plains (WP) rolled. Fishing, hunting and horse back riding were once necessities for bringing food to the table and to get around but as the community changed from an agricultural based economy, these activities became more… Continue Reading “Sports in White Plains: Past and Present”

Earth’s Natural Purge

The waste and destruction of the earth is a result of human over population. Our massive waste is polluting our lands and seas. Oxygen decreases in our oceans and the ingesting of pollutants by sea animals are killing sea life. People live in places… Continue Reading “Earth’s Natural Purge”

Breaking Barriers

Overcoming barriers to our survival are often up to us. The choices and decisions we make are often up to us. But often it is our minds or physical ability that prevent us from taking action. Our emotions and physical limitations often get in… Continue Reading “Breaking Barriers”

Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail

Two Markers placed in 2012 for the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail can be found in Tibbits Park. Its near Main St outside fountain.

Lessons Learned from NY Pandemic Shut Down of 2020

During the Pandemic of 2020, NY was put on “pause” with the Matilda Law innacted by Governor Cuomo during a State Emergency. It started in March with the most stringent closings on March 22. Governor extended the May 16 reopening till June 6 with… Continue Reading “Lessons Learned from NY Pandemic Shut Down of 2020”

Reducing/Reusing/RecyclingAdvice/Tricks to Help Mother Earth

Caring for Mother Earth is a job but it can also save you money. Organizing one’s “stuff” is important to cut waste, make room for other things and to find things when you have a need. Knowing you have enough of the things you… Continue Reading “Reducing/Reusing/RecyclingAdvice/Tricks to Help Mother Earth”

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