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Ex-Westport Resident Martha Stewart Attends Gala Celebrating Nonprofit's 85th Anniversary Ex-Westport Resident Martha Stewart Attends Gala Celebrating Nonprofit's 85th Anniversary
Ex-Westport Resident Martha Stewart Attends Gala Celebrating Nonprofit's 85th Anniversary Northern Westchester resident and iconic homemaker Martha Stewart was one of the attendees of an annual gala celebrating the 85th anniversary of a nonprofit dedicated to serving county youth.  The 82-year-old Stewart, a longtime resident of the hamlet of Katonah, was seen at the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester's 29th Annual Humanitarian Award Gala on Friday, June 7.  The event, held at the Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, celebrated the 85th anniversary of the organization, which runs programs for youth aged six months to 18 years from more than 40 …
Ex-Westport Resident Martha Stewart Reportedly Buys $12M Condo: Here's Where Ex-Westport Resident Martha Stewart Reportedly Buys $12M Condo: Here's Where
Ex-Westport Resident Martha Stewart Reportedly Buys $12M Condo: Here's Where Beloved Northern Westchester resident and iconic homemaker Martha Stewart has purchased a multi-million dollar residence inside a building that plays a key role in a popular television series, according to a brand-new report. Stewart has landed on a $12.3 million Manhattan apartment inside the esteemed Belnord building on West 86th Street, Mansion Global reported.  The 82-year-old Stewart bought the six-bedroom condo with her daughter, Alexis, the report said. According to the real estate outlet, the more than 100-year-old building containing Stewart's residence is the filming lo…
Greenwich, Stamford Firefighters Help Battle Intense Blaze At Residence Greenwich, Stamford Firefighters Help Battle Intense Blaze At Residence
Greenwich, Stamford Firefighters Help Battle Intense Blaze At Residence Firefighters from several departments spent hours fighting a blaze at a Northern Westchester residence that required nearly 100,000 gallons of water and an excavator to completely extinguish. Updated Report - Update: Funds Come To Pound Ridge Firefighter Hurt In Blaze The blaze began on Monday morning, April 8 at a residence on Long Ridge Road in Bedford, according to the Bedford Fire Department. After crews arrived at the home at around 7:30 a.m., they searched the building and found no one inside. Firefighters then began dousing the flames, which were tearing through the sides and r…
New TV Show Puts Spotlight On Former Westport Resident Martha Stewart: 'Original Influencer' New TV Show Puts Spotlight On Former Westport Resident Martha Stewart: 'Original Influencer'
New TV Show Puts Spotlight On Former Westport Resident Martha Stewart: 'Original Influencer' An upcoming limited series is set to highlight the many facets of iconic homemaker and lifelong area resident Martha Stewart and explore the story behind her success.  A new four-part CNN Original Series, "The Many Lives of Martha Stewart," is set to air over two consecutive weekends, beginning with two episodes on Sunday, Jan. 28 at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., and ending with the last two installments on Sunday, Feb. 4 at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.  The show will explore the story of Stewart's life, including her time as a young stockbroker in the 1960s, a caterer at a Connecticut farmhouse, a s…
Martha Stewart Clarifies Thanksgiving Plans Martha Stewart Clarifies Thanksgiving Plans
Martha Stewart Clarifies Thanksgiving Plans The homemaking guru and queen of Thanksgiving has spoken: she’s canceled the holiday get-together at her home, not the holiday itself. No need to fear — Thanksgiving is not actually canceled, Northern Westchester County resident and cooking icon Martha Stewart has announced, days after she professed that she was simply “turkeyed out.” In a three-slide Instagram carousel posted on the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 21, she clarified to worried fans that she had not, in fact, given up the festive holiday altogether. Earlier Report: Katonah Resident Martha Stewart Cancels Thanksgiving “What…
Former Westport Resident Martha Stewart Cancels Thanksgiving Former Westport Resident Martha Stewart Cancels Thanksgiving
Former Westport Resident Martha Stewart Cancels Thanksgiving Iconic homemaker and longtime New Yorker Martha Stewart said in an interview that she’s canceling Thanksgiving this year. Too much turkey? New, updated story - Turkey Day Saved: Martha Stewart Clarifies Thanksgiving Plans On Thursday, Nov. 16’s episode of “The Kelly Clarkson Show,” the Northern Westchester County resident and lifestyle guru revealed that she will not be hosting Thanksgiving this year. “Oh, I gave up Thanksgiving,” Stewart told Clarkson during her interview. Related: Martha Stewart's Bedford Home Available To Rent For Thanksgiving-Inspired Vacation “Nine gues…
Martha Stewart's NY Home Available To Rent For Thanksgiving-Inspired Vacation Martha Stewart's NY Home Available To Rent For Thanksgiving-Inspired Vacation
Martha Stewart's NY Home Available To Rent For Thanksgiving-Inspired Vacation If you’ve ever wanted to peek into the life of lifestyle guru Martha Stewart, this may be your chance — and only costs $11.23. Now you can try Martha Stewart living. In a partnership with travel company Booking.com, the media mogul is offering up a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to stay at her Northern Westchester County guesthouse the weekend before Thanksgiving. The home, located in the hamlet of Katonah in the town of Bedford, is only one part of the November 18-19 experience, dubbed “Martha Stewart's Thanksgiving-Inspired Farm Stay.” In addition to spending the night in the guestho…
Martha Stewart Responds To Critics After Iceberg Backlash Martha Stewart Responds To Critics After Iceberg Backlash
Martha Stewart Responds To Critics After Iceberg Backlash Martha Stewart clapped back at critics for enjoying a cocktail with a real piece of an iceberg "plucked" from the waters while on a cruise off the east coast of Greenland. “End of the first zodiac cruise from @swanhelleniccruises into a very beautiful fjord on the east coast of greenland. We actually captured a small iceberg for our cocktails tonight," Stewart, age 82, a longtime New Yorker who currently calls the Northern Westchester County hamlet of Katonah home, posted to Instagram on Tuesday, Aug. 29. View this post on Instagram A post sh…
Cover Girl: Ex-Westport Resident Martha Stewart Makes Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue History Cover Girl: Ex-Westport Resident Martha Stewart Makes Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue History
Cover Girl: Ex-Westport Resident Martha Stewart Makes Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue History Despite already becoming a household name through her cookbooks, magazines, and television shows, Northern Westchester resident Martha Stewart is making history yet again by becoming the oldest model to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue.  The 81-year-old globally-known businesswoman, television personality, and now model was revealed to be on the issues' cover on Monday, May 15 by the iconic magazine.  She is the oldest-ever Swimsuit Issue cover model, according to the magazine.  Martha Stewart is the oldest woman to grace the cover in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit …
Martha Stewart Teams Up With Skechers For Their First Footwear Collaboration Martha Stewart Teams Up With Skechers For Their First Footwear Collaboration
Martha Stewart Teams Up With Skechers For Their First Footwear Collaboration If you're looking for a new comfortable pair of shoes, Martha Stewart and Sketchers have you covered.  The shoes are part of an all-new footwear collection that stemmed from a collaboration between Stewart and Sketchers called "A Day in the Life of Martha," which was announced on Wednesday, March 8, a day also notable for being International Women's Day.  The new collection, partially designed by Stewart, puts the celebrity's personalization and stamp of approval on an assortment of comfortable slip-ins, slides, and sandals that will be sold by Sketchers in Spring 2023.  …
Age-Progressed Images Released Of Mom, 2 Kids Who Went Missing In Northern Westchester Age-Progressed Images Released Of Mom, 2 Kids Who Went Missing In Northern Westchester
Age-Progressed Images Released Of Mom, 2 Kids Who Went Missing In Northern Westchester Police have released updated age-progressed images depicting a mother and her two children who went missing from their Northern Westchester home more than 45 years ago.  On Feb. 5, 1977, 29-year-old Leslie Guthrie and her two children, Julie, age 6, and Timothy, age 3, went missing from their residence in Katonah and have not been found since, according to the Bedford Police Department.  The three of them were last seen driving in a 1974 Ford Maverick with a white roof that bore New York license plate 636-WNA, police said.  The age-progressed images, released on Friday,…
Martha Stewart Pitches Coffee Brand Wearing Nothing But An Apron Martha Stewart Pitches Coffee Brand Wearing Nothing But An Apron
Martha Stewart Pitches Coffee Brand Wearing Nothing But An Apron Martha Stewart advertised the natural, "stripped back" flavors of a coffee brand's seasonal brew in a brand-new video where she wears nothing but an apron. The 81-year-old Northern Westchester resident posted a video on Instagram on Thursday, Sept. 8, promoting Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' Pumpkin Spice brew. "It's made with natural flavors," she said. "That means they stripped away the artificial, and left nothing but goodness. What can I say? We have a lot in common." Watch the full video here. Earlier this summer, Stewart, who owns a country farmhouse in the Bedford hamlet of Katona…
Menu Items At Martha Stewart's New Eatery Create Buzz, Including 'Fluffy' Baked Potato Recipe Menu Items At Martha Stewart's New Eatery Create Buzz, Including 'Fluffy' Baked Potato Recipe
Menu Items At Martha Stewart's New Eatery Create Buzz, Including 'Fluffy' Baked Potato Recipe Martha Stewart's new Las Vegas restaurant is already creating buzz for some of the dishes offered on its menu. The Bedford by Martha Stewart opened at Paris Las Vegas on Saturday, Aug. 13. The 81-year-old Northern Westchester resident named the restaurant after her country farmhouse, which is located in the Bedford hamlet of Katonah. Earlier report - Look Inside: Celebrities Join Bedford's Martha Stewart For Launch Of New Restaurant The Bedford's menu includes French-inspired cuisine and some of Stewart's favorite recipes.  Some entrées featured on the menu include lemon r…
Look Inside: Celebrities Join Area Resident Martha Stewart For Launch Of New Restaurant Look Inside: Celebrities Join Area Resident Martha Stewart For Launch Of New Restaurant
Look Inside: Celebrities Join Area Resident Martha Stewart For Launch Of New Restaurant Martha Stewart's brand-new restaurant named after the town where her Northern Westchester home is located has officially opened for business. The Bedford by Martha Stewart opened at Paris Las Vegas on Saturday, Aug. 13, representatives from Paris Las Vegas announced.  The Bedford by Martha Stewart opened at Paris Las Vegas on Saturday, Aug. 13, representatives announced.Palm + Ocean Digital The restaurant was named after the 81-year-old's country farmhouse in the Bedford hamlet of Katonah and features a 194-seat dining area. “I am so thrilled to open the doors to The Bedford at Paris L…
Martha Stewart's New Restaurant Named After Northern Westchester Town Set To Open Martha Stewart's New Restaurant Named After Northern Westchester Town Set To Open
Martha Stewart's New Restaurant Named After Northern Westchester Town Set To Open Lifestyle maven Martha Stewart is set to throw open the doors on her first restaurant that reflects her culinary inspirations and style. The Bedford by Martha Stewart, named after the town in which her Northern Westchester estate is located (in the hamlet of Katonah), is nestled inside Paris Las Vegas and is set to open on Saturday, Aug. 13. Reservations are already being snapped up and can be made online for the restaurant which aims to transport guests to Stewart's country farmhouse. The menu features French-inspired cuisine and a combination of Martha’s favorite recipes, Paris Las Vega…
Martha Stewart Announces New Venture Involving Food-Themed T-Shirts Martha Stewart Announces New Venture Involving Food-Themed T-Shirts
Martha Stewart Announces New Venture Involving Food-Themed T-Shirts Martha Stewart has announced a new, food-themed T-shirt collaboration with a popular clothing brand. This week, the New Yorker, who is a resident of the hamlet of Katonah in the town of Bedford in Northern Westchester, shared an Instagram post announcing her collaboration with clothing brand Anti Social Social Club, which is set to launch on Saturday, July 30. The collaboration includes T-shirts and hoodies featuring photos of Stewart, holding up a lobster in one and an oyster in the other design. "My anti social social club @antisocialsocialclub t shirts and hoodies (2images and 2 styles …
Take A Look Inside Matt Damon's Newly Purchased $8.5M Northern Westchester Estate Take A Look Inside Matt Damon's Newly Purchased $8.5M Northern Westchester Estate
Take A Look Inside Matt Damon's Newly Purchased $8.5M Northern Westchester Estate Excitement is building in Northern Westchester as neighbors await the arrival of the latest Hollywood royalty to join the ranks of many others. Actor Matt Damon has just bought an $8.5-million estate that spreads across 13.5 acres in the heart of the Town of Bedford. A peek inside the home shows a sleek, relaxed vibe with lots of natural colors and plenty of class. Earlier Story: Actor Matt Damon Buys $8.5M Bedford Estate Listed by Compass with broker David Turner, the sale closed in June, the listing says. The pool area.Zillow.com The home features four bedrooms and 5.5 baths, all f…
Coyotes Kill Six Peacocks In Broad Daylight At Martha Stewart's Northern Westchester Estate Coyotes Kill Six Peacocks In Broad Daylight At Martha Stewart's Northern Westchester Estate
Coyotes Kill Six Peacocks In Broad Daylight At Martha Stewart's Northern Westchester Estate Six peacocks on Martha Stewart's 153-acre New York estate were killed in a brazen, broad-daylight attack by coyotes. The 80-year-old writer/television personality said she's building an enclosed fence around her yard at the property in the hamlet of Katonah in the Town of Bedford in Northern Westchester County. "RIP beautiful Blue Boy," Stewart wrote on Instagram In a post that displayed a video of one of the victims. "The coyotes came in broad daylight and devoured him and five others.” Stewart said six "large and aggressive coyotes who have expensive tastes when it comes to poultry" car…
Actor Matt Damon Buys $8.5M Northern Westchester Estate Actor Matt Damon Buys $8.5M Northern Westchester Estate
Actor Matt Damon Buys $8.5M Northern Westchester Estate Updated story: Take A Look Inside Matt Damon's Newly Purchased $8.5M Northern Westchester Estate A well-known celebrity from New England will be calling New York home. Actor Matt Damon has just bought an $8.5 million estate in Northern Westchester County, according to a brand-new report in the New York Post. "The stone-and-clapboard colonial mansion comes with its own saltwater pool, a stream and spring-fed pond, hiking trails, boardwalks and rope bridges — all over 13½ acres," the report says of the home located in the Town of Bedford. "There’s even a tree house." The 51-year-old Dam…
I-684 Reopens Following Crash Injuring 3 I-684 Reopens Following Crash Injuring 3
I-684 Reopens Following Crash Injuring 3 Three people were injured, including one person who was ejected, when a tractor-trailer flipped on a packed highway. The incident took place in Northern Westchester around 8 a.m., Wednesday, July 20 on northbound I-684 in Katonah. The crash closed the roadway for several hours, but it has since reopened, said New York State Police Trooper AJ Hicks. Information regarding the crash, including the condition of those injured, and the number of vehicles involved, was not immediately available, Hicks said. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Martha Stewart's Sold-Out Tag Sale To Evolve Into Auction In Northern Westchester Martha Stewart's Sold-Out Tag Sale To Evolve Into Auction In Northern Westchester
Martha Stewart's Sold-Out Tag Sale To Evolve Into Auction In Northern Westchester Following the overwhelming success of her “Great American Tag Sale” in Northern Westchester, Martha Stewart is upping the ante and will be auctioning off truckloads of her personal belongings for charity at an auction. In late April, the businesswoman, writer, and television personality hosted her first of its kind two-day tag sale at her home in the hamlet of Katonah, with tickets going for $250 apiece that were sold out within minutes, and sales benefitting the Martha Stewart Center for Living at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Due to the proceeds raised during the initial sal…
Martha Stewart To Open Restaurant Named After Northern Westchester Town This Spring Martha Stewart To Open Restaurant Named After Northern Westchester Town This Spring
Martha Stewart To Open Restaurant Named After Northern Westchester Town This Spring Martha Stewart will soon open a restaurant that pays homage to the New York town where she has been a longtime resident. The exact opening date of “The Bedford,” has not yet been announced, but the restaurant, which will be in Las Vegas, is scheduled to open in the spring of 2022, according to Paris Las Vegas. The eatery was designed by Stewart and takes inspiration from her country farmhouse in the hamlet of Katonah, located in the town of Bedford in Northern Westchester County. It will have 194 seats and serve seasonally-inspired American cuisine. "It's a charming restaurant," Stewart t…
Martha Stewart's Cat Killed By Her Four Dogs In Northern Westchester Martha Stewart's Cat Killed By Her Four Dogs In Northern Westchester
Martha Stewart's Cat Killed By Her Four Dogs In Northern Westchester Martha Stewart is mourning the death of one of her fluffy cats named Princess Peony after she was killed by her four dogs in New York. On Sunday, March 3, Stewart posted to Instagram the news that her dogs mistook the "unusual" cat on her 153-acre farm located in Northern Westchester County in the hamlet of Katonah. She wrote: "burying the beautiful and unusual Princess Peony, the four dogs mistook her for an interloper and killed her defenseless little self. I will miss her very badly. RIP beauty" Stewart also posted a picture of Princess Peony to remember her friend, telling followers, …
Beloved HS Teacher, Coach Who Was College Standout In Connecticut Dies Beloved HS Teacher, Coach Who Was College Standout In Connecticut Dies
Beloved HS Teacher, Coach Who Was College Standout In Connecticut Dies A lifelong Hudson Valley resident who was a beloved high school coach, and teacher, as well as the chief of a local fire department, and a standout college athlete in Connecticut, has died. Northern Westchester resident Michael Repp, of Somers and formerly of Katonah, died on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at age 82 at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco.  He was born in Orange County on May 15th, 1939, in Cornwall, to the late Michael and Irene Repp. He was raised in Katonah, attended Saint Mary’s School in Katonah, and was a member of the first graduating class from John Jay High S…
Area Native Stanley Tucci's Book Focuses On Love Of Food, Cancer Battle Area Native Stanley Tucci's Book Focuses On Love Of Food, Cancer Battle
Area Native Stanley Tucci's Book Focuses On Love Of Food, Cancer Battle Actor and Northern Westchester County native Stanley Tucci has written a memoir. The book, "Taste," focuses on the important role food has played throughout his life and upbringing, and his experiences being diagnosed with and treated for oral cancer, losing his sense of taste and smell for a period of time, according to New York Public Radio. NPR said Tucci is now cancer-free and his sense of taste has returned. The actor, known for his roles in films such as Julie & Julia and The Hunger Games film series, has also written best-selling cookbooks. In the memoir, Tucci reportedly …
Trump Holdover From Northern Westchester Fired By Biden Says He Won't Leave Government Post Trump Holdover From Northern Westchester Fired By Biden Says He Won't Leave Government Post
Trump Holdover From Northern Westchester Fired By Biden Says He Won't Leave Government Post A Westchester County resident who was serving as the Social Security commissioner after being appointed to the post by former President Donald Trump said he won't leave his post, despite being fired by President Joe Biden. The Washington Post reported that Andrew Saul, who had been working remotely from his home in Katonah, said he was blindsided by his firing. His term was set to end in 2025.  Saul's access to agency computers was cut off on Monday, July 12, the day his acting successor, Kilolo Kijakazi, took over, The Washington Post said.  Experts told the Post that …
Llama Who Went Missing In Area Has Been Found Llama Who Went Missing In Area Has Been Found
Llama Who Went Missing In Area Has Been Found Update: A llama who went missing in Northern Westchester has been found. Gizmo, who is a rescue, arrived in Northern Westchester County on Saturday, Dec. 12. He got loose the next day in Bedford Corners near Guard Hill and Darlington roads and hasn't been seen since. He was located on Wednesday, Dec. 30, in woods not far from home, and is now back home and safely eating and drinking. Original story: There a llama on the loose in the area. Gizmo, who is a rescue, arrived in Northern Westchester County on Saturday, Dec. 12. He got loose the next day in Bedford Corners near Guard Hill…
Martha Stewart Laments Unsuccessful Hot Dog Run To Fairfield County Spot Martha Stewart Laments Unsuccessful Hot Dog Run To Fairfield County Spot
Martha Stewart Laments Unsuccessful Hot Dog Run To Fairfield County Spot With a bit of levity in these trying times of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, food guru Martha Stewart shared her unsuccessful run for a little relief by chowing down on one her favorite foods, a hot dog. But not just any dog for Martha. She loves a Connecticut-style dog with its own unique version of "the works." And her favorite spot to enjoy a dog with the works is Rawley's Drive-In in Fairfield, near her former home in Westport. She now lives in Northern Westchester, in Katonah. In case you are wondering, a CT-style dog with the works includes mustard, sauerkraut, bacon, and …
Formerly of Katonah, Weston's Margaret H. Broudy, 95, Was A Bookstore Owner, Prodigious Reader Formerly of Katonah, Weston's Margaret H. Broudy, 95, Was A Bookstore Owner, Prodigious Reader
Formerly of Katonah, Weston's Margaret H. Broudy, 95, Was A Bookstore Owner, Prodigious Reader Margaret H. Broudy of Weston, formerly of Katonah, died at the Regional Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Danbury on Nov. 29 at the stroke of midnight, age 95 ½. She left on her own terms. Margaret (aka Maggie and Margie, depending on which circle of family and friends was in the room) was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Lt. Colonel Morris H. “Steve” Broudy, in 2011. Raised in a small mining town in Tennessee, Margaret married Steve, another Southerner, and lived in Georgia for a while, eventually moving to “Yankee Land” in 1964. The family were members of Temple Beth El…
Carol Dreska, Office Manager In Fairfield County, Dies At 52 Carol Dreska, Office Manager In Fairfield County, Dies At 52
Carol Dreska, Office Manager In Fairfield County, Dies At 52 An office manager in Fairfield County who grew up in and graduated from high school in Northern Westchester has died at age 52.. Carol L. Dreska, (nee Chiacchia) of Sherman, Connecticut, died Thursday, Aug. 15 at Lake Bomoseen, Vermont.  She was the office manager for  Neves Electric in Brookfield. Dreska was born on Feb. 27, 1967, in Mount Kisco, to the late Mario and Patsy Chiacchia. She grew up in Katonah and attended John Jay High School in Cross River. Dreska was a huge Jets fan and avid cook. She loved lake life in Vermont. She could always be heard cheering on "Bobby…
Man Killed In Crash After Losing Control Of Car Near I-684, Police Say Man Killed In Crash After Losing Control Of Car Near I-684, Police Say
Man Killed In Crash After Losing Control Of Car Near I-684, Police Say A 59-year-old man was killed after losing control of his vehicle and slamming into another vehicle on Route 35 near the intersection with Interstate 684 in Katonah, said Bedford Police. The man, a New Rochelle resident who police declined to identify, was driving west on Route 35 in a Lincoln Continental car service vehicle around 10:30 p.m., Thursday, July 11, when the vehicle crossed the median and struck a guardrail on the east side of the highway, said Bedford Police Lt. Andrew Bellantone. The car then careened off the guardrail and hit an eastbound vehicle with two people inside, …