Meet your local nonprofits

Meet your local nonprofits

The holidays are here, and along with parties, shopping and decorating, it’s also a time to think about giving back. The Hometown News area is home to great nonprofits, and we recently connected with the leaders of some of our favorites to learn more about their...

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Meet AMCS, supporting mental health and training therapists

Meet AMCS, supporting mental health and training therapists

Taking care of your mental health has always been important, but as we come out of the pandemic, the need to focus on mental health has reached critical levels. While Westchester’s Airport Marina Counseling Service (AMCS) has served the community for more than 60...

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Historical Society revives holiday candle tradition

Historical Society revives holiday candle tradition

It’s all about candles and community this month! The Westchester/Playa Historical Society (WPHS) has been hosting Holiday Candle Making Workshops since September, and the final one of the season is being held mid-November. WPHS Board Member and community leader, Grant...

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5 Questions with…Joe Chehade

5 Questions with…Joe Chehade

For nearly his entire life, Joe Chehade has been advocating for peace and looking for ways to bring people together for a common purpose and understanding. Joe was born in Ethiopia to Egyptian parents and shortly after, the family moved to Lebanon. Joe loved growing...

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