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The tradition of proposals may have negative effects on the community

The tradition of proposals may have negative effects on the community

By Samantha Rosenstein, Science and Technology Editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Promposals, a relatively new phenomenon, have risen in popularity over the last decade. A play on marriage proposals, promposals revolve around asking a companion to the Prom in a public and/or elaborate manner. They can involve elaborate signs, decorations, and even a host of people. Among students, ...

Local restaurants serve farm to table food

Local restaurants serve farm to table food

May 10, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Twisted Oak Located on Tarrytown’s Main Street, local restaurant The Twisted Oak is working hard to maintain sustainability. Their menu changes daily to reflect fresh ingredients available from their local vendors. Chef and owner Michael Cutney cooks with a head-to-tail mindset, striving to use a...

5 Local Winter activities to try

5 Local Winter activities to try

By Amy Chalan, Co-Lifestyles Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

As winter arrives, there’s no better area than Westchester to enjoy the season. There are plenty of affordable activities from outdoor fairs to ice skating within a 15-minute drive from Hackley. Whether you’re looking for a cool place to visit after school or an all day activity, these activities ...

Look no farther than Tarrytown for the best burger restaurants

Look no farther than Tarrytown for the best burger restaurants

By Sofia Graziano, Julia Thomson, and Jordan Miller

January 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

LITTLE B’s Price- $ (can vary) Overall: 4.5/5 Little B’s is a smaller, casual family-friendly restaurant with a customizable burger menu. It had a homey and comfortable ambiance, with outside seating. The waitress was approachable and kind, giving us insight into the most popular order...

How to start the year with a sting

How to start the year with a sting

By Julia Thomson, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Here are some quick and easy tips to help you get off to a good start this school year!   How to stay organized and on top of your game: As you jump into the new year, it is extremely important to make sure you stay organized. Separate your work for each subject in a different binder or f...

Trendy and Easy Halloween Costumes

By Olivia Weinberg and Alexi Sandhu

October 31, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Need a costume in a rush? Here are some cute and quick ideas to get you ready for some trick or treating!   There's nothing wrong with going back to the classics. A pumpkin costume is the perfect mix of creepy and quirky. All you need is an orange shirt, black sharpie, and a green hat to com...

Celebrate Halloween in Legendary Sleepy Hollow

Celebrate Halloween in Legendary Sleepy Hollow

October 12, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Slider

Halloween is approaching and here at Hackley we are just miles away from the Legendary Sleepy Hollow! Glowing pumpkins, old mansions, and haunted hayrides are just some of the fun activities to do only a few minutes away!

Enjoy sweet and savory treats at Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg

Enjoy sweet and savory treats at Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg

By Natalie Sukhman, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

If you’re looking to spend a fun day on the Williamsburg waterfront, enjoying delicious and unique foods, and capturing some Insta-worthy shots, Smorgasburg is the place for you. The famous Brooklyn food fair is held every Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm in East River State Park and Prospect...

Tackling the college process

Tackling the college process

By Alex Meyer, News Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

In the interest of full disclosure, I will say that my college process was definitely not stress free- mostly because I was not the best at completing things in a timely manner. While it’s true that crafting well polished applications takes hard work and dedication, I now believe that with the right...

Cool off at the hottest ice cream shops in Westchester County

Cool off at the hottest ice cream shops in Westchester County

By Amy Chalan, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

A frozen dessert after a long, humid day is the perfect treat as the days grow hotter and the summer months approach. These sweet shops throughout Westchester offer the best ice cream and frozen yogurt for an after school dessert. Lighthouse Ice Cream in Tarrytown, located with a perfect view of the...

Local merchants offer students savvy discounts

Local merchants offer students savvy discounts

By Max Rosenblum and Jordan Miller, Guest Writers

May 15, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Mint Premium Foods Location: Tarrytown, NY Discount: 10% off any meal Mint Premium Foods is a gourmet grocery store, authentic Mediterranean restaurant, cheese shop, and catering service all combined into one small business. A short, five minute drive from Hackley, Mint is located on Main Street in...

Hack Hackley Prom 2017

By Amy Chalan and Natalie Sukhman

May 15, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Prom: a legendary night in the beginning of June where juniors and seniors get dressed up in beautiful dresses and tuxedos to dance the night away with their classmates. Because getting glammed up for school dances can break the bank and be overwhelming at times, these hacks will help you have an incredible...

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