Two U.S. Marshals gave a presentation on the U.S. Marshal Service, the nation’s oldest Law enforcement Agency.  They covered the history of the USMS and described the Fugitive Task Forces that exist throughout the country. The marshals shared stories from their work including dangerous situations. We discussed the contrast between the public perception of law enforcement and the experience in the moment of confrontation.


Kevin Kelly is a cyber security expert. He was a detective for the NYPD, leading cyber crime investigations and managing the computer forensics laboratory. He taught cyber security courses at Fordham University, and currently conducts cyber investigations in the corporate sector. Kevin discussed his work and provided some practical tips for securing our digital lives.

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Donato Vaccaro, Ph.d is a Consumer Experience Researcher, Data Scientist, and Psychologist. He interviewed a panel of 3 local entrepreneurs – Steve Rubinstein, Lou Pfaff, and Matt Gorney.  The panelists shared their experiences and challenges starting and running their small businesses.


Ryan Ragano, CPA, is a tax consultant and auditor. He demystified Trump’s Tax Plan and explained how it affects us positively and negatively. Ryan provided valuable information for individuals and business owners.

bbq.jpgAngelo Spilios cooked an amazing BBQ meal for us as he’s done many times in the past. Thanks to Donato Vaccaro, Tom Cascione, and others who volunteered their time and effort to make this evening possible.

ParkJoe Stout is Executive Director for the Westchester Parks Foundation. He discussed the history of the many parks and recreational facilities in our county. Joe demonstrated why these parks need our help with donantions and/or volunteering.

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Our annual Casino Night was organized by Peter Palma, Tom Watson, and Peter McCartt. Games included blackjack, craps, roulette, and poker. The proceeds benefited the Eastchester Police Benevolent Association.