Westchester County is situated at the southeastern tip of the state of New York. It was named after the city of Chester, England. To the south of Westchester are New York City and Long Island Sound, to the north is Putnam County; to the east is Connecticut and the Hudson River is to the west. The largest city is Yonkers.
Kool-Aid is an American brand of powdered flavored drink mix, manufactured in Mexico. It is owned by the Kraft Foods Company and was invented by Edwin Perkins, after much experimentation in his mother's kitchen. The original seven flavors of Kool-Aid were Cherry, Grape, Lemon-lime, Orange, Raspberry, Strawberry and Root Beer.
Colonial refers to an architectural style that is reminiscent of the style prevalent just before and during the Revolution in American Colonies.
The F.W. Woolworth Company was founded in 1879 and was one of the original American five-and-dime stores. It has since grown to be one of the largest retail companies in the world. It originally sold general merchandise at prices that undercut local merchants. It was one of the first retailers to display stock for the public to handle without the supervision of a sales assistant.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) was a German composer and pianist, considered a key figure in the transition from the Classical to the Romantic era and one of the most influential composers in musical history.
His musical achievements are remarkable, as he is believed to have lost his hearing early in his career.
The International Herald Tribune is a daily English language broadsheet newspaper. It is printed at 35 sites around the world and distributed in more that 180 countries. It draws on its own correspondents as well as those of The New York Times.
The World-Telegram and Sun (previously known as The New York World-Telegram) was a New York City newspaper, in circulation between 1931 and 1966.
South Bend is a city on the St. Joseph river. It is the fourth largest city in Indiana and home of the University of Notre Dame, which is largely responsible for the city's tourism.
Muzac, or Muzak (elevator music), is background music played in shopping malls, department stores, telephone systems and elevators. It is often an instrumental arrangement of popular music.
"Holiday for Strings" was composed by the American songwriter David Rose.