Meet Riverdale HamletHub's Team

Riverdale's HamletHub Team

Cia McAlarney ~ Riverdale Editor

Cia McAlarney has lived in Riverdale with her two sons for the past ten years. For more than 15 years she worked as a freelance writer and editor, publishing primarily in software and academic science. She also teaches English at a local college. Her community work has included fundraising for youth organizations, nature conservation and advocating for area children. She is currently at work on a nonfiction book on a subject of local historical interest. In her spare time she enjoys geocaching, hiking, crossword puzzles and reading. 

In 2014 she won a Connecticut Press Club award in the "Best Online News Story" category.


Amir Levine, PhD, LCSW, CASAC

Amir Levine is a husband and father of two young children who are growing up joyfully in Riverdale. Dr. Levine is Co-founder of NYC Therapy Group which provides individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy with offices located in Riverdale NY and Midtown Manhattan. He also serves as the Director of Behavioral Science at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Department of Family Medicine and is a Clinical Instructor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Levine is deeply committed to his work with his clients and assisting them on their road to mental health, well-being and living a full and satisfying life. You can learn more about Dr. Levine by visiting his website .

 Veronica Vaiti, LCSW-R

Veronica Vaiti, is a dedicated mother, wife and psychotherapist who moved to Riverdale in 2008 from Manhattan with her husband to begin building their family here. With the desire to make quality and individualized therapeutic care more accessible to many, Veronica co-founded NYC Therapy Group which provides individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy with offices located in Riverdale NY and Midtown Manhattan. Governed by a profound respect and appreciation for that which makes us human, and a belief that every single person is born with a unique gift and inner potential yearning to be expressed, Veronica is deeply grateful every day for the lessons learned from being mom to her two children and for the work she encounters with her clients. You can learn more about Veronica by visiting her website.

Kerry Anne Ducey ~ Founder & Editor


KERRY ANNE DUCEY founded Ridgefield’s Talk of the Town  in 2009 and is a freelance writer for Ridgefield Magazine, voted the 2008 Publication of the Year by the CT Press Club. In 2011, Kerry Anne decided to share the popular and successful "Talk Of The Town" online news model with other towns and founded Hamlet Hub LLC, a network of hyperlocal news sites. Talented editors presently manage HamletHub in Bethel, Norwalk, Wilton, Redding, Fairfield, Westport, Fairfield, Stamford, Greenwich, New Fairifeld, Milford, Newtown, Brookfield and Danbury Connecticut.

In 2012, HamletHub won a prestigious Connecticut Press Club Award for original journalism on the Web.



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