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Barbara Nackman

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Barbara Livingston Nackman is a communications specialist and veteran news writer. As a public relations assistant with Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES in Yorktown, she oversees school communications for the Yorktown Central School District. Prior to this, Barbara was a reporter at The Journal News/Lohud.com for nearly two decades covering a variety of municipal beats from northern Westchester communities, to Putnam County government to regional real estate news. 

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  1. Ramapo Police Bust Publicly Urinating Chestnut Ridge Man For DWI

    Ramapo Police Bust Publicly Urinating Chestnut Ridge Man For DWI

    RAMAPO, N.Y. - Officers from the Ramapo Police Department busted a Chestnut Ridge man for driving while impaired after he was caught urinating in the middle of the street.Officers were dispatched to Chestnut Ridge Road at approximately 11 p.m. on Dec. 30 in Chestnut Ridge, where there were reports of a man who had parked his vehicle in the middle of the street and was urinating into the ...

  2. Four Byram Hills Students Recognized By Neuroscientist Academy

    Four Byram Hills Students Recognized By Neuroscientist Academy

    ARMONK, N.Y. --  Four Byram Hills students are earning high marks for their scientific research.The students, Stella Li, Jeremy Ma, Alexandra Remnitz and Kylie Roslin, were selected as national finalists in the Neuroscience Research Prize awarded by the American Academy of Neuroscientists (AAN) Research Prize for high school students.Each year the group awards 15 high school students ...

  3. Wampus Elementary Principal Retiring

    Wampus Elementary Principal Retiring

    ARMONK, N.Y. -- Debi Cagliostro, the principal at Wampus Elementary School, has announced her retirement.Cagliostro announced her decision last week, effective at the end of the 2017-2018 school, after 26 years as an educator."Ms. Cagliostro has always been regarded as an educator who cares deeply about students, the faculty, and staff," Superintendent Jen Lamia said. ...

  4. Great 'Honor': Byram Hills Seniors Inducted Into Cum Laude Society

    Great 'Honor': Byram Hills Seniors Inducted Into Cum Laude Society

    ARMONK, N.Y. -- Some Byram Hills seniors are at the top of the class.Byram Hills High School saw 22 seniors inducted into the Cum Laude Society for their academic achievements. The students were in the top 10 percent of the class academically while performing community service and showing leadership in clubs, theater, athletics, and music.“We are incredibly proud of all your ...

  5. Byram Hills Scientist Named Siemens Semifinalist

    Byram Hills Scientist Named Siemens Semifinalist

    ARMONK, N.Y. -- Alexandra Brocato, a Byram Hills senior, has been recognized for her scientific work.Brocato was named a semifinalist by the National Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology for her extensive, multi-year research project. Brocato is one of only eight high school students in Westchester honored.Brocato completed her work on Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a ...

  6. Yorktown Names Auditorium After Dr. Napolitano

    Yorktown Names Auditorium After Dr. Napolitano

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown High School Auditorium has a new name.The school board voted to name the auditorium after outgoing Superintendent Dr. Ralph Napolitano, honoring his 11 years of service to the district. At a caeremony, lettering positioned between the two entrance doors was unveiled.“Dr. Napolitano has been a transformative leader in Yorktown. For the past 11 years under ...

  7. Yorktown Puts Creation Of Capital Reverse Fund On The Ballot

    Yorktown Puts Creation Of Capital Reverse Fund On The Ballot

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown Central School District is looking to create a Capital Reserve Fund.The matter will be up to the voters in the May 16 school elections, which also include voting on the budget and school board.The fund would help pay for a portion of costs related to construction, renovation, and equipment of school district buildings and athletic facilities.The Capital ...

  8. Yorktown High School Launches Prom Dress Drive

    Yorktown High School Launches Prom Dress Drive

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Going to a prom is expensive and for many the cost of a dress gets to be too much. However, the newly formed Yorktown High School Prom Dress Drive just made things a lot less stressful for students who want to attend the prom but are worried about the cost. The drive will help prom-goers find that perfect dress without cost and help donors declutter their home closets, ...

  9. Send Us Your Snow Photos, Westchester

    Send Us Your Snow Photos, Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Westchester residents woke up to snow covered backyards Tuesday morning.A Blizzard Warning is in effect until midnight Wednesday for Northern Westchester.Blizzard Warnings that had been in effect for Southern Westchester, Southern Fairfield and Northern New Jersey were lifted Tuesday morning around 9:30 a.m.Snow, which arrived in the pre-dawn hours, will ...

  10. Yorktown Superintendent Ralph Napolitano Announces Retirement

    Yorktown Superintendent Ralph Napolitano Announces Retirement

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Dr. Ralph Napolitano is saying his final farewell to Yorktown. Napolitano announced he is retiring as Yorktown Central School Superintendent after 11 years and a 43-year career in education as a teacher, college professor, department chairperson and assistant superintendent.“I have had the privilege of working with an amazing Board of Education, an outstanding ...

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