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Barbara Nackman

Community Advisor

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. Yorktown Schools Hold Veterans Ceremony For Purple Heart Recipient

    Yorktown Schools Hold Veterans Ceremony For Purple Heart Recipient

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The students of Mildred E. Strang Middle School honored Purple Heart recipient Eugene Lang at a ceremony on March 3. “It was such a great honor to bring Sgt. Lang to our schools and to recognize his dedicated service to our nation," said Dr. Ralph Napolitano, superintendent of Yorktown schools. "As a longtime Yorktown resident, he is a local treasure and a ...

  2. Yorktown HS Student Hannah Fischer Wins 3rd Place In Art Contest

    Yorktown HS Student Hannah Fischer Wins 3rd Place In Art Contest

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown High School sophomore Hannah Fischer won third place in the 2015-16 eSchoolData Login Page art contest. Contestants were asked to submit creative works centered around a theme of art in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. “The point was to show how STEM and art are intertwined,” Hannah said.She was nominated by her art teacher Benedetta ...

  3. Yorktown Girls Basketball Team Wins Sportsmanship Award

    Yorktown Girls Basketball Team Wins Sportsmanship Award

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown High School Girls Varsity Basketball team was honored with the third annual Bill Glassman Memorial Sportsmanship Award. The award, given out by Section One Girls Basketball Coaches Association, is selected by a committee of coaches and members, recognizes a team’s fine sportsmanship in the game of basketball. Glassman was a former girls basketball coach ...

  4. Yorktown Students Celebrate 100th School Day

    Yorktown Students Celebrate 100th School Day

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown schools had students make crafts and collect items as they celebrated the 100th day of school.At Mohansic Elementary School, students made paper crowns that were decorated with the number 100. And the students spent weeks getting a perspective on the concept of 100. They rolled in gym class 100 times, learned to count by tens and colored in this first number ...

  5. Yorktown Schools Named 'District Of Character'

    Yorktown Schools Named 'District Of Character'

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. --The Yorktown Central School District has been selected as a New York State School District of Character for 2016. This prestigious award recognizes the district’s ongoing emphasis on and commitment to character education. Yorktown CSD is the only district in New York State to receive this designation since the initiation of the award in early 2000, said the reviewing ...

  6. Yorktown High Throws 1940s Nightclub-Themed Dance

    Yorktown High Throws 1940s Nightclub-Themed Dance

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown High School gym will be transformed into a 1940s nightclub -- and the community is invited to it.It will take place Saturday.The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with a one-hour swing dance lesson by a professional dance studio. There will be live music and dancing from 8-10:30 p.m.The nightclub will be complete with a bandstand, dance floor, linen-clad tables ...

  7. Large Pig Kicks Off Reading Program At Mohansic School

    Large Pig Kicks Off Reading Program At Mohansic School

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A pig's visit kicked off the start of a month-long One School, One Book Campaign, when all students, staff and families at Mohansic Elementary School in Yorktown Heights will read the same book. The book that was chosen was "Charlotte's Web."  The kindergarten to third grade school hosted the 170-pound pot belly pig. She oinked, squealed, ate donuts and ...

  8. Yorktown HS Senior Andrew Amini Named Intel Science Competition Finalist

    Yorktown HS Senior Andrew Amini Named Intel Science Competition Finalist

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown High School senior Andrew Amini has been named a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search competition. Amini was one of three students recognized in early January as a semifinalist and has moved on in the competition to vie for more than $1 million in awards in the Intel competition’s 75th anniversary event. He is one of 40 nationwide and three in ...

  9. Yorktown Students Gear Up For MLK Day

    Yorktown Students Gear Up For MLK Day

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. – With Martin Luther King Day coming up, students at Crompond Elementary School in Yonkers participated in projects honoring King's core beliefs.For example, fourth-graders in Cari Byrnes' class were tasked with finding inspiring quotes from not just King, but also Nelson Mandela and Mother Theresa so they could make posters for their fellow students.Students in Barbara ...

  10. Yorktown, Lakeland Cancel After-School Activities

    Yorktown, Lakeland Cancel After-School Activities

    With light snow expected to start Tuesday afternoon and continue through the evening, several area school districts have canceled after-school activities and events.Brewster: After-school activities and school board meeting canceled.Carmel: After-school activities and school board meetingcanceled. Lakeland: After-school and evening activities canceled, including Westchester Community ...

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