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  1. Cortlandt Eighth-Graders Cap Off Second Straight Undefeated Season

    Cortlandt Eighth-Graders Cap Off Second Straight Undefeated Season

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- The Cortlandt eighth-grade girls travel basketball team wrapped up its second consecutive undefeated season and defended their A Division Tri-County Basketball League title by defeating New Rochelle in the championship game at Horace Greeley High School. During its impressive two-year run, the team was 32-0 and beat the top travel teams from Westchester, Putnam and ...

  2. Pines Bridge Student Named BOCES' Student Of Distinction

    Pines Bridge Student Named BOCES' Student Of Distinction

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Emma Weinstein, a student from the Hendrick Hudson School District who attends Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES’ Pines Bridge School, was honored as a Student of Distinction for the month of March.Emma was recognized at this week’s Hendrick Hudson Board of Education meeting at Hendrick Hudson High School, where she received a certificate and medal from Hendrick ...

  3. Valhalla Native Sings For Pope Francis

    Valhalla Native Sings For Pope Francis

    VALHALLA, N.Y. --  Several Stonehill College students, including Valhalla native Peter Giannini, sang for Pope Francis as part of the Stonehill Chapel Choir's seven-day pilgrimage to Italy.The honor of singing for the Pope came as part of a weeklong pilgrimage to Italy for 32 Stonehill students, three alumni, three college staff, and 17 family members.In addition to the performance for ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. Legislation Introduced Requiring Telemarketers To Disclose Recordings

    Legislation Introduced Requiring Telemarketers To Disclose Recordings

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- State Sen. David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) and Assemblymember Shelley B. Mayer (D-Yonkers) recently introduced a new bill (S-4361/A-6424) which would require telemarketers to disclose that the phone call is being recorded at the start of the call. In addition to the existing law requiring that telemarketers communicate their name, the person on whose behalf the ...

  6. Students Build Mobile Apps That Aid Westchester Seniors

    Students Build Mobile Apps That Aid Westchester Seniors

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Students at Westchester Community College recently created an app to help families stay connected to their elderly loved ones who are with caregivers--and to keep track of important things such as what medications were taken, what meals were eaten and what kind of pain they may have experienced.“We conducted focus groups and wanted to come up with a way to ...

  7. Astorino Unveils Westchester's African American History, Heritage  Guide

    Astorino Unveils Westchester's African American History, Heritage Guide

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino last month joined Barbara Edwards, Esq., Chair of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board at the Jay Heritage Center in Rye, to unveil the new Westchester County Guide to African American History and Heritage and to announce this year’s Trailblazer Award winners.The event was held in recognition ...

  8. Sens. Carlucci, Klein Support Raising The Age At Ossining Roundtable

    Sens. Carlucci, Klein Support Raising The Age At Ossining Roundtable

    OSSINING, N.Y. --  Sens. David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) and Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) recently held a roundtable discussion in Ossining on the push to craft legislation that would raise the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18.The roundtable was keynoted by the Honorable Jonathan Lippman, former Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals who has been an ...

  9. Lowey Meets With Leaders About Anti-Semitic Threats Against Jewish Centers

    Lowey Meets With Leaders About Anti-Semitic Threats Against Jewish Centers

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y.  --  Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, Monday hosted a roundtable discussion with local Jewish leaders at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) on the Hudson in Tarrytown to discuss the wave of 120 bomb threats made against JCCs and Jewish schools across the country.JCC on the Hudson was one ...

  10. Lakeland Students Flip Flapjacks For Children's Hospital

    Lakeland Students Flip Flapjacks For Children's Hospital

    MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. --   Ten students from Lakeland High School’s AP chemistry class recently went skillet-to-skillet in a Flip For Kids pancake-flipping contest to help raise money for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network. The flapjack-flipping contest was organized to raise awareness for National Pancake Day March 7, which benefits ...

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