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  1. Mount Vernon's Foundations in Feelings Wins Award

    Mount Vernon's Foundations in Feelings Wins Award

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Foundations in Feelings, an early childhood program of the Guidance Center of Westchester, is being honored as Program of the Year by the Westchester Division of the New York State Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday at  5:30 p.m. at the Women’s Club of White Plains; it's at 305 Ridgeway, White ...

  2. Community Raises $10,000 for Reading Challenge

    Community Raises $10,000 for Reading Challenge

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Both a book fair and fundraiser were held at Barnes & Noble of Eastchester this month, generating $10,202.14 for the Superintendent’s Reading Challenge of the Mount Vernon City School District."The school district has an outstanding partner in Barnes & Noble of Eastchester for the Superintendent’s Reading Challenge Fundraiser,” said Board of Education ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Superintendent’s Reading Challenge Fundraiser Scheduled At B&N Eastchester

    Superintendent’s Reading Challenge Fundraiser Scheduled At B&N Eastchester

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- The Mount Vernon City School District and the Mount Vernon PTA Council will host the Superintendent’s Reading Challenge Fundraiser on Monday, March 13, at Barnes & Noble of Eastchester in the Vernon Hills Shopping Center in Scarsdale.Tickets are $75 per person in advance and $100 per person at the door. The event will include a celebrity guest and a silent ...

  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. Lowey Asks Feds To Repay NYC For $300K Daily Cost To Guard Trump Tower

    Lowey Asks Feds To Repay NYC For $300K Daily Cost To Guard Trump Tower

    HARRISON, N.Y. --  Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Rockland/Westchester) and Congressman José E. Serrano, ranking Democrats on the House Appropriations Committee and the Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee, Thursday called for federal reimbursement for costs New York City first responders incur to protect President Donald Trump and his family. NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill informed ...

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