5 Off the Beaten Path Places to Spend Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, there’s a chance to do something extra special for your sweetheart. While some may opt to shower their special someone with roses and gourmet chocolates,... Read more »

Theatre Company Creates a Buzz with “The Vibrator Play” Benefiting Equality Now

River’s Edge Theatre Company has announced the second staged reading of its inaugural season, “In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)” by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Sara Wolkowitz. The staged reading... Read more »

Phelps Hospital Appoints New Emergency Department Assistant Nurse Manager

Phelps Hospital has appointed Greenburgh resident,  Donisha Sledge BSN, RN, as Assistant Nurse Manager of the Emergency Department. Donisha earned her BSN at Western Governors University and then enrolled in Capella University... Read more »

Ossining Businesses Launch New Alliance and Announce a Public Design Competition

The Ossining Business Alliance (OBA) was formed by a core group of village brick and mortar businesses with a shared vision to cultivate a supportive business community by providing a forum for... Read more »

Ossining Business Owner Named Volunteer of the Year – By Multiple Organizations 

Robert Nolan, owner of AAA Nolan’s Auto Collision in Ossining, has been named Volunteer of the Year by Ossining-based Gullotta House. Gullotta House provides assistance and financial aid to Westchester residents in... Read more »

Ossining Fifth-Grader’s Homemade Arcade Is a Way to Have Fun, Help Others 

For fifth-grader Max Lazarowitz, caring about and helping others is important – and so is having fun.   Since the summer of 2016, he has combined his interest in supporting people in need with... Read more »

Nutrition Class Prompts Ossining Parents to Make Healthy Changes 

Before Celsa Trejo took Maria Vele’s nutrition class at Park School, a free county-wide initiative for adults provided by Eat Smart New York Westchester, she studied only the price of food items, not the nutrition label, when shopping. Now, having completed the six-week... Read more »

Music Soothes the Soul and Rocks Your Social Skills

Did you know that learning an instrument has been proven more effective in sharpening abstract reasoning skills in children than teaching them computer skills? Yet we spend hours glued to those stress-inducing... Read more »

Briarcliff High School Boys Indoor Track Relay Team Smashes School Record 

Briarcliff High School track relay team members Bryant Seok (junior), Mark Rogers (senior), Kyle Phillips (freshman) and Jack Sendek (junior) shattered the 4X mile school record by 19 seconds, running a time of 18:55.89 at The Jim Mitchell Invitational at the... Read more »

Puppet Show Helps Irvington’s Main Street School Students Celebrate Differences  

A special musical puppet show, Addy and Uno, highlighting characters with disabilities and stressing the importance of inclusion, entertained fourth and fifth graders at Main Street School on December 12.  “The play is about being brave... Read more »