Guiding Eyes for the Blind Names Ben Cawley as the New Director of Training

On February 4, Ben Cawley was promoted to Director of Training, reporting to the Vice President of Training Programs at Guiding Eyes for the Blind. He will be responsible for the management... Read more »

Emergency Responder Course Offered at Irvington High School

As a prospective student of medicine, Zoe Jacobs was looking for more ways to get involved in the medical community. She had already done some volunteer work and shadowed doctors, but wanted more. She was particularly interested in taking an EMT... Read more »

Teatown and Groundwork Hudson Valley Team-Up to Add New Viewing Station at Science Barge for Hudson River EagleFest

To bring the thrill of seeing a bald eagle to Yonkers residents, Teatown’s Hudson River EagleFest will for the first time this year offer a viewing station at Groundwork Hudson Valley’s Science... Read more »

Ossining Children’s Center Alum Gives Back to His “Home-Away-from-Home”

James Morgan first came to Ossining Children’s Center as a smiling, curious three-month-old. Over twelve years James played, learned and grew as he made his way from the baby room, to the... Read more »

Phelps Hospitalist Felipe Castorena, MD, Honored with Humanitarian Award

Phelps Hospitalist Felipe Castorena, MD, has been recognized for his volunteer work in underserved communities with the Humanitarian Award at the Northwell Health Hospitalist Medicine Academic Summit. Dr. Castorena, of Manhattan, traveled... 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 »

BHS Girl Up Club Raises Funds and Awareness

The Briarcliff High School Girl Up Club held an “unbelievably successful” event at Value Drugs in Briarcliff Manor in December according to Karla Constantinou, BHS Science teacher and club advisor.  The drive, benefitting women and children escaping... Read more »

Local Fund Provides Loans and Financial Literacy Training to Those in Need

The Ossining Micro Fund (OMF) is a non-profit organization, established in 2004, offering interest–free loans to individuals and families who encounter unexpected financial obstacles. The OMF was inspired by the Eleanor Roosevelt No Interest Loan Fund (ERNILF), formed... Read more »