ArtsWestchester’s ArtsBash Set for May 16 Featuring More than 20 Top Chefs

ArtsWestchester’s is bringing together chefs from more than 20 top area restaurants for an evening of food, fun and art including Chef David DiBari, Restaurateur John Crabtree, and “Restaurant Hunter” Rob Petrone... Read more »
Antonio Alvarez and his paintings

Irvington Artist Donates Collection of His Work to Decorate Lifting Up Westchester’s Men’s Shelter

Antonio Alvarez, a long-time resident of Irvington, recently donated two dozen of his works on canvas and wood paneling to Lifting Up Westchester for use in decorating its Open Arms Men’s Shelter... Read more »
Stick Up to Cancer

Local Student Collects Hockey Sticks to Raise Money for Cancer

Brian Jaeger, a local student in Hastings-on-Hudson, has raised over $1600 by collecting used hockey sticks he is donating to local youth organizations. Brian is an avid ice hockey player. His parents... Read more »
Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve’s

Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve’s 2019 Gala to Honor President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton with Historic Award

Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve announced today that the inaugural John D. Rockefeller Jr.  Park Preservation Award will be presented to President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton at... Read more »

ArtsWestchester’s ArtsMobile: Bringing the Arts to a Neighborhood Near You

ArtsWestchester, with major support from White Plains Hospital and Con Edison, today announced the launch of the ArtsMobile in Westchester County. ArtsWestchester’s new ArtsMobile, a colorful van custom-fit with all kinds of... Read more »

United Way and Girl Scouts Partner on United2Read Literacy Program for Ossining Pre-Schools

Volunteers from Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson in Ossining collected 3,000 books and helped build reading kits for low-income children as part of the United Way of Westchester and Putnam’s United2Read... Read more »
Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Shames' Susan Tolchin

Shames JCC’s  1920’s Gala Celebration a Roaring Success

Over 200 guests had a Roaring good time at the Shames JCC’s  1920’s Gala, held on April 6, celebrating the JCC’s 90th anniversary. Many dressed in 20’s attire, they dined on a... Read more »
Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley

Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley Makes Local Kids’ Wishes Come True 

In 1980, Chris Greicius, a terminally ill boy in Arizona, was granted a wish to become a police officer for a day. That wish became a global movement that we know today as Make-A-Wish. “Chris was such... Read more »
Rubber Ducky Derby and YMCA Healthy Kids Day

For the Local Good: Combining Forces for Family Fun and Community Service

  Twelve years ago, two of the most community-focused organizations in the River Towns combined forces to create an event that brings kids, families and neighbors from around the region together for a day of outdoor fun, food,... Read more »

Strengthening Communities, Fueling Dreams: Locals Attract Leading Non-Profit 

On Wednesday, March 6th, the Ossining community hosted David Parker, CEO of EforAll (Entrepreneurship for All) and his Community Partnerships Manager, Jeremiah Hernandez, who visited with local and regional politicians, business owners, non-profit leaders... Read more »