Ossining Launches My Brother’s Keeper Program Founded by Obama

The Ossining School District recently launched a My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) program, joining a nationwide initiative founded by President Barack Obama in 2014 to address opportunity gaps for boys and young men of color.  Dozens of... Read more »

RSHM LIFE Center awarded $43,000 grant by Westchester Community Foundation

Westchester residents in need of immigration-related legal representation and information will benefit from a $43,000 grant to RSHM LIFE Center from the Westchester Community Foundation. The LIFE Center is a trusted source... Read more »

Local, Regional and National Assistance for Furloughed Government Employees

Last week Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner announced  that he was going to organize an effort to help federal government employees who have been furloughed and facing financial troubles. Although he hasn’t... Read more »

Briarcliff High School Student Receives Highest Girl Scout Honor

Briarcliff High School Student Stephanie Vaream recently earned her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouts. The high school senior who has been a Girl Scout since kindergarten chose... Read more »

$30K Federal Grant for Historic Hudson Valley

This past December, Congresswoman Nita Lowey announced that the non-profit cultural organization Historic Hudson Valley (HHV) in Sleepy Hollow was awarded a $30,000 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to share... Read more »

Shames JCC to Host UJA’s Day of Service on MLK Day

On January 21, 2019, Shames JCC volunteers will sort, decorate and put together 600 “Blizzard Boxes,” emergency kits of non-perishable food, which will be distributed to various senior centers and food pantries.... Read more »

For the Local Good: A Maze in Pottery Does Amazing Work for Kids

When Aggie Shah opened A Maze in Pottery in Briarcliff Manor in 2010, she envisioned it being more than a standard pottery studio and store: She wanted it to be a place... Read more »