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

The Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve presented the inaugural John D. Rockefeller Jr.  Park Preservation Award to President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Friends Annual Gala... Read more »

Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma – David Janes

For the past few months I have been training hard for the hike up Mount Washington. More importantly, I have been raising funds to support new treatments and support for those suffering... Read more »

Mercy College Offers Free Tuition for Veterans

Sometimes it can be difficult to know how to give back to our nation’s Military Veterans. There are many charities and organizations dedicated to caring for Wounded Warriors and in many ways,... Read more »

WIHD Receives $4.3 Million in Grants to Run Family and Community Engagement Centers for Special Education in the Hudson Valley

The Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD) has been awarded $4.3 million in grants from the New York State Department of Education to assist schools and providers, and help families navigate early... Read more »

Stepinac High School to Host Special Summer Blood Drive on July 8

Donors will Help New York Blood Center Meet Critical Need for Blood Supplies During Peak Vacation Season Stepinac High School will host a Special Summer Blood Drive for the New York Blood... Read more »

Chelsea at Greenburgh Donates Over $2000 to Gilda’s Club Westchester

The Chelsea at Greenburgh in Greenburgh, NY, is still under construction, but they are already involved in the Westchester community. The Chelsea recently donated $2,150 to Gilda’s Club Westchester, presenting a check... Read more »

Local Teenager Inspires Cuomo Bridge Lighting for Tourette Awareness

Christine Brykowych recalled the day her daughter, Alexandra, was diagnosed with Tourette   Syndrome with relief in her voice. She describes initially bringing Alexandra to a pediatrician and an opthamologist, only to receive multiple misdiagnoses. “We just... Read more »

Celebration of Latino Youth Who Will Be the First in Their Families to Attend College

Latino U College Access (LUCA) hosted its sixth annual Graduation Celebration for first generation Latino youth on Wednesday, June 5 th at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown, NY. This year’s celebration honored... Read more »

Tarrytown Resident Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma 

About ten years ago, David Janes, a 20-year resident of Tarrytown, became involved in raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). He was drawn to the organization because his grandfather... Read more »

WIHD Child Welfare Program Seeks Donations of Toys, Games and Books

WIHD’s Child Welfare program served 450 children and their birth, foster and adoptive families in 2018.  Westchester Institute for Human Development’s Child Welfare Program is asking for donations of new toys, games... Read more »