Dr. Julia Schaefer-Cutillo Joins the Cancer Team at Northern Westchester Hospital

Julia Schaefer-Cutillo, MD, a hematologist/oncologist specializing in breast cancer, has joined Northwell Health Physician Partners as a member of Northern Westchester Hospital’s cancer team. “Julia Schaefer-Cutillo brings two decades of experience to... Read more »

Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics Honors Essential Workers with Virtual Fundraising Event

“Honoring Our Heroes” pays tribute to the unsung heroes of the Coronavirus Pandemic On June 30, Tarrytown-based The Institutes of Applied Human Dynamics, Inc. (IAHD) honored their essential workers who fought on... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Sandy Galef on Tobacco Legislation

To the Editor, While so many of our health efforts this year have been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to bring your attention to some important new health regulations related... Read more »

Open Door, Star of Bethlehem to Host Community Health Fair

Covid-19 Testing Free Admission Educational Material Face Masks Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church and Open Door Family Center are joining forces to hold a Community Health Event on Saturday, July 18th from... Read more »

Help Your Kids Embrace Mask-Wearing

As COVID-19 ripples across the global population, the active practices of mask-wearing and social distancing are vital in order to control the spread of the virus. Unfortunately, it is a common practice... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: New Bike & Pedestrian Path on Mario Cuomo Bridge

The new bike/pedestrian path on the Mario Cuomo bridge is spectacular. I enjoyed my first experience crossing the bridge by bicycle and was thrilled with the spectacular views and beautiful path. Hundreds... Read more »

Phelps Hospital Names New Executive Director

Phelps Hospital Northwell Health announced that former interim (acting) Executive Director Eileen Egan, RN, JD, will lead the hospital as its permanent Executive Director, effective immediately. A few months ago, Westchester County... Read more »

Northern Westchester Hospital ICU Recognized for Excellence by Nurses Association

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), recently conferred a gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence to the ICU (Internal Care Unit) at Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH). NWH is one of only two... Read more »

Demystifying Medicare: An Online Workshop from Westchester Library System

Because COVID has forced libraries and community centers to cancel their events this spring, WSOS’s light-hearted and interactive “Demystifying Medicare” workshops have also been postponed. But, the Westchester Library System does not... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Dr. Jim Dwyer, Chair of Emergency Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital

An Open Letter to the Community: After weeks of isolation and social distancing, we are finally seeing signs that our efforts and sacrifice are paying off as the COVID curve finally begins... Read more »