This Family Has Quite a Racquet Going, called Squash 

Isabel Schumacher made history for Briarcliff High School, becoming their first student to make All League in squash. The senior also was named a U.S. Squash Scholar Athlete, an honor bestowed as well on classmates Caroline Adams and Paige Mischenko.   Isabel has been playing squash from a young age, thanks to... Read more »

A Simple Wish Becomes Reality for a Todd Fifth Grader

Last year, when she was in fourth grade, Todd student Sabrina DeRose emailed one of her favorite authors, Chris Grabenstein, with an answer to a puzzle challenge from one of his books,... Read more »

Make 2020 the Year of Giving Back

Thanksgiving is a time to show appreciation for others. A time when the community reconnects in the spirit of gratitude. Although this has been a difficult year for everyone, 2020 has also... Read more »

Four Briarcliff Seniors Attend National Letter of Intent Ceremony

All four student athletes signed letters of intent to play sports at Division I colleges and universities next year. The students will participate in fencing, diving, lacrosse and soccer teams at Duke... Read more »

Teaching Assistant Returns to Briarcliff to Learn the Ropes from His Mentor

Briarcliff alum and Middle School Social Studies Teaching Assistant Joseph Canonaco remembers his seventh grade social studies classes in vivid detail. The reason, Mr. Canonaco will tell you, is that he had... Read more »

Briarcliff Manor Mayor Renews Call for Major Safety Improvements to Busy and Dangerous Section of Route 9A

Traffic volume on the rise following Pandemic-induced drop last spring, Rekindling concerns about safety issues on narrow former parkway        A year ago this week, Briarcliff Manor and Ossining officials joined by... Read more »

Find Your Pink 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and if you, a family member, or a friend has been affected by cancer, there are many ways to show your support.   Just add a little pink to your life.   No matter how you want to... Read more »

Led by ‘Visiting’ Art Teacher, Pint-size Picassos Brush up Their Skills 

The Covid pandemic has not only changed the way students learn; it has changed where they learn, as safety protocols require them to stay in one classroom throughout the day.  Teachers also are learning to adapt. In Briarcliff, Todd Elementary art teacher Paul Villanueva no longer teaches... Read more »

SPCA of Westchester Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Animal Care Campus in Briarcliff

The SPCA of Westchester announced today that it held its highly anticipated groundbreaking ceremony over the weekend with some of the organizations most generous supporters. A very small group was present with... Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month – Lauren Rogers

Stress Injury Didn’t Stress Out Resilient Runner Lauren Rogers  Briarcliff High School track star Lauren Rogers had a stress reaction early in her sophomore year of spring track and was out for the remainder of the season. She  entered the fall of her junior... Read more »