SPCA Pets of the Week – June 20, 2020

This squishy little hippo is Zuzu. Our sweet girl was adopted but it become apparent that she needs someone who works from home full- time or is retired as she gets extremely... Read more »

The Greatest Graduation Gift of All 

I have always loved a good parade, but this one beat them all. During this car parade, I had a bird’s-eye view to watch the Briarcliff High School Class of 2020 overcome the dispiriting COVID-19.   I’m sure other communities this spring have enjoyed similar experiences, so see if this sounds... Read more »

Briarcliff Congregation’s Organic Farm Serves the Community

The COVID pandemic has laid bare our vulnerabilities with regard to so many of life’s essentials. Exposure to the virus aside, our mental health and sense of well-being, the fulfillment of our... Read more »

Ask the Experts: Getting Your Car Out of “Quarantine” 

While most of us have spent more time in our homes the last two months than we ever thought we would, there’s one place many of us have spent less time than ever... Read more »

Letter to the Community: Briarcliff Announces Summer Camp Cancellation

The Mayor, Board of Trustees and I, together with Henry Jamin, his Recreation Staff and the Recreation Advisory Committee, have come to the very difficult decision to cancel the Village’s traditional Day... Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month – Daniel de Castro

Briarcliff’s  Daniel de Castro Runs His Life Like Clockwork   This fall, Briarcliff High School’s Class of 2020 valedictorian Daniel de Castro will start his freshman year at Harvard College.   To maintain his academic excellence, Daniel smartly manages his time to the extent that his friends... Read more »

Students Step Up to Tutor and Mentor During Shutdown

No sports. No after-school activities. No hanging out with friends.  Once their schoolwork is done, many Briarcliff High School students are looking for ways to fill their time during the state mandated... Read more »

Briarcliff High School Junior Creates Fundraiser to Provide Meals for Hospital Staff

During a typical week, you can find Briarcliff High School junior Emma Wachtel at Westchester Medical Center, volunteering with kids. Since the shutdown, however, she has been practicing social distancing and has... Read more »

Artis Senior Living to Host Webinars on Social Distancing for Senior Care Givers

March 26 – I Miss My Loved One: How to Cope when Visits are not Permitted April 2 – At Home with a Loved One with Dementia, Maintaining a Routine While Social... Read more »

Toy Drive Collects over 300 Games and Toys for School, Hospital

February’s theme at Briarcliff Middle School was Kindness but as the Briarcliff Manor community has proven, it is not limited to the middle school. In the past month, local parents, Jennifer and... Read more »