Artis Senior Living Briarcliff Welcomes First Resident

Artis Senior Living of Briarcliff Manor is thrilled to announce that we have finally welcomed our very first resident into our community! The associates at Briarcliff Manor welcomed their first Lieutenant Colonel... Read more »

Briarcliff Kindergartners Learn about Cooperation and Togetherness

  There is no such thing as “too early” when it comes to educating students about the power of collaboration and friendship, and at Todd Elementary School, kindergartners seem to have a head start.   In honor of... Read more »

Team Effort Proves a Success in Keeping Students and Staff Safe in Briarcliff Schools

During the day, when students and teachers are in the classrooms at Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District, there is a great deal going on behind the scenes. Director of Facilities George... Read more »

Farewell to Treasured Scarborough Station “Mayor” 

December 30, 2020 was the last stop for Juan Tirado, known to some as “The Mayor of Scarborough Station”. That was his final day running the train station valet parking lot. Covid and the switch to working... Read more »

Briarcliff Students Give Back 

‘Twas the season for giving and in December students throughout the district gave back to the community by creating holiday cards for nursing homes.   Briarcliff High School students created letters and greeting cards... Read more »

Keep the Dream Alive – Joe the Baker

On December 8, 2020, Joe Liga, a man known to all as “Joe the Baker”, passed away at the age of 49. Just 14 months earlier, Joe had fulfilled a life-long dream by... Read more »

Mindfulness Lessons Provide an Outlet for Expressing Emotions

Once every six days, every single student at Todd Elementary School in Briarcliff Manor sits up a little more straight at his or her desk. Every six days, when Todd counselor Gillian... Read more »

Firemen’s Benevolent Association of Briarcliff Manor Now Considered Unincorporated

Assemblywoman Galef’s Bill, A10313, Sponsored by Senator Carlucci in the State Senate, Has Been Signed into Law by Governor Cuomo Assemblywoman Sandy Galef’s bill, A10313/S08531, sponsored in the State Senate by David... Read more »

Dialing 911 to Fix 9A 

Briarcliff’s Vescio Drives Campaign to Rehabilitate Accident-Prone Parkway  On the evening of Nov. 17, 2004, a gas tanker and a small car collided on Rt. 9A in Briarcliff Manor, spilling thousands of gallons of... Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month: 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 »