At Todd Elementary, Ms. Hesari’s Class is a Family

In Nicole Hesari’s third grade class at Todd Elementary School, students know that they are a family and that they are loved unconditionally. As part of their “Communities” project, Hesari […] Read more »

Briarcliff School District Hires First-Ever Instructional Coach for Todd Elementary

A Teacher’s job is to teach, but who supports the teachers? Briarcliff School District has an in-house coach for technology, but for the first time, Todd Elementary School now has […] Read more »

Librarian Turns Author Visits into “Visual Memories”

Twenty years ago, while vacationing with her family in La Jolla, California, Todd School Teacher Librarian Tara Phethean visited a well-known local bookstore where she saw strangely-shaped wooden pieces hanging […] Read more »

SPCA Westchester Opens Doors to Beagles from the Envigo Facility In Cumberland, Virginia

SPCA Westchester welcomed nearly a dozen beagles to its Animal Rescue Center in Briarcliff Manor as part of the group of beagles to be removed from a mass-breeding facility riddled […] Read more »

Briarcliff Mayor’s Letter to NY State – Immediate Action Needed

For the last two years, Briarcliff Manor Mayor Steve Vescio has been pressing the NY State Department of Transportation to address the serious and ongoing safety issues on the heavily […] Read more »

Story Update: Briar’s Restaurant Closes, On the Market for $1.5 Million 

The Briar’s, an Ossining mainstay for at least six decades, has plated its last meal — for now, at least.  The cozy inn on North State Road closed its doors […] Read more »

Briarcliff High School Students Answer a Presidential Call to Action

Briarcliff High School students are responding to a nationwide problem: education.   On July 5th, the White House announced that the Covid-19 pandemic left American students months behind in their studies. […] Read more »

Assemblywoman Galef/Senator Reichlin-Melnick Bill, to Permit a Hotel Tax in Briarcliff Manor, Signed by Governor

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and State Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick announced that their bill, A10453/S09059, was signed by the Governor on Friday, July 22. The new legislation empowers the Village of Briarcliff […] Read more »

Welcome to the Neighborhood

Last month, Briarcliff Manor welcomed a new addition to the thriving business district. Edward Jones Financial Adviser Baishi Wang cut the ribbon on her new office at 160 N. State […] Read more »

Briarcliff Manor Awarded $3 Million+ Dollars for Mobility Enhancements

Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that the Village of Briarcliff Manor will receive a $3,045,266 to fund a downtown Mobility Enhancement and Streetscapes Project. The project is the largest financial […] Read more »