Train like a Warrior to Conquer any Fitness Challenge 

Between Covid quarantining and winter storms, many of us are itching to get out of the house and get back in the gym. Now there’s a new and unique gym in Briarcliff that offers some of the... Read more »

Briarcliff Fourth Graders Demonstrate Generosity and Empathy through their Actions 

How do you teach compassion to children? Simple: start early.   Todd Elementary School fourth grade teachers Lorraine McDermott and Melissa Magliulo make a habit of introducing books about compassion to their students while encouraging conversations about empathizing... Read more »

All that Jazz, All that Success

  When we profiled Briarcliff Manor resident and Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Shunzo Ohno in December 2019 (riverjournalonline.com/Shunzo), he was getting ready for one of his many live performances. Of course, that’s all changed due to Covid.... Read more »

Briarcliff High School Earns College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Briarcliff High School has earned the College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP computer science principles. Schools are honored with the AP Computer Science... Read more »

Briarcliff Names New High School Principal

At Thursday’s meeting, the Board of Education accepted the superintendent’s recommendation and unanimously approved the appointment of Diana Blank to serve as the principal of Briarcliff High School, effective July 1, 2021.... Read more »

Partner Content – Exercising with a Mask: What’s True, What’s Not, and Why Haven’t You Tried it Yet?

Many aspects of your life have probably changed and the typical “keys, wallet, phone,” check we conduct when leaving our homes has inevitably evolved into “keys, wallet, phone, mask… Shoot I forgot... Read more »

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 »