Where Art Meets Community – Bethany Arts Community

If you haven’t yet visited Ossining’s Bethany Arts Community (BAC), make some space on your calendar. Since incorporating in 2015, the locally focused non-profit has launched arts programming— exhibits, classes, and performances— on its expansive... Read more »

Home Away from Home for Your Four-Legged Friends 

“It’s a seven-day-a-week, 365-days-a –year job. And the buck always stops here.”  For Chris Gatti, vice-president of Gracelane Kennels – the oldest continuously-operating dog kennel in the US – the business of caring for other people’s animals is not something he takes lightly.... Read more »

Ossining Students Started School on the Sunny Day after Hurricane Ida

The Ossining School District opened for the first day on Sept. 2, as scheduled, but classes began a few hours late after the remnants of Hurricane Ida blew through the county. A... Read more »

Westchester Ballet Company’s Nutcracker Set to Make Its Bronx Debut for Annual Holiday Performances

December 17, 18 & 19 Lehman Center for the Performing Arts Confirmed as 2021 Venue Ossining-based Westchester Ballet Company (WBC), one of the oldest regional non-profit youth ballet companies in the United... Read more »

Westchester’s Largest Solar Canopy System Completed

Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers and Ecogy Energy, along with local and state officials, held a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 14 to celebrate the completion of the solar canopy system on the Catholic order’s Ossining campus.   The 2,184 panel system, consisting of 12... Read more »

Ossining Padres Hispanos: Looking Out for The Latino Community

Ossining Padres Hispanos is a nonprofit organization in the Village of Ossining which has been uniting and assisting the Hispanic communities in the Westchester Area. OPH’s mission is to be an outlet... Read more »

An Open Letter from Village of Ossining Mayor Rika Levin

I write to you to share some troubling information. On the weekend of August 16, I received a call from a concerned citizen that there was graffiti, which included a swastika, on... Read more »

Ossining’s Park School Principals Host Meet-Up for Incoming Pre-Kindergarteners

Park School Principal Emily Macias-Capellan and Assistant Principal Ellie Mercado welcomed rising pre-kindergarteners and their families Aug. 19 in nearby Nelson Sitting Park. The event was part of the Ossining School District’s... Read more »

Summer Activities Keep Ossining Students Active, Engaged

The Ossining School District gave children many opportunities to stay active over the summer, including community bike rides, read-alouds, book talks, playground meet-ups, reading challenges, and academic programs for at-risk students. The... Read more »

Construction, Painting and Other Improvements Completed in Ossining Schools

From painting to adding security vestibules and a school-based health center, Ossining school buildings received a lot of attention this summer. Here are some details on the work: Park School (pre-k, k)... Read more »