Open Door, Star of Bethlehem to Host Community Health Fair

Covid-19 Testing Free Admission Educational Material Face Masks Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church and Open Door Family Center are joining forces to hold a Community Health Event on Saturday, July 18th from... Read more »

Ossining School District Is Providing Free Breakfast, Lunch for Children  

The Ossining School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, which provides free breakfast and lunch each weekday to children 18 and under. Families can pick up “grab and go”... Read more »

Open Door Receives Post-Covid Grant from Direct Relief

Open Door Family Medical Center has received an emergency grant of $187,500 from the medical aid organization Direct Relief, in partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). Open Door... Read more »

Ossining Innovates! Holds First Entrepreneurship Pitch Session

On June 10, eight weeks into their inaugural inclusive entrepreneurship Accelerator program, Ossining Innovates! (OI) and the Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC), held their 1st Pitch contest. Accelerator participants pitched to 3... Read more »

Cafecito Con . . . Elmer Oliveros

The “Cafecito Con . . .”  (Coffee with…) interview series spotlights the stories, challenges and successes of Latino entrepreneurs and business owners.  If you know someone we should consider profiling, please contact ... Read more »

Ossining Superintendent Is Honored by Peers

The Lower Hudson Council of School Superintendents [LHCOSS] has given its 2020 Distinguished Service Award to Ossining Superintendent Raymond Sanchez, who is president of the group.  In presenting the award, Dobbs Ferry Superintendent Lisa Brady said, “You represent... Read more »

School Districts Partner to Enrich their Communities during COVID-19 Pandemic

Chinchillas can jump 6 feet high, kangaroos sleep 18 hours a day, and for the best sound, guitarists should place their fingers behind guitar frets – not on them.  Those are some of the... Read more »

‘Patient Tracing’ Program Launched by Open Door for Those with COVID-19

Open Door Family Medical Center has implemented a unique “patient tracing” system that provides patients who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 with emotional, psychological, and social support, and other follow-up care.... Read more »

Ossining Student Receives National Merit Scholarship

Ossining High School senior Pujita Sunder received a National Merit Scholarship award on April 22.  She was one of about 1,000 distinguished high school seniors who received corporate-sponsored scholarships in the first round of... Read more »

Westchester Community Foundation Grants Play Critical Roles in the Ossining Children’s Center’s COVID 19 Response

The Ossining Children’s Center (OCC) was awarded a generous grant from the Westchester Community Foundation (WCF) in January of this year to support the work of OCC’s Director of Children’s Services, Terry... Read more »