An Inspiring Computer Souper-Upper 

Ossining teen Sam Nadol has spent much of quarantine buried in computers—but not for the typical 15-year-old reasons you’d guess. He’s been fixing and donating old machines for free to those in need in his... Read more »

Seventy Years on Point – The Westchester Ballet Company Set to Soar Again

For 70 years, Ossining-based Westchester Ballet Company (WBC), one of the longest-running regional non-profit youth ballet companies in the United States, has served our county. WBC, made up of 100 young dancers from... Read more »

Rising Ground’s Dr. Angela White Honored by Westchester County Legislators

In Recognition of Women’s History Month and Exemplary Work as an Educator and Child Advocate, Board Designates Wednesday, March 24, 2021 as ‘Dr. Angela White Day’ in Westchester At a ceremony commemorating... Read more »

Ossining Middle School Students Spread Kindness during Pandemic

Anne M. Dorner Middle School’s Kindness Club recently recognized three students for helping others and spreading kindness during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The AMD Kindness Club, which sponsored the Cupcake Challenge, delivered cupcakes and... Read more »

OHS Student Is One of Four Neuroscience Research Prize Winners  

Ossining High School senior Meagan Ryan is one of four winners of the American Academy of Neurology’s 2021 Neuroscience Research Prize and the only student selected to present her work at the Child... Read more »

Middle School Girls Will Explore Strengths, Find Purpose through Mentoring Program

The teenage years are complicated, especially when it comes to navigating social media and figuring out a purpose or direction for the future. Westchester-based Her Story Mentorship, a new organization, will pilot... Read more »

What Makes OHS a Science Hot Bed? 

Seven Ossining High School [OHS] students are semifinalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search. OHS had the fourth largest number of semifinalists of any school in the worldwide competition. How can one River Town school... Read more »

Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick Cosponsors Bill to Increase Funding For Local Schools

Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick has signed on as a cosponsor to S3461, a bill introduced by Sen. Jeremy Cooney (D-Rochester) that creates a floor for state Foundation Aid funding that would ensure local... Read more »

Ossining Schools’ OPRIME Is One-Stop Shop for Books, Training, Enrichment

For years, Ossining schools have looked for ways to strengthen ties with the community, meet people’s needs, and offer resources and enrichment to children and families.  The Covid-19 pandemic intensified the need to distribute... Read more »

Local Brewery Celebrates 100th Batch with a Toast to Mental Health

Since opening its doors in 2018, Ossining’s Sing Sing Kill Brewery has reached its landmark 100th brew. And while celebration comes with any number of complications during a global pandemic, co-owners Eric Gearity and Matt Curtin... Read more »