The Benefit of Time Management for College Students and Others

Time management is one of the most important things for successful learning. It allows students to complete their college assignments on time, become more productive, and boost their academic performance. If you... Read more »

State Senators Herald 2021-2022 State Budget’s Historic Investment in Education

State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, along with New York State Senator Pete Harckham, Senator Shelley B. Mayer (chair of the Senate Committee on Education) and other officials from Peekskill and Ossining,... Read more »

Lifting Up Westchester Announces Winners from Student Essay Contest Exploring the Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

Lifting Up Westchester, a non-profit agency committed to helping individuals restore their independence, announced the winners of their fourth annual student essay contest. Open to all Westchester students in the 7th to... Read more »

New York Medical College Center of Excellence in Precision Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters Awarded $1 Million In State Funding

Increase in Center’s funding demonstrates the critical need for increased research and training in COVID-19 response, bioterrorism and emergency preparedness — The New York Medical College (NYMC) Center of Excellence in Precision... Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month – Ede Walker 

Ede Walker, a senior at Ossining High School, has spent her entire high school career involved in sports – varsity volleyball and basketball to be exact. But then the pandemic hit, and it... Read more »

Renowned Speaker Provides Implicit Bias Training to District

If you are reading this right now you have implicit bias. According to Dr. Bryant T. Marks, there are two things needed in order to have implicit bias: the first is having... Read more »

Lakeland, Panas Students Excel at Regeneron Westchester Science & Engineering Fair

Science research students at Walter Panas High School and Lakeland High School won special awards at the Regeneron Westchester Science & Engineering Fair. Lakeland High School students Daniella Gerbasi, Sayani Aggarwal and... Read more »

Irvington High School Science Research Students Earn Multiple Awards at WESEF

Seventeen members of Irvington High School’s Science Research program each earned an award at the prestigious Westchester Science & Engineering Fair (WESEF), held virtually. The fair featured 564 students from 42 schools... Read more »

High School Seniors Invited to Apply for Scholarships 

Applications for 2021 scholarships funded by the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce Foundation are now available at   The scholarship awards of $1,000 each are given to high school seniors pursuing an advanced-level education. Graduating seniors from Croton-Harmon, Hendrick Hudson, Lakeland, Peekskill, Putnam Valley, and Walter Panas high schools are eligible to apply.  “We... Read more »

‘Miss New York 2021’ to Be Crowned in Peekskill

The 2021 Miss New York and Miss New York’s Outstanding Teen Competitions will be held at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater in Peekskill, NY on May 30. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Miss... Read more »