Irvington High School Science Teacher Honored as Outstanding Educator

Irvington High School science teacher Michele Dunne has been selected as a University of Chicago Outstanding Educator. The award recognizes excellence in teaching and honors educators who are exceptional in their field... Read more »

READ & LISTEN: Newly Launched Organization for Incarcerated Youth Helping to Heal the Hurt 

Take it from someone who knows both personally and professionally, there is a real need to provide after-care services for formerly incarcerated youth. Barbara King, who has worked as an educator for twenty... Read more »

Irvington Teachers Bring Excitement to Physical Education with New Activities

As Dows Lane Elementary School students jumped and hopped on the field in physical education teachers Tiffany Flynn’s and Marisa Stracuzzi’s classes, they remained 12 feet apart in their own socially distant... Read more »

Latino U College Access Hosts Virtual Visiones Benefit Supporting Latino Students

Latino U College Access (LUCA) will be hosting its 8th Annual Benefit Visiones: Dare to Dream on Thursday, October 29th at 6:30 pm. This year, the fundraiser will be an inspiring and... Read more »

The Unkindest Cut of All? If State Trims School Budgets by 20%  

While some public health officials warn of a coming second wave of coronavirus this fall, school officials face the uncertainty of a wave of state budget cuts that could cost hundreds of... Read more »

Local Libraries Treat Kids to New Kind of Halloween  

There are few certainties about how Halloween will unfold this year, but one thing is likely: We’ll all be wearing masks.  And if kids can trade in their surgical masks for the... Read more »

Road to College: Building an Adaptable Student

Whether it’s universities reversing their original instruction plans, or the daily fluctuations of a hybrid class schedule, today’s students are facing a school year full of constant changes. No matter your student’s... Read more »

Congratulations to the River Town National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists.

Congratulations to the River Town National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists. BRIARCLIFF H.S. Harrison Beckler Aman Choudhri Ari Mirsky Jack Sendek Eve Tanios CROTON-HARMON H.S. Jacob Aaraonson Maya Gardos  IRVINGTON H.S. Henry Demarest Nicholas Papapanou  OSSINING H.S. Nicholas Tukuru... Read more »

Ossining Teacher’s Book Offers Fun, Safe Ways to Say Hello in Pandemic

When children returned to school last month, six months had passed since they had seen their teachers and classmates in person. In normal times, they might have greeted one another with a... Read more »

New York’s Finest Brighten Emotional Birthday for Late Colleague’s Son  

There’s nothing more that 16-year-old Colin Kennedy of Buchanan wants to do when he graduates from college than to become a New York City police officer.   When his father, New York Police Department (NYPD) officer Paul Kennedy, passed away in August from complications due to diabetes, Colin’s desire to follow... Read more »