Seventh Graders and Kindergarteners Are Reading Buddies at Todd Elementary

This year’s seventh grade and kindergarten Reading Buddies project kicked off in the Briarcliff Middle School Library when Library Media Specialist Kathleen McCabe led an in-depth discussion with the middle school students... Read more »

Putting STEM to Work – Fourth in a Series

Thanks to the generous support of Regeneron, each quarter, a local high school student with a passion for science will be paired with a Regeneron scientist so they can learn what it’s like... Read more »

Unique Commitment to First Responder Health with Yoga at the Archville Firehouse

The statistics confirm that firefighters and police officers are more likely to die on the job from heart attacks than from work related injuries. This important statistic was the impetus for Northwell... Read more »

Jazz Musician Overcomes Adversity to Shine on Stage

Considered one of the most influential trumpeters on the international music scene, Briarcliff Manor resident Shunzo Ohno is a Grammy Award-winning performer who has toured with such jazz legends as Gil Evans,... Read more »

Op-Ed: Hate and Fear Flood Syracuse University Campus

  Editor’s note: Sarah is a freshman at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She graduated from Briarcliff High School in 2019 and has been an intern for the River Journal... Read more »

Briarcliff Seniors Earn Recognition

Several high–achieving Briarcliff High School students were recognized by the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program and the National Hispanic Recognition Program.   The National Merit Commended Students join 34,000 scholars nationwide who achieved... Read more »

Briarcliff Middle School Vocalists Recognized by the American Choral Directors Association

Briarcliff Middle School vocalists have once again been recognized by the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Eastern Regional Honors. Students who will be performing in honors choirs at the 2020 ACDA Eastern... Read more »

Briarcliff’s “Mezzapalooza” – A Concert with a Conscience 

For eight years running, “Mezzapalooza,” a group founded by concerned Briarcliff residents, has helped a community family needing aid after a life-changing event. It all started with their dear friend John Mezzatesta... Read more »

Circus Time at Briarcliff’s Todd Elementary

For over a decade, physical education classes at Todd Elementary in Briarcliff have had an annual visit from the National Circus Project. The tradition continued on September 25.  “We work on balancing,... Read more »

How New Briarcliff Manor Education Foundation Website Helped Increase Donations and Manage Tasks

It goes without saying that a website is a powerful marketing tool used to inform, brand, and create a digital presence for your business. But did you know your website could be used to... Read more »