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 »

Author-Illustrator Opens the Book on His Creative Process   

As third-grader Sabastian Rios stood in line for author-illustrator Bryan Collier to sign his copy of Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” the connection dawned on him. “Wait, did... Read more »

Ossining Children’s Center: Little Ones Learning at Home 

Just like teachers all around the country, educators at the Ossining Children’s Center have been working hard to partner with parents and provide children with rich and engaging learning experiences at home.... Read more »

Artistic Students Earn Regional Honors

Ossining High School (OHS) students Nia Doty and Zoe McLear recently won at the regional level of the National PTA Reflections competition for their artwork.   Each year, more than 300,000 students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 submit original... Read more »