Stone Barns Center “Neighbor Day” to Recognize Pocantico Hills Resident Bill Graham

On March 30th, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture’s second annual Neighbor Day will celebrate Pocantico Hills resident Bill Graham. Neighbor Day honors the impact and legacy of David Rockefeller, Stone... Read more »

Pocantico Students Bring “Operation Valentine” to Senior Living Residents

A few dozen Pocantico Hills middle school students participated in the fifth annual “Operation Valentine,” creating special greetings for senior citizens. Students cut out red, pink, purple, blue and green hearts and... Read more »

Pocantico Hills Families Share their Culture, Traditions and Food During “One World Evening”

Pocantico Hills Central School welcomed and embraced the customs, traditions and food of other cultures during “One World Evening” on January 29. Planned by the district’s Diversity Committee, the event encourages families... Read more »

Where in the World? Pocantico Hills’ GeoBee Challenges Students’ Geography Acumen

Seventh-grader Maryum Faisal was the only student who answered every question correctly at the ninth annual Pocantico Hills School National Geographic GeoBee on January 24. “I’m feeling really excited and proud,” Maryum... Read more »

The Friends of Rockefeller State Park Preserve Welcome New Preserve Manager

The Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve welcomed Peter Iskenderian, the new Preserve Manager for the Rockefeller State Park Preserve. George F. Gumina, Founder of the Friends of Rockefeller State Park... Read more »
Pocantico Hills Grades 3 and 4

Winter Concerts Entertain Family and Friends at Pocantico Hills  

Students in first through eighth grade at Pocantico Hills Central School entertained parents and guests with winter concerts in December.  On December 12, first- and second-graders wowed the audience with their performance of the songs and speaking... Read more »

Pakistani-American Author Visits Pocantico for the 2018 Global Read Aloud

Children’s book author Aisha Saeed visited the Pocantico Hills School on November 6 (she also visited Main Street School in Irvington – see December’s Education Round-Up) as part of this year’s Global... Read more »

Rockefeller Park Preserve Leader Retires

Susan Antenen, Manager of Rockefeller State Park Preserve for the last five years, retired on January 1. “She breathed energy into the state park through an inspiring conservation vision for native species... Read more »
Latimer and Gumina

Friends of Rockefeller State Park Preserve’s George Gumina Receives Inaugural Golden Apple Award

Westchester County Executive George Latimer honored the achievements of George F. Gumina, Founder of the Friends of Rockefeller State Park Preserve at the 36th Annual Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.  The Pocantico... Read more »
Rockefeller Preserve Carriage Roads

Rockefeller State Park Preserve Designated a New York State Historic Place

The culmination of a multi-year effort by The Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve came today when the New York State Historic Review Board voted unanimously to designate the Preserve and... Read more »