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  1. Artist Reveals 'Hidden Potential,' In Trash Inspires Fox Meadow Students

    Artist Reveals 'Hidden Potential,' In Trash Inspires Fox Meadow Students

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- An artist who makes art out of trash visited with students recently at Fox Meadow Middle/High School.Aurora Robson talked about her art created from trash or what she refers to as  “displaced abundance.”She will return later this year to lead the students in making their own art from discarded materials.A Canadian born artist who has lived in New York for more than 20 ...

  2. Santa Pays Special Visit To Peekskill For Holiday Season Kickoff

    Santa Pays Special Visit To Peekskill For Holiday Season Kickoff

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Holiday merriment begins Saturday, Dec. 3 with the annual Peekskill Tree Lighting Ceremony at the gazebo, on the corner of Division and Park Streets.The season's 2016 Peekskill Makes Me Merry holiday campaign, sponsored by the Peekskill Business Improvement District, kicks off at 4:30 p.m. with the ceremony at the gazebo.There will be live performances by Clayton ...

  3. Letter To The Editor: Girl Scouts Looking For Volunteers

    Letter To The Editor: Girl Scouts Looking For Volunteers

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- The Pleasantville Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. To submit your letter, please email pleasantville@dailyvoice.com.To the Editor:Last week, the Girl Scout float made its debut in the 90th Anniversary Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The float’s theme, “Building a Better World,” displayed the very definition of what a ...

  4. Hendrick Hudson Graduate Named Rhodes Scholar

    Hendrick Hudson Graduate Named Rhodes Scholar

    MONTROSE, N.Y. --  A 2013 graduate of Hendrick Hudson High School has been named a 2017 Rhodes Scholar.Maia Silber, a senior at Harvard University, is one of only 32 Americans chosen of nearly 2,500 applicants from around the world, according to the announcement.Silber will have the opportunity to study at Oxford University in England for two or three years of postgraduate study. 

  5. New Details Emerge In Arrest Of Peekskill Bank Robbery Suspect

    New Details Emerge In Arrest Of Peekskill Bank Robbery Suspect

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- New information has emerged since Friday's arrest of a 26-year-old man suspected of robbing a downtown Peekskill Bank and then attempting to rob a Croton-on-Hudson supermarket.Joshue M. Flores reportedly slipped a note claiming he had a gun at the customer service counter at Food Town in Croton, demanding all the money in the register at 8 p.m. Friday, according to ...

  6. Hudson Valley Graphic Design Opens New Croton Office

    Hudson Valley Graphic Design Opens New Croton Office

    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- A graphic design company in business for 30 years has just opened an office in the owner's hometown of Croton-on-Hudson.Janeen Violante is also lead designer for her company, Valley Graphic Design Studio, now based at 75 S. Riverside Ave.An opening event was held with local officials and business members, among 50 guests in attendance.The new space has a large ...

  7. Westchester Substitute Teacher Says He Was Fired Over Trump Debate

    Westchester Substitute Teacher Says He Was Fired Over Trump Debate

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A substitute teacher in the the White Plains School District claims he was asked to leave his job over a classroom Trump discussion in October.Charles Michelsen told Daily Voice that White Plains High School Principal Ellen Doherty made the move because of a "current events" discussion he initiated at the end of an art photography class he was teaching as ...

  8. Car Crashes Down Embankment In Yorktown

    Car Crashes Down Embankment In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A car drove down an embankment Monday morning, requiring police and fire personnel to conduct a rope rescue of an unconscious victim, according to the Yorktown Heights Volunteer Fire Department.Crews responding at 7:55 a.m. called for the rope assistance.The car had gone down 100 feet on a cliff, said the the post on Facebook. The victim was brought up the cliff into ...

  9. Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended In Westchester

    Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended In Westchester

    CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. -- A Valley Cottage man has been arrested in Elmsford and is being charged as the suspect in an armed bank robbery Friday in Central Nyack, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York.“As alleged, William Mateo entered a bank in Central Nyack with a mask and a gun, robbed the bank of over $6,000, and then fired a shot toward one of the ...

  10. Marchers Hold 'Solidarity Walk' In Downtown Katonah

    Marchers Hold 'Solidarity Walk' In Downtown Katonah

    KATONAH, N.Y. -- "America needs more colors, more choices, more brains," said one of the signs a participant carried in Sunday afternoon's A "Solidarity Walk" in Katonah.It was organized to "celebrate the spirit of our communities," said a post on Facebook."We walk to show our support for community members who are in distress, to let them know that ...

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