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  1. Port Chester Police Participate in Autism Awareness Patch Challenge

    Port Chester Police Participate in Autism Awareness Patch Challenge

    SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- The Scarsdale Police Department, along with the Scarsdale P.B.A., will take part in the Autism Awareness Patch Challenge during the month of April. The local program, initiated by officers of the New Rochelle Police Department, is designed to raise public awareness about autism and to support public safety’s response when dealing with those with special needs, ...

  2. Port Chester Library Offers Free 'Art Of English,' Journal Writing Classes

    Port Chester Library Offers Free 'Art Of English,' Journal Writing Classes

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library is offering Camille Linen’s free “Art of English” ESL classes through May 23. Classes meet Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:30 -11:30 a.m. at the library. Topics for this conversational class with some journal writing are taken from Linen's website, artofenglish.net. Linen is an ESL instructor for BOCES’ (Board of Cooperative ...

  3. Monsters, Monstrosities Explored at Manhattanville College's Film Festival

    Monsters, Monstrosities Explored at Manhattanville College's Film Festival

    PURCHASE, N.Y. -- Manhattanville College's 2017 International Film Festival, scheduled for this month and April, will examine "Monsters and Monstrosities" through a series of foreign monster films.“Through foreign films, we can travel into worlds other than our own," said Nimish Adhia, assistant professor of economics. "This year’s festival theme ‘Monsters and ...

  4. Blind Brook Junior Wins Jewish Commitment Award

    Blind Brook Junior Wins Jewish Commitment Award

    LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Congregation Sulam Yaakov (CSY) in Larchmont recently announced the selection of local Jewish teen advocates Karen Bender and Aliza Waxman as its 2017 Jewish Commitment Award recipients. "Both Karen and Aliza have committed themselves to the values of service and learning which Sulam Yaakov holds so dear,” said Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski. “These youths point to a ...

  5. Valhalla Native Sings For Pope Francis

    Valhalla Native Sings For Pope Francis

    VALHALLA, N.Y. --  Several Stonehill College students, including Valhalla native Peter Giannini, sang for Pope Francis as part of the Stonehill Chapel Choir's seven-day pilgrimage to Italy.The honor of singing for the Pope came as part of a weeklong pilgrimage to Italy for 32 Stonehill students, three alumni, three college staff, and 17 family members.In addition to the performance for ...

  6. Legislation Introduced Requiring Telemarketers To Disclose Recordings

    Legislation Introduced Requiring Telemarketers To Disclose Recordings

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- State Sen. David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) and Assemblymember Shelley B. Mayer (D-Yonkers) recently introduced a new bill (S-4361/A-6424) which would require telemarketers to disclose that the phone call is being recorded at the start of the call. In addition to the existing law requiring that telemarketers communicate their name, the person on whose behalf the ...

  7. Students Build Mobile Apps That Aid Westchester Seniors

    Students Build Mobile Apps That Aid Westchester Seniors

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Students at Westchester Community College recently created an app to help families stay connected to their elderly loved ones who are with caregivers--and to keep track of important things such as what medications were taken, what meals were eaten and what kind of pain they may have experienced.“We conducted focus groups and wanted to come up with a way to ...

  8. Astorino Unveils Westchester's African American History, Heritage  Guide

    Astorino Unveils Westchester's African American History, Heritage Guide

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino last month joined Barbara Edwards, Esq., Chair of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board at the Jay Heritage Center in Rye, to unveil the new Westchester County Guide to African American History and Heritage and to announce this year’s Trailblazer Award winners.The event was held in recognition ...

  9. Sens. Carlucci, Klein Support Raising The Age At Ossining Roundtable

    Sens. Carlucci, Klein Support Raising The Age At Ossining Roundtable

    OSSINING, N.Y. --  Sens. David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) and Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) recently held a roundtable discussion in Ossining on the push to craft legislation that would raise the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18.The roundtable was keynoted by the Honorable Jonathan Lippman, former Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals who has been an ...

  10. Lowey Meets With Leaders About Anti-Semitic Threats Against Jewish Centers

    Lowey Meets With Leaders About Anti-Semitic Threats Against Jewish Centers

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y.  --  Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, Monday hosted a roundtable discussion with local Jewish leaders at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) on the Hudson in Tarrytown to discuss the wave of 120 bomb threats made against JCCs and Jewish schools across the country.JCC on the Hudson was one ...

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