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  1. 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 ...

  2. Harrison High Lands 12 Awards At Westchester Science, Engineering Fair

    Harrison High Lands 12 Awards At Westchester Science, Engineering Fair

    HARRISON, N.Y. --  Twelve Harrison High School Science Research students took home awards for their presentations at the annual Westchester Science and Engineering Fair (WESEF) on March 4. Since 2001, WESEF has provided an opportunity for high school students across Westchester and Putnam Counties to showcase their multi-year research, according to a release from Harrison Central School ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. Carnegie Hall Announces Musicians Selected for the National Youth Orchestra

    Carnegie Hall Announces Musicians Selected for the National Youth Orchestra

    YONKERS, N.Y. --  Carnegie Hall recently announced the names of the 116 talented young musicians selected from across the country for the fifth annual National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA). The members of the 2017 orchestra — ages 16-19, hailing from 33 U.S. states— have been recognized by Carnegie Hall as being among the finest players in the country ...

  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. Larchmont College Student Wins Red Cross Disaster Relief Volunteer Award

    Larchmont College Student Wins Red Cross Disaster Relief Volunteer Award

    LARCHMONT, N.Y. --   Larchmont resident Eli Russ was presented with the first-ever Red Cross Disaster Health Services Award on Saturday, March 4, during a meeting where volunteers were honored and celebrated for their accomplishments. Russ is the Disaster Health Services Volunteer Lead for the Greater New York Region of the American Red Cross. This essential position is critical in ...

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