Category : New York

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Westchester Re-Opening Update

This week, the New York State legislature was back in session for the first time since we adopted a budget for FY 2020-2021. Our focus this week was to address the many challenges that have arisen since the beginning of the Coronavirus Pandemic. We p...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

CSEA Endorses Lauren Raysor For MVPL Trustee

The Civil Service Employees Association have endorsed Attorney Lauren Raysor in her run for Trustee of the Mount Vernon Public Library along with Andrea Fobbs. “The Mount Vernon Library’s current board of trustees has created serious disruptions in l...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Adam Schleifer Interview

In our continuing coverage of the NY-17 Congressional Race, Black Westchester caught up with the latest candidate, Former Assistant United States Attorney and New York State consumer-protection regulator, Adam Schleifer for an interview on People Bef...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Vassar College Holds 156th Graduation Ceremony

By Jennifer L. Warren POUGHKEEPSIE – The pandemic might have temporarily suspended the in-person Vassar College Commencement Exercises; however, it was unable to touch the positively profound effect the school’s imprint has had on many of the C...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Donation to Mount Kisco and Neighbors Link

MOUNT KISCO – Westchester County Executive George Latimer continued his mask donations Fridan in Mount Kisco with Mayor Gina Picinich, Fran Albanese representing the Mount Kisco Chamber of Commerce and Neighbors Link Executive Director Carola O...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Student Uses Her Artistic Skills to Help Children

NEWBURGH – Creativity, innovation, and compassion: Whether she’s studying Nursing at Mount Saint Mary College or caring for COVID-19 patients at her job, senior Micaela Croniser of Hopewell Junction, N.Y. exhibits these traits in spades. Croniser, a...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Rockland County Honors EMS Workers

NEW CITY – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Commissioner of Health Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert acknowledged local emergency medical services (EMS) practitioners for their outstanding contributions to the community. The County’s ann...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

2020 Dwight Eisenhower Leadership Award

WASHINGTONVILLE – Washingtonville High School Grade 11 student and JROTC Cadet Angelica Tripodianos is the recipient of the 2020 Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership Award, which is bestowed by the Parents Club of West Point. JROTC Army Instructor C...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Love and Support Shown For the NFA Class of 2020

By Jennifer L. Warren NEWBURGH – The three Newburgh Free Academy Campuses might not be open for business these days; however, the adults who work there do not want their students to know they are forgotten. As the senior graduation date slowly...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Animal Science Program Introduced at Ulster BOCES

PORT EWEN – Responding to passionate student interest, Ulster BOCES is adding an Animal Science program to its September 2020 course offerings available to Ulster County juniors. The Animal Science program’s rigorous two-year curriculum will te...

Northeast / New York - 1 week ago

Rhinebeck Teachers Support BOCES Food Drive

POUGHKEEPSIE – More than 100 families were delivered care packages of food and supplies Wednesday, May 20 by Dutchess BOCES volunteers. Staff have been delivering food, cleaning supplies and more to families throughout the county since the pand...