Month: March 2017

Earth Day photo contest announced
Community

Earth Day photo contest announced

Aspiring student photographers and artists who demonstrate their talent and knowledge about how the power of the sun can help our planet can win some great prizes in the “Are You a Solar Superstar? Make a Difference One Ray at a Time” contest. Sponsored by Sunrise Solar Solutions LLC, the […]

My pillow’s smarter than your pillow
Opinion

My pillow’s smarter than your pillow

If you’ve been wondering what to do with all that extra cash you’re so sick of, I hope you hightailed it over to the Luxury Technology Show last week in Chelsea. Otherwise, you might not be aware of some of the must-haves coming soon, or already upon us, like the […]

As part of a community service project, Camryn Sullivan, a Rye Neck High School senior, recently hosted The Prom Collective, an event offering girls an opportunity to purchase a lightly-used prom dress in exchange for a small donation to benefit her local church. Photo/Andrew Dapolite
Features

Rye Neck student gives back through The Prom Collective

 With prom season only a few months away, Camryn Sullivan, a senior at Rye Neck High School, created The Prom Collective, an event that helps make prom more financially accessible for students. On March 25, Sullivan held a four-hour shopping experience at Mamaroneck United Methodist Church that allowed girls in […]

Risë Wilson, director of
philanthropy at the Rauschenberg
Foundation. Photo courtesy
creativetime.org
Community

SUNY Purchase announces philanthropy lecture

The School of the Arts at SUNY Purchase College  is pleased to announce that Risë Wilson, director of philanthropy for the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, will be presenting this year’s Jandon Business of the Arts Distinguished Lecture. The event is free, and will take place on Monday, April 3 at 6:30 […]

Nearly a year after Harrison EMS said it would have to discontinue services due to lack of funding, the organization has agreed to a one-year contract with the town for the first time in more than a decade. File photo
News

Town, EMS agree to first contract in more than a decade

One year after a dispute over funding and mismanagement, the relationship between the town/village of Harrison and its independent emergency medical services corps may be healthier than ever. Last week, the town signed a one-year contract with the Harrison Emergency Medical Services, EMS. According to Al Mignone, chairman of the […]