Month: July 2017

Dr. Belinda S. Miles, president of Westchester Community College, and County Executive Rob Astorino.
Contributed photo

WCC tuition won’t increase under proposed budget

 For the fifth consecutive year, tuition for nearly 13,000 students at Westchester Community College, WCC, will not increase under a proposed budget that was submitted by County Executive Robert P. Astorino to the Board of Legislators on Friday, July 14. “Working closely with the college’s leadership, we are able to […]

County Executive Robert P. Astorino reads to a group of pre-kindergarten students as part of his participation  in JCY-Westchester Community Partners’ summer reading program. Contributed photo

Astorino volunteers as a summer reading buddy

County Executive Robert P. Astorino volunteered Wednesday for JCY-Westchester Community Partners’ Summer Reading Buddies at Yonkers’ Riverfront Library. He worked one-on-one with a first grade student on a summer reading assignment and also read to an audience of pre-kindergarten students. Summer Reading Buddies is a six week program that helps […]

“Self Portrait” by artist Milai Liang. Contributed photo

Arts council presents ‘Pure Paper’ collage

Harrison Council for the Arts presents the “Pure Paper” collage by Milai Liang at the Harrison Public Library, located in the Halperin Building, at 2 Bruce Ave., Harrison, New York on view July 31 to Aug. 25. There will be a Meet the Artist on Aug. 2, from 7 to […]

The new Purple Heart Town

The new Purple Heart Town

I am happy to report that the town/village of Harrison has become a Purple Heart Town, recognizing those who were wounded or killed in combat for our country. It goes without saying that the residents of Harrison have great respect and sincere gratitude for all the men and women who […]