Month: December 2017

Westchester County awards more than $6 million in grants for 2018, 2019, and 2020 for programs under Westchester’s Invest-In-Kids. Photo courtesy

Westchester announces $6M for youth programs

County Executive Rob Astorino today announced that grants totaling more than $6 million – $2,123,000 annually for 2018, 2019 and 2020 – will be awarded to 34 agencies for 56 at-risk youth programs under Westchester’s Invest-In-Kids program. “Invest-In-Kids is a vital partnership between Westchester County and our non-profits that responds […]

Good news and the new year

Good news and the new year

I would like to take this time to extend my warmest wishes for a prosperous and healthy new year. I hope you and your family had a happy and festive holiday. I want to thank you for all your support over the last year. The town board has achieved incredible […]

Competitors from the first annual baking competition pose with Mrs. New York City.

Nora’s Ovenworks hosts annual children’s baking competition

Nora’s Ovenworks held its second annual kids baking competition, giving children from around Westchester County a chance to show off their skills in a contest amongst their peers. The competition took place on Dec. 9 at Nora’s Ovenworks, a bakery that specializes in customized cakes, located at 64 Halstead Ave. […]

Jeanne Markel and Chris Wedge. Contributed photo

SUNY Purchase alumni donate $100K to film, media studies

SUNY Purchase College has announced that Chris Wedge (Film, class of 1981) and his wife, Jeanne Markel (Visual Arts, class of 1981), have donated $100,000 to the School of Film and Media Studies at SUNY Purchase. Wedge also holds an M.A. in Computer Graphics/Art Education from Ohio State University. This […]

Lorenzo Candelaria, appointed dean of the School of the Arts for SUNY Purchase College. Photo courtesy

SUNY Purchase names new School of the Arts dean

SUNY Purchase College has announced that Lorenzo Candelaria has been appointed dean of the School of the Arts. Candelaria, who is currently associate provost and professor of Music History at the University of Texas at El Paso, UTEP, will replace Ravi Rajan, who left SUNY Purchase at the end of the 2016-2017 […]