Two students from Mamaroneck High School are in the semi-finals for the 2018 Regeneron Science Talent Search.

Latimer honors Regeneron Science semi-finalists

Recognizing their hard-work, determination and curiosity, Westchester County Executive George Latimer, a Democrat, hosted Westchester’s semi-finalists of the 2018 Regeneron Science Talent Search. The 22 students from 11 school districts were given a certificate of merit, and congratulated by Latimer for their resolve, hard-work and accomplishment. “I am inspired by these […]

SUNY Purchase College was chosen for the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 edition. File photo

SUNY Purchase ranked one of the top 382 colleges

SUNY Purchase College is listed as one of the “Top 382 Colleges” in the nation by “The Princeton Review” in the 2018 edition of their college guide. “The Princeton Review” praises SUNY Purchase for its excellent conservatories and liberal arts and science programs, and recognizes faculty who “actively work in […]

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 […]

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 […]