Violate Railroad Crossing Rules…and Lose Extra Points on your License

With growing recognition of the dangers at-grade railroad crossings, the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has increased the points assigned to motorists who violate the rules of the road at the nearly 2,700 railroad crossings around … [Read more...]

Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center Statement on Refugees

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center, in keeping with its mission of teaching the lessons of the Holocaust, is impelled to speak out about the issues underlying our nation’s response to the refugee crisis. We can never forget the … [Read more...]

Lifting Up Westchester’s Rolls Out Holiday LIFT Campaign

County-Wide Organization Puts out Call-to-Action for Volunteers and Donors (Westchester County, NY) - November 1, 2016 – The hustle and bustle of the holidays is around the corner.  To get local residents into the spirit of giving, Lifting Up … [Read more...]

The Youth Mental Health Project

The Youth Mental Health Project (YMHP) is a newly formed 501(C)(3) mental health organization focusing on children and young adults. Its founders, Wendy Ward and Randi Silverman, are passionate about getting the conversation started in our … [Read more...]

Dynamo Amy Siskind and How her “The New Agenda” Helps Women find their Voices

The New Agenda includes Upcoming SToPP Walk/Run events and a National Girlfriends Networking Day-to Raise Awareness about College Sexual Assault and Gender Bias. In mid-October, runners and walkers at several college campuses around the country … [Read more...]

Northern Westchester Hospital’s New Janet Fields Memorial Garden

A beautiful garden now enriches the grounds of Northern Westchester Hospital and the lives of those who enjoy it. The Janet Fields Memorial Garden was dedicated, last month, by the Fields and Bauer families, in honor of the loving memory of Janet … [Read more...]

Burke Medical Receives $475,000 Grant

Investment will support patients with traumatic brain injuries From the office of Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (Westchester/Rockland), the Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee, … [Read more...]

Interfaith Visitors Join UWMS in Breaking Ramadan Fast

Thornwood, June 21--Members of the Upper Westchester Muslim Society warmly embraced a group of visitors from area houses of worship who joined UWMS members to honor their prayers and traditions revolving around the breaking of the near 18-hour, … [Read more...]

Supporting “My Sister’s Place” at ICD

May 5, Chappaqua: For a special pre-Mother's Day event, ICD Contemporary Jewelry hosted and showcased the jewelry of two fine designers, Tovi Farber & Kokku, and also earmarked a portion of the evening's sales for a generous donation to My Sister's … [Read more...]

May 22: Annual Colon Cancer Challenge in Purchase, NY

By Jennifer Butler If you had the ability to prevent more than 50,000 deaths a year, would you do it? If so, join us on May 22nd at Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY for the 13th Annual Colon Cancer Challenge. The Colon Cancer Challenge … [Read more...]