It’s no secret that university placement has become more competitive than ever. With application numbers rising and acceptance rates diminishing, high school students find themselves at a crossroads every fall during the torturous college application process.Read more...
When I was growing up, my parents threw an annual Christmas party for our entire neighborhood. In the weeks preceding the big event, my mother stayed up all hours of the night writing out invitations, baking hundreds of cookies, and adorning every inanimate object in our home with greenery, ornaments, and holiday décor.Read more...
Hurricane Sandy has given the town of Briarcliff Manor a gift! A new utility/sports practice field will soon be created behind the Youth Center at 5 Van Lu Van Rd.Read more...
Just over 95 years ago in 1918, New Jersey College for Women opened its doors to 54 women. Although uncommon at that time, they were seeking something much overdue—the opportunity for a college education.Read more...
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BRIARCLIFF MANOR - Maintaining the budget under the cap has been a main focus in Briarcliff Manor. “Everything is sort of dollars, dollars, dollars,” admits Village Manager Phillip Zegarelli. “Everyone’s coming off having to shoehorn expenses into a budget regarding the 2% tax cap and we’re coming off of basically flat sales tax revenue and mortgage tax [revenue].”