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  • Keith SafianAt its October 22, 2014 meeting, the Board of Directors of Phelps Memorial Hospital Center accepted, with regret, the resignation of Phelps President & CEO Keith F. Safian, effective November 30, 2014. 

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  • I Lift NY SupercraneOctober 6th marked the arrival of the I Lift NY super crane at the Tappan Zee Bridge project site on the Hudson River. One of world’s largest floating cranes ever made, the I Lift NY super crane is registered with the US Coast Guard as the Left Coast Lifter for its role in

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  • Himalayan Mountains Hands of HelpHaving been born into a family of physicians, health care has been an integral part of our lives.  More so, my father, a family practitioner, always believed that providing care for those who cannot get it easily is part of our responsibility as health care providers; volunteering and providing free care was always a big part of his life.

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  • Hedi Eulau tending the garden by the Tarrytown Lakes.Few people see them do it; fewer still know who they are, or why they are doing it. Holiday trees loaded with ornaments and candy canes rise up on every floor in Phelps Hospital, the mantel at Warner Library sparkles with festive decorations, flowers bloom in the spring by the Veteran’s Memorial, and places that were once wild have become neat gardens that delight passersby – it’s the local garden clubs at work!

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Photos from the 2014 Village of Tarrytown Halloween Parade

Tarrytown Halloween Parade 2014The day was crisp and delightful. Many in Patriot's Park were happy or frightful. If all the world loves a parade, then the crowds along the route had it made.
It was unlucky #13 but it was truly a Halloween scene. In Tarrytown, the word got around.

Read more: Photos from the 2014 Village of Tarrytown Halloween Parade

 

The Race for the Empire State

New York Governor RaceThis November 4th, registered New York voters will go to the polls to select their Governor for the next four years. On the Democratic, Working Families Party, Independence and Women’s Equality Party ballot lines, incumbent, Governor Andrew Cuomo, is being challenged by Rob Astorino, Westchester County Executive, on the Republican, Conservative and Stop Common Core ballot lines. Also on the ballot in the 2014 election are Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate, Michael McDermott, the Libertarian Party candidate and Steve Cohn, candidate for the Sapient Party.

Read more: The Race for the Empire State

   

October 2014 Education Roundup - Briarcliff Manor

English teacher Samantha Fishman works with  Briarcliff High School Senior David Kaminsky on a  college essay in the school’s writing lab.The New York State English Council (NYSEC) has named Briarcliff High School’s Writing Lab as a Program of Excellence, an award which, according to Briarcliff High School’s English Department coordinator,Jamie Mandel, is “presented to programs which support creative instruction and learning.” The Writing Lab is an interdisciplinary, collegial program offering students the opportunity to sit down one-on-one with English teachers during their free periods to go over their writing in subjects ranging from chemistry lab reports and science research papers to college essays.

Read more: October 2014 Education Roundup - Briarcliff Manor

 

October 2014 Education Roundup - Irvington School District at the Forefront of Concussion Management

Impact neurocognitive scanIrvington School District Athletic Director, Artie McCormack and Dr. Mark Herceg, Irvington parent and Director of the Neuropsychology Brain Injury Unit at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, recently announced the creation of a comprehensive program for the District to manage student-athlete head injuries.“We introduced a multiple measure approach to collect a wider array of data on our students and are also assessing more students than in the past,”said Superintendent Dr. Kristopher Harrison,

Read more: October 2014 Education Roundup - Irvington School District at the Forefront of Concussion Management

   
Keith Safian At its October 22, 2014 meeting, the Board of Directors of Phelps Memorial Hospital Center accepted, with regret, the resignation of Phelps President & CEO Keith F. Safian, effective November 30, 2014.  Read more..

Volunteers worked tirelessly to prepare Peabody Preserve Outdoor Classroom for its grand opening. On October 22 at 10:00 am, the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns will introduce its newest classroom – one without any walls on the shores of the Hudson River. Over the past year, the 40-acre Peabody Preserve has been transformed into the Peabody Preserve... Read more..

Sharing Chagall: A Memoir What do a famous artist and the King of Rock and Roll have in common?  Vivian Jacobson, who knew Chagall personally and worked closely with him on major international projects, will tell us in a multi-media lecture November 8, at 7:30 pm in the Great... Read more..

I remember being young and indestructible. While never a prime physical specimen with a body of chiseled marble, I have always been capable of at least moderate physical labor and activity. Aside from maybe that 50th push-up (alright, 20th), when I asked... Read more..

Turn a tiny pumpkin into a bud vase for an easy, festive fall accessory. Autumn is the time where we can bring a piece of the outdoors inside. From the golden-leafed branches in the backyard, to garnet-hued mums by the front door, to the soon-to-wither green boughs of shrubbery, the last vestiges of garden life are ours for... Read more..

divorce Conventional wisdom estimates that half of all marriages end in divorce.  I am not sure how accurate these statistics are as far as actual numbers, since these estimates are based on many factors, including age at marriage, whether it’s a first, second,... Read more..

Dr. Marina Glibicky A new Primary Care Office has been opened by Dr. Marina Glibicky at 200 S. Broadway, Tarrytown NY 10591. Dr. Glibicky’s broad experience in internal medicine and chronic disease management allows her to offer exceptional and patient-centered care. ... Read more..

Children and adults enjoying themselves at  Warner Library Warner Library kicked off the area’s Halloween festivities on Saturday, September 27th, with a crowd-pleasing day of spooky indoor miniature golf. All 19 holes (two 9-hole courses and a 10th hole shared by each) were designed, created, and decorated... Read more..

The Taco Project Tarrytown The Taco Project, a new casual Mexican dining restaurant, has opened at 18 Main Street, in Tarrytown, NY. Providing a casual dining experience, The Taco Project offers a wide range of menu selections that includes both traditional and unique food and... Read more..

Golden shovels —  spray painted of course On Friday, October 10, Tarrytown held a groundbreaking event for the new outdoor pool to be built adjacent to the Hudson River. Representatives from National Resources, the developer of Hudson Harbor, along with Village officials attended. To read more... Read more..

downsizing These days no matter where you go or whom you meet – everybody is doing it! Down-sizing, that is. Basically anyone aged 50+ (baby-boomers, “about to be” empty-nesters, active adults, etc.) is getting rid of tons of stuff in anticipation of the big... Read more..

Ed.: On October 7th, Irvington voters approved a $4,600,000 School Referendum which included an artificial turf field. 1,095 “ Yes Votes” — 945 “No Votes” While we are disappointed by the outcome of the vote, the record voter turnout demonstrated... Read more..

Photo by Mark Liflander. On the weekend of October 25 and 26, a massive 50’ by 50’ performance tent in Sleepy Hollow’s waterfront Horan’s Landing Park will house two days of near-continuous, Halloween-themed entertainment. Three distinctly different acts will share the... Read more..

Hedi Eulau tending the garden by the Tarrytown Lakes. Few people see them do it; fewer still know who they are, or why they are doing it. Holiday trees loaded with ornaments and candy canes rise up on every floor in Phelps Hospital, the mantel at Warner Library sparkles with festive decorations, flowers... Read more..

Himalayan Mountains Hands of Help Having been born into a family of physicians, health care has been an integral part of our lives.  More so, my father, a family practitioner, always believed that providing care for those who cannot get it easily is part of our responsibility as health... Read more..

I Lift NY Supercrane October 6th marked the arrival of the I Lift NY super crane at the Tappan Zee Bridge project site on the Hudson River. One of world’s largest floating cranes ever made, the I Lift NY super crane is registered with the US Coast Guard as the Left Coast... Read more..

WWII Veteran, Chick Galella with cadets Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino attended the Hudson Valley Honor Flight send-off at the Westchester County Airport on October 18th, along with fellow patriots who cheered World War II veterans as they embarked on a one-day trip to Washington... Read more..

Edith Ready Wildlife Sanctuary Fall Fest Enjoy the colorful scenery on Long Island Sound during the annual Fall Fest on Saturday, October 18, noon to 5 p.m., at Read Wildlife Sanctuary in Rye. The day’s festivities include animal workshops and a birds of prey demonstration, performances and... Read more..

Irvington School District With 1095 "yes" votes versus 945 "no votes, Irvington residents passed the $4,600,000 school referendum which included artificial turf which became a very contentious issue in the Village. Read more..

Fly Cars donated by Phelps Hospital Members of the Tri-Community Advanced Life Support System, which includes Croton Emergency Medical Services, the Briarcliff Manor Fire Department and the Ossining Volunteer Ambulance Corps, stopped by Phelps Memorial Hospital Center recently to thank... Read more..

Area 51 Train Show at Lasdon Park Aliens, flying saucers, mutants and other extraterrestrial surprises will “invade” northern Westchester during the October “Area 51” Halloween festivities, including a themed train show and costume party, at Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans... Read more..

Marshlands Conservancy If you’re a shutterbug with a special interest in nature and landscapes, you can submit your works depicting one of Westchester’s most beautiful nature sanctuaries for the annual Marshlands photography exhibit. Submission dates are Saturday and Sunday,... Read more..



The most beautiful month of the year is here. October’s got it all! – Spectacular colors, the smell of wood fires, pumpkins on doorsteps, flannel shirts, Halloween and so much more! I mean, really, does it get any better than that? The only negative... Read more..

Remember when summer really was all about those “lazy, hazy days?” Squeaky screen doors in wooden frames, big glasses of Kool-Aid and those crazy, uncomfortable, metal chairs that would burn your bare legs when you tried to sit on them in the summer... Read more..

Everyone ages at a different pace. Genetics play a huge role, of course, but so does attitude. The person with the upbeat, “can-do” attitude who has approached all aspects of their life with this outlook will obviously handle aging in the same manner.... Read more..

Working in the area of senior living and healthcare, my thoughts often turn to my own aging and how I will manage when I am less independent. Of course, there are no crystal balls to let us know exactly what is coming down the pike for each of us, or... Read more..

God knows it’s hard to eat right. It’s not that we don’t know how to or want to, it’s just sooo difficult. We grasp the importance of taking care of our bodies now so will be stronger and healthier as we begin to get older. Working in aging services,... Read more..



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