The 100th Anniversary of America’s National Park ServiceThis month we take a moment to remember the individuals who began the celebration and preservation of this country’s most remarkable habitats exactly one century ago, as well as those who continue to uphold and upkeep. Today there are more than 400 parks and historic sites to visit, far and near, large and small. Here I share my personal experience with just a few.
Going to the beach or planning a getaway this summer? Take the library along to ease the frustration of traffic jams and long waits at the airport. With a local library card, you can download a movie from IndieFlix, a streaming service that offers hits from the Sundance, Cannes, and Tribeca film festivals. No time to watch an entire film? Flipster, the library’s digital magazine service has People, Time and Sports Illustrated magazines among others for you to enjoy on your phone, tablet or laptop.Read more...
Summer is right around the corner! But before our students will run wild and free for two months, they have paused to amaze and astound as they continued to achieve great things. This month’s Educational Roundup includes kids playing robot doctor, an outstanding chemist, and a Little Free Library.
The Irvington Library Children’s Room will offer its annual Summer Reading Game. The theme this year is On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! Registration for the Reading Game starts on June 16th. As well as keeping track of minutes read, children can complete fun challenges for special prizes!
Solar Panels & Comprehensive Plan . . . Work Before Irvington’s Board of Trustees
Around Town…Tarrytown, That Is
Since the closure of Citibank and its metered parking lot, which the Village of Tarrytown oversaw, local businesses in and around the corner of Main Street and Broadway have felt not only a decline of “walk in” business, they have also reported their profits down, in some cases as much as 20%, as a result of less available parking.River Journal asked Tarrytown’s Village Administrator, Michael Blau, about the closure of the Citibank parking lot along with a number of questions about the Village.
A Message to Our Graduates
Dear Graduates of Briarcliff Manor High School and Ossining High School: On behalf of the Board of Trustees and the entire Village of Briarcliff Manor, I offer you the most heartfelt congratulations on your graduation. There is probably very little in your life that equals this wonderful milestone. Embrace your achievement with all of the pride and hope for the future that each of you deserve.
Dads & Grads
What My Father Means to Me
By: DeJah Vandiver
Everyone around always asks me why I am bubbly and outgoing all the time. I hear things like, “You’re always so happy and excited all the time.” and “You always bring a smile to my face.” When I think about this, I realize that my personality comes from one special person in my life.