Phelps Medical Associates, the multi-specialty medical group created by Phelps Hospital, recently held a ribbon-cutting for a new state-of-the-art medical suite located in Tarrytown at 200 South Broadway. Speaking at the event, Phelps Board Chairman Richard Sinni of Irvington said, “This Tarrytown office is the seventh local office opened by Phelps Medical Associates in our surrounding communities. All of our Phelps Medical Associates sites are staffed by remarkable physicians who are building our outreach into the community we serve.”Read more...
At this time of the year, when historic sites in the river towns take on the specter of All Hallows Eve, it is fitting to remember the church that lies at the heart of Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow. The Old Dutch Church, a Registered National Historic Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the oldest standing church in New York State. It attracts over 20,000 visitors a year who come to the church and walk the burying grounds to discover ancestors or reacquaint themselves with the sites and stories critical to the history of New York:Read more...
The Future is Now…NeuROBOTIC Therapy at the Restorative Neurology Clinic at Burke Rehabilitation HospitalRead more...
The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has been a leader in medical rehabilitation for nearly one hundred years. Located in White Plains, New York, Burke is a 150-bed hospital, entirely dedicated to rehabilitation medicine. Since 1968, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has been affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical Center. Burke Medical Research Institute (BMRI) is a nonprofit leading scientific research institute devoted to advancing the study of neurological diseases and injuries, pioneering novel rehabilitation therapies and developing innovative clinical programs and clinics.
Years ago when I lived in New Orleans, Halloween was a decidedly adult holiday. Every- one decked themselves out in elaborate costumes, plotted and planned their celebrations for weeks in advance, and revelled the night away “en-mask” at parties across the city. A romantic town steeped in history, New Orleans casts a particularly mythical spell over its cobblestone streets that night when velvet-clad vampires clink glasses with Marie Antoinette, and goblins and pirates dance together in shadowy courtyards shrouded in Spanish moss. The centuries-old buildings, narrow alleyways, and flickering gas lamps serve as such an authentically eerie backdrop for the night, that further decoration seems superfluous.
Astorino Speaks Out At Barge Anchorage Hearing
Expresses concern over unanswered questions about cost, oversight.Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino spoke out at a public hearing on the plan that would see the federal government designate 10 additional commercial anchorages on the Hudson River. The proposal could result in dozens of barges parked within yards of the Westchester shoreline from Yonkers to the Putnam County line.
A Breach of Faith with the Public
David Schroedel, the Chairman of Sleepy Hollow’s Local Development Corporation (LDC), along with Mayor Ken Wray and the Board of Trustees received two submissions totaling 25 pages of fact-checked, and professionally-backed critical comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the redevelopment of the “East Parcel.” This 28-plus acre parcel is located on the former GM site adjacent to the Metro North railroad tracks, Historic Hudson Valley’s Philipsburg Manor and the Pocantico River and estuary.
Planning & Looking Ahead in Briarcliff
On Wednesday, October 5th about 40 people attended a meeting at the Community Center in Briarcliff Manor hosted by the Mayor and Board of Trustees. Attending were residents, business owners and their landlords. They were there to listen to and comment about what the Village government sees as the potential to make its streetscape more appealing and to consider new building over the existing one-story business district along Pleasantville Road. Briarcliff has hired BFJ planners from New York City for $25,000 to do an initial assessment of what exists in the Village Business District and what can be done to make the District better.
“Our Partnerships Are Our Strength.”
This is how Ray Sanchez, Ossining’s School Superintendent, sums up the Ossining School District. During his tenure in Ossining, Sanchez has held several positions, including fourth-grade teacher, English as a Second Language supervisor, assistant principal, supervisor for English Language Arts and funded programs, assistant superintendent and deputy superintendent. When he was appointed to the post of Superintendent of the Ossining School District in 2013, his goal was to make sure the District’s programs were innovative, inclusive and met the needs of the students.