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  • Like most women, I enjoy exploring tips about improving my physical appearance.  For me, it has to do with keeping attractive as a woman of a certain age – which brings me to a gripe I can’t be silent about any longer.

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  • The warmer weather and longer days of spring have many people happily anticipating backyard barbeques and trips to the beach.  But for this decorator, the spring weather means flea market, antique fair, and rummage sale season is about to begin!

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  • On April 10th a tapestry of cultures were strung together with enthusiasm and heart. While this describes the ethos of EF Academy: International Boarding School on a daily basis, this description is always not only said, but truly felt, during our school’s annual culture fair.

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  • Students are back from Spring vacation and as they prepare for the deluge of State tests coming up this month, we take a look back at the past month and celebrate a successful team of middle school chemists, an eleven-year-old math whiz, and a high-school junior snagging a three-book deal!

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Mexican Student Delegation Visits Tarrytown for Cultural Fest

With more than 500 schools and offices in 53 countries to choose from, leaders in the EF (Education First) Mexican headquarters selected the EF International Language Center in Tarrytown to host its IQUF Intercultural Fest 2015. The annual event is one of EF Mexico’s largest, bringing together close to 500 students and teachers from across Mexico to New York and the United Kingdom.

Read more: Mexican Student Delegation Visits Tarrytown for Cultural Fest

 

Wray Lays Out Vision for Sleepy Hollow

On March 17, Sleepy Hollow Mayor Ken Wray was re-elected to his fourth term by a 2-to-1 margin over his opponent. With the chaos of the election behind him, he is now free to focus on his vision for the future of the Village.
It is an interesting time for Sleepy Hollow, and the most public issue on Wray’s plate is also the largest, most long-term, and most important – the upcoming development of Lighthouse Landing.

Read more: Wray Lays Out Vision for Sleepy Hollow

   

New Briarcliff Mayor Assumes Job With Eyes Wide Open

Newly elected Briarcliff Manor Mayor Lori Sullivan doesn’t know exactly what she’s gotten herself into, but she has a pretty good idea. Having served as Deputy Mayor for Mayor Bill Vescio and on the Board of Trustees for 6 years, Mayor Sullivan is experienced in Briarcliff’s team implementation. “Briarcliff is run by its residents. There are no political agendas or special interests unlike in some other communities,” says Sullivan. 

Read more: New Briarcliff Mayor Assumes Job With Eyes Wide Open

 

In Irvington… Main Street Students Skype with Soldiers

Main Street School students enthusiastically greeted three members of the United States Army during a special assembly earlier this month. Through Skype, the entire school was able to video chat with Cpt. Catherine Gibbs, 2nd Lt. Michael Buckley and 1st Lt. Drew Kohler, who are currently stationed in South Korea.

Read more: In Irvington… Main Street Students Skype with Soldiers

   
Gertrude Smith has lived in Sleepy Hollow for ten years, and one year ago she and two other women opened their housecleaning business with a simple and effective name – Cleaning Ladies. They specialize in residential homes, condominiums, co-ops and... Read more..

Tarrytown Floral Designs and their Occasion Designs Gift Shop will be holding an Open House, complete with refreshments and food, on Friday, May 1st from 7-10 pm.
Located at 7 South Broadway in Tarrytown (near the corner of Main Street) Tarrytown... Read more..

Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino has announced that the county’s three public boat launch areas, located at George’s Island Park in Montrose, Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson and Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, are now open for... Read more..

Studies have shown, pretty consistently, that married men are happier than single men, but married women are less happy than single women.  I’ve also noticed in my practice and elsewhere that after divorce or widowhood men remarry more quickly while... Read more..

One of the most important jobs of being River Dad is living long enough to be around when my children (in the very distant future) start parenting children of their own, so that I can stand around and tell them how they’re doing it all wrong. Ensuring... Read more..

Curly hair gets cut and styled in an entirely different manner than straight hair. The key is to
“express never suppress” the curls.
Ouidad, a curl expert in the beauty industry, believes  that “Curls are bold, natural, vibrant and... Read more..

Broadway Dental Associates, at 7-11 South Broadway in White Plains, has opened a modern state-of-the-art dental office that’s hi-tech, warm and welcoming. They offer all phases of treatment and accept most insurances. Dr. Frank Bosco and Dr. Andrew... Read more..

Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty announced that Beth Hargraves, Maria Carlino and Bernadette Haley have joined the firm from Houlihan Lawrence, and will work together collectively as the HCH team. The agent team will be the first to operate... Read more..

The Scarborough Presbyterian Children’s Center, or SPCC as it is known, is located at 671 Scarborough Road. The preschool is housed next door to the Scarborough Presbyterian Church on Scarborough Road at Route 9 in Briarcliff.   Read more..

Students are back from Spring vacation and as they prepare for the deluge of State tests coming up this month, we take a look back at the past month and celebrate a successful team of middle school chemists, an eleven-year-old math whiz, and a high-school... Read more..

On April 10th a tapestry of cultures were strung together with enthusiasm and heart. While this describes the ethos of EF Academy: International Boarding School on a daily basis, this description is always not only said, but truly felt, during our school’s... Read more..

The warmer weather and longer days of spring have many people happily anticipating backyard barbeques and trips to the beach.  But for this decorator, the spring weather means flea market, antique fair, and rummage sale season is about to begin! Read more..

On March 17, Sleepy Hollow Mayor Ken Wray was re-elected to his fourth term by a 2-to-1 margin over his opponent. With the chaos of the election behind him, he is now free to focus on his vision for the future of the Village.
It is an interesting... Read more..

Newly elected Briarcliff Manor Mayor Lori Sullivan doesn’t know exactly what she’s gotten herself into, but she has a pretty good idea. Having served as Deputy Mayor for Mayor Bill Vescio and on the Board of Trustees for 6 years, Mayor Sullivan is... Read more..

Main Street School students enthusiastically greeted three members of the United States Army during a special assembly earlier this month. Through Skype, the entire school was able to video chat with Cpt. Catherine Gibbs, 2nd Lt. Michael Buckley and 1st... Read more..

Hammond Museum Opening Day reception On On Saturday April 18, the Hammond Museum 's first exhibit of the season opens with Judith Kruger paintings, Karen Ford ceramics and Chinese brush paintings by the Oriental Brush Artist Guild judged by Frank Liao will be on exhibit. Eclectic jazz will... Read more..

Local animal rescue and sanctuary Pets Alive has been awarded an $80,000 donation from Sidewalk Angels Foundation, a New York-based, not-for-profit organization founded in 2003 by Grammy Award Winning Artist Rob Thomas and his wife Marisol Thomas. The... Read more..

National Park Service and Foundation Logos In advance of next year’s National Park Service Centennial, the Park Service and the National Park Foundation today kicked off a nationwide campaign to encourage people to learn about and connect with the 407 national parks by launching a one-of-a-kind... Read more..

United Way President and Westchester County Executive Awards will go to graduate students in social work or public health. Westchester County graduate students pursuing careers in social work or public health are invited to apply for scholarship assistance through the Ruth Taylor Award Fund. The fund was... Read more..

Business Counci Logo The State Legislature has enacted a fifth consecutive low-growth and on-time budget that avoids imposing significant new costs and mandates on private sector business. “For our members, this is a “less is more” state budget with continued discipline... Read more..

Nothing says spring like cheerful yellow daffodils.  Displayed in abundance  with forced Forsythia branches, these blooms bring Spring to a mantle  regardless of outdoor temps. Though we may still see a few snowflakes yet, hopefully the sub-zero temperatures, frigid wind chills, and blizzards are finally behind us!  As I write this, there are glimpses of grass between the last piles of dingy snow, and though that grass is awfully... Read more..

Briarcliff Middle School French students made chocolate truffles during class to take home to their families for Valentine’s Day. Middle School Students Create Hand-Made Truffles for Valentine’s Day
Briarcliff Middle School French students celebrated Valentine’s Day by making an assortment of traditional French treats. They pre-made a chocolate truffle mixture earlier in... 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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