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Come and Visit Ossining’s Public Library

As the fall season greets us with crisp air and thoughts of autumnal foliage, the Ossining Public Library goes into full swing with a wide assortment of programs and activities for all ages. From film series to concerts and story times to college readiness programs, we’re offering a variety of workshops and activities.

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Westchester Collaborative Theater’s Jazz Masters Series Continues

On Saturday, September 23rd, Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) continues its Jazz Masters music series with the Alexis Cole Trio featuring one of Ossining’s own, internationally renowned jazz vocalist Cole, appearing for two sets at 7:30 and 9 pm. Cole, winner of the NY Jazzmobile and Montreux Jazz Festival vocal competitions and the Swing Journal Gold Disk award, will perform an evening of new renditions from The American Songbook in a cabaret setting at WCT’s new home, 23 Water Street in Ossining.

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On Revitalizing Ossining’s Downtown

Maybe this time’s the charm? Such was the hope of Ossining’s energized and upbeat Downtown Redevelopment Working Committee (DRWC) as the 15 members readily took front-row seats at Ossining Public Library’s Budarz Theater on Tuesday, July 25 to present the Committee’s revitalization plan. The report contains the culmination of 90 days of intense work, talk and thought all aimed to (as co-chair Justine Lackey said) “imagine without limits what could be possible for our community” and develop an actionable plan to deliver to the Ossining Village Board of Trustees.

Read more: On Revitalizing Ossining’s Downtown


2nd Stay of Removal Filed For Diego Puma Macancela

“Neighbors Link” Attorneys Receive Exculpatory Letter from Ecuadorain Government.

Attorneys from the Neighbors Link Community Law Practice filed a second stay of removal this afternoon on behalf of Diego Puma Macancela, the Westchester County teen who was arrested by federal agents on June 9, right before he was scheduled to attend his senior prom. A stay of removal is a petition for the temporary postponement of Diego’s deportation for remaining in the US without proper documents.

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Op-Ed: In Ossining… “The Iceman Cometh”

In 1939, playwright Eugene O’Neill wrote “The Iceman Cometh” and waited for seven years before staging it. Reports are that he was concerned about how it would be received, and when finally performed in New York City in 1946 at the Martin Beck Theatre, it ran for 136 performances. By that time O’Neill had garnered a solid reputation, and his dark and tragic play was a commercial success, yet received mixed reviews.

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