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  1. Hundreds Gather In Harrison To Welcome Israeli Ambassador, Consul General

    Hundreds Gather In Harrison To Welcome Israeli Ambassador, Consul General

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel visited Harrison recently.He was welcomed at a celebration of Honor Week attended by 200 people at the Westchester Jewish Council Dec. 6 at the Jewish Community Center. Honor Week is in recognition of those who have given of themselves in order to protect the State of Israel, said a release.Dayan shared the story of his ...

  2. $1 Million Campaign To Help Homeless Children Continues In White Plains

    $1 Million Campaign To Help Homeless Children Continues In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Legal Services of the Hudson Valley in its recent 50th-anniversary celebration kick-off has launched the Let Justice Grow $1 million campaign to prevent homelessness for children and families.In response to the effort, city law firm,  DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr LLP made a donation of more than $27,000 to the nonprofit organization.Legal ...

  3. Fordham Westchester Celebrates 'Afterwords' Class Of Writing By Veterans

    Fordham Westchester Celebrates 'Afterwords' Class Of Writing By Veterans

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- The publication of an anthology by authors in the Fordham University Veterans Writing Workshop was celebrated Dec. 6 by participants who read from "Afterwords: The Journey Home."The workshop provides New York metropolitan area veterans a professional-quality writing program. It was whose founded by instructor David Surface. 

  4. Metro-North Probes Missing Funds From Alcohol Sales At Grand Central

    Metro-North Probes Missing Funds From Alcohol Sales At Grand Central

    Alcohol and beer will not be sold on platforms at Grand Central Terminal amid a "missing funds" investigation by Metro-North, according to multiple reports.Money - amounts not specified - reportedly was discovered missing from the beverage sales off of bar carts at platform entrances, lohud said, citing officials.Eighteen commissary carts and two commissary counters were ...

  5. Requests For Holiday Gifts For Children In Need Answered By Scarsdale

    Requests For Holiday Gifts For Children In Need Answered By Scarsdale

    SCARSDALE-- Holidays will be brighter for hundreds of kids whose wish lists were fulfilled by donations at the Westchester Jewish Community Services "Have a Heart Luncheon" in ScarsdaleThe annual event at the home of resident Linda Plattus was attended by 60 guests.Board members, along Plattus, Suzanne Yearley, Sarah Kayle, Nina Ross and Loretta Rosenbaum hosted the Dec. 6 ...

  6. Westchester Invests More Than $150M Into Dannon, Million Air, Housing

    Westchester Invests More Than $150M Into Dannon, Million Air, Housing

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Projects that were supported by the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency and Local Development Corporation in 2016 totaled $604 million in private investment, according to an announcement by County Executive Rob Astorino.The 13 IDA and LDC projects created or retained approximately 2,179 permanent and construction jobs. These results were ...

  7. Sidewalk Showcased Near Scarsdale Golf Club, More Greenburgh Walks In Works

    Sidewalk Showcased Near Scarsdale Golf Club, More Greenburgh Walks In Works

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- A sidewalk from East Hartsdale Avenue to the Scarsdale Golf Club/Clubway is now complete in Greenburgh, according to Supervisor Paul Feiner."Residents of Clubway who walk to the Hartsdale train station or downtown Hartsdale and commuters who park their cars at the Golf Club before heading to the train station will benefit from this new sidewalk," he said in ...

  8. Seaside Johnnies May Be Drifting Away From Rye Beachfront After 17 Years

    Seaside Johnnies May Be Drifting Away From Rye Beachfront After 17 Years

    RYE, N.Y. -- It is unclear whether Seaside Johnnies by the waterfront in Rye will reopen next summer.John Ambrose, an owner of the restaurant on Oakland Beach, told LoHud.com and The Rye City Review that he will not take a one-year extension of the contract that the Town of Rye's park commission reportedly offered at an Oct. 20 meeting, according to the LoHud report in the fall.Earlier ...

  9. White Plains Realtors Donate Money To Children's Village

    White Plains Realtors Donate Money To Children's Village

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- An organization in Dobbs Ferry that helps society's most vulnerable kids received a $2,500 donation from the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation.The foundation donated $30,000 in total from a September Monte Carlo Nigh Gala to 17 Hudson Valley charities, including The Children's Village. The agency works wit families to help children develop the skills and positive ...

  10. Westchester Kids Chess Tourney Coming To Ward School in New Rochelle

    Westchester Kids Chess Tourney Coming To Ward School in New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Students will play all four rounds in Saturday's chess tournament at William B. Ward Elementary School in New Rochelle.The National Scholastic Chess Foundation event will be organized in a round-robin system, so all students will play all four rounds, three in a Future Masters section, according to the announcement.This upcoming contest will be the "Grand ...

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