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Cab Company Expands Service

​Residents in the communities of Bedford, Katonah, Chappaqua, Mount Kisco, Pleasantville, North White Plains and White Plains now have a new way to get around, as Castle Cab Corp. of Armonk expands its service into these areas. More 

Get Ready for Summer 2015 – Breezemont Style!
 
Winter winds may be biting, but the summer breezes will soon be upon us. If you’re ready to begin your summer camp search, Armonk’s own Breezemont Day Camp is a great place to start. More 

Clients Set and Reach Goals with Skinny Buddha

As you eagerly await the raising of spirits on New Years’ Eve, the fact you’ve been tooting your horn for weeks on weight loss resolutions can quickly have the bottom drop out. All you’re then left with is a disappointment that lingers until “never quitting”. More 

Summer Fun at World Cup Camps

You may be surprised to learn that World Cup Gymnastics in Chappaqua offers children ages 5 – 13 much more than summer gymnastics programs. Beyond its well respected Gymnastic Camp, World Cup also runs a summer Sports Camp and gives  More 

Harvey Cavalier Camp in Katonah Celebrates 20 Years

Excitement is in the air at Harvey Cavalier Camp as staff prepare for this year's special 20-year celebration summer session.

"Each year at this time I get excited for the thought of summer camp being just around the corner," said Chris Del Campo, who has served as the director since​​ More 

Katonah Speaks its Mind on Government Matters
 
Wednesday night at the Katonah Library, the Katonah Village Improvement Society hosted the 12th annual Katonah Village Forum. As such, Supervisor Chris Burdick, Police Chief Mel Padilla, Parks and Recreation Commissioner  More 

Martin Short is a Gas at Harvey School Q&A
 
On Friday Night, the Harvey School presented the fourth in its series of celebrity Q&As. Paul Shaffer providing the Qs, Martin Short let fly, and the audience didn’t come down until the Canadian born talent ran out of rocket fuel. More 

Will Shaffer Named a TOP Scholar

Will Shaffer of Bedford has earned the top scholar designation of the sophomore class of The Harvey School, the school announced Tuesday, May 12, at its annual Underclassmen Awards Ceremony. Ranked second on the list of the top 10 scholars in the entire upper school, Will also received a share in the academic prize for excellence in the study of language.

Fox Lane Student Art Exhibit

Tuesday night, Fox Lane High School held its annual Student Art Exhibit. Filling the lobby hallways, the diverse offering of media pleased the visitors and gave the students the chance to convert their personal  More 

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Bedford 2020 Presents Beyond Waste at the Rippowam Cisqua School


Bedford 2020 held Beyond Waste before approximately 100 residents seeking to learn more on the prospect of maximizing the town’s recycling efforts. More 

Mount Kisco Facilitates Safe Drug Disposal with a Prescription Take-Back Program on May 30

​Overdosing is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, accounting for more deaths than traffic fatalities or gun homicides and suicides. Each day, almost 7,000 people are treated in emergency departments for using prescription drugs in a manner other than as directed, and 44 Americans die from an overdose of painkiller meds. More 

Old Guys Rock Battle of the Bands at Fox Lane High School

On Friday night, old guys (and a few gals) rocked Fox Lane’s Battle of the Bands for Parents, which raised money for Bedford Central School District's Foundation for Arts, Music, and Education (FAME).Type your paragraph More 

Harvey Students Score
High on National Math
​Exam


The Harvey School
announced that six students
achieved high scores on the
American Mathematics
Competition (AMC)
examinations taken in
February by more than 350,000 students in 6,000 schools nationwide. More 

Tribute to Legendary Jazz Trumpet Player Lew Soloff

Thirty-five of the jazz world's top musicians will gather to celebrate the life and music of legendary jazz trumpeter Lew Soloff on Monday, June 8 at the Manhattan School of Music. Best known as the trumpet player for Blood, Sweat & Tears  More 

Bedford School Budget Passes
 
On May 19th, 1,926 Bedford voters spoke on Bedford School Districts’ proposed 2015 - 16 school budget. 67% of the 1,926 voters said yes. At a final count of 1,291 to 635, the $127,199,424 budget passed. More 

Caffeine: The Facts about the World’s Most Popular Drug

Do you know what caffeine is? Do you know where it comes from? What products it can be found in? Do you have caffeine every day or as an occasional treat? Is caffeine good for you or bad? 

For a product that most Americans consume every day,  there are a lot of myths surrounding caffeine. Let’s get to the facts. More 

Community Center Announces 2015 Dowling Educational Scholarship Recipients

The Community Center of Northern Westchester is pleased to announce the nine 2015 recipients of its Dowling Family Educational Scholarship Awards.
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Dedication of Butterfly Garden in Memory of Dr. Eric Levy

The Levy family of Bedford will dedicate the Dr. Eric Levy Butterfly Garden as a gift to the Rosenthal JCC of Northern Westchester in Pleasantville
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Board Member Francis Corcoran to Run for District 2 County Seat

Going back prior to entering town government, Francis Corcoran had frequently offered his checkbook to move forward the political causes he believed in. But it was a long time mentor who inspired him to realize that giving back is more substantial when it involves taking the time to volunteer, organize or hold elected office. More

School Board Agrees to Hold Public Hearing on Alternative Veteran Exemption

Tuesday May 19th, the School Board held a public hearing on the state’s Alternative Veteran Exemption. More

Aaron Winkler Comes Up Big on the Mound, Helps Foxes Advance Past Horace Greeley More

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Katonah Steps up to Honor Vets and Volunteers
 
As Katonah Firefighters and the Ambulance Corp gathered outside the fire department with current and past veterans on Memorial Day around 10:00 a.m., the sparse crowd bordered on disappointing. But as the parade left the grounds and picked up steam on Katonah Avenue so did the town.  More 

Congrats to LAX Players 

The 2015 Section 1 Lacrosse Coaches Association awarded the high honor of All-American to Fox Lane midfielder Cullen Morgan. All-Section was awarded to offensive player Thomas Tenney, defensive player Dan Tracy, and defensive player Luke Verrochi. All-Section Honorable Mention was given to defensive player Sean New. Cullen, Morgan, Tenny, Tracy, Verrochi and New were also recognized as All-League.

Free book! Invaluable advice!

Karen Milici Palmiero, noted Hudson Valley counselor for families affected by drug and alcohol use, and author of 90 Ways to Keep Your Kids Drug Free—from Toddlers to Teens, will be speaking at the Mount Kisco Library on Saturday, June 6, More 

Fox Lane Chamber Orchestra Wins Gold with Distinction Award
 
Sue Colgan-Borror had previously entered Chamber Orchestra teams in the New York State Music Association Majors Festival and definitely turned in good showings. Unfortunately, she says, “We were always a bridesmaid.” But while sensing something different this year, she made sure not to push too hard and simply decided to let the notes determine if Fox Lane would be left at the altar again. More 

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