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Bedford Oak

​Estimated to be over 500 years old, the Bedford White Oak tree stands at the corner of The Hook Road and Cantitoe Street.

Local News in Bedford and Katonah


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 

Bedford’s Traffic Safety Group Makes Recommendations

In continuing with the ongoing discussions to slow traffic on Katonah’s Cherry Street, the Traffic Safety Working Group (TSWG) offered its recommendations in the wake of the November 2014 engineering report made by Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB) More 

School Board Discusses Space and Enrollment

The Bedford Central School Board met and discussed how to move forward on the creation of a committee to consider space and enrollment issues in the district. “We want to look at the district’s space, building demographics, demographic trends and look into the future to figure out  More 

Make the Summer Yours at Harvey Cavalier Camp
 
This summer marks the 20-year anniversary of Katonah’s Harvey Cavalier Camp. Situated on 125 acres of The Harvey School campus, the Cavalier Camp offers children in grades pre-K through ninth a dynamic summer doing the things they want to do for personal exploration and fun.  More 

Fox Lane Placed Third in Science Olympiad 

High school science olympiads showed determination, intuition, and savvy as they competed under pressure of the parameters during the premiere science competition on Saturday, February 1 at Byram Hills High School. 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 

Parking Discussed by DPW Commissioner

At the February 24 Bedford Town Board meeting, Kevin Winn, Department of Public Works Commissioner, formally requested a public hearing More 

The Reading Room, Like Having a Cup of Coffee at Home

On the inside looking out from Katonah’s newest locale, the large panned view at the Reading Room on Edgemont Road feels like you’re peering through your own living room window. More 

“Dynamic Duos” at the Conservatory

The Music Conservatory of Westchester’s Artist Series continues Saturday, March 21 at 7 p.m. with an evening of duets featuring faculty members Svetlana Gorokhovich and Irena Portenko (piano duo), More 

Stepping Stones Special Use Permit Approved

On Wednesday March 4th, the Town Board finally brought the Stepping Stones Special Use Permit to a close, but not before one last gasp of controversy. More 

Police Station Feasibility Report Presented

At the Town of Bedford’s town board work session on March 4th, George Rosamond of Lothrop Associates presented the requested feasibility study that addresses the upgrade of the Bedford Police Station. More 

Operation Prom Announces Dress Giveaway

As the 2015 prom season approaches, high school seniors are already thinking about what they will wear to prom, and if they can afford it. Operation PROM is encouraging teenage girls looking More 

Katonah Resident Presents Prison Reform Workshop  

On April 17, Croton Falls Presbyterian Minister Hans Hallundbaek will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to take part in Breaking the Chains: Mass Incarceration & Systems of Exploitation, an advocacy training weekend More 

(Center) Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction Drew Patrick


Superintendent’s Report on Dual Language Program
 
Wednesday March 11, Dr. Jere Hochman opened the Superintendents portion of the School Board Meeting to discuss the district’s Dual Language Program. More 

Community Events to be Co-sponsored

Bedford Town Board met prior to the regular meeting on March 6 in a work session to discuss the co-sponsoring of community events.  At issue was what constitutes consideration for the use of town resources at the town’s expense.
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Harvey Fierstein Speaks from the Heart at the Harvey School

On Friday March 13, Harvey Fierstein entertained approximately 100 fans at the Harvey School and detailed his life as an actor, playwright and four-time Tony Award winner. More 

Bedford Democratic Committee Announces Endorsements and Seeks Candidates

The Bedford Democratic Committee has announced the endorsements of Bedford Town Supervisor Chris Burdick and David Gabrielson, Town Board Member and Deputy Supervisor, for reelection in November 2015. 
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Town Board Work Session Proposes Recycling Amendment

Peter Kuniholm of Bedford 2020’s Waste and Recycling Task Force presented a proposed amendment to the town’s Solid Waste Law to the Bedford Town Board at the work session of  Tuesday March 17. More 

A Taste of Colonial Days

Pound Ridge Elementary School's 4th graders experienced March 11 as a day of educational traditions from colonial times. More

Fox Lane Fields Team for the App Development Bowl
 

For the last month, six students from Fox Lane Middle School and Fox Lane High School have been embroiled in the Westchester Smart App Development Bowl, which has 28 county schools creating Apps to help people with Alzheimer’s. More

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