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Stuart Zweibel MD
White Plains Hospital Combats Skin Cancer with Free Screenings

White Plains Hospital is helping to combat skin cancer by raising awareness of the disease and offering free screenings for adults and children on Wednesday, May 3 at the Hospital’s Center for Cancer Care.  April 24, 2017 WPH

Westmoreland Sanctuary

Westmoreland Floral Workshop & Lecture Series

Registration Now Open for First Event in Series - Early Spring Blooms - on May 11
As part of its 60th anniversary celebration, Westmoreland Sanctuary is honored to announce its 2017 Floral Workshop & Lecture Series. April 17, 2017 Westmoreland

Police Chase Ends in Capture of NYC Motorcycle Thieves

The minivan in question stopped briefly, but then drove away abruptly before Sergeant Sammann could approach. A pursuit ensued south on Route 22 for roughly four minutes when the minivan stopped on Route 22 in the area of the Rye Lake Bridge. April 7, 2017 NCPD

Ed Woodyard
Citizen of the Year, Ed Woodyard

The Armonk Chamber of Commerce will kick off its Spring season on Tuesday, May 16, with its annual Citizen of the Year golf outing and dinner at the Whippoorwill Club. March 27, 2017 ACOC

Detecting and Treating Colon Cancer

Colon cancer remains the third most common cancer in both men and women. However, only one in three eligible Americans begin to be screened for colon cancer at the recommended age of fifty-years-old. What is stopping people from taking the lifesaving step of screening? March 13, 2017 NWH

Senator George Latimer

Senator Latimer Announces College Scholarships Available

Senator George Latimer (D-Westchester) announced today that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four (4) $3000 scholarships that will be awarded at the Annual Legislative Conference Day on June 5, 2017. March 20, 2017 Latimer

Byram Hill High School Theatre
Byram Hills Theatre Program Unveils Honors Wall

Marking the program’s 50th year, faculty and current members of the theater group recognized 26 honorees March 13, 2017 BH Stage

Byram Hhills HS Merit Finalists
Eight BHHS Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

All eight of Byram Hills High School’s National Merit semifinalists have advanced to the next round of the 62nd annual academic competition and are now finalists. Feb. 16, 2017 Byram Hills HS

GPS Wrestling
GPS Wrestling Stresses the Basics

You don’t really know about pressure as an athlete until you’ve stood toe to toe on a wrestling mat. All fingers pointing in one and only direction if things go awry, accountability is among the many life lessons wrestlers must master. Feb. 7, 2017 Sports

Audrey Saltzman

Byram Hills Student Named Regeneron Finalist

Byram Hills High School senior Audrey Saltzman has been named one of 40 finalists across the country in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search for her studies of a neutron star 19,000 light-years from Earth, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and the Society for Science & the Public announced today. January 24, 2017 Science Research

Governor Andrew Cuomo
Longest Recreation Trail in the Country

Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his 2017 regional State of the State address at SUNY Purchase college today. He spoke of economic strength and social progress, jobs and investment in infrastructure and tourism. The investment in tourism includes a proposal to build the largest state multi-use trail system in the nation. Jan. 10, 2017 NYS

Three Byram Hills Students Among 20 Westchester Science Talent Research Scholars

Three Byram Hills High School students are among 300 high school seniors across the nation selected as Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholars (STS). Science Research Jan. 9, 2017

Lowey Applauds Agreement to Close Indian Point

Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey released the following statement on the agreement to close Indian Point Energy Center: Jan. 9, 2017 NYS

North Castle Hotel Occupancy Tax Bill Signed 

Three bills sponsored by Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester) that will allow local governments to enact a hotel occupancy tax in the towns of North Castle, Harrison, and Mount Kisco were signed into law by Governor Cuomo January 7, 2017 Hotel Tax

Governor Cuomo Signs Railroad Safety Legislation into Law

Governor Andrew Cuomo has put his signature on legislation he put forward with Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester County) and Senator Joseph Robach (R-Monroe County) to implement more stringent safety measures at grade-level railroad crossings. Buchwald Nov. 29, 2016

Milton Sports Hall of Fame

Among the 2016 athlete inductees into the Milton Sports Hall of Fame is John Tonelli, National Hockey League great, four-time Stanley Cup Champion, and Armonk resident. More Sports November 26, 2016

Managing Diabetes - It's Not Easy, But It's Worth It

This year, the National Diabetes Education Program's theme is: Managing Diabetes - It's Not Easy, But It's Worth It. Chief Clinical Dietitian and Diabetes Educator at Northern Westchester Hospital, Jill Ashbey-Pejoves, MS, RD, says the key to the prevention and management of diabetes is healthy eating, consistency and delicious recipes - avoid fad diets, as there is no single diet that will control blood sugar for everyone. NWH Nov. 19, 2016

Dear Residents of Armonk

The Green Acres Garden Club has raised money to buy plants to beautify our town. Read Letter from the GAGC October 19, 2016

Byram Hills High School Art Show

BHHS AP Art Show

The Byram Hills High School advanced placement art students had the opportunity to showcase their work to fellow peers, parents, and members of the local community. April 21, 2017 BHHS Art

Vijaya Nair

Join Free Monthly Meditations

Dr. Vijaya Nair began meditating at the age of six and eventually took the discipline to the next level by studying yoga and meditation in medical school at the National University of Singapore. She found the techniques sharpened her mind and helped her studies Read more March 31, 2017

J Allan Pryor
Goodbye, Mr. Pryor 1937 - 2017

In memory of J Allan Pryor, Byram Hills English Teacher

March 5, 2017 BH Alumni

North Castle Police Department

Police Blotter: Vehicle Thefts and Larceny

On Tuesday February 21, the North Castle Police received three calls about incidents of stolen vehicles and larceny. Feb. 23, 2017 NCPD

Valhalla Railroad Crossing
NYS DMV Increases Penalty for Railroad Crossing Violations

With growing recognition of the dangers at-grade railroad crossings, the DMV has increased the points assigned to motorists who violate the rules of the road at the nearly 2,700 railroad crossings around New York. Now, two years after the deadly Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, drivers will be on notice that every effort should be taken to ensure safety at roadway intersections with railroad tracks. Feb. 16, 2017 Legislation

Cash Prizes, Paid Internships, Tech Gear: All Up for Grabs
Have an idea for a mobile app? Learn from the best, turn your idea into a reality and compete against the region’s top young techies at the 3rd annual #WestchesterSmart Mobile App Development Bowl. Jan. 11, 2017 Tech

Property Tax Relieving Local Hotel Occupancy Tax Bills Signed into Law by Governor Cuomo

Three bills that will allow local governments to enact a hotel occupancy tax in the towns of North Castle, Harrison, and Mount Kisco were signed into law by Governor Cuomo. Jan. 9, 2017 Assembly 

Jen Lamia and Bill Donohue

Byram Hills School District Announces New Superintendent

Byram Hills Superintendent of Schools William Donohue will retire from the District at the end of the school year and Jennifer Lamia, the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, will succeed him, the District announced Friday. Jan. 6, 2017 Byram Hills

White Plains Hospital Physician Associates

White Plains Hospital Welcomes Three Dermatology Specialists

White Plains Hospital is pleased to welcome a new team of dermatologists to its group of integrated physician practices. Jan. 3, 2017 WPH

Chris Cioffoletti
Much Needed Holiday Hugs for Our Troops

Operation Support Our Troops is gearing up the holidays to support 500 service men and women and they need your help. Once again, founders Judi Hefferon and Peg Lee, and crew, will send stuffed Christmas stockings and Chanukah gift bags to deployed armed forces who will not be home for the holidays. Nov. 16, 2016 OSOT

Bill Donohue
BOE Prepared for New Byram Hills Superintendent

Brett Summers, president of Byram Hills Board of Education says, “The Board of Education is proud of the work accomplished by outgoing Superintendent Bill Donohue, and grateful for his 27 years Byram Hills Nov. 19, 2016

Dear Byram Hills Community,

After 27 years in leadership positions in Byram Hills, it is with mixed emotions that I now inform you that I will be leaving the District at the end of June, 2017. Though I will be officially retiring, Byram Hills November 14, 2016

Assemblyman David Buchwald
Letter from Assemblyman David Buchwald

I want to thank the residents of Armonk for your support and votes last week. I am greatly honored to have been reelected to serve as your state representative for another two years. Nov. 16, 2016 Assemblyman

Day of Service

"The work is done: the weeds have been pulled, the vines have been stripped, and the shrubs have been trimmed. The town of North White Plains spread mulch and mums were planted,” says Brook Tyler Hanna, State Coordinator of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Community October 24, 2016

White Plains Hospital
If A Tree Falls...

As the old saw goes, there may not be any sound. But if it falls on your neighbor’s property, you may never hear the end of it. Home Improvement October 8, 2016

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Byram Hills Basketball
Byram Hills Stunned 54-48 Loss to Lourdes

In the first half of last night’s Section One, Class A Semifinals at the County Center, Byram Hills had enough ball movement and balanced scoring to look the dominating top seed in building an eight point lead against Our Lady of Lourdes. March 2, 2017 Sports

Byram Hills Ice Hockey
Bobcats Lose Double Overtime 1-0 Thriller to John Jay

On Friday night February 24 at the Brewster Ice Rink, Byram Hills and John Jay put on a display of exciting end to end play, great puck work and individual play and goaltending that befit the stage the two teams skated on. Feb. 25, 2017 Sports

Byram Hills Varsity Cheerleading

BHHS Varsity Cheerleading

Whether it is a football or basketball game at Byram Hills, you can be sure the bleachers are packed. Students and parents alike come to not only watch the intense sporting event, but also to see the Byram Hills cheerleader’s motivate the crowd Sports Feb. 2, 2017

Skylar Sinon

Bobcats Victorious Over Eagles 86-34 

The Bobcats didn’t waste time after Skylar Sinon scored on a fast break and then a backcourt steal which put Byram Hills ahead 11-0 over Eastchester’s Eagles. Jan. 7, 2017 Sports

Bobcat Track and Field
Brilliant Start for Bobcat Track & Field Teams

Members of Byram Hills Winter Track and Field Team were off to a brilliant start at the North Shore Season Opener on Saturday, says Coach Greg Govan. A new school record was set by Sam Mayers who improved her own 55 meter dash mark.

“I believe we can break school records in at least four more events this season,” says Govan. Dec. 3, 2016

Byram Hills Pink the Rink

For Charity Bobcats Go Pink

It's Pink the Rink week at Byram Hills High School. The varsity hockey team is hosting their 5th annual fundraising game against rivals Fox Lane on Friday January 6 at 4:40 p.m. at Brewster Ice Arena. Sports Jan. 3, 2017

BHHS Boys Hoops Snare Rare Top NYS Ranking

In the recently New York State Sportswriters Association (NYSSWA) poll through Dec. 24, Byram Hills High School boys basketball team was ranked #1 in Class A. Dec. 31, 2016 Sports

Chloe Sider of Byram Hills

All-Section Bobcat Cheerleader

Chloe Sider, a senior at Byram Hills High School, was named All-Section today. The scholar athlete, two-time captain, and All-American, was announced among ten other Westchester elite cheerleaders at the Hendricks Hudson competition.

Liz Goldman-Sider, her mother, says, “It's so exciting that cheer is finally being recognized as a sport and that all of Chloe’s hard work is getting some recognition.” November 12, 2016

A Spooky End of Season

The Lady Bobcats 10U Fall Travel Softball team participated in the Mahopac Halloween Spooktacular on Sunday. November 1, 2016 Softball

Armonk Bobcats in Cooperstown

Armonk Baseball Team in Cooperstown

The Armonk Baseball League’s 12U team had an unforgettable experience at the prestigious Cooperstown Baseball Tournament this summer. ABL October 19, 2016 

2016 HOF inductee Laura Hemburger
Bobcats Sports HOF Banquet Huge Success

Sometimes the second year of an event may outdo the first year’s debut; that was indeed the case on Saturday October 1 with a successful outcome and sellout crowd for the Byram Hills High School Sports Hall Of Fame (HOF) banquet celebration. HOF October 2, 2016

Byram Hills Cross Country
Byram Hills Cross Country News

Byram Hills cross country teams have enjoyed a good amount of success this fall says Coach Greg Govan.

They host the Bobcat Run for 1,550 students on Saturday October 8. Fall Sports Sept. 26, 2016

Byram Hills Cross Country Team
Champion Bobcat Teams

The Bobcat Run, held on October 8 at the Byram Hills High School cross country course, was a great success. Bobcats October 10, 2016

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