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  1. YWCA White Plains Closes Out Camp Funkist With 'Hairspray' Performances

    YWCA White Plains Closes Out Camp Funkist With 'Hairspray' Performances

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The YWCA White Plains and Central Westchester will close out its Camp Funkist with a production of the 1960s classic “Hairspray.” The YWCA Funkist Show will host two performances at 3 p.m. today (Aug. 20) for Lower Camp and at 3 p.m. Friday Upper Camp at the YWCA White Plains and Westchester, 515 North St. in White Plains. More than 200 children will take part in ...

  2. Kensico Dam Plaza Presents Jewish Music And Arts Festival

    Kensico Dam Plaza Presents Jewish Music And Arts Festival

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Westchester County will wrap up its series of cultural heritage celebrations for 2015 at Valhalla’s Kensico Dam Plaza by celebrating the 41st Annual Jewish Music and Arts Festival of Westchester. The season finale runs from noon to 6 p.m. on Aug. 16 at Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla. The afternoon will include musicians such as headliner Booby ...

  3. Harrison 10U Little League Wins District 20 Championship

    Harrison 10U Little League Wins District 20 Championship

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- The Harrison 10U Little League team claimed the District 20 championship on July 15 in Port Chester. Harrison’s squad of 9 and 10 year olds knocked off Sherman Park 10-3 to capture the title at Port Chester's Lyons Park. Jake Quigley of Harrison surrendered one run over four innings before yielding the mound to Zach Fontecchio, who closed the door on Sherman Park. ...

  4. Stranded Teen Paddle Boarders Rescued Near Manursing Island

    Stranded Teen Paddle Boarders Rescued Near Manursing Island

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Port Chester Police’s newest patrol vessel might not have all its official markings on it yet, but the department is already praising its new boat after the rescue of two stranded paddle boarders off Manursing Island on its first day in the water. Officer Jeff Garcia pulled a 13-year-old female and a 15-year-old male from Rye out of the water around 2:30 p.m. on ...

  5. It's National Junk Food Day, Harrison

    It's National Junk Food Day, Harrison

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Have a sweet tooth? National Junk Food Day might be the holiday for you. Westchester County and the nation will indulge its urge for sweet and salty snacks on July 21 and celebrate National Junk Food Day. Each year, the average American eats roughly 25 pounds of candy and about 45 slices of pizza. The United States’ candy market annually generates up to $23 ...

  6. Westchester Transportation Company Settles $400K Medicaid Case

    Westchester Transportation Company Settles $400K Medicaid Case

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- The state of New York and 4J’s Transportation, Inc., have reached a settlement over undocumented services and potential Medicaid fraud. New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced on July 6 a $400,000 settlement with the Westchester County-based transportation company.  Owner James Herring and 4J’s will repay Medicaid $316,991 for unsupported ...

  7. Ex-Yankee Roy White Joins Advocates In Purchase For ALS Walk

    Ex-Yankee Roy White Joins Advocates In Purchase For ALS Walk

    PURCHASE, N.Y. -- Former New York Yankees outfielder Roy White joined Congressman Eliot Engel and a host of community advocates to take part in the 2015 Westchester ALS Walk in Purchase, N.Y. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis advocate Pat Quinn, creator of the Ice Bucket Challenge, and State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins were also on hand June 14 at Manhattanville College, 2900 Purchase ...

  8. Lulu Becomes Westchester's First Funeral Home Therapy Dog

    Lulu Becomes Westchester's First Funeral Home Therapy Dog

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Service dogs have long been used in health care settings such as hospitals, nursing homes and universities. Now, a White Plains funeral home has found a new therapeutic use for man’s best friend. Ballard-Durand Funeral and Cremation Services, 2 Maple Ave., has added Lulu, a certified therapy dog, to its Westchester County funeral homes. “She’s a priceless gift ...

  9. Westchester Legislators Pass Bill To Ban Sale Of 'Toxic Toys'

    Westchester Legislators Pass Bill To Ban Sale Of 'Toxic Toys'

    WESTCHESTER, N.Y. -- The “Children’s Product Safety Act” proposed by Majority Leader Catherine Borgia (D-Ossining) has unanimously passed the Westchester Board of Legislators and now awaits the signature or veto of the District 9 Westchester County Executive. The act prevents the sale of infant and children’s products that include harmful toxic chemicals such as antimony, arsenic, ...

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